National standards development courses

Get the knowledge you need to effectively participate in Canada’s standardization network. Our courses on national standards development will help deepen your understanding and empower you to use standards to: 

  • advance public policy objectives 
  • gain a business advantage 
  • support the overall well-being of Canadians


Introduction to Canadian Standards Development

SCC orientation module, course 3


This course covers:
•    National Standards of Canada (NSCs) 
•    list of published standards

Accreditation of Standards Development Organizations

SCC orientation module, course 4


This course covers:
•    requirements for standards development organizations
•    approval of NSCs

Responsibilities for the Distribution and Sale of ISO/IEC Standards in Canada

SCC orientation module, course 5


This course covers:
•    SCC’s membership at ISO and IEC
•    distribution of international standards
•    national adoptions 

How we deliver our courses

Anytime, anywhere learning 
Our self-paced online courses are ideal if you love to learn at your own pace. They offer recorded presentations, interactive exercises and self-assessment quizzes. You can also earn certificates for taking our courses.

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Get involved in standards development

International standards development is fueled by professionals who represent their country's interests. Participation in standards development activities allows experts to shape standards that impact them. Start shaping the future and find opportunities to get involved in the standards community.

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Learn about standards and standards-based solutions

Standards establish best practices, technical requirements and terminologies for many different fields. Discover our standards-based solutions for your needs.

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Buy standards

Looking to purchase a standard? Browse and buy standards from our Canadian and international resellers.