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Register Now for ANSI's Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop: Understanding the Requirements of ANSI/ISO 17024

4/29/2015
ANSI News

May 21-22 Workshop Scheduled at ANSI's D.C. Headquarters

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) invites all interested stakeholders to register and attend its upcoming Personnel Certification Accreditation workshop, scheduled May 21-22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT at ANSI headquarters in Washington, D.C.

The workshop will provide information about ISO/IEC 17024:2012, General requirements for bodies operating certification schemes for persons. The two-day course is intended for all organizations considering accreditation by ANSI to ISO/IEC 17024, an international standard increasingly recognized by the U.S. government, the certification industry, and employers.

The course will also be held on the following additional dates from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., also at ANSI headquarters:

  • June 22-23
  • September 10-12
  • October 8-9
  • December 9-10

Attendees will learn from recognized experts about the requirements in the latest 2012 edition of /ISO/IEC 17024. Registrants will participate in presentations, small group discussions, and exercises to get a better understanding of what ANSI expects organizations to provide as demonstration of compliance to each of the requirements. In addition, attendees will be able to self-assess their own operations, and identify areas needing improvement prior to applying for ANSI accreditation.

For more information on eligibility, class scheduling, or to register, click here or contact Dr. Vijay Krishna, director of personnel certification accreditation, at vkrishna@ansi.org.

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