Relevant information sent out from the PNAC
A completed application form, quality manual, fee and supporting documentation (if necessary) is submitted by the organization
An initial review of the documentation and a feedback session between the organization and assessment team
An assessment of compliance of the organization to the applicable standard(s), the PNAC requirements and other mandatory documents, encompassing quality systems and technical competence
Clearance of non-compliances when the assessment team accept the corrective actions put in place by the organization
- Recommendation to the Accreditation Committee of PNAC
The assessment team make a recommendation to the relevant accreditation committee. The accreditation committee thoroughly review the case and recommend award of accreditation to the DG.
The certificate of accreditation is prepared and after approval by the DG issued to the CAB. The organization receives a certificate, the accreditation mark and scope of accreditation
Undertaken annually to ensure continued compliance with the standard(s)
This is carried out every 3 years
All information received as part of the accreditation process is treated in the strictest confidence.