Training on EN ISO / IEC 17021-1: 2015 and the relevant guidelines of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF)

 
Organized by the Institute for Accreditation of the Republic of Macedonia (IARM), from 26 to 28 February 2018, in Skopje a Training on the Standard ISO / IEC 17021-1: 2015 for the certification bodies for management systems and mandatory documents of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) have been performed.
 
The Presenters at the workshop were representatives of the national accreditation body of the Republic of Croatia (HAA), and the participants were leading and technical assessors from the IARM's List of assessors included in the accreditation procedures of the certification bodies as well as representatives from the bodies for certification of management systems. On the part of the training dedicated to assessing the risks of impartiality and independence, IARM's assessors for the inspection bodies participated.
 
The training covered the detailed requirements of the Standard ISO / IEC 17021-1: 2015, the ISO / IEC 17021-2: 2016 and ISO / IEC 17021-3: 2017 standards, as well as the mandatory documents of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) followed by an interactive discussion aimed at sharing information and experiences, raising the competence of assessors as well as harmonizing the practical application of the standard and mandatory documents related to this field.
 
Special emphasis was given on the criteria for the competence of the assessors for the certification bodies for management systems, as well as the requirements for the competence of the auditors of the certification bodies; planning and realization of the assessment in the office and testifying in the audit of the certification bodies.
 
At the end of the training, the participants were given Certificates for participation.

 

 

 

 

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