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In the dark about upcoming changes to ISO 14001?

There is a fair amount of ‘noise’ around the revised ISO 9001 Quality Standard, but what is happening with ISO 14001 (Environmental Management)? Exemplar Global brings you the latest update on this planned revision. The proposed transition to the ISO 9001:2015 Standard has dominated the dialogue around the revision of several ISO Standards. Whilst there […]

Certified 9001 Auditor? Need help transitioning to ISO9001:2015?

If you are an Exemplar Global (RABQSA) certified Quality Management System auditor and want help to get your head around the upcoming changes to ISO9001:2015, Exemplar Global College can help you in your professional development.

Training Provider Technical Advisory Notice – ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 New Requirements

Exemplar Global Certification (A division of Exemplar Global, Inc.) will be requiring any Exemplar Global approved Training Provider offering training and/or examination to the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 standards to update training and examination materials to the new version of the standards. Who will be affected by the new requirements? All Exemplar Global approved […]

Auditor Advisory: ISO 9001:2015 Transition Requirements

Exemplar Global Certification (A division of Exemplar Global, Inc.) will be requiring any personnel holding certification in the following programs to meet new certification requirements: Competency-based QMS Auditors (all grades) Qualification-based QMS Auditors (all grades); Internal Auditors holding the ISO 9001:2008 scope; Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Auditors; and Certified Quality Management Systems Practitioners. The certification requirements […]

Guest Blog: Meeting ISO Standards isn’t enough!

Our guest blog this week comes from New Zealand based quality auditor, Richard Saul. Richard is a certified auditor with Exemplar Global, a leading international personnel certification body. During a talk to the University of Cincinnati’s School of Business, the late Dr Russell Ackoff referenced two independent studies carried out by Arthur D Little and […]

Aerospace: IAQG 9101E/9101:2014 and AATT Program Update

9101E/9101:2014 9101E/9101:2014 training was initiated on 30 October 2014, this is the online component to the updated AATT (Aerospace Auditor Transition Training) course. The approximately six hour online training module is $395 USD, and covers all changes and revisions in 9101E/9101:2014. To purchase the Revision Training module, login to your account at and purchase […]

A ‘vacation’ approach to auditing

Kerry Palejs is Global Operations Manager for the international Personnel Certification organization, Exemplar Global.  In her latest blog Kerry muses on a ‘Vacation’ approach to auditing.  Kerry asks what if you approached your next audit as if you were going on vacation. Last month I spent an amazing week in the “City of Light”.  As usual, […]

Exemplar Global December Webinar: Industry Insight Webinar Series – Military Transition

Industry Insight Webinar Series: If you are transitioning out of the military, becoming an industry auditor could be a great career move! Attend this short 45 minute, free webinar from Tim Williams, founder and CEO of B.O.S.S.  Tim retired from the USAF and now runs a successful auditing business. Tim will talk about the skills […]

Call For Papers: 2015 Audit Conference

24th Annual ASQ Audit Conference AUDITS: Improving performance, Managing Risk, Driving Customer Satisfaction and Revenue When: October 29 – 30, 2015 Where: Peppermill Resort & Casino, Reno, Nevada Conference Overview To achieve effective results, auditors are expected to influence managerial decision making with their audit findings. This conference focuses on the auditor’s role in identifying […]

Guest Blog: How Effective and Efficient is an OHSMS in Practice?

Our guest blog this week is part of an interview that Mousa Sharifi, Manager Systems Certifications with International Standards Certifications (ISC) gave at the recent Safety in Action Conference in Sydney. Mousa Sharifi is a certified OHSMS auditor with international personnel certification organization, Exemplar Global. Mousa talks about proposed changes to the ISO 18001 standards […]