SCC’s accreditation services help organizations apply national and international standards correctly and consistently. 


We combine rigorous assessments with agile, personalized service to help the organizations we support continuously improve. Together, we’re working towards one goal: to ensure that standards contribute to health, safety, prosperity and a sustainable future for all.

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About accreditation

Accreditation assures competence, fosters reliability, and streamlines industries through rigorous assessments. It recognizes trusted organizations, and is a key driver of efficiency and confidence in global markets.

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Why choose SCC

Our accreditation sends a clear message that people can count on your organization. We are held to the highest standards as a signatory to ILAC and IAF international agreements, and as a Canadian Crown corporation.

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Steps to accreditation

Embark on accreditation or transfer to SCC with confidence. Our team supports your journey, providing personalized, customer-centric services for organizations of all sizes.


The SCC Learning Centre offers a range of public and tailor-made accreditation and standardization training courses. Our top-notch instructors are industry leaders who share their passion with Canadian and international participants.

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Join our accreditation team

Join our elite teams as a contractor. We are seeking experts in diverse technical fields for our top-tier programs. Elevate your professional journey, leverage your expertise, and contribute to the safety and well-being of Canadians.

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Find an accredited organization

Search our directory for accredited organizations that perform certification, testing, inspection and verification/validation. Accreditation means they are rigorously assessed based on internationally accepted criteria.

Accreditation programs

We offer internationally recognized accreditation programs:
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Accreditation Programs

ISO/IEC 17024                                                                                

OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice

ISO/IEC 17020                                                               

SCC Requirements & Guidance - Accreditation of Standards Development Organization

ISO/IEC 17029, ISO 14065, ISO 14066…

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Accreditation documents and resources

Find the documents to get and maintain accreditation.

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Access accreditation notices

Access notices of newly accredited, recognized, withdrawn and suspended organizations to learn about changes within the last 730 calendar days.

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World Accreditation Day

World Accreditation Day, celebrated yearly on June 9, raises awareness around the globe of the importance of accreditation-related activities.