Conformity assessment schemes/programmes (CAS) – ‘The development and maintenance of a CAS’

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This is the second 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 third module in the series can be found here: Part A, Part B and Part C. Where reference is made to this module it is to highlight that there will be follow-up and expansion of those points in those 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
    • Recap of Module 1 ‘Setting the scene (or scheme)’!
    • CAS owner responsibility
    • Which conformity assessment standard?
    • Developing a CAS – considerations
    • Summary
  • Learning objectives

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

    • Understand and apply the fundamentals for conformity assessment schemes including the functional approach.
    • Understand the role of the scheme owner and the scheme owner’s responsibilities.
    • Determine which conformity assessment standard applies to a scheme based on the object of the conformity assessment.
    • Understand and apply key considerations to the development of a CAS.
  • Who should enrol?

    All those interested in understanding the development and maintenance of conformity assessment schemes.

  • 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.