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4C Add-On Trainings

Acknowledging specific challenges in coffee supply chains, 4C offers a solution in the form of Add-Ons to the core certification based on the 4C Code of Conduct. Add-Ons are modules that are applied on top of the regular certification requirements and procedures.

Carbon Footprint Add-On       Gender Equality Add-On

4C Add-On Trainings 2023 and Regular Fees*

Please use the registrations form for 4C Trainings in 2023 and select the respective option.

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4C Carbon Footprint Add-On Training 20-22 November 2023 English 480 EUR
4C Gender Equality Add-On Training Based on request English (or other based on request) 240 EUR Agenda (English)
*Not including VAT (applies only to companies located in Germany)

Add-On trainings must be fully attended. No other options of attending only specific days are available.



Get your EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT of 15% for all registering 30 days prior to the first day of the respective 4C Online Training!

Additionally, a GROUP DISCOUNT SCHEME is available:
Only applicable for more than one participant from the same company in the same training. For the certification bodies, this applies to auditors under the same contract with 4C Services GmbH.

No. of participants: 2  → 20%
No. of participants: 3-4 → 30%
No. of participants: 5-9 → 40%
No. of participants: 10 or more → 50%

Cancellation policy

Until the 31st day before the first day of training: free of charge
Between the 30th and 21st day before the first day of training: 20% of the total amount of the invoice
Between the 20th and 11th day before the first day of training: 50% of the total amount of the invoice
Between the 10th and the 1st day of training: 100% of the total amount of the invoice

Terms of Payment

The training fees are to be paid at the latest 30 days after receipt of the invoice and prior to the training. Payment of the training fee can be done by bank transfer (please use the banking details indicated on the invoice).

General Notes

Attestation of participation can only be issued for participants who attended to the end and also actively participated in the group work sessions.

To enable successful participation in 4C Online Trainings, participants need a computer/laptop and a stable Internet connection.

The 4C Add-On Trainings teach 4C System Users everything they need to know to go beyond the 4C Code of Conduct and address these additional challenges.

  • 4C Gender Equality Add-On Training: Learn about the deeper integration of the gender equality topic into the 4C certification system. Click here to read more.

Here you can check the details of the Agenda for the 4C GE Add-On Training

  • 4C Carbon Footprint Add-On Training: Learn about this module that provides a comprehensive solution to respond to the increasing consumer demand for sustainably sourced coffee and transparent and reliable information about its carbon footprint  Click here to read more.