ISO: All ISO standards are reviewed on a five-year cycle. Exemplar Global management system programs are based on the relevant international ISO standard. As such, professionals are required to demonstrate their knowledge of updated standards relevant to their certification.

Industry: Often, industries update their specific requirements. Industry professionals are required to demonstrate knowledge of updated criteria relevant to their certification.

To make the transition of your auditor certification to the new standard easy, we’ve compiled the below information.

ISO 9001:2015 Transition

IMPORTANT: All Exemplar Global-certified QMS auditors were required to transition to ISO 9001:2015 by September 15, 2018. If you have not completed your transition, please contact us immediately at certification@exemplarglobal.org.

ISO 14001:2015 Transition

IMPORTANT: All Exemplar Global-certified EMS auditors were required to transition to ISO 14001:2015 by September 15, 2018. If you have not completed your transition, please contact us immediately at certification@exemplarglobal.org

ISO 45001:2018 Transition (applies to current OHS Auditors)

You can complete the ISO 45001:2018 transition by:

  • Completing the Exemplar Global College ISO 45001:2018 Transition Assessment
  • Attending an ISO 45001:2018 course or examination from an Exemplar Global-certified training provider or other reputable training organization

As auditors will be granted a new four-year certification in the ISO 45001 OHS program. You are also required to complete the Work Style Assessment self-coaching tool.

Transition and assessment fees apply.

IMPORTANT: All Exemplar Global-certified OHS auditors are required to transition to the ISO 45001:2018 Auditor Program by March, 2021. If you have any questions regarding the transition, please contact us at certification@exemplarglobal.org.

ISO 13485:2016 Scope Transition (applies to current QMS Auditors who hold the ISO 13485:2003 scope)

You can complete the ISO 13485:2016 transition by:

  • Completing the Exemplar Global College ISO 13485:2016 Transition Assessment
  • Attending an ISO 13485:2016 transition course or examination from an Exemplar Global-certified training provider or certification body/registrar

Current QMS auditors are also eligible to transition to the Medical Device program by demonstrating ISO 13485:2016 transition training. Transition fees apply.

WA HVA Auditor Transition (applies to current HVA Auditors)

You can complete the transition by:

  • Completing the WA HVA Assessment modules via Exemplar Global College
  • Submitting your resume, which demonstrates that you have a minimum of two years’ work experience in transport and/or logistics

Transition and assessment fees apply.

IMPORTANT: All Exemplar Global-certified HVA auditors who wish to audit in Western Australia after March 1, 2019, are required to transition to the WA HVA Auditor program by March 1, 2019. If you have any questions regarding the transition, please contact us at certification@exemplarglobal.org.