The formal evaluation of an organisation's processes by an independent and accredited body against a defined standard and the issuing of a certificate indicating conformance.
(ANSI) In computer systems, a technical evaluation, made as part of and in support of the accreditation process, that establishes the extent to which a particular computer system or network design and implementation meet a prespecified set of requirements.
1) Competition registered with and conducted in accordance with USBC rules. All certified bowling centers must have their lanes inspected by USBC annually to ensure they meet specifications. 2) The accreditation earned by USBC coaches upon completion of training courses.
The Library Commission's certification program is intended to encourage librarians to develop and maintain their skills through basic and continuing education. Director certification is one of the basic guidelines for public library accreditation. Certification for library boards. Recognizes continuing education efforts on the part of the trustees.
Technical evaluation of automated information systems, made as part of and in support of the accreditation process, that establishes the extent to which a particular automated information system or network design and implementation meet pre-specified security requirements.
A statement of approval granted by a certifying agency confirming that the program/service/agency has met the standards set by the certifying agency. CMS is an example of a certifying agency. See also ACCREDITATION.
Certification is the process by which a company's system/s is assessed for its conformity in relation to an officially-recognised standard such as ISO 14001. The companies who perform these external assessments (sometimes referred to as audits) may, or may not be, authorised or accredited to do this by an independent accreditation body - which is frequently appointed by government. A certification company issues a 'certificate of conformity' to ISO 14001 which should indicate whether it is accredited or not. Only if a certificate has been awarded by an accredited certification body, will a company have achieved 'accredited certification' to the appropriate standard â€“ e.g. ISO 14001.
The process of evaluating practices against an agreed standard by an accredited independent third party.
Certification refers to a comprehensive assessment of the technical and non-technical security features of an Information Technology (IT) system that establishes the extent to which the system satisfies the specified security requirements.
State government agencies inspect health care providers including home health agencies, hospitals, nursing homes, and dialysis facilities, as well as other health care providers. These providers are certified if they pass inspection. Medicare or Medicaid only covers care provided by certified providers.
The comprehensive evaluation of the technical and non-technical security features of a system and other safeguards, made in support of the accreditation process, to establish the extent to which a particular design and implementation meets a set of specified security requirements.
The process by which the applicant is evaluated and awarded certification status.
A process that involves a trained evaluation of skills and the passing of an exam that tests the individual's knowledge and attitude about the job.
A process by which an authorized body, either a governmental or non-governmental organization, evaluates and recognizes either an individual or an organization as meeting pre-determined requirements or criteria.
Medicare and Medicaid will only cover government agencies that are certified by law. To become certified certain health care providers (hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes and dialysis facilities) are required to pass certain standards that are evaluated by a state government agency. Being certified is not the same as being accredited.
The process a nursing home undergoes to qualify for participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
State government agencies inspect health care providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, dialysis facilities and home health agencies, as well as other health care providers. These providers are certified if they pass inspection. Being certified is not the same as being accredited. Medicare or Medicaid only pays for care provided by certified or accredited providers.
The act of testifying to the factuality or truth of something; to guarantee as meeting a standard.
A health-care facility is certified when it passes a survey conducted by a state governmental agency. Medicare only covers care in facilities that are certified or accredited. Compare with Accredited.
The procedure and action by which a duly authorized body evaluates and recognizes (certifies) an individual, service, or program as meeting predetermined requirements.
is a statement, signed by an applicant or grantee as a prerequisite for receiving Federal funds, that it meets or will adhere to certain conditions and/or will undertake or not undertake certain actions.
The comprehensive evaluation of the technical and non-technical security features of an IT and other safeguards, made in support of the accreditation process, that establishes the extent to which a particular design and implementation meet a specified set of security requirements.
the process of certifying products that meet certain standards, such as certifying produce grown using organic farming techniques.
The technical evaluation of a system's security features, made as part of and in support of the approval/accreditation process, that establishes the extent to which a particular computer system's design and implementation meet a set of specified security requirements. CyberCiege components include operating systems and security-specific applications that may have undergone some level of certification. This level is represented in the operating system's "assurance".
Process intended to maintain the genetic and mechanical purity and identity of commercially produced seed through all steps of production, harvesting, storage, and conditioning. The certification system involves a limited generation or pedigree system comprising four classes of seed: breeder, foundation, registered, and certified. Each class, except for breeder seed, must meet minimum established standards.
The process by which an agency or association evaluates and recognizes an individual, institution or educational program as meeting predetermined standards. The term is synonymous with accreditation, except that certification is usually applied to individuals and accreditation to institutions. See also accreditation.
When an independent company evaluates the quality of a diamond and the retail replacement value, and places this information in a certificate of authenticity.
Comprehensive analysis of the technical and non-technical security features and other safeguards of a system to establish the extent to which a particular system meets a set of specified security requirements.
(certification) - a comprehensive evaluation of the technical and non-technical security features of an IT system and other related safeguards to establish the extent to which a particular design and implementation meets a specific set of security requirements, made in support of the accreditation process.
A determination that a nursing facility meets the federal care standards for operating a home with medical assistance or Medicare funds.
The process of formally validating knowledge, know-how and/or skills and competences acquired by an individual, following a standard assessment procedure. Certificates or diplomas are issued by accredited awarding bodies. [EQF
A formal evaluation process conducted by a neutral third party on a fee-basis, typically using a rigorous, accurate, reliable, validated software test suite and evaluation methodology. Certification is for a specific version only of the product being tested. Certification may lapse after a specific duration. Certification can be lost or revoked. Certifying body stands behind its evaluation of the product or service.
Statement, signed or endorsed by an authorized representative of the receiving agency as a prerequisite for receiving funds, that the proposed recipient (1) meets or will adhere to certain conditions (i.e., "assurances") or (2) will undertake or not undertake certain actions.
Certified software is guaranteed as meeting a standard. All software applications and hardware accessories for the Indrema must meet technical certification requirement that ensure the end user is guaranteed a first rate, zero-configuration experience. In terms of software applications Indrema offers two separate certification programs: For Profit Certification and Free-ware Certification. Both Certification Processes carry a one-time charge for review of each software submission.
a process to recognize attainment of prescribed levels of education, training and experience.
The comprehensive analysis of the technical and nontechnical features, and other safeguards, to establish the extent to which a particular MIS meets a set of specified security requirements. Certification is part of the accreditation process and carries with it an implicit mandate for accreditation. See also: Accreditation.