SAC Training

FAQ Instruction Videos


Welcome to the training page for the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Verification Program and Trainer Program.  Below you will find direct links to catalogs and learning plans (course packages).  All courses will be facilitated in the Sumerra Training and Education Platform (STEP). Click the Instruction Videos button above to learn more about how to use the system.

Please note that you must be logged in to STEP to access the catalogs and learning plans noted below.  If you are a service provider you should have been provided a user account.  If you don’t have a user account you can sign up for free by clicking the Register button in the upper right hand corner.  It is recommended that you register / sign-in before clicking the links below.

Main Training Page

Training for Service Providers

These trainings are for service providers who have completed the application process and have been deemed eligible to be an SAC HiggFEM Verifier, SAC Higg FEM Chemical Specialist Verifier, or SAC Higg FEM Trainer.  If you have not received a notice of eligibility you will not be able to complete the coursework as you will not be permitted into the exam. Please visit Sumerra’s application page to learn more about the application process.


Service Provider Catalog

Learning Plans (Course Packages)

Verifier Chemical Specialist Verifier Trainer Trainer with Verification Specialty

Public Training

These trainings are available for anyone who is interested in learning more about the SAC, the Higg Index, sustainability, the verification process, or the training process but do not plan to provide ‘for pay’ services.


Packages Catalog À la carte Catalog

Learning Plans (Course Packages)

Verifier (no exam) Trainer (no exam)