ISO 9001 Certification

ISO 9001 Certification FAQs


A Commitment to Quality Management

ISO 9001 is an international standard in quality management. By demonstrating quality assurance within your organisation you can send a message to specifiers, customers and through tender processes that your service is synonymous with efficiency, value and high performance. Stroma Certification is approved to provide an ISO 9001 Certification scheme and our team of auditors can certify your organisation to this recognised quality standard.

We provide UKAS accredited ISO 9001 Certification of a Quality Management System (QMS) against the standard to ensure your business processes follow best practice in efficiency and effectiveness. You can request an instant quote for ISO 9001 Certification today.

Our ISO 9001 Certification Scheme is accredited by UKAS in line with ISO 17021:2015, to provide Quality Management System Certification.

How does ISO 9001 Certification benefit my business?

ISO 9001 Certification helps your business to monitor and manage quality to ensure your customers receive an excellent level of service. The ISO standard can be attained by any business from a small to medium organisation (SME) or a large corporation. Certified organisations can display a mark of competence so that SMEs can compete with larger corporations in contracts, tenders and in the eyes of the customer.

ISO 9001 is a universal standard which champions efficiency, improves customer relationships and focuses on quality delivery.



Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification

Improved quality management

More effective meeting of customer needs

More efficient workforce

Improved company performance

Errors are reduced and profits are increased

Improved job satisfaction

More efficient operational procedures

Stand out from your competition

More success in tenders







A Global Quality Management Standard



1 million+ businesses certified globally

1 million+ businesses certified worldwide

Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Improved customer relations & consumer satisfaction

Improved customer relations & satisfaction

Prove a customer focus within your organisation

Prove a customer focus within your organisation

Bespoke Pricing from £795+VAT



How we certify to ISO 9001

Once our ISO 9001 auditors have awarded certification to your business it means that your Quality Management System (QMS) is appropriate for the ISO 9001 standard and is being effectively utilised.

Our simple 4 stage certification* and surveillance procedure will ensure that your QMS never falls below the ISO 9001 requirements for certification.


Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Step 1
Application

Request an instant ISO 9001 quote then complete a simple online application.

Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Step 2
Initial Certification

Our auditor completes a bespoke audit plan and awards certification.

Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Step 3
Surveillance Audits

Every 12 months your QMS is audited to maintain its compliance.

Certified businesses from any industry or sector

Step 4
Re-Certification

Every 3 years your QMS will be audited and a new certification will be issued.



ISO 9001 lasts for a period of 3 years before it needs to be renewed. You can trust our expert audit team to ensure that your QMS is regularly checked for compliance throughout your certification.

Directory of Certified Members

Stroma Certification will provide a directory of ISO 9001:2008 certified Organisations upon a request being received. Please submit a request to compliance@stroma.com.

*Based on a first time application. A different approach is taken for certification transfers.







Certification Scheme Information

Stroma Certification's ISO 9001 Certification scheme documents are made available to the public, applicants and certified Organisations through a downloadable ISO members pack that contains the following:

  • QMS Certification Scheme Application Form
    • To be completed for those Organisations requiring certification of their ISO 9001 Quality Management System or alternatively the online application can be completed.
  • QMS Scheme Membership Handbook
    • Documents the certification scheme processes for granting, refusing, maintaining, renewing, suspending, restoring or withdrawing certification or expanding or reducing the scope of certification.
  • Impartiality Policy
    • Documents Stroma Certification's commitment to ensuring impartiality in all aspects of our certification and business activities. Further information is also available on the Consumer Advice page.
  • Complaints & Appeals Policy
    • Documents how a complaint or appeal can be notified to Stroma Certification and how it will be dealt with. Further information is also available on the Consumer Advice page.
  • Support Policy
    • Documents the means by which Stroma Certification can be contacted concerning ISO 9001 certification and other business related activities.

If you are unclear on any aspect of the certification process please contact Stroma Certification by emailing info@stroma.com or telephone 0845 621 11 11.




How much does ISO 9001 Certification cost?

The price of ISO 9001 Certification starts from £795+VAT. It is dependent on how many staff you employ, the number of office locations within your business and a number of other factors.

Stroma Certification commits to providing a bespoke certification programme for your business. Our auditors will use their skills, knowledge and experience to certify your Quality Management System against the ISO standard.

Existing Stroma Certification members can combine ISO 9001 with another certification scheme membership and gain compliance in a single assessment visit. Already ISO certified? Then transfer your certification to Stroma for a competitive ISO 9001 Certification fee.


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