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
  • An audit 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

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

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

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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Other schemes


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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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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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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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. 


Auditor training

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

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 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

Peter Buchholz
Partner, PwC Australia
Tel: +61 (2) 8266 5118

Deborah Carstens
Director, PwC Australia
Tel: +61 2 8266 3512

Peter Chandler
Director, PwC Australia
Tel: +61 7 32575453

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