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Register Today: ANSI Announces Accreditation Workshops through 2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce its course offerings for the Institute's highly esteemed accreditation workshops in 2012. Held at ANSI's Washington, DC, headquarters, all workshops are led by nationally recognized experts in the field.

Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop
This two-day workshop is designed to introduce interested stakeholders to the international standard ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024, General requirements for bodies operating certification schemes for persons. Discussions focus on building an understanding of the standard's requirements, its benefits, and why it has become the benchmark for personnel certification.

This workshop is geared toward representatives of corporations, organizations, government agencies, and others who either operate personnel certification programs or wish to learn more about the ANSI accreditation process.

2012 Dates Open for Registration
January 30-31
March 27-28
May 7-8
June 11-12
September 10-11
October 15-16
December 6-7

Certificate Issuers' Accreditation Workshop

This two-day workshop will introduce the American National Standard ASTM E2659-09, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs, and the Institute's Certificate Accreditation Program, or ANSI-CAP. Attendees will learn about the requirements for developing a quality education/training course with an assessment at the end to determine if the learning outcomes have been achieved. The workshop covers such areas as: terminology, significance and use of the standard, requirements for certificate issuers, and certificate program and certificate issuance and use.

This workshop is of interest to corporations, organizations, government agencies, and others that are issuing "certificates" based on a training or education course(s), and stakeholders (such as HR directors) who are accepting individuals with "certificates" into their organizations.

2012 Dates Open for Registration
February 8-9
April 24-25
June 14-15
September 25-26
November 15-16

For more information, visit ANSI's education and training page.


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