The exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:
Domain 1: Fundamental concepts and principles of quality management and a QMS based on ISO 9001
Domain 2: ISO 9001 requirements for a quality management system —Clauses 4 to 10
For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.
First, a candidate needs to complete the PECB ISO 9001 Foundation training course. Then, they need to take the exam and after successfully passing the exam, candidates will be able to apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 9001 Foundation” certificate. This is an entry-level credential.
There are no prerequisites on professional or management system project experience required. Thus, following the training course, passing the exam and applying for the certificate are the only certificate program requisites that certificate holders shall meet before obtaining the certificate.
For more information please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.
The certificate requirements are:
|MS audit/assessment experience
|QMS project experience
|PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 9001 Foundation
|Complete the PECB ISO 9001 Foundation Training Course
|Pass the PECB ISO 9001 Foundation exam
|Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
- Certificate and examination fees are included in the price of the training course.
- PECB will provide over 200 pages of instructional materials containing explanations, guidance, and practical examples.
- An attestation of course completion worth 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued.
- In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free.