WSQ Manage Social Accountability Compliance

Social Accountability compliance has emerged as one of the most complex challenges before the garment industry. In recent years, Asian vendors had failed to meet the code of conduct standards given by buyers. Buyers, on the other hand, are increasing pressure and raising the bar with new demands. A factory is often faced with multiple code of conducts and has many auditing and monitoring visits. The challenge, therefore, is to ensure that they meet the code of conduct audit every time and stay competitive. This training is a great opportunity to understand the issues, challenges and solutions from a renowned expert.

Objectives

  • Various requirements of a social accountability code of conduct according to organisational requirements
  • Develop an internal monitoring plan
  • Develop a social accountability management system to meet certification requirements
  • Prepare a plan to handle buyer’s audit
  • Perform audit and monitoring techniques and procedures based on the Social Accountability Handbook for the Apparel and Textile industry
  • Develop a presentation on company’s social accountability strengths for marketing advantage
  • Analyse process for non-conformance according to organisational procedure and recommend best practices in social accountability compliance in the industry

Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

  • GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • WSQ Advanced Certificate OR
  • WSQ ES WPLN Level 5 and above

International Students:

  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • Qualifications from professional institutes may be considered on a case-by-case basic OR
  • Pass TaF.tc Entrance Test

English Language Requirement –

  • Possess a minimum credit in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent OR
  • IELTS score 4.5 or TOEFL score 450

ALL Students are required to have basic knowledge of computer and Microsoft Office


Graduation Requirements


Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  • 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module
  • Assessed and be competent for every module
Student Pass Holders – a minimum of 90% attendance per month will be required.


Certificate Issuance

Upon succcessful completion of the course, trainee will be awarded the WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA). WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Managers and Auditors
  • HR / Administrative Officers/Managers
  • Quality Assurance Managers / QA Auditors, QC Inspectors
  • Factory Managers / Supervisors / Merchandisers
  • Production Supervisors and Managers
  • Industrial Engineers, Work Study Officers
  • Marketing / Sourcing / Production development

(This module is only available for corporate training)

Key Learning Areas

  • Code of conduct standards
  • Audit and monitoring tools, techniques and procedures
  • Audit planning and control techniques
  • Internal monitoring planning and implementation
  • How to establish a social accountability management system
  • Content and techniques for communicating social accountability performance to various stakeholders

Course Duration

Training Hours 30 hours
Assessment Hours 3 hours
Total Hours 33 hours

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WSQ Course Fee SME Sponsored SME Sponsored Self Sponsored Self Sponsored Self Sponsored International
Singaporean/PRs aged ≥ 40 years Singaporean only and aged ≥ 35 years Singaporean/PRs aged ≥ 21 years Singaporean only and aged ≥ 40 years
(SFMCES)
Singaporean only and aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≥ $2,000/month
(WTS)
Full course fee S$ 1,420.00 S$ 1,420.00 S$ 1,420.00 S$ 1,420.00 S$ 1,420.00 S$ 1,420.00
Less: Non-PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $25/hr
- - - - - -
Less: PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $50/hr
(S$ 1,278.00) - - (S$ 1,278.00) - -
Less: Non-PME Courses
80% of course fee, capped at $17/hr
- - - - - -
Less: PME Courses
50% of course fee, capped at $15/hr
- - (S$ 495.00) - - -
Less: Non-PME Courses/PME Courses
95% of course fee
- - - - (S$ 1,349.00) -
Nett fee after grant S$ 142.00 S$ 71.00 S$ 925.00 S$ 142.00 S$ 71.00 S$ 1,420.00
Add: 7% GST* S$ 99.40 S$ 99.40 S$ 99.40 S$ 99.40 S$ 99.40 S$ 99.40
Total Nett Course Fee Payable including GST S$ 241.40 S$ 170.40 S$ 1,024.40 S$ 241.40 S$ 170.40 S$ 1,519.40

* GST Formula as follows:
Course fee after SSG grant x 7% GST = GST
# SME can claim additional 20% of full gross fee under ETSS where applicable