ISO 9001: Will you be ready for the transition by the Sept 2018 deadline?
Your organisation officially has one year to transition to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard.
The clock is ticking for organisations certified against ISO 9001:2008 to transition to the 2015 version of each of each of these standards. Will you be ready?
At Crest Advisory Africa, we value our close relationships we have with the corporate sector, which is the reason why we are reminding all organisations to update their certification. This goes hand in hand with preparation and transition training, to adapt to the new standards.
The three-year (3) grace period that organisations were given to make the change is slowly reaching its end with the deadline for both revisions are scheduled for 14th September 2018. A reminder that organisations that do not make the change in the allotted time; risk losing the certification. This will not only result in a regulatory risk but also reputation and that will materialise in a financial risk and losses.
Whilst a year or 365 days, may seem like a sufficient amount of time, many certification bodies are already fully booked until September next year, which indicates the need to act fast.
Crest Advisory Africa (Pty) Ltd, is an accreditation body under the licence of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Body (PECB), and would, therefore, like to outline how organisations can utilise our services in preparation of your timely transitioning to the new standards.
PECB Internationally Certified: ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management
Crest Advisory Africa is accredited by the PECB to conduct internationally accredited training with our Public Courses through our CAA Training Academy (CAATA) and if needed, to do it on site, with our In-house Training offerings.
The training for each of the standards consists of the following modules for different audiences:
|Introduction (1 Day)||
This training is specifically focused on an Introduction to the standard.
|Foundation (2 days)||
|Certified Lead Implementer (5 days)||
|Certified Lead Auditor(5 days)||
|ISO 9001: 2015 Transition||
Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.
Organisational Gap analysis against ISO 9001: 2015
Organisations will then need to perform a gap analysis to assess the nature of changes that are required in their business. Should you not feel confident in conducting a gap analysis, you may call on a Crest Advisory Africa (CAA) qualified Lead Implementer and Auditor to assist. Crest Advisory Africa (CAA) offers guidance that will lead your team to certain compliance.
Once ready, you can contact Crest Advisory Africa (CAA) to conduct a pre-certification, or readiness audit, implement corrective action and you’re good to go.Transition to ISO 9001:2015
Certification Body against ISO 9001:2015
Once ready, you can contact CAA to conduct a pre-certification, or readiness audit, implement corrective action and you’re good to go. Losing certification can be potentially damaging to your organisation, and even more stressful as time is of the essence.
We will facilitate the certification process for you and create a seamless process for your certification. This also provides you with the opportunity to obtain international certification, having an even better position in the market.
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