MS APPLICATION FORM
The initial document based on which AlliedCert & PECB sets the duration of the audit. Once completed, the MS Application Form needs to be submitted to PECB for approval and determination of audit duration
The auditor needs to submit the audit plan to AlliedCert, PECB and the auditee 5-7 days prior to the beginning of the audit
INITIAL CERTIFICATION AUDIT
Once the dates are confirmed and the audit plan has been submitted, the auditor can conduct the audit. The Initial Certification Audit is carried out in 2 stages.
After the completion of the audit, the auditor needs to submit the audit report to AlliedCert & PECB for review and approval. After approval it should be submitted to the auditee as well.
Based on the recommendation of the auditor and the results of the evaluation of the audit report, PECB makes the decision for granting or refusing certification. In case of a successful audit closing, the certificate will be issued within two weeks.
The auditee needs to demonstrate that they continue to satisfy the requirements of the respective management system standard. Certificates are valid for 3 years and are maintained through surveillance and recertification audits.