Because of actions taken to prevent further spread of the Coronavirus, we see that the action taken will have consequences for certified persons.
SSE has decided to grant a 2-month exemption for certified persons. The exemption is requirement for a valid certificate when recertifying and when going up one level. The exemption also applies for use of an expired certificate at work. The exemption applies to persons who have a certificate with expiry date 12.03.2020 or later.
SSE will consider if the exemption should be extended.
The exemption applies from 03/12/2020
In January, the version of NS 9600, which has been used for almost 10 years, was replaced by a new version NS 9600:2020. Some changes have been made in the requirements and the standard has been restructured into 6 parts instead of 4. There are no major changes for Class A certified persons.
SOFT Sertifisering has just been accredited according to NS-EN ISO 17024 “General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons”. NS-EN ISO 17024 is one of several accreditation standards in the 17000 family. This accreditation is used for laboratories, certification bodies, inspection agencies, etc.
The Norwegian Accreditation website states the following about accreditation: “Accreditation is the official recognition of an organization’s competence and ability to perform specific tasks in accordance with specified requirements.” This implies that the authorities recognize our certification scheme.
It is important that your personal information in CertaSoft is up to date!
Everybody with access to CertaSoft can change employer status and contact information in CertaSoft. It is important that this information is accurate. If your employer status is wrong, your employer does not have access to necessary documents/information in CertaSoft.
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