Exemplar Global Incorporated, formerly known as RABQSA is an international not for profit organization with charitable status in Australia. Exemplar Global provide professional credentialing programs and training certification programs. They give professionals with credentials of their competence and capability through a personnel certification beyond the attainment of a certificate of training. Exemplar Global was created in 2004 from the acquisition of the personnel certification activities of United States of America-based Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB) by Australia-based Quality Society of Australasia (QSA). Exemplar Global has offices in Milwaukee,Sydney,Seoul plus international partnerships. Its business includes a number of distinct business divisions; Certification Services, College(Continual Professional Development activity for customers), Gratiis to support its charitable work, Laureate that supports the advancement of the communities it works in and iNARTE that supports the personnel certification of engineers and technicians. Exemplar Global is a wholly owned independent subsidiary of ASQ (formerly known American Society Quality).
Exemplar Global Certification offers:
Personnel certification provides confidence that certified professionals such as auditors, engineers have demonstrated the specific competencies defined by industry as requirements for these professionals who work in each industry sector. To achieve this, Exemplar Global examines the auditor's knowledge, skills, personal attributes and qualifications specific to the program (scheme) and/or scope of certification. Exemplar Global has personnel certification programs for:
- Quality Management(ISO 9001)
- Food Safety Systems(ISO 22000)
- Health & Safety Systems(OHSAS 18001)
- Environmental Management Systems(ISO 14001)
In addition to these management based system programs, Exemplar Global also provides a wide range of industry or market specific programs. These include:
- Aerospace (AS9100)
- Heavy Vehicle System Auditing
- Bus Operator Accreditation Scheme (BOAS)
- Canadian Association for Environmental Analytical Laboratories
- Laboratory Assessors
- National Food Safety Systems (NFS)
- Corporate food safety systems (major supermarket chains)
- HACCP Certification
- Water Quality Treatment Systems
- Wind Farms
- Information Management System Security (ISO 27001:2005)
- Maritime Security Professionals
- Business Continuity Management
- Electromagnetic Engineers (EMC)
- Electrostatic Discharge Engineers (ESD)
- Product Safety Design Engineers (PSD)
Exemplar Global certifies non degree training based on a series of criteria to allow training providers to offer either certified training courses that have gained industry recognition (e.g. QMS Lead Auditor), but also to certify their own courses design framework meet international best practice aligned to ISO29990.
Exemplar Global offers credentialing services for other organizations or associations who do not have the infrastructure to automate the application, approval and issue of a certification (beyond the attainment of a certificate of training) to their members, clients.
Design and Build Personnel Certifications
Exemplar Global designs and builds industry or market specific personnel certification programs. This service can include a feasibility study to determine the acceptance of a certification program. Programs are managed by Exemplar Global with a dedicated program committee made up of key stakeholders. Exemplar Global also build examinations required to support the certification.