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 UnitDescriptionRelated Personnel Certification Products
Exemplar Global-AUAuditing Management SystemsAll Management System Certifications and most Industry Programs
Exemplar Global-TLLead Audit teamsAll Management System Certifications and most Industry Programs
Exemplar Global-QMAuditing Quality Management SystemsQMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-EMAuditing Environmental Management SystemsEMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-OHAuditing Occupational Health & Safety Management SystemsOHS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-FSAuditing Food Safety Management SystemsFSMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-ISAuditing Information Security Management SystemsISMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-SCYAuditing Security Management SystemsSCYMS, CMSS, Internal Auditor
Exemplar Global-ITAuditing Information Technology Management SystemsNo personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-BCAuditing Business Continuity Management SystemsBCMS, CMSS
Exemplar Global-MDAuditing Medical Devices Management SystemsMedical Devices scope under QMS programs
Exemplar Global-HPDeveloping HACCP plansHACCP
Exemplar Global-MC*Consulting to ManagementNo personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-OI*Advising on Organisational ImprovementAll Management System Certifications
Exemplar Global-AS**Conducting AssessmentsSkill Examiner
Exemplar Global-SE**Conducting Skill ExaminationsSkill Examiner
Exemplar Global-APAuditing APIQ requirementsAPIQ scope under NFSA
Exemplar Global-DWAuditing Drinking Water Quality Management SystemsWQMS
Exemplar Global-RWAuditing Recycled Water Quality Management SystemsWQMS
Exemplar Global-MSCBManagement System Certification Body AuditingManagement System Certification Body Auditing
Exemplar Global-NFS1Assessing Compliance of Food Safety ProgramsNFSA Level 1
Exemplar Global-NFS2Communicate and Negotiate to conduct Food Safety AuditsNFSA Level 2
Exemplar Global-NFS3Conduct Food Safety AuditsNFSA Level 3
Exemplar Global-NFS4Identify, Evaluate and Control Food Safety HazardsNFSA Level 4
Exemplar Global-SSYSix Sigma Yellow BeltNo personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-SSGSix Sigma Green BeltNo personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-SSBSix Sigma Black BeltNo personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-MIPAuditing Moisture Infused Pork requirementsFSMS
Exemplar Global-CWFA**Auditing Certified Wind Farms of AustraliaEMS (Competency Based only)
Exemplar Global-HC*New Zealand Health Care AuditingNo personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-IPRCInternational Product Recall CoordinatorsNo personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-OR*Auditing Organic Certification SystemsNo personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-PT*Professional TrainersNo personnel certification program currently available
Exemplar Global-HV**Auditing Heavy Vehicle Operations management systemsNHVAS
Exemplar Global-FM**Fatigue Management for Heavy Vehicle AuditorsFatigue Management for Heavy Vehicle Auditors
*Available but not currently offered by any certified Training Provider
** Examination administered directly by Exemplar Global