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FSC Forest Management Expert Course

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FSC Forest Management Expert Course

Learn to read the mind of your FSC auditor - or become one yourself! 

Our intensive FSC Expert trainings will equip you with the mindset and knowledge of an FSC auditor. Join our ASI accredited FSC FM course to fulfill formal FSC Forest Management auditor training requirements whilst gaining useful insight into the FSC FM system!

The FSC Expert Course consists of two separate courses, one for Forest Management (FM) and one for Chain of Custody (CoC) certification.

This registration is for the FSC FM course, which consists of an online part followed by five-day intense classroom training, covering the FSC standards and systems for Forest Management certification.

The online part of the course, comprised of five different modules which should be completed before coming to the classroom training*, requires approximately two to three days for completion. This part of the course is available immediately, even for non-registered participants.

Our standard classroom agenda can be found here. This FSC FM course is conducted in Spanish. Please ensure that your language skills will allow you to fully engage in presentations, group exercises, discussions and examinations.

For FSC FM and CoC Expert Courses in other languages, please take a look at our Training Calendar for 2024 or contact us at


Conditions for successful completion of the course

*For the participants who are not looking to acquire the auditor qualification the exam and online modules´ completion is voluntary. Regardless, we would however highly recommend to complete the online part of the course beforehand as will aid to a better understanding of content and overall learning experience at the classroom course.


Course fee and discount options

The cost of participating in this five-day classroom FSC FM training course is 2,100 USD, excluding accommodation and VAT. The course fee covers tuition, training materials and meals (coffee breaks and lunches) during the course.

Special early bird price offer (10% from full price): 1,890 USD if you sign-up and pay the latest two months prior (EB10 code is valid until 13 May 2024).

Discount options: We offer a special discount of 30% for NGOs, FSC Network Partners, and university/college staff/students (Code: NGO30). Only a single discount can be applied per participant. All discounts are calculated from the full course fee.


Accommodation and practical information

The training course venue is TBD. After registering, we will get in touch with you about travel logistics and requirements and provide information about accommodation possibilities.

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