BASE 4 Internal Auditor Training

This course is about occupational health and safety for large employers working in the forest sector.  Participants should be active in their company's business operations and have knowledge of their safety program, as they will become the company's internal auditor and conduct their company's audit.  Note that in order to perform SAFE Companies or COR eligible audits, a participant must be a permanent employee of the company that they will audit. 

This course is available in English only.  For classroom sessions, group participation is required. 

Participants will receive a certificate of completion for successfully completing the course: theory, workshop and competency conversation. 

Upon successful submission of their student audit, participants will be recognized as internal auditors, subject to program maintenance requirements that will be discussed during the training.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

Duration & Delivery

Blended Learning:  A combination of online learning, classroom learning and other activities are required for this course.

Session Dates & Location

September 26, 2019 - Richmond   (session full)
October 3, 2019 - Nanaimo  (session full)

Challenge Process

Effective 2019-06-21 there is no challenge process.


The combined online and classroom instruction and materials is $525 (includes 5% GST) - refreshments and lunch included.

Prerequisites for Training

Individuals applying to become internal auditors must have evidence to support that they are a permanent employee of the employer being audited.  No prerequisite education or training is required; however, it is recommended that those chosen to be internal auditors are familiar with the main operations and processes of their employer and have appropriate technical writing skills for generating the BASE 4 audit report.


Submit a completed enrollment form and course fee.  Typically enrollments/approvals are processed within 48 hours. If you have difficulty viewing the enrollment form, please try a different browser like Google Chrome or Firefox.

Additional Information

The classroom session starts promptly at 8 am and completes at 5 pm.  If you are used to using a laptop or other device for taking notes, please bring that device.  If not, blank paper and pen are provided.


Email us at training@bcforestsafe.org or call toll free 1-877-741-1060, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, PT.


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