FAQ

EAGLE Certification Group 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, and OHSAS 18001
    by the ANSI-ASQ 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-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB)
    » SQF and GLOBALG.A.P. 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 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 industry resources page for a list of opportunities.