PEFC chain of custody initial training: Korea

PEFC chain of custody initial training: Korea

Auditor training

Auditors, reviewers, and certification decision makers are invited to register for a PEFC recognized chain of custody initial training on 20-21 March 2024.

Attending a PEFC recognized chain of custody initial training is a pre-requisite for an auditor wishing to issue certification against the 2020 PEFC chain of custody related standards, as required by PEFC ST 2003. 

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The details

The training takes place 9:00-18:00 (KST), 20-21 March 2024.

The training will provide an introduction to the 2020 PEFC Chain of Custody standard, focusing on the input-output process, the PEFC Due Diligence System (DDS), the chain of custody methods and multi-site certification. It will also cover the 2020 PEFC Trademarks standard and 2020 Certification Body Requirements standard.

Before the training, participants are expected to read the 2020 versions of the PEFC standards, these can all be found on our website. Participants will also be provided with case studies in advance of the training and will need to provide their answers to the technical expert.

The training will be given by PEFC International Technical Expert Richard Laity and will be held in English with Korean interpretation.

The participation fee is 150,000KRW for new auditors and 50,000KRW for existing auditors. The registration and payment date is 15 March.

To register, please contact 

Knowledge test

Following the training, participants will have three weeks to complete the online knowledge test. Participants that pass this test will receive a PEFC recognised chain of custody training certificate within two weeks. Successful participants will also be added to the PEFC register of trained auditors, reviewers, and certification decision makers.


20 - 21, March 2024

01:00 - 10:00 (UTC+1)

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PEFC contact

Linda Matole

Technical Officer

Richard Laity

Southeast Asia Manager

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