Conformity Assessment Schemes (CAS) Setting the Scene (or scheme)

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This is the first in a series of three modules intended to enable an understanding of conformity assessment schemes (CAS) and the importance of these schemes within accredited conformity assessment activity.

Note – The second module in the series can be found here and Module 3 can be found here: Part A, Part B, Part C. Where reference is made to these modules, it is to highlight that there will be follow-up and expansion of those points in subsequent modules. 

The ‘scope’ of the modules is limited currently to inspection and certification schemes relating to the certification of persons, products, processes and services.

  • This module covers the following aspects
    • What is a CAS?
    • Where does a CAS fit in with accredited conformity assessment activity?
    • Is the CAS valid?  Does it matter?
    • CAS ownership – who owns the scheme, and does it matter?
  • Learning objectives

    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Understand and apply the fundamentals for conformity assessment schemes.
    • Explain the importance of the scheme in accredited conformity assessment activity.
    • Determine if the object of conformity assessment (e.g. the product, the process, the service, the person) satisfies the requirements within the specified scheme.
  • Who should enrol?

    All those interested in understanding the fundamentals of conformity assessment schemes and accredited conformity assessment activity.

  • Duration

    One hour

  • Price

    £65 excluding VAT

    Please note: online payment by credit card only

  • eLearning

    This training is presented as self-paced, modular online eLearning. After your payment for this training is processed, you will receive an email including a link to access the course material. This is available 24/7 and will be accessible to you for 12 months from the date of purchase.

    When completed, you will be issued with a certificate of completion.