The ILO Participatory Gender Audit (PGA) is an assessment tool that helps organizations analyze gender issues, including capacity, challenges, and good practices. Facilitators that earn this certification ensure that their organizations meet or exceed the current standards. The process promotes organizational learning and gender mainstreaming through participatory methods.
Are you ready to become an accredited PGA facilitator?
Take an ILO accredited exam to prove your knowledge of gender auditing
Learn from ILO experts and PGA-certified professionals
Participants who pass the exam are added and gain access to a comprehensive roster of PGA facilitators
Start learning online, practice your skills in the classroom, and take the final exam
The certification will provide facilitators with an organizational analysis method for detecting and mapping discrimination at work, analysing accountability, evaluating and monitoring systems and instruments, developing a change-management approach and action planning, and identifying new challenges and possible improvements.
Past PGA participants trained by the ITCILO or the ILO, or having undertaken similar training; governmental, United Nations and civil-society staff, gender experts and candidates working on gender mainstreaming.
This course, taught by ILO gender experts, includes three phases: online preliminary work, residential training, and a final exam.
Previous work and/or study experience in gender equality and related topic topics is a requirement for enrollment in this course.
Certified facilitators are expected to utilize their auditing skills within five years, which allows the ILO to follow up and give feedback.
All certified facilitators are added to a roster accessible to organizations seeking PGA facilitators.