TPECS, Assessment Outcomes for Competency-Based Training CertificationThe 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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