Certification services

Efficient, focused and collaborative. A new approach for certification.

In a sceptical world, certification is a powerful way for organisations to build confidence and trust with customers, employees and wider stakeholders. However, too often the journey to certification is time-consuming, inconsistent, and difficult to manage.

It doesn’t need to be this hard.

PwC has developed a new approach to certification that allows you to extract maximum value from the process.

Our digital platform and streamlined methodology provide:

  • A single location for the collection, analysis and presentation of data: one source of truth
  • A plan focused sharply on key objectives and relevant risks
  • Real-time transparency, coordination and accountability over the progress and status of corrective actions
  • Opportunities for discussions about remediation, continuous improvement and business performance, in the context of your broader business goals


Certified by PwC

PwC’s approach to certification is built on the foundation of our globally-proven assurance framework and methodology, which we apply successfully in many different types of organisations and across multiple industries.

If you decide to engage our certification services, our relationship managers will work closely with you to answer your questions, meet your specific needs and ensure a smooth transition.

The PwC Certification Seal

Display the PwC Certification Seal on your website, corporate letterhead and tender documentation to strengthen your reputation and demonstrate your commitment to quality and continuous improvement.


PwC Certification Seal
PwC Certification Seal ISO 14001
PwC Certification Seal ISO 45001

PwC can help your organisation to be recognised in the following standards and schemes:


ISO 9001 - Quality

The world’s most widely recognised quality management system standard, ISO 9001 sets out the framework to provide a level of confidence in your organisation’s ability to meet and exceed the needs of your customers, while promoting a culture of continuous improvement within the organisation.

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ISO 14001 - Environment

A framework for an effective environmental management system in any organisation for environmental protection, enhancing environmental performance and fulfillment of compliance obligations.


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ISO 45001, AS/NZS 4801 and OHSAS 18001 - OHS

A safe, healthy work environment is paramount to preventing workplace injuries, illness and reducing hazards. Certification against this standard will demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to the health and safety of your workforce and your customers, upholding your reputation and reducing possible liability exposure.

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SQF - Food Safety

Safe Quality Food (SQF)

The Safe Quality Food standard (SQF) is a  Food Safety framework recognised by the  Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). There are multiple industry specific standards within the suite of SQF Food Safety and Quality standards which are designed to meet industry, customer, and regulatory requirements for all sectors of the food supply chain – from the farm all the way to the retail stores.


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ISO 27001 - Information Security

ISO/IEC 27001 helps organisations to keep secure both their information assets and those of their customers. Organisations of all types and sizes collect, process, store and transmit information in many forms. This information is valuable to an organisation’s business and operations. The information security standard that outlines the key processes and approaches a business needs to manage information security risk in a practical way.

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Auditing and Compliance schemes

TAPA - Transport protection

Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA)

TAPA's supply chain security standards help to ensure the secure transportation and storage of high value cargo susceptible to theft.

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SMETA - Ethical trade

Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA)

SMETA demonstrates to your customers that you are committed to responsible and ethical business practices with regard to health and safety, labour standards, environment and business ethics.

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HACCP - Food Safety

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

A risk management system of seven principles that identify, evaluate and control hazards related to food safety throughout the supply chain.


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PrimeSafe (VIC) - Food Safety

PrimeSafe is the Statutory Authority responsible for regulating meat, poultry, seafood, meat transport and pet food in Victoria, Australia. Primesafe gives meat processing facilities and seafood businesses the licence to operate, ensuring they comply with relevant standards that apply including;

  1. Australian Standard and Guidelines

  2. Victorian Standards and Guidelines

  3. Legislation and Regulation ( Meat Industry Act 1993, Seafood Safety Act 2003, Meat Industry Regulations 2015, Seafood Safety Regulations 2014)


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NDIS - Disability services

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The NDIS Practice Standards provide a nationally consistent approach to the quality and safety of disability and health support services. For more information on how PwC can assist you in certification or verification to the NDIS Practice Standards click below.

NDIS Practice Standards Information

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Engaging with us for your certification services

  • Initial enquiry to our Certification team
  • Identify your precise certification needs
  • We prepare a draft scope of certification services
  • You confirm the scope of certification services
  • Our relationship managers draft an engagement letter for technical review
  • You'll meet with our relationship managers to review the engagement letter in detail to ensure we fully appreciate your specific needs prior to your acceptance

Our certification methodology aligns to the requirements of ISO 17021 or 17065 and the particular certification standards required by our organisation. PwC have member firms in North America, Europe and Asia that are accredited certification bodies to meet your global certification needs. 


ISO Management Systems Auditor training

PwC also provides in-house and public training in ISO management systems auditing.

We train our clients to conduct management systems audits against Quality, Environment and OH&S management systems standards. We are one of the only training providers to provide value to your organisation by integrating the requirements of the Quality, Environmental and OH&S systems into an integrated management systems training package.

Our courses are ideal for those wanting to gain formal ISO management systems auditing qualifications, and develop skills to review, maintain, and improve an organisation's management system, as well as the fundamental knowledge required to begin implementing procedures in compliance with the standards.

Our trainers are leading industry experts with practical experience. We train your quality, environment, OH&S and HSEQ managers to review, improve and maintain your management systems by providing up to the minute, informative, and professional training in Quality, Environment, OHS, Food Safety, and Information Security management systems.

Our in-house programs help organisations build internal capability around management system maintenance, review, and improvement. Drawing on real-world industry experience and best practice studies, employees gain a highly practical understanding of how their company’s management system works and what certification auditors look for.

We also offer training to individuals wanting to gain formal management systems auditing qualifications.

Our management systems courses cover:

  • Quality
  • Environment
  • OH&S
  • Food safety
  • Information security
  • Risk and business continuity
  • Compliance management

Contact us

Isil Uysun

Partner, Sydney, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 409 523 777

Alicia Clarke

Partner, Brisbane, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 407 964 089

Peter Chandler

Director, Brisbane, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 7 32575453

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