ISO Certification is, without a doubt, a great tool to add credibility and demonstrate that your product and services meet the expectations of your clients. However, passing the certification process successfully is often a challenging task for every business owners. Even though every business has a unique needs the requirements to get certified. Well, read on to find it.
1. Choose the type of ISO Certification
There are more than 20000 ISO Standard Certification available today. Some of them are ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, ISO 27001, ISO 20000 and ISO 50001. The ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 is generally applicable to every business while the other certifications are granted depending upon your industry and company’s unique needs. So, you have to clearly define the aspect you want to change most.
2. Document the Organization Procedures
As per the ISO 9001 Quality management system requirements, you’ll need to write a short quality manual. The document is basically the backbone of your firm’s management system, where you’ll announce your intentions. Put it simply, this is often the document where you record the quality policy and objectives, and sometimes you can include the company’s mission and vision statement.
In this statement, clearly state what your company does, the documented procedures you’ve created to govern quality management system, and how the documented and non-documented processes interact to form your quality system.
3. Train Your Employees
Your employees should be suitably trained to ensure they execute their job duties effectively and be able to adjust any new system that may come in as the business evolves. The amount of training will depend on each employee’s responsibilities, post experience, and education. While some employees will be trained in every aspect of quality management of the ISO Standard, some sections have to be known to everyone.
4. Find an Auditor
You’ll have to be audited to get ISO Certification in UAE or in other countries and, therefore, you must find the right auditor from an accredited certification body that is compatible with your company. If you want to get the most out of the process, be sure to work with a reliable auditor who has a solid experience in the platform you’re operating in.
5. Get Audited
Auditors have a fair amount of discretion in the observations and problems they write up, therefore, can determine whether or not you’ll get certified on your mock audits to eliminate any major non conformance that might cause you not to get certified. This way you will get few suggestions to make improvements on your quality system. And after that, you can arrange for a final audit.
There you have key steps to a successful ISO Certification in UAE. It’s that easy.