2015 SAI Training Schedule and Registration

Updated March 5, 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 February 2015. (This is NOT to request enrollment into a course listed below.

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 and is required 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 April 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   COMING SOON

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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 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.  

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.

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 IN PROGRESS

March 4-5

Shenzhen, China Chinese ENROLL NOW

March 9-10

Shanghai, China English ENROLL NOW

March 12-13

Shenzhen, China English ENROLL NOW

March 16-17

Bangkok, Thailand English ENROLL NOW

March 23-24

Hamburg, Germany English ENROLL NOW

March 23-24

Shenzhen, China Chinese ENROLL NOW

March 26-27

Hangzou, China Chinese ENROLL NOW

March 26-27

New Delhi, India English COURSE FULL

TBD

London, UK English TBD

April 8-9

Dhaka, Bangladesh English ENROLL NOW

April 9-10

Taipei, Taiwan Chinese/English ENROLL NOW

April 15-16

Karachi, Pakistan English ENROLL NOW

April 16-17

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam English

ENROLL NOW

April 16-17

Sao Paulo, Brazil English ENROLL NOW

April 20-21

Shenzhen, China

Chinese

ENROLL NOW

April 20-21

Bangalore, India

English

ENROLL NOW

April 23-24

Guangzhou, China

Chinese

ENROLL NOW

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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. 

Please contact your BSCI Scheme Manager if you have any inquiries regarding your eligibility to take the e-learning BSCI Upgrade Course.

Title

Language

Enroll

BSCI Upgrade Course: E-Learning

English COMING SOON

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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

TBD Implementing the UN Guiding Principles TBD English $385 Credit Card ONLY

TBD

TBD SA8000: A Tool for Business and Human Rights Madrid, Spain Spanish $725 Credit Card ONLY

TBD

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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

COURSE FULL

March 16-20

Hamburg, Germany

English

$1995

COURSE FULL

April 13-17

Shanghai, China

Chinese

$1495

ENROLL NOW

April 12-16

Dhaka, Bangladesh

English

$1025

ENROLL NOW

April 13-17

Bangalore, India

English

$1025

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

ENROLL NOW

March 24-26

Lima, Peru

Spanish

$1025

ENROLL NOW

March 25-27

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Portuguese

$1025

ENROLL NOW

April 20-22

Cologne, Germany

English

$1025

ENROLL NOW

 

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Complimentary 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 SAI Training Manager, Emily Crain for more information - ECrain@sa-intl.org.  

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 February 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.