The accreditation process consists of various steps. We make a distinction between the application for a new accreditation, the maintenance of an existing accreditation and extending the scope of an existing accreditation.
A general overview is given below. You will be given a detailed process description when you select one of the steps. The entire process is described in policy document BR002.
There are four steps when applying for a new accreditation or standard:
Please complete the relevant application form to apply for a new accreditation or standard.
There are four steps for maintaining an existing accreditation:
The audit assessments and re-assessments are undertaken on the initiative of the RvA in order that we can ensure ongoing supervision of existing accreditations.
There are three steps for extending the scope of an existing accreditation:
If you wish to extend the scope of an existing accreditation please complete the relevant application form. To extend the scope under a new standard you must submit a new application.