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Certification Process for Management Systems

 

1
Application
  • Application request reception;;
  • Application review and documentation analysis;
  • Prior visit, when applicable;
  • Audit planning and audit team proposal.

 

2
Initial Audit (Stage 1)
  • Audit plan;
  • Audit execution;
  • Audit report;

 

3
Initial Audit (Stage 2)
  • Audit plan;
  • Audit execution;
  • Audit report;
  • After the conclusion of this audit, if any non-conformity is identified, a Corrective Action Plan should be defined by the Organization, whose contents include: analysis of causes, planned actions, responsible parties and date of completion of actions;
  • Audit report and corrective action plan analysis;
  • Certification decision;
  • Certificate issuance;
  • In determining the time period between stage 1 and stage 2 audits, consideration is given to the needs of the Organization to solve audit findings identified during stage 1, but in no case can exceed one year.

 

4
Surveillance audits
  • Audit plan;
  • Audit execution;
  • Audit report;
  • Audit report and corrective action plan analysis;
  • Decision of certification maintenance.

 

For more information:
APCER RGC Sistemas de Gestao EN

General Regulation for Management System Certification

Language: English

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Certification Process for Products, Services and Processes

 

1
Application
  • Application request reception;
  • Application review and documentation analysis;
  • Establishment of the audit date and audit team proposal.
  • Prior visit, when applicable

 

2
Initial Audit
  • Audit plan;
  • Audit execution with collection and test of samples, where applicable;
  • Preparation of the audit report and analysis of the test results, where applicable;
  • After the conclusion of this audit, if any non-conformity is identified, a Corrective Action Plan should be defined by the Organization, whose contents include: analysis of causes, planned actions, responsible parties and date of completion of actions;
  • Audit report and corrective action plan analysis;
  • Certification decision;
  • Certificate issuance (the validity of the certificate depends on the product, process and service that is being certified) and right of use of the certification mark or licenses.

 

3
Surveillance audits
  • Establishment of the audit date;
  • Audit plan;
  • Audit execution with collection and test of samples, where applicable;
  • Audit report and analysis of the test results, where applicable;
  • Audit report and corrective action plan analysis;
  • Decision of certification maintenance.

 

For more information:
APCER RGC PPS EN

General Regulation for Product Processes and Services Certification

Language: English

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