TPECS, Assessment Outcomes for Competency-Based Training Certification

The Exemplar Global Training Provider and Examiner Certification Scheme (TPECS) focuses on the assessment outcomes of competency-based training courses. This popular training program has been designed to reflect contemporary and innovative learning and assessment practices, industry expectations, and demonstrate that applicants have achieved the level of knowledge competence required for Exemplar Global personnel certification.

Successful graduates are able to apply for Exemplar Global personnel certification. Our career pathway has been designed to assist graduates attain further levels of auditing competence, such as lead auditor. This is a significant point of difference to alternative industry or government training schemes.

Applicants for Exemplar Global competency-based personnel certification must be deemed competent in the knowledge, personal attributes, and skills required for that particular scheme. TPECS is focused on determining knowledge competence.

TPECS requires a training provider to:

  • Establish an examination for each Exemplar Global defined knowledge competency, and an examiner’s guide that provides sufficient detail to ensure examination is fair, valid, reliable and impartial, and delivers consistency in examination outcomes.
  • Utilize competent examiners.
  • Maintain effective supporting administrative processes.

Exemplar Global TPECS Competency Units

TPECS Competency Unit Description Related Personnel Certification Products
Exemplar Global-AU Auditing Management Systems All Management System Certifications and most Industry Programs
Exemplar Global-TL Lead Audit teams All Management System Certifications and most Industry Programs
Exemplar Global-QM Auditing Quality Management Systems QMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-EM Auditing Environmental Management Systems EMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-OH Auditing Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems OHS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-FS Auditing Food Safety Management Systems FSMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-IS Auditing Information Security Management Systems ISMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-SCY Auditing Security Management Systems SCYMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-IT Auditing Information Technology Management Systems No personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-BC Auditing Business Continuity Management Systems BCMS, CMSS
Exemplar Global-MD Auditing Medical Devices Management Systems Medical Devices scope under QMS programs
Exemplar Global-HP Developing HACCP plans HACCP
Exemplar Global-MC* Consulting to Management No personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-OI* Advising on Organisational Improvement All Management System Certifications
Exemplar Global-AS** Conducting Assessments Skill Examiner
Exemplar Global-SE** Conducting Skill Examinations Skill Examiner
Exemplar Global-AP Auditing APIQ requirements APIQ scope under NFSA
Exemplar Global-DW Auditing Drinking Water Quality Management Systems WQMS
Exemplar Global-RW Auditing Recycled Water Quality Management Systems WQMS
Exemplar Global-MSCB Management System Certification Body Auditing Management System Certification Body Auditing
Exemplar Global-NFS1 Assessing Compliance of Food Safety Programs NFSA Level 1
Exemplar Global-NFS2 Communicate and Negotiate to conduct Food Safety Audits NFSA Level 2
Exemplar Global-NFS3 Conduct Food Safety Audits NFSA Level 3
Exemplar Global-NFS4 Identify, Evaluate and Control Food Safety Hazards NFSA Level 4
Exemplar Global-SSY Six Sigma Yellow Belt No personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-SSG Six Sigma Green Belt No personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-SSB Six Sigma Black Belt No personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-MIP Auditing Moisture Infused Pork requirements FSMS
Exemplar Global-CWFA** Auditing Certified Wind Farms of Australia EMS (Competency Based only)
Exemplar Global-HC* New Zealand Health Care Auditing No personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-IPRC International Product Recall Coordinators No personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-OR* Auditing Organic Certification Systems No personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-PT* Professional Trainers No personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-HV** Auditing Heavy Vehicle Operations management systems NHVAS
Exemplar Global-FM** Fatigue Management for Heavy Vehicle Auditors Fatigue Management for Heavy Vehicle Auditors
*Available but not currently offered by any certified Training Provider
** Examination administered directly by Exemplar Global

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