What is a National Standard of Canada?
A National Standard of Canada (NSC) is a document that provides a set of agreed-upon rules, guidelines or characteristics for activities or their results that is developed by an SCC accredited standards development organization (SDO) using a consensus based process.
More information on how standards are developed is available here.
What is accreditation?
Accreditation is formal, third-party recognition that an organization is competent to perform specific tasks in conformance with stated requirements.
More information on about accreditation is available here.
What is conformity assessment?
Conformity assessment is the practice of determining whether a product, service or system meets the requirements of a particular standard(s) or requirement(s).
The directory of SCC accredited bodies is available here.