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ASTM International becomes IACET Accredited Provider.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 16, 2015 - ASTM International was awarded Accredited Provider status by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. IACET Accredited Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units. To achieve status, ASTM completed rigorous application process, including review by IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing design, development, administration, and evaluation of its programs.

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ASTM International Becomes Accredited Provider of IACET Continuing Education Units

Press release date: Nov 03, 2015

Prestigious Accreditation Shows Commitment to High-Quality Lifelong Learning

Yesterday, ASTM International was awarded the prestigious Accredited Provider status by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). IACET Accredited Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The recognition period extends for five years and includes programs offered or created during that time.

“ASTM is proud of our award-winning continuing education programs for industry and government. Already, we equip thousands of professionals each year with important technical skills to help our customers stay on the cutting edge in fields such as petroleum, the environment and construction,” says James Thomas, president of ASTM International. “Our new partnership with IACET reflects our commitment to lifelong learning and to high-quality programs. We are excited to join an elite group of organizations that offer world-class continuing education and training programs.”

“We are pleased to welcome ASTM as our newest Accredited Provider organization,” says Francenia Johnson, president of IACET and supervisor of operations and measurements at Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division (MLGW) in Memphis, Tennessee. “ASTM International joins nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by thirdparty experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”

In order to achieve Accredited Provider status, ASTM completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration and evaluation of its programs. ASTM has pledged continued compliance with the standard and is now authorized to use the IACET name and Accredited Provider logo on promotional course material. In addition, ASTM is now linked to the IACET website and is recognized as offering the highest quality continuing education and training programs.

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The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET 12007 Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. For more information, visit www.iacet.org.

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