What is Accreditation?
Accredited ISO Certification generate significant benefits and added value, Not only is it being used as a tool to deliver internal business improvement and to meet regulatory compliance. But deliver confidence to customers, society and businesses that your product and services meet international standards and recognized worldwide.
Accreditation is a formal, independent verification that a program or institution meets established quality standards and is competent to carry out specific conformity assessment tasks. Conformity assessment tasks may include, but are not limited to, testing, inspection, or certification.
Typically, governmental regulatory agencies such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), or the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) require accreditation to verify the technical competence of organizations like laboratories, inspection bodies, and certification agencies.
Organizations responsible for public safety and welfare such as building departments, hospitals, schools, and police and fire departments also seek accreditation to demonstrate their competence and reliability.
Accreditation has been used for over many years as the definitive means of evaluating Certification Bodies and is now utilized by all the world’s major economies and many developing economies.
ISO Certification Body (ISB-K2A) of K2A Management provides accredited ISO certification services in Cambodia and other countries to deliver confidence to market that certified businesses meet the International Standards requirements and are accepted worldwide.
ISO Certification Body has achieved its recognition through National Accreditation Council and we continue to gain more accredited schemes to fulfill the requirement of our customers and market to provide world best accredited schemes.
Cambodian Accreditation National Council (CANC)
The Department of Accreditation (DA) is the responsible authority for Accreditation of Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) in Cambodia. DA is a Department of the General Department of Industry, under the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH).
The Cambodian Accreditation National Council (CANC), which is chaired by His Excellency Kitti Settha Pandita CHAM Prasidh Senior Minister, Minister of the MIH supervises DA.
ISO Certification Body (ISB-K2A) of K2A Management is registered Conformity assessment Body "CAB" with CANC under ISO/IEC 17021 & ISO/IEC 17024 Accreditation schemes
IPC’s objective is to promote the interests of certification bodies and serve the needs of the society for the competence of professionals. IPC is also a "Scheme owner", which means that IPC develops and owns Certification Schemes (Normative Documents). These schemes are specifying rules and frame requirements for competence, on which the certification body may elaborate.
IPC is not a certification body. All activities associated with examination and certification is executed by members of the IPC Multilateral Agreement (MLA).
K2A Management is Associate members of IPC since 2017
Dutch Accreditation Council RvA
ISO Certification Body (ISB-K2A) of K2A Management, is seeking accreditation for ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015, ISO/IEC 17024:2015 through the Dutch Accreditation Council- (RvA), which is known as the Raad Voor Dutch Accreditation Council for Certification Bodies. RvA, acting on behalf of the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, and in conjunction with the European Cooperation for Accreditation (EA), impose strict rules for registrars; particularly with regard to auditor’s competence, independence and impartiality. RvA regularly visit its accredited CB's satisfy themselves that the rules are being followed.
RvA accreditation provides an assurance of the competence, impartiality and integrity of conformity assessment bodies. RvA accredited certification, testing and calibration and inspection reduces the need for suppliers to be assessed by each of their customers. RvA’ involvement in international groups provides for mutual recognition which further reduces the need for multiple assessments of suppliers and as a consequence helps to reduce barriers to trade.
IAF ( International Accreditation Forum)
The IAF is the world association of Conformity Assessment Accreditation Bodies and other bodies interested in conformity assessment in the fields of management systems, products, services, personnel, and other similar programs of conformity assessment. Its primary function is to develop a single worldwide program of conformity assessment which reduces the risk for business and its customers by assuring them that accredited certificates may be relied upon. Accreditation assures users of the competence and impartiality of the body accredited.
IAS ( International Accreditation Services) the United States
IAS is a nonprofit, public-benefit corporation that has been providing accreditation services since 1975. IAS accredits a wide range of companies and organizations including governmental entities, commercial businesses, and professional associations. IAS accreditation programs are based on recognized national and international standards that ensure domestic and/or global acceptance of its accreditations. IAS is a subsidiary of the International Code Council (ICC), a leader in building safety, and professional association that develops the International Codes.
We are certification partners of LMS Certification Ltd, which is Accredited with IAS, with Accreditation number MSCB-132 for Management System Certifications, accredited Licenced CAB for Various Management System audits and certifications.