STAREGISTER International Inc. has been granted accreditation, complying to the requirements of ISO 17024 “Conformity assessment - General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons” and ISO 17021 "Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management system" and relative IPC and IAF guidelines, from the International Accreditation Service (IAS).
Scopes for ISO 17021 Accreditation
The scope of accreditation includes the following management system certification programs:
The scope extends, to include specialized standards like ISO 29990: Learning services for non-formal education and training/Basic requirements for service providers, OIC/SMIIC1: General Guidelines on Halal Food, Regulation EC/No761/2001: Voluntary participation by organizations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS), IOC/T.33: Quality Management Guides for the Olive Oil Industry/Olive Oil Mills/Packing Plants/Pomace Oil Extraction Industry/Refineries, AGRO1: Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points System (HACCP), AGRO2: Integrated Management System for agricultural production, ELOT 1435: Management systems for advertisers, media, marketing companies, ELOT 1434: Management systems Requirements for organizations of the automotive sector organizations, ELOT 1417: Management systems Requirements for Agricultural Tourism, ELOT 1429: Project Management Capability Of Public Sector Organizations, Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) Best Practice Guidance.
Scopes for ISO 17024 Accreditation
The scope of accreditation includes the following personnel certification programs:
1. Management Systems Professionals Scheme
Auditors (ISO 19011) for:
▶︎ CQMA(TM) - Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001)
▶︎ CEMA(TM) - Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001)
▶︎ COHA(TM) - Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems (OHSAS 18001)
▶︎ CFSA(TM) - Food Safety Management Systems (ISO 22000)
▶︎ CRMA(TM) - Risk Management Systems (ISO 31000)
▶︎ CASA(TM) - Accreditation of Management Systems (ISO 17000 series)
Managers (ISO 10019) for:
▶︎ CQM(TM) - Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001)
▶︎ CEM(TM) - Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001)
▶︎ COHM(TM) - Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems (OHSAS 18001)
▶︎ CFSM(TM) - Food Safety Management Systems (ISO 22000)
▶︎ CRMM(TM) - Risk Management Systems (ISO 31000)
Consultants (ISO 10019) for:
▶︎ CQMC(TM)- Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001)
▶︎CEMC(TM)- Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001)
▶︎COHC(TM)- Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems (OHSAS 18001)
▶︎CFSC(TM)- Food Safety Management Systems (ISO 22000)
▶︎CRMC(TM) - Risk Management Systems (ISO 31000)
2. Asset Management Professionals Scheme
▶︎ PREV(TM) - Real Estate/Market Valuations
▶︎ PCPV(TM) - Residential and Standard Commercial Property Valuations
▶︎ PMRV(TM)- Property and Market Rating Valuations
▶︎ PMLV(TM)- Mortage Lending Valuations
▶︎ PBSV(TM) - Bank Sector Valuations
▶︎ PEMV(TM) - Electro-mechanical Installation Valuations
▶︎ PBFV(TM) - Business-Finance Valuations
▶︎ PFAV(TM) - Fine-Art Valuations
▶︎ PREA(TM) - Professional Real Estate Agents
Accredited by IAS
The International Accreditation Service (IAS) is a nonprofit, public-benefit corporation that has been providing accreditation services since 1975. As one of the leading global accreditation bodies, based in Los Angeles, United States, IAS is a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) signatory of the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC). IAS is also a Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) signatory of the Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).
STAREGISTER has established a series of International Agreements with CEPAS (Italy), TQNet (Turkey), RAB-QSA (USA) through Bi-Lateral Agreements, facilitating global professional recognition of its customers.
RABQSA International(USA-Australia) and STAREGISTER signed a Bilateral Agreement for the mutual recognition of personnel and training course certifications. Both organizations have identified certification products that are mutually acceptable. These include Qualification-based QMS, EMS and OHS Auditors.The partnership between the personnel certification bodies will increase the level of confidence in the value of third party management product and service assurance systems, including that of the people responsible for implementation, management, audit and performance. This partnership will also aid in the improvement of the national and international conformity assessment infrastructures.
Turkish TQNet and STAREGISTER signed a Bilateral Agreement for the mutual recognition of personnel and training course certifications. Both organizations have identified certification products that are mutually acceptable. These include Qualification-based QMS, EMS and OHS Auditors.
CYCERT, Cyprus Certification State Organization and STAREGISTER signed a Bilateral Agreement for the mutual cooperation on personnel and training course certifications. Both organizations have identified certification products that are of mutual interest. These include all STAREGISTER certification programs.
Italian CEPAS and STAREGISTER signed a Bilateral Agreement for the mutual recognition of personnel and training course certifications. Both organizations have identified certification products that are mutually acceptable. These include Qualification-based QMS, EMS and OHS Auditors.
STAREGISTER is actively participating in a series of International Organizations. Therefore, it is always updating and enhancing its certification schemes, assuring its certified professionals for receiving state of the art, market leading and competent certification services.
IPC was established in 1990 in Singapore - as IATCA - with offices in Sydney. Today it represents the interests of member organisations across the five continents of Europe, Australia, Asia, the Americas and Africa. Its members run more than 50 personnel certification schemes with more than 350.000 certified professionals in more than 85 countries in the world. Among its members are some of the most reputable personnel certification bodies such as Exemplar Global (RABQSA), DGQ, EOQ, CEPAS, TRA, Quality Austria, etc.
IPC strives to promote business improvement, through the recognition of individuals who, having demonstrated competence to internationally-agreed industry criteria will provide an effective contribution to business performance. The organization also aims to provide assurance to industry, through the provision of consistent, competent personnel performance worldwide.
In accordance with the objectives of IPC, its MLA has been established in 1998 and updated in 2010, to facilitate international recognition of the certificates issued by those IPC members that certify personnel and/or recognize training courses against the IPC criteria. This is achieved by operating under a common set of rules and by working within a common certification framework. The certificates issued by IPC members (Personnel Certification Bodies) and the performance of the professionals they certify are viewed as conforming with the highest set of standards, set by an association of organisations active in personnel certification and conformity assessment that strive to increase the status of certified personnel on a global scale. IPC works directly with IAF, ISO, CASCO, Codex Alimentarius and other International Organisations, on Personnel Certification issues.
Sedex, the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange, is a not for profit membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains. As the largest collaborative platform for sharing ethical supply chain data, Sedex is an innovative and effective supply chain management solution, helping you to reduce risk, protect your company reputation and improve supply chain practices.
Sedex offers a simple and effective way of managing ethical and responsible practices in your supply chain. Its core product is a secure, online database which allows members to store, share and report on information on four key areas:
Health & Safety
The Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) was developed by the Sedex Associate Auditor Group (AAG). SMETA is designed to reduce duplication of effort in ethical trade auditing, benefitting retailers, consumer brands, and their suppliers. It was developed in response to member demand for an ethical audit report format that could more easily be shared. SMETA incorporates 3 elements:
A common best practice guidance on conducting ethical trade audits
A common audit report format
A common corrective action plan format