Application to become a Licensed Assessor

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Please complete this form as fully as possible. For help, please read the application guidelines.


If you do not complete it in one session you can save your application and return to it at any time by checking the "Save my progress and resume later" box at the top of this form.

Use this Paypal link to submit the USD 500.00 application fee. 


Basic Information










Please provide a full international number (i.e. country code, then area code, then your number)
 






 


If you are self-employed, please indicate so here.


 
Academic Qualifications
Please provide information on your academic qualifications. Only fill out information on post-secondary education, graduate and post-graduate degrees. You can provide details on up to four qualifications in total.

I.e. BSc., PhD., or MA.


The date you received confirmation of your degree


 
 
Professional Experience
Please provide information on your relevant professional experience, listing the most recent post first. You can provide details on up to nine positions in total.





 
Participation in HCV Assessor Training Course
Completing one HCV Assessor Training Course imparted by an ALS-registered Training Organisation is mandatory. Please provide the following information:




Mock HCV assessment public summary produced as part of the training course examination. This mock report must comply with the ALS Public Summary template. Upload a PDF file. Files must be less than 5 MB.

Mock HCV assessment public summary produced as part of the training course examination. This mock report must comply with the ALS Public Summary template. Upload a PDF file. Files must be less than 5 MB.
 
HCV Assessment Experience

Applicants are required to provide evidence of participation in:

  • At least one HCV or HCV-HCSA assessment as a team leader or as a team member, and
  • A second HCV or HCV-HCSA assessment as a team leader or as a team member, or
  • One of the following assessments/studies, as a team leader or as a team member: 
    • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Controlled Wood National Risk Assessment (NRA) category 3 process, or 
    • one HCS Approach assessment, or 
    • one IFC Performance Standard 6 assessment. 

HCV Assessment Experience 1
Please provide the details of one HCV or HCV-HCSA assessment you participated in.




 
Upload the HCV or HCV-HCSA Assessment:

Upload the report to a cloud file storage service (i.e. Google Drive), set the sharing to public, and provide the link below.

If your name and role are not clearly stated in the report you will also need to upload a Letter of Confirmation of your participation in the assessment. This letter needs to be completed and signed by the lead assessor. A template for this letter is available in Annex 1 of the Application Guidelines for Prospective Assessors. Upload a PDF file. Files must be less than 5 MB.
HCV (or equivalent) Assessment Experience 2
Please provide the details of the second HCV or HCV-HCSA assessment (or equivalent) that you participated in.





 
Upload the Assessment:

Upload the report to a cloud file storage service (i.e. Google Drive), set the link to public, and provide the link below.

If your name and role are not clearly stated in the report you will also need to upload a Letter of Confirmation of your participation in the assessment. This letter needs to be completed and signed by the lead assessor. A template for this letter is available in Annex 1 of the Application Guidelines for Prospective Assessors. Upload a PDF file. Files must be less than 5 MB.
Other Relevant HCV and/or HCSA Experience
Please provide information on any other HCV or HCV-HCSA (or relevant) experience that you may have.

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Past Controversies or Grievances

Please provide information on whether you have been involved in controversies regarding HCV or HCV-HCSA (or relevant) assessments in the past. Controversies in this context are understood as:

  • complaints submitted to a certification scheme (e.g. RSPO) regarding a poor quality assessment in which the applicant was involved;
  • a report released by a reputable NGO or civil society group or news articles in which the applicant’s professional performance is put in question, or similar.

 
If applicable, please describe up to 3 of the most recent controversies in which you have been involved, and indicate whether they have been resolved.
 




 




 



  
Social Science Experience & Knowledge


Environmental Experience & Knowledge






Commodities Experience


Certification Schemes & Standards Experience




 
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Declaration
Thank you for choosing to apply to the HCV Assessor Licensing Scheme. As part of the application process, please carefully read and agree the self-declaration below. You should note that your explicit agreement with the self-declaration is a condition of application to the HCV Assessor Licensing Scheme.

Self Declaration

In the spirit of the HCV Assessor Licensing Scheme’s commitment to improve the quality of the implementation of the HCV approach in practice, I understand that to knowingly provide inaccurate information or omit information will be considered a breach of trust and may result in the denial of a provisional HCV assessor licence, or the revocation of a provisional or full HCV assessor licence. 


I hereby declare that:

  • I have read about, and understand, the purpose and functioning of the HCV Assessor Licensing Scheme and I have understood the requirements that I need to fulfill to obtain a provisional licence and to obtain and maintain a full licence.
  • I understand that even if my application is submitted and paid in full, this is not a guarantee that a provisional licence will be awarded.
  • In the event my application is rejected, I understand the fee is non-refundable.
  • All the documents that I provide to support my application are legitimate.
  • All contact details provided are accurate and up to date.
  • I have a strong theoretical knowledge of the HCV approach and I have read the latest guidance documents (e.g. Common Guidance for HCV Identification, HCV Assessment Manual) that are available on the HCV Resource Network website.
  • In the event of any complaint about the Assessor Licensing Scheme, I understand and agree that the decision of the HCV Resource Network Management Committee is final.

I hereby declare that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the information and supporting documents provided are true.