Understanding PAS100 in Full - Training Course

25th June 2018
Eversheds, 115 Colmore Row Birmingham B3 3AL

The Organics Recycling Group is running a one day course focused on the PAS 100, Compost Quality Protocol and REAL Compost Certification Scheme. The course is targeted at the composter�s personnel who are involved in the establishment implementaion, maintenance and improvement of the PAS 100 quality management system.

Timings: Registration 10:00 - 16:00

Who should attend:

  • responsible for monitoring and controlling the composting process;
  • responsible for product preparation;
  • responsible for dispatching/selling the compost product/s;
  • who has the overall responsibility of the PAS 100 QMS;
  • site operatives who carry out inspections on the input material deliveries.
  • In addition, the course is also open to anyone else who is interested in understanding the detailed requirements of PAS 100 and REAL Compost Certification Scheme.

The course contents will include:

  • Intro, drivers, end of waste, importance of fit for purpose, intro to Compost Quality Protocol.
  • The principles of PAS 100
  • Baseline minimum and customer requirements
  • Quality management system
  • Dealing with non-conforming batches
  • Hazard recognition and minimisation, setting critical control points and critical limits
  • Input materials
  • Record keeping
  • Traceability
  • Sampling and lab analysis
  • What to do in the event of test failure
  • Compost quality protocol
  • Storage, Labelling and dispatch
  • How the certification scheme works
  • CCS scheme rules

Delegate Rates

REA Member £195 + VAT

REAL Member £195 + VAT

Non REA Member £265 + VAT

Please book here. If you have any questions please email

For any clarification on course content, please contact Jenny Grant (

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