Versions 7 and 9 of the Requirements for Certification Bodies and Training Providers (Formerly known as 'Criteria for Training Providers/Certification Bodies') published today.
Training providers and certification bodies operating within the GWO framework are presented with a new set of requirements today, incorporating a variety of updates including new options on digital learning, alongside fixed, mobile and on site training.
The documents are renamed as 'Requirements' instead of 'Criteria'. V9 of the GWO Requirements for Training Providers and V7 of the GWO Requirements for Certification Bodies are published following extensive review and can be implemented immediately. Previous versions will remain in force until October 1st 2020.
GWO is looking for certified training providers to support its review of standards from October 2020-March 2021
GWO has improved the look and feel of its training standards to make them more readable. Lesson elements remain unchanged and existing versions are still valid.
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Third party certification bodies are an essential element in the GWO governance framework.
Certification bodies are essential in the governance system of GWO Standards. Without them, training providers cannot deliver GWO training and worker safety is potentially at risk.