ANSI - American National Standards Institute

Training Courses in Standardization & Related Matters

ANSI’s education and training courses and seminars are developed in cooperation with recognized standards experts who thoroughly understand the issues and the requirements of effective standardization leadership and participation.

The Institute’s courses help standards and conformity assessment professionals effectively navigate the myriad processes and procedures of national and international standards development programs. These educational programs do not include technical training or courses on specific standards, as these are the primary responsibility of ANSI’s members and accredited standards developers.

 Please view the training schedule to see which courses are currently available for registration.

Instructor-Led Courses

Course No. 287

The American Way: The American National Standard(ANS) Development Process

[One day; $395 Member; $495 Non-Member]

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Course No. 627

Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop: Understanding the Requirements of ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 - General requirements for bodies operating certification schemes for persons

[Two Days; $795 Member; $895 Non-Member]

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Course No. 806

Certificate Issuers’ Accreditation Workshop

[Two Days: $795 Member; $895 Non-Member]

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ANSI/IREC 14732 Workshop

Certificate Awarding Entities' Accreditation Workshop

[One & Half Days; $795 Member; $895 Non-Member]

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Product Certification - ISO/IEC 17065 Training Workshop

Understanding the Requirements and Concepts of ISO/IEC 17065 - Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services

[Two Days: $875 Member; $975 Non-Member]

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Web-based Courses

Course No. 205

ISO Secretariat Operations: Taking the Secret out of the Secretariat

ANSI will offer this course [FREE OF CHARGE] for individuals in the U.S. who serve in the following roles:

  • Secretariat of an ISO TC or SC
  • U.S. TAG Administrator for ISO TC or SC
  • Officers of U.S. TAGs
  • Delegates to ISO TC or SC meetings

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Course No. 208

The Operating Procedures of U.S. TAGs to ISO: Strengthening the U.S. Voice in International Standardization

ANSI will offer this course [FREE OF CHARGE] for individuals in the U.S. who serve in the following roles:

  • Secretariat of an ISO TC or SC
  • U.S. TAG Administrator for ISO TC or SC
  • Officers of U.S. TAGs
  • Delegates to ISO TC or SC meetings

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What is an American National Standard anyway?

ANSI will offer this course [FREE OF CHARGE]
A basic overview of the American National Standards (ANS) process, ANSI’s role, the role of 228 ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers (www.ansi.org/asd), the ANSI Essential Requirements (www.ansi.org/essentialrequirements), and how stakeholders can participate in this voluntary consensus standards development process.



An Introduction to Standards: Why, Where and How Are They Developed

ANSI will offer this course [FREE OF CHARGE], this online course provides an overview of standards in the national and international arenas, as well as ANSI’s role in the standardization process.

 Virtual Workshops

 E-Learning

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Public sessions of ANSI courses are offered at the Institute’s offices in New York City and Washington, DC as well as other locations around the U.S. Cost effective on-site training is also available.

ANSI Nanotechnology Standards Panel