Do you audit drinking water and recycled water quality management systems? Want to demonstrate that you are a water quality
management system expert?

Exemplar Global’s Water Quality Management System (WQMS) Auditor certification program can give you the international
recognition you need to stand out from the crowd.

The WQMS Auditor certification program provides international recognition for auditors who conduct audits to ensure that
drinking and recycled water service providers can demonstrate that they are managing risk.

This certification program provides international recognition for auditors who conduct audits of drinking water and recycled
water quality management systems. This program is not designed to recognize auditors of other water quality management
systems.

The WQMS Auditor certification program has been developed by Exemplar Global, Inc. in conjunction with industry representatives.
The program provides international recognition for auditors who conduct quality management system audits using national
or international management system standards, or other management system standards and normative and industry references
that are recognized by Exemplar Global.

The program has been developed in accordance with the risk management framework as set out in the Australian Drinking Water
Guidelines and Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling.

Benefits of Exemplar Global WQMS Auditor certification include:

  • International recognition ensuring that professionals have the necessary skills and attributes to manage risk in
    accordance with the risk management framework as per national guidelines
  • Provides industry confidence.

So what are you waiting for? Download the requirements and click “Apply Now” to get started.

Program Objectives

Exemplar Global’s WQMS personnel certification program has been developed to:

  • Achieve the requirements of the international standard for personnel certification, ISO/IEC 17024:2012
  • Ensure that auditors meet or exceed the qualification guidelines for management system auditors described in ISO
    19011:2011 and are assessed as competent to perform water quality management system audits
  • Assist organizations in selecting competent auditors
  • Enhance the professional recognition of qualified auditors

Two Ways To Get Certified


Qualification Based

Qualification-based personnel certification is based on the applicant’s education and qualifications, rather than on the basis of measurable competence.

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Competency Based

Competency-based personnel certification is based on specific competencies defined by industry as requirements for professionals who work in a given industry sector; your knowledge, skills, personal attributes and qualifications will be assessed.

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