About ISO 41001:2018

ISO 41001 is the international standard for Facility Management System published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 165 national standards bodies. The standard was first published in 2018 by ISO and is referred to as ISO 41001:2018.

ISO 41001 is one of the fastest growing standards worldwide for facilities management as it is seen as a principle to integrate people, process and place within the organizational environment to improve the quality of life of the people and strengthen the productivity of the business.

Who should apply
for ISO 41001:2018?

ISO 41001 Certification can be attained by any organization or company belonging to any industry because it largely focuses on creating consistent global deliverables and reducing costs to gain economies of scale for organizations. Few common industries to get ISO 41001 certified are Facilities Management Service Providers, Construction, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Technology Services, Manufacturing, Hotels & Hospitality, Health etc.

No individuals can get ISO 41001 Certification; however, you can get certified to in ISO 41001 Awareness, Implementation, Internal Auditor and Lead Auditor by undergoing their respective trainings.

Why get ISO 41001:2018 certified?

An FMS (facility management system) implemented as per ISO 41001 provides organizations with a framework and structure to help cultivate, harness, implement and maintain an effective global facilities management system.

The benefits of ISO 41001:2018 Certification can be summarised as below:

Helps departments (procurement & facilities teams) by providing a framework to measure competency of facilities management system

Improved communication of FM framework and its requirements amongst all the stakeholders

Increased consistency and capability in business operations & service delivery

Improved health, safety, and productivity of the work force

Increased efficiency which enhances business flow and functions

Cost savings for company by increased efficiency

Sustainability and competitive edge

Increased revenue

41001:2018 Consultation

Our process for Consultation depends on your requirements. We provide FMS Documentation Templates which are intricately designed to help you develop your documents by yourself as per the standard requirements. Along with the whole documentation templates, we will also provide tutorial on use & test for practices. Along with this you can opt for additional services like email support, online support, or one-on-one support.

ISO 41001:2018 Consultation Approach

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One-on-one meetings & full support till project completion
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Vamah Process Approach

Our process starts from conducting a Gap Analysis where we understand your company’s preparedness for FMS. After this, we will conduct the required trainings for your staff, and alongside work on the document development. Once the documents are ready, we will guide your team into its implementation & record keeping requirements as per FMS.

Upon successful implementation of FMS requirements, our consultants will conduct an Internal Audit to capture any non-conformities and guide your team on the necessary actions to be taken. Finally, a Management Review Meeting will be conducted with your Top Management before you go for External Audit.

Our consultants will now guide your team & help them prepare to face the External Auditors who will come from the certification body to assess your readiness for FMS.

You will receive your Facility Management System Certificate in no time & with the most hassle-free process and our full support

Process Step by Step

01

Gap Analysis

We will evaluate your company’s current arrangements against the ISO requirements of the standard

02

Training

Our Trainers can conduct Awareness, Implementation & Internal Audit Training’s as per Company’s requirements

03

Document Development

Based on the Gap Analysis, our team will prepare your ISO Documentation as per the standard requirements

04

Implementation

Once we prepare the document kit; we will help your employees with it’s implementation

05

Internal Audit

Our consultants will conduct the Internal Audit to identify any non- conformities &how to take corrective actions to prevent the same

06

Management Review Meeting

A meeting with your Top Management will be conducted to discuss about your company’s issues & improvements

07

Audit Support

Our consultant will prepare your employees for the external audit for smooth attainment of the ISO / Accreditation Certificate

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Our experts guarantee a hassle-free process. To get started, call us today to for an estimate

41001:2018 Training

We are recognized Training Providers by Exemplar Global. Our QMS Training modules are engineered with great detail & methodology to help you gain the knowledge and skills for Document Development, Implementation & conducting Audits.

  • Training Modes

    Face to Face

    This is a traditional form of classroom training, where you must be physically present along with the trainer

    Virtual

    Here the training is conducted online over the internet & you do not have to bephysically present to get trained

    On-Demand

    This method includes our ISO training kit which can be purchased online, inclusive of videos & training material

  • Training Modules

    Awareness

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    Implementation

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    Internal Auditor

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    Lead Auditor

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41001:2018 Certification

We can help you get your FMS certification from our associates. We are associated with ASCB, IAS, EIAC & UKAS accredited certification bodies which are globally recognized.

You can also get our Consultation services for an all-round service offering, wherein; we will guide you through Document Development, Implementation, Audits & provide you with full support to get you certified in ISO 41001.

  • Certification Process Approach
    01

    Application Review

    The applications received by the Certification Bodies will be reviewed to verify if the applicant can meet all requirements of the certification process

    02

    Stage 1 Audit

    Document Review: The initial certification process includes Stage 1 Audit, which commences with review of management system documentation and intended scope of certification

    03

    Stage 2 Audit

    Onsite / Online Audit: The Stage 1 Audit is followed by the Stage 2 Audit which is conducted onsite or online to review and evaluate the state of preparedness and implementation of the management system by the applicant

    04

    NC Follow-Up

    If any NC’s (Nonconformities) are raised during the Stage 2 Audit, then those need to be closed and report of the same has to be submitted to the Certification Body. If no NC’s are raised, then the applicant directly moves to the next step

    05

    Decision Approval

    The Certification Body will review the applicant’s preparedness and effective implementation of the management system and grant a decision

    06

    Granting Certification

    The certification is granted to the applicant with expiry of three (3) years

    07

    Surveillance Audits Year 2

    Certified clients will be subjected to a Surveillance Audit in year 2 as per the Audit Programme where the implementation of the management system will be evaluated

    08

    Surveillance Audits Year 3

    Certified clients will be subjected to a Surveillance Audit in year 3 as per the Audit Programme where the implementation of the management system will be evaluated

    09

    Recertification

    Certified clients shall go through recertification every three (3) years before the date of expiry of the certificate to evaluate the ongoing performance and effectiveness of the client’s management system

FAQ’s

  • 01 / What is ISO certification?

    International Standardization for Organizations (ISO) is an independent body which issues certificates to company’s assuring that the product, service, or system in question meets specific requirements as per their standards.

  • 02 / What is ISO 41001?

    ISO 41001 is one of the fastest growing standards worldwide for facilities management as it is seen as a principle to integrate people, process and place within the organizational environment to improve the quality of life of the people and strengthen the productivity of the business.

  • 03 / Why ISO 41001 certification is important to an organization?

    An FMS (facility management system) implemented as per ISO 41001 provides organizations with a framework and structure to help cultivate, harness, implement and maintain an effective global facilities management system.

  • 04 / List out the Benefits of ISO 41001:2018
    • Helps departments (procurement & facilities teams) by providing a framework to measure competency of facilities management system
    • Improved communication of FM framework and its requirements amongst all the stakeholders
    • Increased consistency and capability in business operations & service delivery
    • Improved health, safety, and productivity of the work force
    • Increased efficiency which enhances business flow and functions
    • Cost savings for company by increased efficiency
    • Sustainability and competitive edge
  • 05 / What is the latest version of ISO 41001?

    ISO 41001:2018 is the latest version for ISO 41001.

  • 06 / Do we have to appoint a Quality Officer?

    No, you will not be required to appoint a Quality Officer. However, it is recommended to appoint someone as the Management Representative (MR) who will assist the consultants & take the responsibility of getting the organization certified by successful project completion.

  • 07 / My company is very small. Can I get certified?

    Yes undoubtedly. We have worked with multiple companies comprised of just 1 or 2 members who wanted to get certified. The processes that you will put in place would have the same intent as a much larger company; it is just that the implementation will be simpler. We work with organizations to assist them in balancing the appropriate level of documentation with what is necessary to meet the standard requirements.

  • 08 / Will you do everything for us?

    We will establish the project, provide training, and implement the project throughout the process but it is important that your organization runs the project.

  • 09 / What else can you help us with?

    We can provide you with:

    • We provide ISO 41001 document template tool kit.
    • We can provide in-house and online training for ISO 41001.
    • Advice and guidance throughout the entire process.
  • 10 / How long will it take to become certified?

    ISO certification is an ongoing process, it is not merely a single event because once certified, that certification needs to be maintained and renewed by complying with the international standard requirements. However, depending on the size and complexity of the organization it could take between 1-3 months of time to achieve the initial certification.

  • 11 / What is the cost of ISO 41001 registration and certification?

    The cost of getting certified in ISO 41001 will vary depending on the size and complexity of your organization and on whether you already have some elements of a facility management system (FMS) in place.

  • 12 / Can I integrate ISO 41001 with other international standards?

    Absolutely yes, you can integrate ISO 41001 with any other management system standards.