To validate the credentials of an Auditor, enter:
Note: ASCA auditors are to partner with a CSCA or Registered Level Auditor (see below for definitions)
APSCA Membership Number
Unique identification number that is assigned to every auditor who has fully enrolled with APSCA via a Member Audit Firm. The number is specific to the individual auditor and will never be re-assigned to another person. The Auditor’s Membership Number is unique to the auditor and may only be used when conducting an audit on behalf of an APSCA Member Firm. This Membership Number remains with the auditor throughout one’s career. For additional guidance, see our Use of APSCA Member Number – Guide.
Associate Social Compliance
Associate Social Compliance Auditor, is enrolled with APSCA, gaining experience under the supervision/ guidance of a RA or CSCA. Has signed APSCA’s Code of Professional Conduct.
Experienced social compliance auditor who is currently going through the CSCA examination process, with a minimum of 1 year experience and 100+ social compliance audit days, or a minimum of 2 years’ experience and 50+ social compliance audit days and 100 other type of audit days which include management system, health and safety, labor inspections, investigations, audit components. Has signed APSCA’s Code of Professional Conduct.
Certified Social Compliance
Experienced social compliance auditor who has passed all three Parts of APSCA’s CSCA examination. A CSCA also has a minimum of 1 year experience and 100+ social compliance audit days, or a minimum of 2 years’ experience and 50+ social compliance audit days and 100 other type of audit days which include management system, health and safety, labor inspections, investigations, audit components. Has signed APSCA’s Code of Professional Conduct.
In Good Standing
An APSCA Member who has
no suspension or ethics issues against the auditor
Not In Good Standing
An APSCA Member who has been sanctioned due to an ethical issue.
An APSCA Member who has NOT maintained one or more of the requirements to be considered ‘In Good Standing’ cannot:
Note: Upon a Member Auditors status lapsing, the Auditor, regardless of their previous status, will be moved to the level of ASCA and noted as “Lapsed” for Membership Status.
An APSCA Member who fulfils the requirements of membership, however, is not actively operating as a social compliance auditor can submit an application to request to be moved to ‘Inactive’.
Inactive Members will
Inactive Members can
Inactive Members cannot
Note: Failure to complete these steps will see the Auditor’s status move to “Lapsed”
An APSCA Member who has been through APSCA’s disciplinary process and given the sanction of suspended ed by the Disciplinary Board due to an ethical issue(s). Members within this category are eligible for reinstatement at the end of their suspension and upon successfully closing to the satisfaction of the Disciplinary Board. Member Auditors at this status cannot:
present themselves as an APSCA Member at any time.
APSCA’s Certification Program of CSCA auditors is managed and issued by APSCA. Certification is only available to enrolled and eligible Member Auditors of APSCA (see Auditor Verification page)
An auditor’s Certified Social Compliance Auditor (CSCA) status is a significant achievement for a Member Auditor that not all auditors obtain.