Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q – What is a certification body?
A – It is an independent body that provides verification of conformance to management systems standards.
Q – Is EAGLE an accredited certification body?
A – Yes.
- EAGLE Registrations Inc. is accredited for certification services of:
ISO 9001, ISO 14001, AS9100, AS9120, ISO 13485, ISO 15378, and ISO 45001
by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)
- EAGLE Registrations Inc. is accredited for certification services of
IATF 16949 by the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB)
for the International Automotive Task Force (IATF).
- EAGLE Food Registrations Inc. is accredited for certification services of:
» ISO 22000 and FSSC 22000 by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)
» BRCGS, SQF, GLOBALG.A.P. and PrimusGFS by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Q – Why should I choose an accredited certification body?
A – Being certified by an accredited certification body provides you Certification with Credentials. It’s not just a piece of paper that any company can provide you after an audit. An accredited certification body is held to the highest standards and practices to establish a visual commitment to quality within the marketplace. With oversight and guidance from accreditation boards, accredited certification bodies like EAGLE have the most current best-of-best information from around the world as it relates to standard requirements.
Q – How long has EAGLE been providing certification services?
A – EAGLE has been providing certification services since 1994.
Q – What benefits are associated with being certified?
A – By being certified, companies tell the world their products, services and systems meet specific industry requirements. Certification
• Sets your business apart from your competition
• Improves your business processes
• Makes your company stronger and more profitable
• Maintains long-term relationships
• Attracts new customers
• Can open up new markets
• Manages Risk
Q – What is ISO – International Organization for Standardization?
A – ISO is the world’s largest developer of voluntary international standards that define specifications for products, services and good practices to help make industries more efficient and effective.
Q – How many auditors does EAGLE utilize?
A – We utilize over 100 auditors worldwide.
Q – How do I know EAGLE has competent auditors?
A – Every EAGLE auditor is required to participate in competency training focusing on four key areas to ensure your audit is objective, complete and valuable to your business.
• Customer Service Orientation
• Dependability & Reliability
• Technical Work Effectiveness
• Work Effectiveness
Q – In what geographic locations does EAGLE provide certification services?
A – EAGLE provides certification services worldwide.
Q – What industries does EAGLE provide certification for?
A – Our six core markets are aerospace, automotive, food safety, environmental, health & safety and medical devices. These core markets touch almost every industry code imaginable.
Q – What is the normal certification cycle for a company?
A – It depends on the certification standard. Most standards are every three years, with food safety being on a yearly basis.
Q – How many days are involved in the certification process?
A – The number of days is based on the size and complexity of your processes and the standard you want to be certified to. Request a Free Quote today to have this defined specifically for your company.
Q – What is the certification process?
A – The first step is to Request a Free Quote. Then a specific process will be defined for your company. But typically the steps are quote, application/contract, manual review, readiness visit, registration assessment, registration decision, surveillance assessment and recertification assessment.
Q – How much does it cost to become certified?
A – EAGLE will provide services and rates. Request a Free Quote today.
Q – How is EAGLE financially supported?
A – EAGLE Certification Group is a privately held company. A fee schedule of our services is available upon request.
Q – Does EAGLE provide training and or consulting services?
A – No, it would be a conflict of interest for EAGLE to provide training and consulting. However, these services are available through one of our client resource providers. Visit our Consulting & Training Services page for a list of opportunities.