We realize that you have a choice when choosing an auditor certification body. We believe that Certus provides the best combination of validity, value, recognition, benefits, and service available anywhere. Plus our satisfaction guarantee means that if at any time you are dissatisfied with Certus, you can request a refund on the unused portion of your certification fee.
Certus has a rigorous certification process based on and compliant with ISO 17024, the ISO standard used by personnel certification bodies to demonstrate the validity of their programs. Certus reviews professional experience, audit experience, and training experience. Plus, we require applicants to pass a comprehensive knowledge exam based on ISO 19011 and the standard upon which their certification is based, such as ISO 9001.
Certification doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. Certus has a low application fee and a low annual certification fee. We never charge assessment fees, transition fees, or upgrade fees. Those are all included in our low annual fee.
Certus is recognized by global certification bodies as providing ISO 17024-compliant auditor certification. Our rigorous certification process and knowledge exams meet the requirements of ISO 17021 to demonstrate auditor competence.
Certus provides world-class customer service however you choose to communicate with us: telephone, email, or online chat. Our telephone number is at the top of every page on our website. We don’t force our customers to use AI-powered robots or complicated ticket systems to get answers. Plus, our FAQs page has answers to many common questions.
In addition to our rigorous certification programs and low fees, Certus provides a number of benefits to our auditors. Plus, we’re launching a host of new benefits in early 2022 such as our always available auditor conference, auditor directory, CPD marketplace, and more. See our list of current benefits below:
Professional Liability Insurance (US Only)
We’ve negotiated a special discount on professional liability insurance just for auditors. Performing audits exposes your business to potential claims and lawsuits that could end up costing you thousands of dollars. With auditor liability insurance, you can protect yourself and have peace of mind that your business is safeguarded with coverage. Coverage starts at $495 a year.
Our online Career Center allows you to search jobs, create job alerts, upload your resume, and get a free resume review and career counseling. Employers can also post jobs.
Certus has partnered with Accredible, a leading provider of digital credentials, to offer our certified professionals both digital certificates and digital badges. These let you share your certified status with the world and allow you to retrieve your credentials anytime and anywhere.
We realize that certification can be expensive, especially for those holding multiple certifications. That’s why we offer a multiple certification discount of up to 30% off or our already low certification fees. Plus, seniors save 20% on our certification fees.
InsideStandards Online Magazine Subscription
Your certification comes with free access to InsideStandards.com (a $99 per year value), an online magazine for auditors and certification professionals. You’ll also receive the StandardsInsider newsletter delivered to your inbox each month. Inside your find articles, news, standards updates, interviews, and more.