Key Achievements

The following are milestones in Excel’s development:

  • In 1989 Excel developed and afterwards presented on behalf of BSI their IRCA approved Lead Assessor course for the first four years of its life.
  • When the ASQC in America were setting up the Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB), their  Director attended one of the first Lead Auditor courses run in the States which was delivered by 2 Excel tutors.
  • During 1994 a World Bank contract for the Caribbean to train local trainers to deliver Excel training programmes was won in competition with major UK and US consultancies.
  • In 1995, Excel was the first organization worldwide to gain EARA accreditation for its Advanced EMS Auditor course (UK), which adds to the existing suite of environmental training courses provided.
  • In partnership with the Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) Excel developed Maritime Internal Auditor and Lead Auditor courses specifically relating to the ISM Code.
  • In 1999 Excel was selected by the Quest Forum as a sanctioned training provider for TL 9000.
  • 2002 – Excel’s Risk Management programmes were brought together and released as a public training offering covering corporate risk assessment.
  • 2003 – Excel gained IRCA approval for its ISO 9001 Lead Auditor course (formerly registered by RAB in the USA).
  • 2003 - With ISO/TS 16949:2002 being based on a process management philosophy in line with ISO 9001:2000, Excel’s automotive courses were updated to reflect the revised Standard and IRCA accreditation obtained.
  • 2003 - OHSAS 18001 3-day Auditor Conversion gained IRCA accreditation.
  • 2004 – OHSAS 18001 5-day Auditor/Lead Auditor course gained IRCA accreditation.
  • 2005 – ISO/IEC 27001 (formerly ISO/IEC 17799) 5-day Auditor/Lead Auditor course gained IRCA accreditation.
  • 2005 – ISO/IEC 17025 5-day Auditor/Lead Auditor course (previously registered by RAB) gained IRCA accreditation.

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