PEFC chain of custody course for companies in the furniture supply chain

In-depth PEFC chain of custody course for companies who trade, source and sell wood and wooden furniture. 

PEFC chain of custody course for companies in the furniture supply chain

Are you thinking about gaining PEFC certification for your business, but are not sure what this involves? Are you already certified, but would like to learn more about PEFC? Then this training is for you.

Our PEFC chain of custody course is designed for actors in the wooden furniture supply chain, from manufacturers and traders to retailers with special emphasis on small and medium enterprises. 

The training is made up of ten modules, each between 4-36 minutes long for a total of 2 hours 40 minutes with video, quiz, and downloadable slides. You can go through all the modules or pick and choose the ones that are relevant to you:

  • Module 1: Introduction to PEFC
  • Module 2: Introduction of PEFC chain of custody standards
  • Module 3: Management system requirements
  • Module 4: Chain of custody claims 
  • Module 5: Due diligence system. Bonus: How PEFC is aligned with the new EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) 
  • Module 6: Chain of custody methods 
  • Module 7: Multi-site certification: producer group and outsourcing. Best practices from Alcea, Finland. 
  • Module 8: Trademark usage, communication, and database
  • Module 9: How to become PEFC certified
  • Module 10: Forests are Home awareness campaign 


The PEFC International experts that will take you through the training:

  • Fabienne Sinclair, Head of Marketing - Module 1
  • Linda Matole, PEFC Chain of Custody Requirements Expert - Module 2-7 and 9
  • Lise Favre, PEFC Trademarks and Labels Requirements Expert - Module 8
  • Claire Pham, PEFC Business Development Manager - Module 10


The course is free of charge but registration is required to access the course by filling in the following form. In case the form doesn't function or you have any questions please write directly to Happy learning!

Thank you very much for caring for our forests together!

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