In line with the establishment and official launching of Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) MS 2530:2013,DQS Malaysia has designed, developed and conducted the world’s very FIRST MSPO Lead Auditor Course from 26th to 30th January 2015. This world’s first MSPO Lead Auditor Course was participated by pool of professionals from ex-General Manager of Forestry Corporation, ex-Land Development Officer cum University Visiting Lecturer, NGO’s Advocate cum Commissioner for Oath, MPOB Certified CoP Auditors, Oil Palm/forestry and social & environmental experts to ISCC Auditor. The course was delivered by MSPO Lead Auditor and MPOB’s Head of Sustainability Standard and Certification Centre and during this training, the participants acquired the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011; the certification process according to ISO 17021. Based on practical exercises, the participants developed the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit. Effectiveness of the course was evaluated by the examination undertaken during the last session of the course.

MSPO Lead Auditor Training from 26th – 30th January 2015

first_mspo1The MSPO Lead Auditors in Making – Participants with the trainers start from the second left of front row, Mr. Tee Kee Hu (ISCC Lead Auditor), Mr. Mohd Mokmin Bahari (MPOB Head of Sustainability Standard and Certification Centre) and Damanhuri (ISCC & MSPO Lead Auditor).

first_mspo2Mr. Mohd Mokmin b. Bahari (MPOB) sharing his wide experiences in Good Agriculture/ Mill Practices in oil palm industry

first_mspo3Mr. Damanhuri (DQS’s MSPO Lead Auditor) presenting the specific requirements in compliance with MSPO

first_mspo4Participants gave full attention to subjects presented

first_mspo5The MSPO Lead Auditor examination session