April 15, 2022
ANAB Accredits ASQExcellence Certification Programs
The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is pleased to announce that it has awarded initial accreditation to ASQ for five certification programs of its ASQExcellence (ASQE) trade association.
Accreditation was granted under ANAB’s personnel certification program to ISO/IEC 17024, Conformity Assessment – General Requirements for Bodies Operation Certification of Persons, for the following scopes:
- Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)
- Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
- Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE)
- Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB)
- Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE)
“ANAB’s accreditation program based on the international standard ISO/IEC 17024 has helped personnel certification programs improve and demonstrate the high quality of their offerings for nearly 20 years,” said Vijay Krishna, ANAB’s vice president, credentialing. “ASQExcellence programs have met ANAB’s stringent criteria, and we’re thrilled to grant them accreditation that represents the best quality in personnel certification programs.”
Founded in 2020, ASQE is a trade association that provides expertise, insights, thought leadership, networks, and resources to a global membership of organizations to set the standard for quality-driven offerings and insights worldwide.
The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is the largest multi-disciplinary ISO/IEC 17011 accreditation body in North America, with comprehensive signatory status across the multilateral recognition arrangements of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC). The ANAB accreditation portfolio includes management systems certification bodies, calibration and testing labs, product certification bodies, personnel credentialing organizations, forensic test and calibration service providers, inspection bodies, police crime units, greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies, reference material producers, and proficiency test providers. For more information, visit https://www.anab.org/.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity. Its membership is comprised of businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations.
The Institute represents and serves the diverse interests of more than 270,000 companies and organizations and 30 million professionals worldwide. ANSI is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). For more information, visit www.ansi.org.