Corporate Social Responsibility and Auditor Training

Upcoming Dates
27 & 28 March 2024
At AUS-MEAT Training Centre, Murarrie QLD (Virtual)
Course Cost:
$1500 per trainee
Remaining Places: 10 of 10
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What is the course about?

This course is ideal for new or existing personnel working or wishing to work in the business compliance / HR or third-party auditor industry.  It is designed to give participants the knowledge and skills required to meet Social Compliance obligations in business. There are no pre-requisites for this training, however, to qualify as an approved auditor you must maintain personal auditor certification and have relevant industry experience.  Undertaking this course will provide you with an insight into the world of social compliance Auditing will help prepare participants to complete the assessment process required of an APSCA approved auditor. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be: 


  • Aware of the regulatory framework for Social Compliance Auditing 
  • Understand businesses social compliance obligations and requirements.
  • Understand the requirement to become a Social Compliance Auditor 
  • Awareness of the ethical trade framework 
  • Understanding of the ethical trade measurement criteria 
  • Aware of the requirements to plan, prepare, conduct, and report on audit findings. 

This interactive course reviews all nine pillars of the Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) and the core objectives of the International Labour Organisations (ILO). It is an ideal way to maintain and meet ASPCA CPD requirements or gain an understanding of the core standards and principles of Social Compliance Auditing.
The course is conducted both virtually via live web (Microsoft teams) or face to face facilitator led theory/practical classes involving small groups/ individual activities or case studies. The course examines the ethical trade measurement criteria and the requirements of business to meet these criteria.  

What do I do if I need to cancel my booking?

Please contact AUS-MEAT immediately to avoid any cancellation fees. Full payment is required no later than 5 days prior to the commencement of training. A 50% cancellation fee will apply on cancellations received less than 10 working days prior to commencement of training. 
NO refunds are given for cancellations received less than 5 working days prior to the commencement of training. Any transfers between courses will incur a $100 fee on each instance.

What your course fees cover
Your courses fees paid cover the following items

  1. Course tuition
  2. Facility hire
  3. Workbooks and assessments
  4. Morning tea and lunch (If attending Face to Face)
  5. Issue of certificate

Who Should Attend?

  • HR personnel, Compliance and 3rd Party Auditors. 
  • Internal Auditors. 
  • Managers and Supervisors. 
  • Other interested personnel. 

English is not my first language! Will I have problems?

All AUS-MEAT training courses are presented in English. A sound understanding of the English language is required. All workbooks and assessments are conducted in English. If required, the use of dictionaries or tablets are acceptable.
For any additional or special requirements please contact AUS-MEAT on (07) 3361 9200 to discuss what support services are available.

How will you be assessed

Students will be required to complete quizzes throughout and be active in their contribution towards group discussions. Case studies will be undertaken, and participants will be expected to provide responses to these verbally. At the completion of the three-day workshop, participants are required to complete an online assessment (quiz) and submit within one week of the course being conducted. 

Issue of certificates

Participants will be issued a Statement of Completion upon successful completion of case studies and quizzes.

Do I need to bring anything?

No, you do not need to bring anything.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this training, however, to qualify as an approved auditor you must maintain personal auditor certification and have relevant industry experience. 

At the course:

This is not an "attendance only" course.


  • AUS-MEAT has set standards and expects all potential animal welfare auditors to meet the minimum standards.
  • Your success depends largely on your own input into the course.
  • The Trainer/s will assist you to develop studying techniques.
  • Please feel free to ask the Trainer/s any questions during the course.
  • Reviewing the day's material at night will help reinforce concepts introduced at the course.
  • The course will involve group activities and discussions, please participate enthusiastically.

Other information

This course is recognised through APSCA’s Continuous Professional Development (CPD) program (17hrs).