Publication new version of specific accreditation protocol C009.


The RvA has published new versions of SAP-C009 concerning the HKZ Certification and NEN-EN 15224 certification according to NTA 8224. This protocol serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002.

Specific Accreditation Protocol C009 contains a description for the accreditation of certification of quality systems in the care and welfare sector on the basis of NTA 8224 with addenda for HKZ certification and NEN-EN 15224 certification.

Compared to version 2, dated 14 July 2015, the following significant changes have been made:

  • changed SAP-structure and a description of the connection with SAP-C000;
  • changed accreditation standard: ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015;
  • changed certification documents (versions and titles of certification standards) and the new NTA 8224+C1:2017;
  • description of the scope of accreditation;
  • changed role of the  scheme manager;
  • change in description of the nature and content of the assessments due to the introduction of IAF MD17;
  • adaptation other information;
  • adaptation of Annex 1: scope with clusters.

Click here for new version SAP-C009 (Dutch)