ISO/IEC 17065:2012 is the international standard that provides requirements for product certification. It sets the requirements for bodies certifying products, processes, and services.
This standard was published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 165 national standards bodies; in partnership with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), a not-for-profit organisation that works independently of any government; hence it is called as ISO/IEC 17065:2012.
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Who Should Apply For ISO/IEC 17065?
Any organization that wants to get its product, process, or service certified needs to fulfil the requirements of ISO/IEC 17065.
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This documentation toolkit consists of a set of documents under the requirements for the Conformity assessment — Requirements for Bodies Certifying Products, Processes, and Services for ISO/IEC 17065:2012.
Our document kit consists of all the documents compliant with ISO/IEC 17065. The documents are organized and structured in 3 tiers: namely the Manual, Procedures, and Annexures & Forms.
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What are the benefits of ISO/IEC 17065:2012?
- An ISO/IEC 17065:2012 accredited Product/service/process certification body has a definite advantage over competitors and a good image of certification body in the worldwide market.
- It helps to enhance effectiveness, productivity, and efficiency in the overall operation, It improves the level of motivation, co-operation, and quality awareness including competence.
- It helps in the reduction of cost.
- It provides guidelines and better control to establish a systematic approach to the activities. It establishes the confidence of management and its customers on the certificate and increases customers’ trust as well as market share.
- It also provides International recognition and credibility.
What is certification process of ISO/IEC 17065:2012?
Certification is being issued by the Accreditation body after assessing and auditing the accreditation system of the organization as per the conformance of the requirements of the standard. Accreditation process stages are like an acknowledgment of application, initial review of the application, application and documents review, Pre-assessment, onsite audit, technical review report, and granting of accreditation certification.
How long will it take to get accreditation system certification?
ISO/IEC 17065:2012 accreditation certification is an ongoing process, it is not a single event. Once certified, the certification needs to be maintained and renewed by complying with the international standard requirements. Depending on the size and complexity of the organization. it could take between 1-3 months to achieve the initial certification.
What is the latest version of ISO/IEC 17065:2012?
ISO/IEC 17065:2012 is the latest version. ISO/IEC 17065:1996 was the previous version.
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We will establish the project, provide training, develop a document, and implement the project throughout the process but it is important that your organization runs the project.
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