Conformity Assessment in Practice: Schemes


A Conformity Assessment scheme relates to a particular group of objects with the same specified requirements, rules and procedures. Explore the detailed activities required to carry out a Conformity Assessment per the Functional Approach in ISO/IEC 17000.


Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain “scheme,” “scheme owner,” and the “Conformity Assessment body” and the role each plays in carrying out Conformity Assessment
  • Identify the scheme, scheme owner and Conformity Assessment body in a specific situation
  • Describe the relationship between scheme content and the reason for Conformity Assessment
  • Explain how ongoing scheme refinement is a continual rebalancing of assurance vs. costs
  • Describe the need for caution when “scheme” or “system” is referenced in contracts or regulations

Target Audience

This course is relevant to multiple roles and levels including but not limited to:

  • Compliance staff
  • Product design professionals
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • New hire engineers
  • Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) staff
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Time Requirement


Web-Based 45 minutes $50.00

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