Steps to AS9120 Certification

  1. Learn about the Standard
  2. Perform a Gap Analysis
  3. Plan your project
  4. Train your organization
  5. Document your Quality Management System
  6. Implement your QMS and conduct business
  7. Audit your QMS
  8. Registration Audit

1. Learn About AS9120

You will need to get some general training on AS9120 so you understand what you need to do in your company to meet the requirements of the standard.

2. Perform AS9120 Gap Analysis

Perform a Gap Analysis to determine where you need to change your existing QMS.

3. Plan Your AS9120 Implementation Project

Create a Project Plan to determine

4. Educate Your Organization on AS9120

All of your employees will need to be trained to work with the AS9120 Quality System.

5. Design & Document Your AS9120 Quality Management System

Design and document your AS9120 Quality Manual and Procedures The biggest portion of the project is looking at your current processes, and redesigning them to address all of the requirements of the standard. Once you have modified or developed processes to meet the standard, you will need to control those processes. Documenting the processes as Quality System procedures is part of this control.

6. Use & Improve Your AS9120 QMS

Once your system is developed and documented, employees will follow the procedures, collect records and make improvements to the system. For approximately three months or more, your organization will run the QMS, collecting records.

7. Audit the AS9120 QMS Performance

Use and improve your QMS – Is it working? You will conduct internal audits to see how your system is working and to improve it. This prepares you for an Audit by a Registrar.

8. Achieve AS9120 Registration

Use our AS9120 All-in-One Documentation & Training Package and implement your system yourself. It includes what you need in order to save time and money and be successful.

To achieve registration, you will need to select a Registrar who will preform a Registration Audit.


Our All-in-One Certification Package is a proven, efficient system. It gives you all you need to prepare for registration – in one simple to use package.

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A consultant can save you time by performing a gap analysis for you.  They are well versed in all of the AS9120B requirements, and will help you focus in on the areas of your organization that need improvement to achieve certification.  (Remote analysis also available.)

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