SA8000:2014 Introduction and Basic Auditor Training Course held in Dhaka

RMG Times
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Matin Kabir, Staff Reporter: Dhaka, May 25, 2024 — A comprehensive five-day training on the “SA 8000:2014 Introduction and Basic Auditor Training Course” was successfully held in Dhaka from May 20 to May 24, 2024. The session concluded with an online written examination, marking the completion of an intensive and informative training period.

The training was organized by Social Accountability International (SAI), a prominent USA-based non-profit organization known for developing the SA8000 standard. The event was led by Mr. Abdul Alim, the Lead Trainer and Bangladesh representative of SAI.

Fifteen delegates participated in the training, representing a diverse array of sectors including garment industries, buying houses, factories, and third-party audit companies. The training aimed to provide these professionals with the essential knowledge and skills required for social auditing in compliance with the SA8000:2014 Standard.

Speaking to the RMG Times, Mr. Abdul Alim highlighted the significance of the training. “The five-day training on the SA 8000 standard has gained immense popularity worldwide. It is crucial for auditors to complete this training to effectively assess compliance in export-oriented garment industries and factories. Those who have a keen interest in compliance audits should consider this course, as it provides them with international recognition as auditors,” he stated.

The SA8000:2014 Introduction and Basic Auditor Training Course offers an extensive overview of social auditing, specifically in alignment with the SA8000:2014 Standard. This course is a prerequisite for all SA8000 Team Auditors and has been attended by thousands of professionals globally, underscoring its importance and widespread acceptance in the industry.

The successful completion of this training in Dhaka underscores the growing emphasis on social accountability and compliance in the garment sector, a vital component for ensuring ethical practices in global supply chains.