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Registration Open: February Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop


The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) has opened enrollment for all relevant stakeholders, who are invited to register for the 17024 Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop on February 19-20, 2020, at ANSI's 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 ISO/IEC 17024, General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification of 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 ISO IEC 17024 accreditation.

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

  • Analyze and understand the requirements in 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 - Requirements for Accreditation Bodies Accrediting Conformity Assessment Bodies

Register for the February Workshop Today!

Additionally, all remaining Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshops in 2020 are open for registration:

  • May 27-28, 2020
  • July 15-16, 2020
  • September 2-3, 2020
  • November 18-19, 2020

New: Private Training Offering

For organizations that have several staff members or teams needing ISO/IEC 17024 training, private, on-site training at the organization's offices is also available. For more information, contact [email protected] or 414-501-5445.


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