Published: 8 Mar 2021

The CQI has welcomed UKAS accredited and internationally recognised certification body NQA Certification Ltd to its Corporate Partner programme.

NQA is one of the UK’s leading certification bodies. Operating in over 90 countries, it has a global presence of over 50,000 active certificates across a broad range of industries and standards. Accredited by UKAS for over 30 years, they cover everything from energy and environmental management systems, to information security and privacy information management systems. NQA are also an Approved Training Partner of CQI and IRCA certified courses.

We all need to work together to make sure certification delivers what the world needs
Nick Wright, UK and EMEA Managing Director at NQA

Their philosophy “to help our customers deliver products the world can trust”, focusses on nurturing supportive partnerships with clients, ensuring they truly realise the benefits of accredited certification. With a 2020 net promoter score over 70 and an average partnership length of 12 years, NQA successfully delivers a premium and value-added certification and training service on a daily basis.

I know the skills and expertise they possess will add huge value to the CQI over the next few years
Ian Howe, Head of Commercial Development at the CQI

Working jointly with the CQI; NQA promotes best practices, organisational improvement and professional skills development; with a real focus on nurturing talent within their industry. NQA and the CQI both strive to progress the profession by supporting quality professionals in their quest to deliver excellence in governance, assurance and improvement.

NQA is delighted to be joining the CQI’s Corporate Partner programme, having been a regular judge/sponsor at the International Quality Awards, NQA understands the common need for the quality and assurance sectors to address structural issues by investing in great people and attracting new talent. We feel strongly that great certification relies on an engaged industry. We all need to work together to make sure certification delivers what the world needs and make it accountable to those that need it to perform the most.” said Nick Wright, UK and EMEA Managing Director at NQA.

We are delighted to welcome NQA to the growing community of Corporate Partners. I’m sure as an organisation, NQA will gain huge benefit from the strategic support offered as part of the programme. Furthermore, having worked closely with NQA on a number of initiatives throughout the past few years, I know the skills and expertise they possess will add huge value to the CQI over the next few years.” Ian Howe Head of Commercial Development at the CQI.