2015 SAI Training Schedule and Registration

Updated May 19, 2015

I. Social Fingerprint® Online Courses
II. SA8000:2014 Online Revision Course
III. BSCI Auditor Upgrade Course: 2-days Classroom Training
IV. BSCI Auditor Upgrade Course (E-Learning)

V. Professional Development Series
VI. SA8000® Online Auditor Training Courses
VII. SA8000 Introduction & Basic Auditor Training Course (5-day) 2015
VIII. SA8000 Advanced Auditor Training Course (3 day) 2015

Request a Course:
If you would like to Request a Course to be held in an area not on our schedule, please complete the form. Please note that requests are only being accepted for 2015, and requests will not be responded to until May 2015. (This is NOT to request enrollment into a course listed below.)

Cancellation Fee:
Starting May 1, 2015, SAI will be enforcing our already existing Cancellation Fee. Read the details of our fee schedule here.

If you have any additional inquiries, please refer to our Course FAQ page or contact the Training & Capacity Building Team at training@sa-intl.org.


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 I. Social Fingerprint® Online Courses

Title

Language

Cost (US$)

Enroll

Getting Started in Your Company

English, Spanish, Chinese

$200 Credit Card ONLY

ENROLL NOW

Building Your Internal Social Performance Team

English

$200 Credit Card ONLY

ENROLL NOW

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II. SA8000:2014 Online Revision Course

This course is intended for participants who have already taken and and passed the SA8000 Basic Course prior to January 2015. This course is a requirement to update your SA8000 Basic Course certificate.

The course has 2 parts: SA8000:2014 Revision - Part 1 and 2. You must complete each part in full and pass each part’s exam with a score of 75% or higher in order to update your SA8000 Basic Course certificate. Part 1 is available now – enroll below. Part 2 will be available in mid-2015.

Please note that there is an additional requirement for BSCI auditors – see Section III below.

Please read the advisory for information regarding the process for updating your certificate:
SAAS Advisory, Part 8

Title

Language

Cost (US$)

Enroll


SA8000:2014 Online Revision Webinar - Part 1

 
English $100 Credit Card ONLY ENROLL NOW

SA8000:2014 Online Revision Webinar - Part 1

Chinese    

*This course was free of charge until February 28, 2015. Starting March 1, 2015, there is a USD$100 charge for the webinar.

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III. BSCI Auditor Upgrade Course: 2-days Classroom Training

As of May 1st, 2015 all BSCI audits must be conducted against the new BSCI Code of Conduct released in 2014.
All active auditors currently in the BSCI system must take the Upgrade Course before May 1st, 2015 in order to keep their qualification. BSCI will not accept any new auditors as of January 1, 2015 - April 30, 2015.  

BSCI Auditors active in the below countries must attend the face-to-face 2-DAY CLASSROOM COURSE. If not, they will not be allowed to conduct audits. It is in the auditors best interest to attend if they will be conducting audits in any of the below countries.

The BSCI Secretariat has sent detailed enrollment instructions to all BSCI Certification Bodies. Please contact your BSCI Scheme Manager if you have any inquiries.

Date

Location

Language

Enroll

January 26-27

Shenzhen, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

January 29-30

Guangdong, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

January 29-30

Bangalore, India

English

COMPLETE

February 2-3

Shenzhen, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

February 5-6

Shanghai, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

February 12-13

Sofia, Bulgaria

English

COMPLETE

February 19-20

Istanbul, Turkey

English

COMPLETE

February 23-24

Colombo, Sri Lanka

English

COMPLETE

February 26-27

Jakarta, Indonesia

English

COMPLETE

March 1-2

Dhaka, Bangladesh

English

COMPLETE

March 2-3

Shenzhen, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

March 4-5

Shenzhen, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

March 9-10

Shanghai, China

English

COMPLETE

March 12-13

Shenzhen, China

English

COMPLETE

March 16-17

Bangkok, Thailand

English

COMPLETE

March 23-24

Hamburg, Germany

English

COMPLETE

March 23-24

Shenzhen, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

March 26-27

Hangzou, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

March 26-27

New Delhi, India

English

COMPLETE

April 8-9

Dhaka, Bangladesh

English

COMPLETE

April 9-10

Taipei, Taiwan

Chinese/English

COMPLETE

April 15-16

Karachi, Pakistan

English

COMPLETE

April 16-17

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

English

COMPLETE

April 16-17

Sao Paulo, Brazil

English

COMPLETE

April 20-21

Shenzhen, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

April 20-21

Bangalore, India

English

COMPLETE

April 23-24

Guangzhou, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

May 7-8

Reading, UK

English

COMPLETE

May 7-8

Shanghai, China

Chinese

COMPLETE

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IV. BSCI Upgrade Course - E-Learning

If you do not reside in any of the above countries, you may take the e-learning course, which will have the equivalent of 2-days lectures, exercises, and exam. 

The BSCI Secretariat has sent detailed enrollment instructions to all BSCI Certification Bodies. Please contact your BSCI Scheme Manager regarding your eligibility to take the e-learning BSCI Upgrade Course and for the enrollment instructions. 

Title

Language

Enroll

BSCI Upgrade Course: E-Learning

English ENROLL NOW

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V. Professional Development Series

Dates

Topics

Location

Language

Cost (US$)

Enroll

 ANYTIME

Living Wage: Making it a Reality

ONLINE

English

$75 Credit Card ONLY

ENROLL NOW

May 20-21

Implementing the UN Guiding Principles

Copenhagen, Denmark

English

$475 Credit Card ONLY

IN PROCESS

June  24-25

Implementing the UN Guiding Principles

Utrecht, Netherlands

English

$475 Credit Card ONLY

ENROLL NOW

TBD

SA8000: A Tool for Business and Human Rights

Madrid, Spain

Spanish

$725 Credit Card ONLY


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VI. SA8000® Online Auditor Training Courses

Title

Language

Cost (US$)

Enroll

Auditing for Fire Safety in the SA8000 & BSCI Systems Webinar* English $50 Credit Card ONLY ENROLL NOW

*Note: This course is a requirement for those who took the SA8000 Basic Auditor Training course prior to May 1, 2013, in order to update their certificate. 

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VII. SA8000 Introduction & Basic Auditor Training Course (5-day) 2015

PLEASE NOTE: From January 1 - April 30, 2015, BSCI will not accept new auditors into its system so that it can prioritize the upgrading of existing auditors during this period - See Section III above. Therefore, please be advised that during this period, you should not take this SA8000 Basic Course for the sole intention of qualifying to conduct BSCI audits. 

Suggested Pre-Requisite: There is no formal pre-requisite for this course. However it is suggested that  students attending this course should understand fundamental auditing principles and protocols at a basic level. It is recommended that all students have at least a familiarity with ISO/IEC 19011 before attending.

Dates

Location

Language

Cost (US$)

Enroll

February 16-20

New Delhi, India

English

$1025

COMPLETE

March 9-13

Bangkok, Thailand

English

$1025

COMPLETE

March 16-20

Hamburg, Germany

English

$1995

COMPLETE

April 12-16

Dhaka, Bangladesh

English

$1025

COMPLETE

April 13-17

Shanghai, China

Chinese

$1495

COMPLETE

April 13-17

Bangalore, India

English

$1025

COMPLETE

May 18-22

Guadalajara, Mexico

Spanish

$1495

IN PROCESS

June 1-5

Istanbul, Turkey

English

$1495

COURSE FULL

June 15-19

New York City, USA

English

$1995

ENROLL NOW

June 15-19

New Delhi, India

English

$1025

ENROLL NOW

June 22-26

Bonn, Germany

English

$1995

ENROLL NOW

July 6-10

Shanghai, China

Chinese

$1495

ENROLL NOW

July 20-24

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

English

$1025

ENROLL NOW

July 27-31

Istanbul, Turkey

English

$1495

ENROLL NOW

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VIII. SA8000 Advanced Auditor Training Course (3 day) 2015

PLEASE NOTE: From January 1 - April 30, 2015, BSCI will not accept any change of status from team auditor to lead auditor in its system so that it can prioritize the upgrading of existing auditors during this period - See Section III above. Therefore, please be advised that during this period, you should not take this SA8000 Advanced Course for the sole intention of qualifying to lead BSCI audits. 

Pre-Requisite: SA8000 Basic Auditor Course. No exceptions. SA8000 Advanced  Course features a mandatory online pre-requisite course that reviews the material from the Basic Course.

 

Dates

Location

Language

Cost (US$)

Enroll

February 16-18

Istanbul, Turkey

English

$1025

COMPLETE

March 23-25

New Delhi, India

English

$1025

COMPLETE

March 24-26

Lima, Peru

Spanish

$1025

COMPLETE

April 20-22

Cologne, Germany

English

$1025

COMPLETE

May 19-21

Dhaka, Bangladesh

English

$1025

IN PROCESS

June 24-26

Shanghai, China

Chinese

$1025

ENROLL NOW

June 29-July 1

New Delhi, India

English

$1025

ENROLL NOW

July 27-29

Guadalajara, Mexico

Spanish

$1025

ENROLL NOW

July 27-29

Bangkok, Thailand

English

$1025

ENROLL NOW

July 29-31

Shanghai, China

Chinese

$1025

ENROLL NOW

 

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Discounted Seats for NGOs & Trade Unions: 
SAI believes that NGOs and trade unions play a critical role in helping to ensure human rights at work around the world. As class sizes vary based on venue capacity, we limit these complimentary seats to two representatives per class. Please contact the Training Team at training@sa-intl.org with the subject "NGO/Union Seat".  

Request a Course:

If you would like to Request a Course to be held in an area not on our schedule, please complete the form. Please note that requests are only being accepted for 2015, and requests will not be responded to until May 2015 (This is NOT to request enrollment into a course listed above).

For information regarding the SA8000 Revision, please see our SA8000:2014 Transition FAQTo see where we have held courses in the past, please view our 2014 Training Schedule.

If you have any additional inquiries, please refer to our Course FAQ page or contact the Training & Capacity Building Team at training@sa-intl.org.