Original Press Release
Register Now for ANSI Accreditation Workshops through 2011
Press release date: November 11, 2010
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce its course offerings for the Institute's highly esteemed accreditation workshops through 2011. Held at ANSI's Washington, DC, headquarters, all workshops are led by nationally recognized experts in the field.
Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop This two-day workshop is designed to introduce interested stakeholders to the international standard ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024, General requirements for bodies operating certification schemes for persons. Discussions focus on building an understanding of the standard's requirements, its benefits, and why it has become the benchmark for personnel certification.
This workshop is geared toward representatives of corporations, organizations, government agencies, and others who either operate personnel certification programs or wish to learn more about the ANSI accreditation process.
2010 Dates Open for Registration November 17-18
2011 Dates Open for Registration February 7-8 June 27-28 July 21-22 September 15-16 November 3-4 December 1-2
Certificate Issuers' Accreditation Workshop This two-day workshop will introduce the American National Standard ASTM E2659-09, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs, and the Institute's Certificate Accreditation Program (ANSI-CAP). Attendees will learn about the requirements for developing a quality education/training course with an assessment at the end to determine if the learning outcomes have been achieved. The workshop covers such areas as: terminology, significance and use of the standard, requirements for certificate issuers, and certificate program and certificate issuance and use.
This workshop is of interest to corporations, organizations, government agencies, and others that are issuing "certificates" based on a training or education course(s), and stakeholders (such as HR directors) who are accepting individuals with "certificates" into their organizations.
2010 Dates Open for Registration December 7-8
2011 Dates Open for Registration February 9-10 April 27-28 June 29-30 September 21-22 December 8-9
Combo Course: Certificate Issuers' Accreditation/Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop ANSI is pleased to introduce a special three-day combo workshop specifically designed for organizations interested in both the Personnel Certification Accreditation and Certificate Issuers' Accreditation workshops. The first two days will focus on ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024, General requirements for bodies operating certification schemes for persons. The final day will address ASTM E2659-09, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs and the Institute's Certificate Accreditation Program.
2011 Dates Open for Registration May 11-13