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Accreditation

 

Quality Austria is globally accredited as per the decision on accreditation of Akkreditierung Austria as per § 3 AkkG 2012 accreditation body of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW), recognized as a certification body in the IATF 16949 Global Registration Scheme and recognized by GFSI to provide certification services for :

 

 

  • • ISO 9001 (Quality Management System)
  • • ISO 14001 (Environment Management System)
  • • ISO 45001 (Occupational Health Management System)
  • • ISO 22000 (Food Safety Management System)
  • • FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification 22000)
  • • BRC (British Retail Consortium)
  • • ISO 3834 (Welding Quality)
  • • ISO 21001 (Educational Organisation Management System)
  • • ISO 22301 (Business continuity management systems)

 

 

  • • ISO 29990 (Learning services for non-formal education and training)
  • • ISO 29993 (Learning services outside formal education)
  • • ISO 50001 (Energy Management Systems)
  • • ISO 13485 (Medical Devices Quality Management System)
  • • ISO 27001(Information Security Quality Management System)
  • • ISO 20000 (IT Service Management System)
  • • IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard)
  • • IATF 16949 (International Automotive Task Force)

 


QACA is locally accredited for:-

Quality Austria Centra Asia is under various local accreditation and international accreditation programs.

National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB), India

The National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies provides accreditation to Certification and Inspection Bodies based on an assessment of their competence as per the Board's criteria and in accordance with International Standards and Guidelines.

NABCB is internationally recognized and represents the interests of the Indian industry at international forums through membership and active participation with the objective of becoming a signatory to international Multilateral / Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MLA / MRA).

We have accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 as a Type A Inspection Body with our type and range of inspection covers

Inspection of Coal, Food Grains – Inspection of lot and inspection of processes, In-process and final inspection of Packaged Drinking Water, Finished products inspection including visual and dimensional checks for Fabricated Metal Products, Quality, Quantity, Witness of testing, Painting and packaging inspection of Plate, Flat, Bar, TMT Rod, Wire, Stage and Final inspection of Pumps, Blowers, Compressors and Fans, Electrical Equipments, Stage wise inspection of Construction, Building Construction Activities, Water Supply and Distribution, Sanitation Surveys

 

We are accredited to ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 for certifying Management Systems as per

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard that can benefit any size organization. Designed to be a powerful business improvement tool, ISO 9001 Quality Management certification can help you to continually improve, streamline operations and reduce costs.

ISO 14001 is a set of standards put forward by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Its purpose is to clarify the best practices for organizations that wish to reduce their environmental footprint by adopting an effective Environmental Management System (EMS).

 

ISO 45001:2018 specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, and gives guidance for its use, to enable organizations to provide safe and healthy workplaces by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as by proactively improving their OH&S performance.

ISO 21001 helps educational organisations to ensure that learners receive the desired quality of education while improving the learner's productivity, safety and wellbeing.

 

In addition to International Standards, QACA is also accredited for national schemes recognized by Industry Trade Organizations, Quality Council of India and Regulatory Bodies as follows:

IRF TRUSTED MARK LLP is the International Retail Forum setting ‘Customer Centric’ Standards in Retail and is the scheme owner of the ‘TRUSTED MARK’ Certification Scheme for Retailers. IRF TRUSTED MARK LLP is promoted by the IMAGES Group, the premier knowledge, networking and business platform for India’s burgeoning retail, consumer brands and Shopping Centre industries.

Certification to the ‘Trusted Mark’ assures that the organization has adequate systems and infrastructure in place to provide confidence to its customers in the quality of service provided by the organization and further assures that the systems of the organization have been independently assessed by an impartial third party. The ‘Trusted Mark’ certification shall endeavour to facilitate trade, fair competition and consumer acceptance on a national, regional and international level.

QACA certify various category of Retail outlets such as

 

 

Quality Council of India (QCI) was established as a National body for Accreditation on recommendations of the Expert Mission of EU after consultations in the Inter-ministerial Task Force, Committee of Secretaries and Group of Ministers through a Cabinet decision in 1996. Accordingly, QCI was set up through a PPP model as an independent autonomous organization with the support of the Government of India and the Indian Industry represented by the three premier industry associations, (i) Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), (ii) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and (iii) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).  

QACA drives various schemes and recognitions received from the Quality Council of India

Government e-Marketplace ( GeM - gem.gov.in) is a very bold step of the Government with the aim to transform the way in which procurement of goods and services is done by the Government Ministries and Departments, Public Sector Undertakings and other apex autonomous bodies of the Central Government.

QACA carries various assessments for GeM applicants in the category of OEMs and Retailers through the QCI team and gives the results of the assessment to QCI for further publishing to GeM authority.

 

sTar Rating Certification Scheme fo Private Security Agencies (PSAs)

   

Voluntary Certification and Rating Scheme for Private Security Agencies “Security sTar Agencies Rating Scheme” (STARS)

Private Security Industry (PSI) of India is comprised of over 22,000 Private Security Agencies regulated through Private Security Agencies Regulation Act-2005 and the Rules as applicable in the jurisdiction.

Quality Council of India (QCI), India’s apex quality facilitation and national accreditation body, and the Central Association of Private Security Industry (CAPSI), the preeminent organization for security professionals, have signed an MoU to operate a voluntary certification and rating programme for Private Security Agencies. This process of standardization will help the Agencies enhance their credibility and consequently their business.

QACA is a first certification body to certify the Provate Security Agencies under this scheme recognized by QCI.

 

System for Assessment, Awareness and Training for Hospitality Industry

SAATHI scheme is a well-intended initiative capable of building real confidence for the guests/tourists and true encouragement for the Hotels under the present extraordinary times. The scheme follows a reasonably pragmatic & thorough scientific approach to make the certifications absolutely worthwhile.

QACA is recognized to assess hospitality industry towards compliance to SAATHI.

 

Workplace Assessment for Safety and Hygiene (WASH)

 

 

A Scheme by Quality Council of India to help any organisation assess its preparedness to restart and run operations safely against COVID-19

QACA is recognized to perform any organization’s assessment as per WASH defined criteria.

 

Food Safety Standards Authority of India

 

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India.

QACA is recognised as a Third Party Auditing Agency to perform Food Safety Schedule IV audits, Hygiene Rating Audits, Eat Right Campus (ERC) Audits, Eat Right School (ERS) Audits, BHOG (Blissful Hygiene Offering to God) Audits, Clean Street Fruits and Vegetable Audits, Clean Street Food Hub Audits, High-Risk Manufacturing audits.

 

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) was constituted under The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Act, 2006 (NO. 19 OF 2006) notified via Gazette Notification dated 31st March, 2006.

The Act provide for the establishment of Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board to protect the interests of consumers and entities engaged in specified activities relating to petroleum, petroleum products and natural gas and to promote competitive markets and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Further as enshrined in the act, the board has also been mandated to regulate the refining, processing, storage, transportation, distribution, marketing and sale of petroleum, petroleum products and natural gas excluding production of crude oil and natural gas so as and to ensure uninterrupted and adequate supply of petroleum, petroleum products and natural gas in all parts of the country.

QACA is recognized as Third party Audit Agency for carrying out T4S inspections / audits for City or Local Natural Gas Distribution (CGD) Networks, Natural Gas Pipelines (NGPL), Petroleum and Petroleum Products Pipelines (PPPL) AND for Carrying out confirmations of Integrity Management Systems documents (IMS) related City, Local Natural Gas Distribution (CGD) Networks and Natural Gas Pipelines (NGPL)

 

QACA is accredited for conducting CQI-IRCA Accredited Lead Auditor courses for various schemes such as ISO 9001, ISO 45001 and ISO 27001.