|Description||Reference Code (incl. file)||Document Section(s) Referenced:||Specific Item(s) Referenced:||Date|
|Interpretation document on section 11.3.1 Skill Qualification and 184.108.40.206 Formal training of ISO17065||2019INTD01||11.3 Certification: Understanding and applying the international norms for certification||11.3.1 Skill Qualification|
220.127.116.11 Formal training of SO17065:12; or
18.104.22.168 At least five years as a decision maker with an ISEAL or IAF accredited certification body
|Interpretation document on section 15 Sampling within the Audit||2019INTD02||Section 15 – Sampling within the Audit||15.1.2 – Guidelines for the type of sampling and size of the samples to be employed in each instance||16-September-2019|
|Amendment document on section 10.7.3 Knowledge Competencies||2021AMD01||Section 10 – Auditor Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills||10.7.3. Knowledge Competencies|
10.7.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of Sustainable Tourism by passing examination set by the GSTC STTP Program.
Interpretation document on section 22.214.171.124 Elements of audit
|2023INTD01||8. Conformity with GSTC Requirements|
8.5. Requirements for the application of ISO 17065
ISO 17065:2012 7.4 Evaluation
|8.5.12. GSTC Requirements to ISO 17065:2012 Clause 7.4.3|
126.96.36.199. At each audit, the CB shall use an audit checklist/evaluation tool which includes all criteria and indicators of the Reference Standard and requires the completion, for each criterion, of the auditor’s conclusion (conform, not conform or not assessed), based on evidence obtained from the audit process.