A World Of Information for 17020 accredited Inspection Bodies

17020.world is the international website of TwinSparc 17020 Consultants | 17020 Academy | 17020 Audit. Here you will find information on our consulting, audits and education for ISO/IEC 17020:2012 accredited inspection bodies.

TwinSparc is a highly specialized consulting firm for inspection bodies operating under the International Standard for inspections.

We give advise to operate your inspection body in compliance with ISO/IEC 17020, we educate your workforce to understand why and how to stay in compliance and we audit your quality system.

We can help your organization to get accredited and stay accredited. 'Hands on' where needed, on an academic level where appropriate.


Our ISO/IEC 17020 expertise

We offer our ISO/IEC 17020 services, know how and expertise as consultants, in education, during auditing of inspection bodies and in a standard software application, called AudiMAX. Click below to read more!

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If the accreditation body has suspended your accreditation because you have not managed to solve the NCs satisfactorily within the permitted recovery period, it is a good time to call in the assistance of TwinSparc 17020 Consultants.

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ISO 19011: TwinSparc 17020-Consultants member of NEN commission

The international audit standard ISO 19011, which was last revised in 2011 is currently in a revision process again. The previous version dates back to 2002. In 2019, the revision should be completed and the new version will be published.

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The writer lives on… The problem of under reporting

One of the biggest problems of inspection is that from the final inspection report it is impossible to determine why an inspector eventually made the decision to either declare conformity or non-conformity for the item inspected. Often, inspection reports show little more than a ‘Yes’ or a ‘No’ (conform or not-conform). For the client of the inspection body this usually is not an issue.

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TwinSparc is the expert on ISO/IEC 17020:2012. We offer consulting, education and auditing for inspection bodies that [want to] comply with the International Standard for Inspection.

We help the inspection body to establish, document, and maintain policies and objectives for fulfilment of the International Standard and ensure the policies and objectives are implemented at all levels of the organization.
Our seminars help your employees to better understand the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020:2012. We offer training for internal auditors of inspection bodies, seminars for builing your own quality manual and much more!
We help you manage your internal audit programm or you can let us perform the internal audits for your inspection company. For our internal audit services we use ISO 19011, the International Standard for auditing, as our guidance.