AWS International Water Stewardship Standard

Join us for the face-to-face delivery of the Foundation, Advanced and Specialist training in the AWS International Water Stewardship Standard and gain certification from the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to manage our shared water challenges.

The AWS Standard is a framework for implementing good water stewardship, by identifying and tackling water challenges at site- and catchment-level. The Standard is designed to support, recognise and reward collaborative efforts to manage and drive action on shared water challenges.

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Learning objectives

This course will develop participants’ knowledge and skills in water stewardship and the AWS Standard. After successfully completing this course, participants will deepen their understanding of:

  • how water stewardship can be situated within an overall suite of policy options for water management and contribute to organisational goals
  • key elements of stewardship systems and how elements are implemented in the AWS water stewardship system
  • the range of risk and conformity tools that can support water stewardship
  • how water stewardship is being applied in different contexts around the world
  • how to work through the process of becoming a water steward and use the AWS Standard.

Certificates and accreditation

Certificates of Completion will be given to participants who have actively participated in the training. Additionally, AWS offers accreditation opportunities to participants that successfully complete the Specialist level of the course and are looking to work with the AWS water stewardship system as one of the following service providers:

  • conformity assessment bodies
  • trainers
  • consultants.

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If you have any questions regarding the content of the course, upcoming course dates, or group discounts please contact our training team.



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