Registration versus Certification – What’s the difference?

If you are new to the management system’s Standards process and have been reading about getting assessed against the Standards, you may be wondering about registration and certification and the difference between them.

Rest easy – the answer is that they are the same thing.

Over the years, the industry has moved toward the word certification.  Certification is the official process whereby an approved body, now called a Certification Body (like Platinum), reviews your business management system against specified requirements of an International or National Standard.

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