Certification in South Africa for various bodies require a Quality Management Systems which helps companies to gain evidence of their compliance with the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard. With such certification, the firms in South Africa are able to demonstrate their competency, commitment to ongoing quality control and customer service, and consistency in quality to their trading partners.
You must record the implementation of the QMS and ensure that such implementation is fully measured and properly recorded through the internal audit processes. This also includes the management review, which is essential to measure the system’s relevance and effectiveness. Such is important for the demonstration of correct and applicable implementation of the QMS.
Once the above is in place, your firm should undergo a GAP audit, which will help you determine any non-conformances to the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard. The audit can be done at any stage, but it is essential that it be done before the certification process. The final step is to undergo certification in South Africa through an accredited certification body.
At MTC, we assist you in designing and implementing a QMS system, prepare you for certification in South Africa, meet the specific training requirements, conduct a GAP audit, go for certification and then follow a maintenance programme.