FSC and UKTR one-day training

TDUK together with FSC UK and Soil Association are running a one-day workshop on FSC and UKTR. The workshop will explain and discuss the fundamental of FSC system, how it works and relates to the UK Timber Regulation (UKTR) and what the auditors will look for in both systems. The workshop is aimed for anyone who wishes to improve understanding on FSC and UKTR and to also prepare importer members of the TDUK ahead of their annual audit on UKTR (RPP). The workshop is delivered by staff members from FSC UK and auditors from the Soil Association. This is free event for all TDUK members. Space is limited, please register soon. Any questions, please contact Xiao [email protected]

The one-day training will have the following agenda:

09:30 – Coffee/Tea

10:00 – Introduction

10:15 – FSC generic, by FSC UK

Section 1

  • FSC UK introduction, background, statistics, coverage
  • The roles of FSC International, ASI and Certification bodies
  • Forest management and chain of custody standards
  • FSC labels, trademarks, claims
  • FSC controlled wood, Recycled / reclaimed material and material categories
  • FSC database and Certificate Status Watch
  • Q&A

11:30 – Break

Section 2

  • FSC and Timber Regulation
  • Core labour requirements
  • Interactive session
  • Q&A

13:00 – Lunch break

13:40 – FSC Audit, by Soil Association

Section 3

  • Intro to Soil Association as CB
  • CoC audit
  • FM audit
  • Audit reporting
  • Q&A

UKTR and RPP audit, by Soil Association

Section 4

  • Brief info
  • What the auditors are asking for?
  • Soil Association UKTR checklist / RPP audit report
  • Highlight of key observations and areas for improvements
  • Examples (good and bad)
  • Q&A

16:30 – Meeting ends

25/01/2023 10:00 - 16:00
GMT Standard Time
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