Reminder: SAATCA Auditor Transition Deadline for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015

All currently registered QMS and EMS SAATCA Auditors are hereby reminded that those Auditors who have not yet transitioned in accordance with the SAATCA Auditor transition criteria for the QMS/EMS auditor transition to the latest ISO 9001/14001:2015 standard, have until 30 September 2018 to successfully complete the transition.

You are reminded that your current ISO 9001:2008 and/or ISO 14001:2004 certifications will not be valid after three years from publication of the updated standards. The expiry date for Auditor certifications to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004, issued during the transition period, will automatically become invalid at the end of the three year transition period, which ends on 30 September 2018. 

As from 01 October 2018, all existing SAATCA Auditor certifications issued on ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 will expire and will be deemed as invalid by SAATCA.

For more information on the SAATCA Auditor Transition Criteria, you can click on the links below, or visit the SAATCA website at or alternatively, contact the SAATCA offices on 012 349 2763 or

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