About ISO/IEC 17021:2015
Who should get
ISO/IEC 17021:2015 certification?
ISO/IEC 17021:2015 Consultation Approach
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Vamah Process Approach
Process Step by Step
01 /What is ISO
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 certification body?
Certification Body is a third-party company contracted to assess and evaluate the system of the organization to the requirements of the appropriate standard and issue a certificate based on conformity to an organization.
03 /What is accreditation body?
Accreditation body is the organization which serves as third party recognition of competence and performs specific task such as testing, sampling, calibration, inspection and certification of product, process, service, management system, person, or an organization by ensuring that the certification body, testing laboratories, inspection agency and other conformity assessment bodies meet the established standard and compliance with codes of conduct.
04 /What is ISO/IEC 17021:2015?
ISO/IEC 17021:2015 is the conformity assessment requirements for the bodies providing audit and certification to the management system standard
05 /What are the benefits of ISO/IEC 17021:2015?
Management system standard Certification will have different benefits as per the different management system standard. Quality management system certification will have benefits of an establishing the proper processes for future operations and effective use of the organizational assets and reduce the cost. Environmental management system standard certification will have benefits of potential of reducing wastage and save the environmental and better awareness of the environmental regulations and improve image with the community. Occupational health and safety management system standard will help to reduce the accident and save the cost of the company.
06 /How long will it take to get accreditation system certification?
Certification is being issued by the Accreditation body after assessing and auditing the management system of the organization as per the conformance of the requirements of the standard. The process of the certification of management system standards includes application, documents review, onsite audit, closing of nonconformity if any raised, reassessment and final decision of certification.
07 /Do we have to appoint 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.
08 /What is surveillance audit?
Surveillance audit is the reassessment and audit conducted by the external auditor (certification body) to find out whether management system of the certified organization meet the requirement of standard on day-to-day operation or not.
09 /When Surveillance audit conducts?
Surveillance audit requires to be conducted at least once in a year. Surveillance audit must be conducted within 12 months of certification.
10 /What is cost of ISO/IEC 17021:2015 registration and certification?
The cost of the ISO/IEC 17021:2015 Accreditation standard is depending on the organization size, complexity, technical scope and the number of schemes and standard that the body wishes to be accredited for.
11 /What else can you help us with?
We can provide you with:
- We provide ISO/IEC 17021:2015 document template tool kit.
- We can provide in-house and online training for ISO/IEC 17021:2015.
- Advice and guidance throughout the entire process to achieve ISO/IEC 17021:2015 accreditation.
12 /How long will it take to get accreditation system certification?
ISO/IEC 17021:2015 accreditation 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.
13 /What is the latest version of ISO/IEC 17021:2015?
ISO/IEC 17021:2015 is the latest version. ISO/IEC 17021:2011 was the previous version.
14 /What will you do for us to achieve ISO/IEC 17021:2015 accreditation system standard?
We will establish the project, provide training, and implement the project throughout the process but it is important that your organization runs the project.