We provide auditor training on our standards. Participation and successful completion of the course is a mandatory requirement of the ASC accreditation process.

Schedule for the auditor training courses provided below.

Training Calendar


South Korea. Seoul

  • Certification and Accreditation Requirements, 18 August 2019
  • Salmon, Seriola, Seabass/Seabream, 19-21 August 2019
  • Certification and Accreditation Requirements, 21 August 2019
  • Abalone and Bivalves, 22-23 August 2019
  • Group certification and CAR, 24-25 August 2019
  • Shrimp, 26-28  August 2019

Registration deadline: 17 July 2019


Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City

  • Group Certification Methodology19 September 2019


Latin America

Chile, Puerto Varas

  • Group Certification Methodology10 September 2019

Ecuador, Guayaquil

  • Certification and Accreditation Requirements, 23 September 2019
  • Shrimp, 24-26 September 2019



The Netherlands, Utrecht

  • Certification and Accreditation Requirements, 7 October 2019
  • Salmon, 8- 10 October 2019
  • Certification and Accreditation Requirements, 10 October 2019
  • Freshwater Trout, 11-12 October 2019
  • Group Certification Methodology, 14 October 2019


Seaweed and Chain of Custody

South Korea

  • Seaweed, 14-15 October 2019
  • Chain of Custody, 16 October 2019

To register, please contact Patricia Bianchi Patricia.Bianchi@msc.org


If you want to receive updates and more information, please send an email to training@asc-aqua.org


How to register

  1. Registration can be done by completing the Auditor Training registration form and sending it back to training@asc-aqua.org
  2. Registrations are based on first come, first serve (max. 20 participants per course)*

*a minimum of 5 participants is required for the training to go ahead. 

Training fee

  • Auditor training salmon, shrimp: 900 euros
  • Auditor training abalone, bivalves, freshwater trout, pangasius, tilapia: 725 euros

Course structure

The duration of the training course varies between one, two, or three days.

  • 3 days – shrimp, salmon
  • 2 days – bivalves, freshwater trout, pangasius, tilapia
  • 1 day – seaweed


Please note:

  • Attendance of the complete training is mandatory for auditors who will conduct ASC audits.
  • Auditors have to pass an exam on the last day of the training.
  • The ASC standard training is just one of the requirements in order to be able to conduct ASC audits. Please, check our CAR for more information
  • There is a new equivalence training system in place. Check here to know more about it.
  • In-house training

We also offers in-house training courses. For more information, please contact us at training@asc-aqua.org

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