SA 8000 Internal Auditor Training Online

Aim of SA 8000 Internal Auditor Training

The Social Accountability 8000, also known as SA 8000, is a socially-oriented benchmark. It was established in 1997 and provides a framework for socially responsible business practices, including labor conditions and environmental effects. The SA 8000 Internal Auditor Training Online is designed to help attendees understand the standards of SA 8000 as well as the importance of Social Accountability Management in the workplace. The Internal Auditor Certification Program for SA 8000 helps internal auditors learn how to run successful SA 8000 compliance audits of their own companies.

Who Can Attend?

This course is aimed at those who want to understand the scope of SA 8000 and how to apply it, including:

  • Top Management
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Internal Compliance or Sustainability Personnel
  • Individuals involved in the selection of suppliers and manpower contractors
  • Any personnel involved in making decisions that affect the social performance of the workplace.

Benefits of SA 8000 Internal Auditor Training Online

  • Assist an organization in properly implementing the SA 8000 standard
  • Become a more effective internal auditor
  • Strengthen an organization from outside scrutiny
  • Helps to create a better working environment by guiding organizations toward achieving SA 8000 compliance
  • Prepare factual audit reports and suggest measures for improvement

What is Covered?

  • Introduction to Social Accountability Management
  • Overview of SA 8000
  • Requirements of SA 8000
  • Audit definition, categories, and concepts
  • Auditing guidelines (ISO 19011)
  • Preparation of an audit report as well as a checklist
  • Follow-up procedures for internal audit
  • Roles and responsibilities of an internal auditor

What Prior Knowledge Should I Have?

Before taking the SA 8000 internal auditor training online, it will be an added advantage if you possess basic prior knowledge of the HR policies and labor laws applicable to your respective location. For individuals that are new to the SA 8000 standard, it is recommended to take the SA 8000 Foundation Course online offered by EAS.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this SA 8000 Internal Auditor training online, participants shall be able to:

  • Understand and explain the philosophy and intent behind SA 8000 standard.
  • Describe how SA 8000 can be used in supplier/ contractor selection procedures.
  • Understand how to plan for internal audits on SA 8000.
  • Explain how to conduct internal audits on SA 8000.
  • Know the basics of writing audit reports and follow-up actions following non-conformities. 

Virtual Learning Mode for SA 8000 Internal Auditor Training Online

Candidates will attend this course through a tutor-led virtual learning mode. It is a 2-day (16 hours) course program, in which training sessions will be carried out by our experienced lead auditors through zoom meetings. The SA 8000 internal auditor training online through EAS contains the following:

  • Interactive Learning Modules
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Training videos with insights on audit perspectives
  • Downloadable e-Booklet of Course Material for Off-Line Use
  • 24/7 Online Support & Email Service (For queries)
  • Online Examination

Assessment and Certification

The SA 8000 Internal Auditor course online assesses the candidate at the end of the training session through an Online Examination.

Final Exam

The final exam will have 3 sections:

Section A: There are ten objective questions in this section, each worth one mark.

Section B consists of four five-point quick answer questions.

Section C: Two ten-point audit scenario case studies.

Criteria for Successful Completion

The course evaluation will be based on the scores obtained on the final examination. A minimum score of 70% should be achieved on the final exam to receive a course completion certificate.

To learn more about the SA 8000 Internal Auditor Course Online, please refer to the frequently asked questions.

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SA8000:2014 Internal Auditor
- Virtual Classroom

Social Accountability | SA8000-IA-VIR

USD 300

Course Duration : 2 Days