PEFC Training Recognition Programme – Initial Session

PEFC Training Recognition Programme – Initial Session

TRP session

Certification body representatives and trainers are invited to register for our upcoming online Initial Session, as part of the PEFC Training Recognition Programme, on 10-11 June.

This Initial Session is the first phase for certification bodies wishing to get their internal PEFC chain of custody training programme recognized by PEFC, through the PEFC Training Recognition Programme (TRP).

To find out more about the PEFC TRP, including the benefits, what you need to do to achieve recognition and fee structure, please see the TRP section of our website.

The details

The session takes place 10-11 June, from 9:00 to 12:30 CEST. It is being held online using Zoom. Register now.

The session will focus on the TRP requirements, and a technical calibration for the 2020 standards. It will also provide you with the information needed to start preparing your internal training programme.

TRP Initial Session agenda (June 2021) 210.58 KB

Following this training, you will be able to develop and apply for approval of your internal training programme. Once approved, you can provide internal PEFC training to your own auditors, reviewers, and certification decision makers. 

Who should attend the session?

It should be attended by your certification body representative for the TRP (see TRP Guidelines, section 6.1). Certification body representatives shall be technical experts familiar with PEFC certification. They will be the main contact point for the programme recognition and will coordinate with PEFC International. Certification body trainers are also invited to join. 

Training Recognition Programme Guidelines (Draft) 1.21 MB

If you have not yet identified your certification body representative, more than one potential candidate can attend. However, your certification body representative must be in place before you apply for participation in the TRP, and the person must have attended an Initial Session.


Please register online here. A minimum of 10 participants must be registered for the session to take place.

There is no fee for participation in the Initial Session, you only pay once you start training your personnel. For more information, see the fees section within the TRP Guidelines (Chapter 8, TRP recognition fees).


10 - 11, June 2021

09:00 - 12:30 (UTC+1)

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PEFC contact

Linda Matole

Technical Officer

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