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Why is accreditation of training providers so important – especially in the oil and gas industry?

In high-consequence industries such as petroleum, small mistakes can become expensive incidents or dangerous – even fatal – disasters. And in many accidents, human error is the cause.

Effective training significantly reduces errors and risk… but how can you be sure a training program is effective?

Third-party accreditation by ANSI provides continual quality assurance for an outcome-based training certificate program.

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ANSI Certificate Accreditation Program – ANSI-CAP

ANSI-CAP provides neutral, third-party attestation that a certificate-based training program leads to better-educated, qualified workers. When employers, trainees, and policy makers see the ANSI Accredited Mark, they can have confidence that the certificates you award represent the best in quality education and training with effective outcomes.

You’re already using standards approved by ANSI for your best practices – shouldn’t you demonstrate that highest level of quality assurance to the market?

 ANSI/ASSE Z390.1–2017, Accepted Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs.

Why seek ANSI accreditation for your training certificate program?

  • ANSI is the nationally and internationally trusted name in standards and conformity assessment
  • Employers and regulators increasingly look for ANSI accreditation to differentiate the most effective skills-based training programs aligned with critical workforce needs.
  • ANSI-CAP accreditation demonstrates to the public that a program meets or exceeds a recognized quality standard for learning – the American National Standard ANSI/ASTM E2659, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs.
  • Accreditation by ANSI can provide educational defensibility for a quality training program and can help with legal and public defensibility if an incident occurs.
  • Going through the ANSI accreditation process helps a training program keep its policies, procedures, operations, and faculty up to date and in line with current knowledge and best practices – especially critical in high-risk environments and high-consequence industries.
  • For more, download: Top 10 Advantages of Accredited Third-Party Conformity Assessment
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How do you identify a quality certificate training program? Look for the ANSI Accredited Mark.

 A certificate means much more when ANSI accreditation assures quality and value.

 Watch a quick video testimonial of a training provider whose certificate program is stronger because of      ANSI-CAP.


How can you get started with ANSI accreditation?

Enroll in ANSI’s Certificate Issuers' Accreditation Workshop for an introduction to the process and requirements for developing a quality, outcome-based education/training course.


Or contact:

Turan Ayvaz
Director, Certificate Accreditation
202.331.3635
tayvaz@ansi.org
ANSI Certificate Accreditation Program (ANSI-CAP)
1899 L St, NW, 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20036

Accreditation for Oil & Gas Industry Training Programs

United States Conformity Assessment Principles