QualityAdvantage provides all the expertise and support needed to implement, maintain and improve an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS), including

Transition Timeline
ISO 9001:2015, released September 15, 2015, is the new universal quality management system standard. ISO 9001:2015 Certification Audits can be scheduled at any time. Transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 must be completed by September 15th 2018.

Transition to ISO 9001: 2015 may be accomplished during:

  • a scheduled Surveillance Audit (preferred),
  • a scheduled Recertification Audit, or
  • a scheduled special “upgrade” audit.

Any ISO 9001:2015 Transition Audit normally should be completed by May 14, 2018, to allow ample time for post-audit transition activity, depending on the policy of the certification body.

Although not recommended, ISO 9001:2008 Certification Audits still may be scheduled early in 2017, depending on the policy of the certification body.

All certificates to ISO 9001:2008 (and ISO 14001:2004) expire on or before midnight September 15th 2018.

  • QMS Implementation Support, to create and implement an ISO 9001:2015 QMS ready for guaranteed ISO 9001:2015 QMS certification, to your schedule
  • QMS Transition / Integration Support, to transition your current certified or compliant-only ISO 9001:2008 QMS ready for ISO 9001:2015 QMS certification. If you need to integrate more than one ISO-based quality standard into your ISO 9001:2015 QMS, we do that too, based on your schedule.
  • ISO 9001:2015 Management Overview, to explain all of the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, as they would apply to your organization and your QMS
  • ISO 9001:2015 QMS Compliance Review, to provide a clear understanding of “where you are, compared with where you need to be” to achieve ISO 9001:2015 QMS certification and improve your current QMS.  So much more than just a “gap assessment!”
  • QMS Internal Audit with Qualified/Certified Auditor, of your existing ISO 9001:2008 or ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, with a comprehensive report of results with recommendations
  • QMS Internal Auditor Training, to train and certify a group of your personnel to audit your ISO 9001:2015 QMS now, and for years to come
  • QMS Internal Auditor Training with Audit Mentoring, to train and certify a group of your personnel, and then to mentor them as they audit your entire ISO 9001:2015 QMS, qualifying your Auditors to audit your QMS now, and for years to come

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