Responsible Care Auditor Certification

Qualification Based Certification Exemplar Global RABQSA iNARTEThe American Chemistry Council (ACC) has signed a memorandum of understanding giving Exemplar Global responsibility for administering the certification of auditors who will provide service to the Responsible Care Management System program; ACC’s environmental, health, safety, and security performance improvement initiative.

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

GRADE KNOWLEDGE COMPETENCIES AUDIT EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS
(EDUCATION, TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE)
Responsible Care Auditor (RC-A) 24 hours of auditor training, plus ACC-qualified 2 day (16 hours) Responsible Care course (totalling 40 hours) and pass a responsible care auditor examination conducted by BEAC. 20 audit days with at least 4 complete audits as a member of an audit team within the last 2 years. Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of relevant work experience within the last 10 years in at least two of the areas explained in the requirements (pg.8)
Responsible Care Lead Auditor (RC-LA) 24 hours of auditor training, plus ACC-qualified 2 day (16 hours) Responsible Care course (totalling 40 hours) and pass a responsible care auditor examination conducted by BEAC. 35 audit days in with at least 7 complete audits of which 15 audit days and 3 complete audits were as Lead Auditor within the last 2 years. Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of relevant work experience within the last 10 years in at least two of the areas explained in the requirements (pg.8)