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Register for Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop


Please Register by August 29, 2019

All relevant stakeholders are invited to register for the 17024 Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop on September 3-4, 2019, at the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) headquarters in Washington, DC. The workshop will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days.

The workshop is designed to educate organizations that are considering accreditation to ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024, General requirements for bodies operating certification schemes for persons. This International Standard, also adopted as an American National Standard, is a globally-accepted benchmark for bodies managing the certification of persons. Learn about the value of ANSI/ISO IEC 17024 accreditation.

Through presentations, small group discussions and exercises, participants will:

  • Analyze and understand the requirements in ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024
  • Hear case studies from accredited certification bodies on how to successfully navigate the application process
  • Develop self-assessment skills to conduct a gap analysis to identify areas of improvement and form an action plan
  • Discuss best practices and mistakes made by certification programs in program design and implementation, as well as tips for how to control costs while maintaining quality
  • Learn about new paradigms in personnel certification and better understand the evolving credentialing landscape
  • Understand the accreditation process, which is guided by the International Standard ISO/IEC 17011, Conformity assessment - General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies

Register for the September Workshop

Additionally, all remaining Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshops in 2019 are now open for registration:


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