Management System Certification
Management System Certification
Submit Request for Information (RFI)
Fill up RFI and submit to SIRIM QAS International. Based on the information in the RFI, a quotation will be prepared. The quotation provides an estimate for the total cost for certification.
Upon acceptance of the quotation, the applicant is required to submit the application form together with the application fee. An audit team leader responsible for the client file will be appointed.
Stage 1 Audit
Stage 1 audit is carried out to determine the adequacy of the client’s management system documentation and readiness to proceed to the Stage 2 audit.
Stage 2 Audit
After the findings from the Stage 1 audit have been resolved, the client is to notify the Audit Team Leader on the readiness to proceed to the Stage 2 audit. The purpose of the Stage 2 audit is to evaluate the implementation, including effectiveness, of the client’s management system.
On satisfactory completion of the Stage 2 audit and verification of any non-conformity (ies) raised, the Audit Team Leader will prepare a recommendation report to the appointed decision maker for approval.
Approval of Certification
The appointed decision maker reviews and approves the recommendation for certification under the authority of the Certification Advisory Committee.
Issuance of Certificate
The certificate will be issued upon payment of all fees and the signing of the Certification Agreement. The certificate is valid for 3 or 5 years from the date of approval (based on scheme).
Surveillance and Recertification Audit
All certified organizations will be subjected to one annual surveillance audit. In exceptional cases, two or four surveillance audits (based on scheme) may be carried out annually. The first surveillance audit will be carried out within 12 months from the date of certification. Renewal of certification is subject to a satisfactory recertification audit carry out before the expiry of the certificate.
The timeline from application until the issuance of certificate may take at least 3-6 months depending on the readiness of the client.
Standards may be purchased at:
Jabatan Standard Malaysia
Level 4, Tower 2,
Menara Cyber Axis,
Jalan Impact, Cyber 6
Tel : +603-8008 2900
In order to ensure the independence and impartiality of our certification services as required by the accreditation body, SIRIM QAS International does not offer training and consultancy services.
The standard requirements are intended to be applicable to all organizations regardless of type, size and product manufactured unless they are sector specific standards such as IATF 16949 and ISO 13485 which are specifically applicable to the automotive industries and medical device industries, respectively. We have clients from diverse range of industries including the automotive sector, electrical and electronics products, civil engineering and construction materials, chemicals and materials, oil and gas, food, healthcare, public sectors etc.
Yes, your organization can be certified provided that you can demonstrate compliance with the standard requirements.
The benefits of management system certification include, among others:
- Enhances customer satisfaction by demonstrating the ability to meet their specific requirements.
- Makes the organization a supplier of choice by demonstrating the organization’s capability in managing a systematic process.
- Cost savings through improved efficiency and productivity, as product or service deficiencies will be highlighted.
- Increase market share and profit as your commitment to certification will improve customer perception and help you retain current customers and attract new ones.
- Certification will increase your organization’s image, brand reputation and can be a useful marketing tool.
SIRIM QAS International is a nationally and internationally accredited by the Department of Standards Malaysia (STANDARDS MALAYSIA) and the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), Which are the members of International Accreditation Forum (IAF). IAF MLA ensures that standards, specifications and conformity assessment methods are the same, allowing one certificate or certification to be recognised around the world.
Through IQNet, our clients will have their certification in the world and have their data present in the IQNet International database of certified companies. Through the IQNet certificate and mark, our clients can be lined with one of the most internationally recognised brand, that no other local CB can provide.
Yes, as most of the management system standards are now following the Annex L that dervies the standard using High Level Structure (HLS) which have identical core, text and common terms and core definitions.
SIRIM QAS International is nationally and internationally accredited certification body which has accreditation from various accredited body such as the Standards Malaysia, UKAS, ASI, APMG and IAOB. As a member of International Certification Network IQNet which the world’s largest network of premier conformity assessment bodies, our certification is globally recognised.
SIRIM QAS International has a large pool of highly trained and experienced auditors who are qualified in accordance to the international standard requirements related to quality management systems. The competency of our multi discipline auditors adds values to the audit process, reckoning the credibility of certificates issued by us.
As stated in Income Tax Act 1967, under Paragraph 34(6)(ma), companies are entitled to claim double deduction for expenditure incurred for the purposes of obtaining certification for recognized quality systems and standards from a certification body as determined by the Minister of Finance.
As an accredited certification body by the STANDARDS MALAYSIA, companies which obtained certification from us are eligible for a tax deduction.