The following standards and conformity assessment courses are available to help grow your knowledge of standardization. These courses are not an all-inclusive list nor an endorsement of the classes listed below but a good starting point in your educational journey. Thoroughly evaluate any course options to ensure they will meet your needs.

Standardization

Reference: ISO/IEC Guide 2:2004, 1.1

Intellectual Property Shield (IP Shield) offers a number of classes on demand through their course catelog. A discount is available for SES members on select classes.

  • Standards Aware Series™
  • Copyright Aware™

StandardsLearn.org provides free, easy-to-use, self-paced educational tools for standards and conformity assessment education.

  • Through History with Standards
  • In Introduction to Standards
  • and more

IEC offers several webinars and other educational courses on standardization. Click here for a list of available webinars.


ASTM offers several courses on standardization as listed below. These courses are self-paced presentations, great for learning at your pace:


IEEE Standards University offers a number of courses on standards development, conformity assessment, and career advancement in standardization.


ANSI offers a number of instructor led, virtual, web-based, and e-learning course options covering topics of standards development and conformity assessment. Link to educational page.

  • The American Way: The American National Standard (ANS) Development Process – One-day Seminar, link to page

University of Pittsburgh provides education on Information Technology Standards for those working in the IT industry. These include modules and articles, research, and reference materials on standardization, history and process.


Conformity Assessment

IEEE Standards University offers a number of courses on standards development, conformity assessment, and career advancement in standardization.


NIST Special Publication 2000-01 provides an overview of the ABC’s of Conformity Assessment


ISO CASCO offers an Educational toolbox, a collection of 9 modules on conformity assessment. In addition to the toolbox, ISO articles and other resources are available through ISO publications. Below are a few examples:

” Conformity assessment involves a set of processes that show your product, service or system meets the requirements of a standard. “

What is conformity assessment, from ISO

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) offers a Conformity Assessment Course Bundle which covers the basic concepts of conformity assessment and the ISO CASCO toolbox.


Do you offer educational courses on topics related to standardization and conformity assessment? Reach out to Women in Standards using the “Contact Us” link and tell us about your course.