17025 QMS Short Webinar 01-Certification or Accreditation? Which Should I Choose?
Certification or Accreditation? Which Should I Choose?
Webinar 1 - Accreditation vs. Certification. Which one should I choose?
This hour-long webinar will explain the main differences between Certification and Accreditation processes, and it will provide a selection rule. It will also present in detail the international structure of Conformity Assessment and the different accreditation program options being available.
Presented by an international accreditation body assessor and member of numerous technical committees with over 20 years of experience as Certification and Accreditation expert and conformity assessment trainer.
- The world of Conformity Assessment-What it is and why we need it
- Exploring Certification
- Exploring Accreditation
- Common Certification Programs
- Common Accreditation Programs
- Choosing between Certification and Accreditation
- Achieving Global Recognition
- Beware of scams!
Dr. George Anastasopoulos is a standards development and conformity assessment professional with global experience spanning more than 25 years. Published author and personnel certification leader who has held a number of prestigious and honorary appointments internationally since the early 1990s. Dr. George is an experienced trainer in the field of conformity assessment and currently oversees the IAS programs related to laboratories, inspection bodies, and personnel certification bodies. He is a trained APAC evaluator and the leader of IAS laboratory assessors.