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ANSI to hold Certificate Issuers' Accreditation Workshops.

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April 14, 2011 - ANSI will hold its Certificate Issuers' Accreditation Workshop at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. on April 27-28. Workshop will introduce American National Standard ASTM E2659-09, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs, and Institute's Certificate Accreditation Program. Attendees will learn about requirements for developing quality education/training course. Session will also be held June 29-30, September 21-22, and December 8-9.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

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Act Now: Several Seats Still Available for April 27-28 Certificate Issuers' Accreditation Workshop

Press release date: April 7, 2011

New York - There's still time to register for the upcoming Certificate Issuers' Accreditation Workshop, to be held by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on April 27-28, in Washington, DC. 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. It is recommended for any corporations, organizations, government agencies, and others that are issuing certificates based on training or education courses, and stakeholders such as HR directors who are accepting individuals with certificates within their organizations. Registration is required for all attendees. In addition to the April 27-28 session, this course will also be held on June 29-30, September 21-22, and December 8-9. The sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and take place at ANSI's Washington, DC, headquarters. Combo Course
On May 11-13, 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.

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