Professional Evaluation and Certification Board

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Based in Montreal, Canada, the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB) is an American personnel certification body. Its activities are to design, develop, and deliver personnel certification services for various industries.

As opposed to other personnel certification bodies, and in accordance with the ISO/IEC 17024 standard, PECB does not certify training courses, only examinations.

The goal of personnel certifications is to provide evidence that the certificated person holds the minimal competencies required for the specific certified credentials.


PECB provides three major services:

Training courses[edit]

The Professional Evaluation and Certification Board offer several training courses that helps applicants prepare for the PECB certification exams. These courses are not compulsory for individuals to apply for PECB's certification exams.

Examination services[edit]

Applicants can challenge the following PECB examinations:

ISO 9001[edit]

  • ISO 9001 Foundation
  • ISO 9001 Lead Implementer
  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 9001 Master

ISO 14001[edit]

  • ISO 14001 Foundation
  • ISO 14001 Lead Implementer
  • ISO 14001 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 14001 Master

OHSAS 18001[edit]

  • OHSAS 18001 Foundation
  • OHSAS 18001 Lead Implementer
  • OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor
  • OHSAS 18001 Master

ISO 20000[edit]

  • ISO 20000 Foundation
  • ISO 20000 Lead Implementer
  • ISO 20000 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 20000 Master

ISO 22000[edit]

  • ISO 22000 Foundation
  • ISO 22000 Lead Implementer
  • ISO 22000 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 22000 Master

ISO 22301[edit]

  • ISO 22301 Foundation
  • ISO 22301 Lead Implementer
  • ISO 22301 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 22301 Master

ISO/IEC 27001[edit]

ISO/IEC 27005[edit]

ISO/PAS 28000[edit]

  • ISO 28000 Foundation
  • ISO 28000 Lead Implementer
  • ISO 28000 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 28000 Master

ISO/IEC 27035[edit]

Personnel certification[edit]

PECB offers to individuals who have successfully passed a PECB examination and have the required relevant professional experience the opportunity to apply for a professional certification. These personnel certifications are the same as the certified examinations. PECB is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Accreditations and certifications[edit]

PECB is the only personnel certification body that is certified to ISO 9001 (ANAB) and ISO 27001 (UKAS).

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