Publication new version specific accreditation protocols C000 (management system certification, general) and C004 (QMS certification - ISO 9001)

29-10-2019

Specific Accreditation Protocol C000 contains a brief description for the accreditation of management systems based on ISO/IEC 17021-1.
This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002 and was changed on October 28, 2019.

Specific Accreditation Protocol C004 contains a brief description for the accreditation of quality management system certification in accordance with ISO 9001.
This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002 and was changed on October 28, 2019.

SAP-C000:

In comparison with version 4, dated November 2018, the following significant changes have been made in this document:

  •  paragraph 1.3, added: IAF MD23;
  •  paragraph 1.3, updated: Title of IAF MD4, RvA-T033 and RvA-T043;
  •  Appendix A, updated: SAP C006, referring to ISO 45001;
  •  Appendix A, added: SAP C025;
  •  condition related to performing witness assessments during an initial assessment or an extension of the accreditation added to 3.2.3;
  •  possibility for additional investigations added to 3.2.3, in case of incomplete witnessing of audits.

Click here for the latest version of SAP-C000.
 

SAP-C004:

In comparison with version 2 dated June 2017 the following significant changes have been made:

  •  Contract catering as co-notation has been removed;
  •  AQAP 2120 and AQAP 2130 as co-notation has been removed;
  •  Chapter 4 "Specific issues fort he RvA assessment" has been removed;
  •  Paragraph 3.2.3 concerning the document to be provided for a witness activity has been adapted;
  •  Annex 2 has been removed.

Click here for the latest version of SAP-C004.

 

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