European Register
of Certificated Auditors
ERCA certification is an independent and impartial
process that proves professional
competence and skills of individuals.

Qualification of the courses

The training organization has to complete and sign the application form. Based on the application ERCA or its representative prepares an official Proposal on qualification of the course with the specified fee. This fee covers the cost of administering the qualification process.

The qualification fee must be paid before starting the qualification process or the ERCA qualified training course.

Requirements for ERCA training course qualification

An organization interested in qualifying for the training course chooses a person responsible for the coordination and communication of the course together with ERCA. This person communicates with each edition, the course programme, the name of the tutor, list of participants and location of the course.

Organizations interested in the qualification of the training course must ensure the suitability of the room in which he course is supposed to take place in and didactical tools (computer, audiovisual, etc.) and must choose the appropriate communication media (website, brochures, ...) to inform about the courses offered.

Training course criteria

All specific training courses have their own specific criteria for:
- duration
- tutor
- objectives and topics
- didactic and informative material
- training methods
- and examination

For detailed information regarding the qualification of the training courses, please download the accurate GUIDELINE FOR TRAINING COURSE QUALIFICATION.
QMS TRAINING COURSE requirements
EMS TRAINING COURSE requirements
OHSAS TRAINING COURSE requirements
ISMS TRAINING COURSE requirements
HACCP TRAINING COURSE requirements

The documents which needs to be completed and submitted:

APPLICATION
The application form for ERCA qualification of the training course, please download here: APPLICATION FOR QUALIFICATION. This application form contains the information about the scheme which the training organization applies to be qualified and an applicant’s declaration.

REGULATION OF THE COURSE
Regulation which describes all the criteria needed to pass the course, e.g. modality of the course, percentage of absences allowed, modality of conducting examinations, criteria of evaluation, etc.

PROGRAMME OF THE COURSE
Scheduled programme for each day of the course including breaks, in 15-30 minutes blocks.

DIDACTIC MATERIAL OF THE COURSE
The training organization must submit all material relevant to the course as a PowerPoint presentation, handouts, texts and bibliographic references, examples of typical documents, reports, forms, etc…

TUTORS REQUIREMENTS
An integral part of application documents which needs to be attached regarding the tutor are described in accurate Guideline for Qualification. One of them is 20 minutes video of real course conducted.
Example: INSTRUCTION VIDEO

and SUPPORT DOCUMENTS

Examination

For guideline which describes the modality of management of the final examination of the courses click here: GUIDELINE FOR MANAGEMENT OF ERCA EXAMINATION

EVALUATION PROCESS

All required documents relating to the course must be submitted at least two months before to the ERCA coordinator. The final decision on qualification is made by the ERCA coordinator and not later than one month before the course.