DOTQS provides certification services with managed audits and detailed, actionable reports containing comprehensive, objective evidence to support reported observations.
Quality management systems — assessing, measuring, documenting, improving, and certifying processes for greater productivity — transform business at every level. Improve processes to reduce errors and rework, and foster customer confidence that your business will deliver what it promises.
What you can expect:
Initial Certification Stage 1 Audit – Involves a detailed review of the documents including internal audit records, and management review minutes.
Initial Certification Stage 2 Audit – Assessment of system implementation.
Final Audit Report –Report on audit results including nonconformities requiring corrective action and opportunities for improvement.
Certification – Clients successfully meeting the certification requirements will be issued a Certificate of Conformity indicating the standard(s) to which certification has been achieved.
Surveillance Audit – Conducted on site at six (6) month or twelve (12) month intervals to determine ongoing conformity, continuing the relationship.
Re-certification Audit – Full on site audits are conducted every three (3) years for renewal of certification.
Pre-Assessment (Optional) – You can choose to have a preliminary evaluation of the implementation of your management system to identify areas of nonconformance and allow you to correct these areas before you begin the certification process.
The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has outlined the outcomes to be expected as a result of accredited certification to ISO 9001. Download the concise statement below:
IAF Communique - Expected Outcomes of ISO 9001 Certification IAF Communique - Expected Outcomes of ISO 9001 Certification (94 KB)
Expected Outcomes of ISO 9001 Certification IAF Communique
DOTQS is a certification body accredited by ANAB in accordance with ISO/IEC 17021 requirements. The staff at DOTQS has extensive experience throughout the quality field. Audits are conducted by experienced quality professionals who carry both technical and quality system certification credentials. Our credentials are supported by the American Society for Quality and we employ internal training to assure our staff is knowledgeable with code or industry changes. Industries include steel, welding, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, and non profit.