A 或 B 级：
C、D 或 E 级：
若跟进审核结果是 C、D 或E级，该跟进审核结果有效期到下一次跟进审核期为止。
Rating A or B:
BSCI full audits are valid for 2 years, unless follow-up audits are to be conducted. This is the case for factories that receive an overall rating of A or B.
Factories rated A and B are eligible to receive a Random Unannounced Check in the period between the two full audits.
Rating C, D or E:
When a factory receives an overall rating of C, D or E after a full audit, the factory has to submit improvement plan through the platform (According to operation guidance of following page), this audit is valid until the follow-up audit is conducted.
The follow-up audit shall be conducted on the date defined in the Remediation Plan but it can only take place up to a maximum of 12 months after the last audit。
If the result of the follow-up audit shows improvements (A or B rating) then the audit is valid until the full audit is due。