Certification and Accreditation Flow Chart

The Process by which Accreditation is acquired and maintained.

Flow chart for certification in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland (Appendix D of the CQP).

This flow chart gives a useful guide to how the overall process works and the relationships between REAL, UKAS, and the Certification Bodies. It also gives a summary of each organisation’s role and the safeguards that are in place to ensure a fair and impartial assessment system.

Certification Flow Chart