IPC Certification Schemes & Guides
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IPC-PL-11-006 IPC Certification Scheme "IPC Management System Auditors", Issue No. 7.05 Application Date: March 1, 2020
Updated by IPC MS/TC: October 28, 2019 Endorsed by IPC BoD:October 29, 2019,
(This IPC scheme has been endorsed as a sub-scope for Certification of Persons in the IAF MLA Scope)
IPC-PL-14-04 IPC Certification Scheme of Management System Managers, Issue Date 05/11/2020
IPC-PL-14-05 Common Requirements for IPC Certification schemes, Issue Date 29/09/2015
IPC-BD-05-007 Specification for the Development of Examinations as Part of a Certification Scheme for MS Auditors, Issue Date 25/05/12
IPC-BD-07-003.1 Asset Managers Specification, Issue Date 23/07/2007
IPC-ML-10-005 IPC Criteria for Certification of Quality Management System Consultant, Issue Date 01/11/2004
IPC-SC-11-002 Specification on Recognition of Training Courses and Training Providers, Issue date 24/12/2019
IPC-SC-06-013 Specification on Training as Part of Personnel Certification Requirements, Issue date 25/11/2011
IPC-BD-20-001 IPC Specification on Performing Online Examinations, Issue date 04/07/2020
IPC-BD-21-01 IPC Examination Validation Guide for Personnel Certification Bodies, Issue date 01/04/2021
Benefit of the IPC certificate
One of the main benefits of becoming an IPC MLA member is the right to issue certificates under the IPC logo. IPC certificates are based on Certification Schemes developed by experts in member organizations, and are internationally recognized.
IPC certificates are valuable to persons working abroad to document their competence. It is also an asset for the accredited personnel certification body issuing the certificates, to be an IPC MLA signatory, and it may increase the certification volume.