ISO 29990 is basically subdivided into two areas: into learning services (for example, these services include designing, providing and monitoring of learning services) and management at the learning service provider for example business planning, financial management, risk management as well as human resources management. This standard is the first standard for learning providers that is valid and applied on an international scale. The advantages for learning providers are transparency of their own services, international comparability and working according to defined processes for quality assurance. The QCC certificate is an objective demonstration of conformity, creating confidence for learners and other interested parties in the ability of the organization to achive quality throughout the learning process.
Objective and Target
- assuring quality, transparency and comparability in educational institutions.
- creating a generic quality model for non-formal education and training.
- focusing on competence of the teaching staff and of the organisation .
Motivation and Benefits
ISO 29990:2010 is an International Standard for providers of training and further training, which is certifiable and is to the state of the art in conformity to the ISO requirements placed on management systems. The Standard addresses all types of educational institutions. Single trainers, private seminar providers, organizations providing further training with courses, curricula and internal training and further training up to universities. The Standard has some congruent features with other management systems, above all with ISO 9001:2008