Benefits of Accreditations
Professional approach - choosing an accredited certification body gives you confidence that you will get the service that closely meets your requirements. Competent audit teams help to identify adequate business and management practices since an accredited Certification Body is required to have appropriate knowledge of your business sector.
Business opportunities - the use of accredited conformity assessment services is increasingly a stipulation of customers in both the public and private sector.
Gaining international recognition - through the formal arrangements of accreditation bodies, the likelihood of smooth access to overseas markets for companies using accredited certification is increased since certificates issued by bodies that are accredited by an IAF MLA signatory are recognized and accepted throughout the world.
Useful feedback – keep activities under your control with the help of knowledge transfer since accredited certification bodies can be a good source of impartial advice.
Tools for marketing - offer market differentiation and leadership by showing to others credible evidence of good practice;
Highlighting our competence - by meeting internationally-recognized policies and procedures on a regular basis we highlight our competence in performing conformity assessment activities.
Demonstrate our independence - for an effective assessment to occur the independence of the conformity assessment body is paramount. Our accreditation emphasizes the independence of the conformity assessment body in performing the assessment.
Benchmarking our performance - regular assessments by accreditation audit teams allow to determine whether we are performing our assessment activities correctly and to appropriate standards, as well as providing our business with a benchmark for measuring future performance against.
Standards of Accreditation
- ISO IEC 17021 for the certification of business management systems,
- ISO IEC 17024 for the certification of persons,
- EN 45011 (equivalent to ISO/IEC guide 65) for product and service certification systems
- ISO CEI 17020 for the inspection of tourist hotels
Schedule Of Accreditation
For the scopes of accreditation in the process, please visit the following links:
IAF Member body
- ISO 9001 Accreditation Schedule
- ISO 14001 Accreditation Schedule
- OHSAS 18001 Accreditation Schedule
- ISO 22000 Accreditation Schedule
- ISO 27001 Accreditation Schedule