Our accreditations

Our accreditations

Based on your specific requirements for the markets you serve, companies within Ricardo Certification can provide the relevant accredited assurance services to support you.

The following is the list of accreditations held, and the services provided by companies in Ricardo Certification:

Ricardo Certification BV is accredited to ISO/IEC 17020 as a type A Inspection Body , ISO/IEC 17065 as a Certification Body and ISO/IEC 17025 as a Testing and Measurement Body by RVA and provides:

  • EU27 Notified Body services (NoBo) under the Interoperability Directive
  • Assessment Body (AsBo) services in accordance with the CSM RA regulation
  • Designated Body (DeBo) services in the Netherlands and in Belgium
  • Testing and Measurement Services

Ricardo Certification Iberia S.L is accredited to ISO/IEC 17020 as a Type C Inspection Body and ISO/IEC 17065 as a Certification Body by ENAC and provides:

  • Assessment Body services in accordance with the CSM RA Regulation
  • ISA services in line with CENELEC EN50126, 50128 and 50129
  • Designated Body (DeBo) services in Spain

Ricardo Certification Denmark ApS is accredited to ISO/IEC 17065 as a Certification Body by DANAK and provides:

  • EU27 Notified Body (NoBo) services under the Interoperability Directive
  • Designated Body (DeBo) services in Denmark

Ricardo Certification Limited is accredited to ISO/IEC 17020 as a Type A Inspection Body and ISO/IEC 17065 as a Certification Body by UKAS and provides:

  • Assessment Body services in accordance with the CSM RA Regulation
  • Approved Body (ApBo) services in the UK, under RIR 2011
  • Designated Body services in the UK
  • ISA and RPC services in line with CENELEC EN50126, 50128 and 50129
  • Assessment Party (AP) services for UK Rolling Stock, including Steam Engines
  • Plant Acceptance Body (PAB) service for UK On-Track Machines.
 

Ricardo Certification Limited is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) as an Inspection Body under ISO/IEC 17020 to offer ISA services in Canada. 

The following entities have local accreditations and appointments, which take advantage of the application of some of Ricardo Certification’s procedures:

  • Ricardo Rail Australia has attained the status of an Authorised Engineer Organisation (AEO) from Transport for New South Wales in Australia to offer ISA Services, based on application of the Ricardo Certification ISA Manual.
  • Ricardo Beijing Company Ltd. is accredited to ISO/IEC 17020 as a Type A Inspection Body by CNAS for ISA and RPC Services, based on the application of the Ricardo Certification ISA Manual and the Ricardo Certification RPC Manual.

The following accreditations, appointments and recognitions are being pursued by relevant Ricardo Certification companies to support clients:

  • Designated Body for Ireland, Sweden and Norway