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AWS offers training to organizations and individuals interested in understanding water stewardship, implementing the AWS Standard or working within the AWS system, including consultants, trainers and auditors. Our aim is to enable organizations from all sectors to access the knowledge they need to advocate for and implement water stewardship.

Key benefits of AWS training

  • Access the latest knowledge
  • Developed by leading organizations like The Nature Conservancy, SGS, WWF, Water Stewardship Australia, AWS training is at the leading edge of water stewardship thinking worldwide.
  • Learn from practical experience
  • We utilize experience implementing the AWS Standard, helping translate learning into tangible improvements in water use.
  • Understand your local context
  • Our network of regional partners will ensure courses respond to local needs.
  • Get the knowledge you need
  • A modular approach ensures there is the right course for you, regardless of where you are on your stewardship journey.
  • Get on track for the AWS standard

Our step-wise approach helps you along your stewardship journey, making the AWS Standard more accessible.

Rooted in experience of implementing the AWS Standard, participants will benefit from real-world experiences of water stewardship on the ground.

Courses will be offered step-wise, from introductory to advanced, with modules on specific topics according to demand.

AWS training will also be delivered via partners and accredited trainers at a regional level. Modules will be customized to meet local needs, and, where possible, integrated into other training programs.

As part of the premier organization on water stewardship, AWS training will be regularly updated, ensuring it remains at the leading edge of water stewardship worldwide

Whether you are a major water user, a regulatory body, a natural resource manager or a civil society group; AWS’s training can give you what you need to advocate for and implement responsible water stewardship.

Our next scheduled trainings are:

Edinburgh, Scotland – 29th and 30th October
AWS accredited trainer Exova BM Trada is hosting 2 days of training in Edinburgh immediately prior to the Global Water Stewardship Forum. The training will take place on October 29th and 30th and  satisfies the structured training requirements for professionals seeking accreditation as an AWS accredited auditor, consultant or trainer.

Click here for more information on Foundation and Advanced module

Click here for more information on Specialist module


Los Angeles, USA – 5th – 7th December

AWS North America are holding the final AWS training of 2017 on December 5-7, 2017 at LACI’s La Kretz Innovation Campus in Los Angeles. Participants will also benefit from first-hand AWS experience of our co-trainers this session from WWF USA and LimnoTech. To pre-register or to find out more contact AWS-North America via link below.

Contact anAWS Representative in the relevant region for bookings and further information.