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CONVENIENT AND GREAT VALUE ASSURANCE


By utilising virtual meeting technology and online personal dashboards

we are able to provide a convenient, flexible, self service experience

that greatly reduces the cost of ISO 9001 for small business

 

Get a personalised quote in just 3 minutes

 

Define your readiness

First time achieving ISO 9001 Certification

Before you can start the CertSmart process, you’ll need to design and implement your Quality Management System (QMS) in line with the requirements of ISO 9001. You can do this yourself, or you can work with a reputable consultant who understands the standard.

Download the CertSmart checklist below to help you understand whether you’re ready to start the CertSmart process.

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Transferring your ISO 9001

Before you can transfer to CertSmart you will need:

  • Before you can transfer to CertSmart you will need a Details of the results of previous visits undertaken (for example, copies of the most recent certificate renewal and surveillance reports
  • A copy of your current certification

 

Five steps to ISO 9001 certification

 

1. GET AN INSTANT PERSONALISED QUOTE ONLINE

CertSmart gives you an instant quote. To calculate the right price, we need to understand more about your business.

Using our interactive tool, we’ll ask you for some essential information upfront. You’ll then receive an immediate personalised quote confirming what’s included in your price. When you’ve accepted your quote, we will send you the login to your personal dashboard. We don’t take payment straight away, though this will lock in your price and get you started.

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2. PAY ONLINE

Simply login to your personal dashboard where you can pay online securely the amount quoted for your first year with CertSmart.

As with all ISO standards, your certification will run in three-year cycles. We charge on an annual basis. Annual fees can also be paid simply and securely online through your CertSmart personal dashboard.

First time achieving ISO 9001 Certification

Your first year payment starts from as little as £1,192.50 (+vat) this covers your Stage 1 and Stage 2 audit.

You’ll then receive an invoice from us annually covering the cost of that year’s surveillance visit.

If we find major nonconformities during your audit, we’ll need to carry out a follow-up. This will be done remotely and charged pro-rata based on the time required.

When you’ve made payment online we will book your audit date.

Businesses with an existing ISO 9001 certification

Your first years payment starts at as little as £795 (+vat) this covers your transfer review and the next audit in your certification cycle. The online quote will help us to understand if you require a transfer visit day. This will be outlined on your final quote.

3. UPLOAD DOCUMENTATION

We’ll send you a welcome pack outlining next steps. Here, you’ll find detailed instructions on the data, documents, and information we need you to upload before your audit.

4. COMPLETE YOUR AUDIT

We ask you to upload important data, documents, and information so our expert auditors can review them without you needing to be present. This digital, self-serve approach is highly efficient and helps us to charge a more affordable price.

 

Understanding your certification cycle

Business looking to achieve ISO 9001 certification

Your Stage 1 audit will be completed remotely. You’ll receive an invite from your auditor inviting you to an opening meeting which usually takes place on Microsoft Teams. It’s essential that you’re available for the whole day so that your auditor can request more information if it’s required.

Your Stage 2 audit will be completed on-site, as required by UKAS. Both stages give you access to best-in-class auditors with no compromise on quality or insights.

You’ll receive an audit report that will detail your assessment’s outcome, key findings, and any areas for improvement.

Businesses with an existing ISO 9001 certification

Once your certification has been transferred. The next audit in your certification cycle will be completed on-site, as required by UKAS. Both stages give you access to best-in-class auditors with no compromise on quality or insights.

You’ll receive an audit report that will detail your assessment’s outcome, key findings, and any areas for improvement.

5. RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATION

When approval is given, you’ll receive your UKAS accredited ISO 9001 certificate. This will demonstrate to your customers and stakeholders that you’re committed to meeting their needs and expectations through best practice quality management and continual improvement.

UKAS accredited ISO 9001 certification can also open up new business opportunities. For example, in many industries, it is considered a requirement to trade.

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