The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is well respected in Canada and around the world and consistently delivers high-quality and rigorous accreditation services.
As a member of and signatory to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), the Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC), and the Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC), SCC can assess according to the ISO standards and is subject to regular evaluation itself. Accreditation by SCC establishes confidence in the services delivered by certification bodies.
The benefits of accreditation are many. Accreditation can help:
- Improve your product’s or system’s quality and safety
- Demonstrate your market accountability
- Bring you global recognition
- Reduce costs and increase efficiency
- Reduce your risk
- Offer you a competitive advantage
SCC is a full member of IAF and ILAC.
The Public Sector Assurance website has been launched by ILAC, IAF, ISO, IEC and IIOC to demonstrate the value of accredited conformity assessment. This site includes case studies which illustrate how regulators can use accredited conformity assessment results to fulfill their policy objectives.