Don’t lose time when you recertify early

Don’t lose time when you recertify early With the release of ISO 17021-1 (the standard that CABs like us work to) the way we issue certificates at recertification time has changed to benefit the clients. When the recertification activities are successfully completed prior to the expiry of the existing certification, the EXPIRY DATE of the […]

Read More  

Opening Meetings before an audit

Importance of Opening Meetings Many Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) do not conduct effective opening meetings. These are extremely important and a valuable part of the audit process for obvious reasons. We have witnessed many auditors in different parts of the world conducting management system audits and not paying much attention to this important element. They simply rush into the auditing […]

Read More  

Take a step towards SYSTEMIZATION….

If you implement formal systems in your business you are much more likely to get better results than if you leave things to chance….. A company like McDonalds could not have grown into such a huge global empire if each store was left to do things their own way. The policies and processes have been […]

Read More  

If you have multiple sites – DON’T BE MISLED….

If your organisation has a head office and multiple sites/branches make sure you do not get misled by your Certification Body… We see it time and time again where competitor’s clients have multiple sites and their Certification Body audit every site every year and the client is led to believe this has to be the […]

Read More  

Web based prequals do not work – they actually do more harm!!!

Web based prequals don’t work – they actually do more harm!!! New Zealand has gone mad with web based prequal programs…. many large organisations are requiring their suppliers to register and be rated on one of the web based prequal solutions (there are more providers  jumping on the web based prequal bandwagon weekly). The reason most […]

Read More  

“Have no fear Intlcert are here!!”……

Are you sick of stressful horrible audits? No one really likes to be audited; whether its financial, tax, product, process or management system audits they all serve the same purpose, to show an independent third party how you manage things within your business. Most companies in the Certification Industry seem to have lost sight of why they are […]

Read More  

Accreditation brings credibility to certification…

Accreditation is King Selecting a Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) or a Registrar (as they are referred to in America) can be a minefield if you don’t know what to look for or you don’t know the right questions to ask. The first thing to look for in a CAB/Registrar is credibility, this is the key […]

Read More  

The life of a Conformity Assessment Auditor….. Tim Oorschot – Australia

We are always being asked by clients about what it is like to be an Auditor/Conformity Assessment Manager for International Certifications. We will be putting some brief write ups from some of our Auditors/Conformity Assessment Managers to answer this question. Below is the first second one from Tim Oorschot who is based in the Gold Coast, Queensland, […]

Read More  

The life of a Conformity Assessment Auditor….. Kyle Zumbehl – USA

We are always being asked by clients about what it is like to be an Auditor/Conformity Assessment Manager for International Certifications. We will be putting some brief write ups from some of our Auditors/Conformity Assessment Managers to answer this question. Below is the first one from Kyle Zumbehl who is based in St Louis, MO, […]

Read More  

ISO 9001:20015 Video

Below is a video released by ISO (International Organization for Standardization) regarding the new ISO 9001:2015. Worth a quick watch. The world’s quality management systems standard, ISO 9001, has been revised. Here, Kevin McKinley, Acting ISO Secretary-General, and Nigel Croft, Chair of the subcommittee that revised ISO 9001, tell you everything you need to know […]

Read More  

WorkSafe Warranty 2016 coming soon…..

We are currently working on the 2016 version of the WorkSafe Warranty program. The standard, training modules and a toolkit will be released within the next few weeks. It is an extremely user friendly Health & Safety Management System Program focused for SMEs….. It will be brilliant!!!!!!!!!!!! user friendly easy to understand outcome focused less […]

Read More  

Health & Safety gone mad….!

The health & safety industry has gone mad! I think the world has lost sight of why we have Health & Safety (H & S) Management systems. It seems that the focus has changed from “doing the right thing” to “arse covering with a safety management system”. This change of focus has created a culture of […]

Read More  

Goodbye ACC WSMP — Hello WorkSafe Warranty!!!!

ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices (WSMP) is coming to an end……get in quick for your last WSMP audit!!! As you are no doubt aware, there have been a number of significant changes to the workplace incentives programs offered by ACC. The changes and information on how they will affect your business are detailed here. Organizations […]

Read More  

Looking for a new auditor in Sydney, Australia

We are looking for another Excellent Auditor to join our team of industry experts…… http://www.seek.com.au/job/31507823?pos=1&type=standout&engineConfig=&userqueryid=101388113704275877&tier=no_tier&whereid=1000

Read More  

REQUEST A QUOTATION – Go in the draw to win a $1,500 NZD travel voucher!!!!

Request a quotation before the end of Oct 2016 and go in the draw for a $1,500 travel voucher Get an obligation free fixed fee quotation for assessment and certification before the end of October and go in the draw for a $1,500NZD travel voucher. This promotion is for NZ companies, we will be doing similar […]

Read More  

We are issuing certificates to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 now…

We received approval from JAS-ANZ last month to start issuing accredited certification to the new ISO standards….. ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 All organizations currently certified to the old versions or ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 are required to transition to the new requirements by September 2018. This will provide with a great opportunity to […]

Read More  

ISO Standard Update Seminar Videos…..

WE HELD THE ISO UPDATE SEMINAR 19th NOVEMBER IN AUCKLAND……. Below are the videos of the presentations for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. Thanks for everyone that attended and also to the presenters and organizers that made the event possible; we received extremely positive feedback from the attendees, the seminar was delivered in a very relaxed and professional manner and […]

Read More  

New ISO 45001 standard being developed….

Over 6300 people die each day from work-related accidents or diseases – that’s nearly 2.3 million every year. The burden of occupational injuries and diseases is significant, both for employers and the wider economy, resulting in losses from early retirements, staff absence and rising insurance premiums. To combat the problem, ISO is developing a new […]

Read More  

ISO update seminar – Auckland “free of charge”…

We are running the first of a series of “free of charge” seminars in Auckland, NZ, on 19th November 2015. These seminars address the changes to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, we will be videoing the first seminar and it will be available on our website after the event. If you are interested in attending […]

Read More  

ISO 9001:2015 is here……..

 ISO 9001:2015 has been released……. The newly released Quality Management System Standard supersedes ISO 9001:2008. Organizations have three years to transition to this new version of the standard. ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems, is the world’s most recognised quality management System standard. The last major restructure of the standard was in 2000 with a […]

Read More  

ISO 14001:2015 has finally been released

The final version of ISO 14001:2015 has been released this week The newly released Environmental Management System Standard supersedes ISO 14001:2004. Organizations have three years to transition to this new version of the standard. ISO 14001 – Environmental Management Systems, is the world’s most recognised environmental management system standard and helps thousands of organizations around […]

Read More  

Red tip bananas going strong

Red Tip bananas have been certified to ISO 14001 since 2003 by International Certifications. Pacific Coast Eco Bananas, the creators of the “wax tip” Eco Banana, are located up in North Queensland, Australia. Read their story here http://www.eco-banana.com.au/story.html. They have four growers following their Eco Friendly Protocol, click here for details of the growers, http://www.eco-banana.com.au/growers.html […]

Read More  

We help the council deliver EMS workshops

International Certifications have partnered up with Auckland Council to deliver Environmental Management System workshops. In an effort to implement sustainability best practise throughout Council and its supply chain, International Certifications are delivering Environmental Management System workshops. This is an essential ingredient of realising Auckland Council’s vision to be the most liveable city by 2040. Auckland […]

Read More  

We joined the Sustainable Business Network

The New Zealand office joins The Sustainable Business Network (www.sustainable.org.nz). The Sustainable Business Network is a membership-based social enterprise, made up of businesses, governmental agencies and organisations located across New Zealand. It was established in 2002 with the vision to make New Zealand the model sustainable nation for the world. SBN has grown to become […]

Read More  

Get a quote now!

Don’t wait any longer, get started today. Get an obligation free fixed fee quotation, simply complete this simple form and submit.


Latest News

Don’t lose time when you recertify early

Don’t lose time when you recertify early With the release of ISO 17021-1 (the standard that CABs like us work to) the way we issue certificates at recertification time has changed to benefit the clients. When the recertification activities are successfully completed prior to the expiry of the existing certification, the EXPIRY DATE of the […]

Read More  

Opening Meetings before an audit

Importance of Opening Meetings Many Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) do not conduct effective opening meetings. These are extremely important and a valuable part of the audit process for obvious reasons. We have witnessed many auditors in different parts of the world conducting management system audits and not paying much attention to this important element. They simply rush into the auditing […]

Read More  


Social Media