SA 8000:2014 Awareness

Course Objectives

  • To create awareness of basic requirements of the standard
  • Impart working knowledge on how these requirements can be interpreted to suit the organization’s social accountability practices with reference to processes & other interested parties

Course Features

It essentially covers the basic requirements of SA 8000:2014 & its interpretation & hence helps in providing a great amount of awareness to the group of people in the organization.

Who should attend ?
  • Persons who wish to implement social accountability management system based on SA 8000 in their organization
  • Persons who will be required to have the working knowledge essential to motivate the team implementing the social accountability management system
  • Persons who are planning to attend higher level training courses like SA 8000 internal auditor/documentation & implementation/ lead auditor course
Course Contents
  • Introduction to SA 8000
  • Development & History
  • Basic requirements of SA 8000:2014 core elements & its interpretation (Purpose & scope of the standard, definitions of various terminologies, interpretation of basic requirements pertaining to child labour, forced & compulsory labour, Health & safety, freedom of association & right to collective bargaining, discrimination, disciplinary practices, working hours, remuneration)
  • SA 8000:2008 management systems requirements & its interpretation (Policies, procedures & records, Social performance team (SPT), Identification & assessment of risk, Monitoring, Complaint management & resolution, External verification & stakeholder engagement, Corrective & preventive action, Training & capacity building, Management of suppliers & contractors)
  • SA 8000:2014 & Social fingerprint
  • Exercise
  • Course summary
  • End of course

Certificate of attendance shall be issued to all the delegates attending entire duration of the training course.


1 Day