Education from the International Accreditation Services (IAS)

ISO/IEC 17024:2012 Personnel Certification CBs
2-Day Training Course

When Rates

December 5-6, 2019

2025 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

2-Day Training Course
Early Registration*: $700│ Regular Registration: $900

* Early registration typically ends 21 days before registration closes.

A 5% discount is added for the 2nd or more participants from the same organization attending the same training course. 


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About the Course

Improve Your Understanding of this Key Standard for Personnel Certification Bodies

Designed for those managing or working on personnel certification programs, this training provides a complete overview of the ISO/IEC 17024:2012. Over the course of two days, you will gain valuable insights and tools to help you implement the requirements of the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard.

 Learn Key Applications in the Standard:

  • Management System Requirements (documentation, control of documents, control of records, management review, internal audits, corrective actions)
  • Application of Training Services
  • Development and validation of “certification schemes,” and the examination process

Who Should Attend?

  • ICE Members who have NCCA Accreditation and want to learn more about ISO/IEC 17024:2012 Standards
  • Personnel Certification Bodies currently accredited or seeking accreditation
  • Management
  • Internal Auditors
  • Regulators or Specifiers
  • Assessors or Consultants
Course Speaker

Dr. David S. Nelson, PhD
Program Director, International Accreditation Service 

Prior to his work with IAS, Dr. Nelson has thirty years of experience in development and management of state and national licensing and certification programs for construction-sector professions. He was the founder and manager of NAI, a large national contractor license testing service agency for state contractor licensing boards (1977-93) and served as Vice President of Certification and Testing for the International Code Council (1993-2007).  He holds M.S. and Ph.D. credentials in Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California (USC), with a specialization in professional credentialing and job analysis research.

An NCCA representative will attend to highlight areas of commonality with NCCA Standards

About IAS
IAS is a nonprofit accreditation body that was established in 1975. IAS accredits testing and calibration laboratories, inspection agencies, product certification bodies, personal certification agencies, management system certification bodies, special inspection agencies, building departments, fire prevention departments, fabricator inspection programs, metal building system inspection programs, metal building assemblers, commissioning training and certification agencies, field evaluation bodies, and training agencies. Today, IAS is one of the leading accreditation bodies in the United States and a signatory to several international mutual recognition arrangements (MRAs) worldwide.


To learn more about joint NCCA and ISO/IEC 17024:2012 accreditation, visit our Accreditation Services webpage or contact

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