What is ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) Certification?
Quality is the standard degree of something measured upon similar things, Quality management means managing of quality of products of an organization whether the work is done as prescribed. So, we learned the meaning of quality and quality management, combining these
ISO 9001:2015 is ISO International Standard for Quality Management System (QMS), it is widely recognized in the world for maintaining and improving the quality of products and services regardless of size or industry. It was first time introduced in 1987 by the International Organisation of Standardization (ISO). It is a very powerful ISO standard that helps an organization to consistently meet the constant product quality and improvised it to meet the world’s standard expectations.
What are the Benefits of using ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) Certification?
- Helps in Developing Organisation process
- Increased efficiency of the process
- Increased Revenue
- Higher level of customer satisfaction
- Improved employee morale
- Encourage continues improvement
How do I get ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) Certification?
The organization may have the option to obtain ISO certification 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS), but it doesn't need to be taken in case Organisation need to check the consistency of quality of the product and services or the customer to whom product and services to be provided can perform ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) audit themselves.
What is the cost of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) Certification?
ISO from the IAF board is much costlier than the ISO from the NON -IAF board, generally, ISO 9001 from the IAF board is costlier than the NON-IAF board due to audit is performed.
What is the time required to get ISO certification?
As the process is varied from organization to organization, the time required is explained below
- For small businesses, it requires 3 to 10 days.
- For medium scale organization, it requires 7 to 15 days and
- For large-scale business, it requires 10 to 30 days.
So this was the explanation regarding the ISO certification process in India.
Is it Required to get ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System?
The organization has to perform internal audits to check how it is Quality Management System (QMS) is working, if the organization requires it will perform QMS by inviting an independent auditor or they may ask the client to perform QMS audit by themselves for the consistency of the quality check of products and service.
Do I need to transition to the new version of ISO in the future?
Whether a new version of ISO 9001 will be introduced, the client needs to transit to the newer version currently ISO 9001:2015 is applicable as per transition guild lines.
Whether the audit is mandatory or not for getting ISO 9001:2015?
There are two types of ISO 9001 in the market, Firstly IAF or NON-IAF, if the application is made for the IAF 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS), Then Audit is mandatory otherwise for NON-IAF ISO audit is not required.
How Many Types of ISO Certification in India?
There is a wide range of ISO standards but some are generic and applicable to all organizations and some are industry-specific, find some illustrations of industry-specific ISO
- ISO 45001:2018
Occupational Health and Safety — applies to the industry for health and safety involved for employees.
- ISO 13485:2016
Medical Devices — applies to the industry involved in the manufacturing of medical devices instruments.
- ISO 22000:2018
Food Safety Management System — applies to food industry manufactures, processes, packages and retails food items, etc.
- ISO 27001:2013
Information Security Management System — applies to the IT industry for securing Data.
- ISO 14001:2015
Environmental Management System — applies to the industry to save the environment from pollution, gases, etc.