» Accreditation Standards
UKAS is appointed by Government as the sole national accreditation body under the terms of SI 2009/3155, to deliver accreditation against the following harmonised international standards.
European and International Standards
ILAC - P15:07/2016
IAF MD 6:2014
Conformity Assessment - General requirements for proficiency testing
ISO/IEC 17021:2011** (ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015)
Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems
ISO Guide 34:2009
ISO 15195: 2003 (In conjunction with ISO/IEC 17025:2005)
**These standards have recently been revised and reissued by ISO & IEC and UKAS are in the process of implementing transition arrangements.
UKAS also provides accreditation to the following standards that are not harmonised, (not covered by European Regulation):
The accreditation of imaging services to the ISAS standard
ISO Guide 34
The accreditation of reference material producers
The accreditation of physiological services to the IQIPS standard
For further information:
- Copies of Standards can be obtained from national Standards bodies (in the UK, BSI Tel: 0208 996 9001).
- For information about organisations registered to ISO 9000 and ISO 14000, consult the QA Register.
- See Route to Accreditation for information about the process, estimated costs and timescales
- For more information contact UKAS on 01784 429000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- What can be accredited?