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, we audit your quality system and we automate your inspection processes with our standard inspection software AudiMAX.

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!

17020 News

Read the latest news on ISO/IEC 17020:2012, inspection, seminars, auditing and much more!

Workorder system for AudiMAX

A new feature in AudiMAX provides the inspection body with tools to manage the workorder process. Through the client portal a client can send a request for an inspection, indicating which object he wants inspected and for which scope.

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Online insights in inspection results for clients

AudiMAX inspection software now offers the option of giving the clients of an inspection body online insights into their own inspection results.

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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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When an inspection body seeks accreditation for Non Destructive Testing (NDT), the guidance provided by EA-4/15 G:2015 has to be taken into account. In this guidance of the European Cooperation for Accreditation a number of issues are addressed specificaly concerning the application of the ISO/IEC 17020:2012 requirements in the field of Non Destructive Testing.

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NEW Seminar: Introduction to ISO/IEC 17020

Has your organization decided to bring its inspection activities to the level of ISO/IEC 17020, the International Standard for inspection? Then we can offer you an effective way to teach your employees the basic principles of ISO/IEC 17020.

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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.
For small inspection bodies and start up companies, we offer the lean and mean Checklist.World application for producing simple inspection reports.
AudiMAX Inspection Software
For professional inspection bodies TwinSparc offers AudiMAX inspection software. A complete 17020 inspection suite in the cloud!
Inspection App
Designed for use with AudiMAX inspection software: The RAW DATA HARVESTER app.

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