AS/NZS ISO 9001:2016 Quality management systems – Requirements


Australia and New Zealand have adopted the latest edition of ISO 9001 and is available on our webshop as AS/NZS ISO 9001:2016 Quality management systems – Requirements(external link)

With over 1.1 million certificates issued worldwide, ISO 9001 helps organisations demonstrate to customers that they can offer products and services of consistently good quality. It also acts as a tool to streamline their processes and make them more efficient at what they do.

Certification

If you are already certified to ISO 9001:2008, you will need to upgrade your quality management system to the new edition of the standard and seek certification to it. The 3 year transition period from the date of publication (15 September 2015) to move to the new edition. This means that after the 15 September 2018, a certificate to ISO 9001:2008 will no longer be valid. 

To find an accredited certification body, contact the national accreditation body JAS-ANZ(external link).

Transitioning to the new edition of ISO 9001

ISO has published a technical specification to help people to apply ISO 9001:2015 in their organisations. It contains all the ISO 9001:2015 requirements together with guidance on their application. ISO/TS 9002:2016 Quality management systems – Guidelines for the application of ISO 9001:2015(external link) is available on the Standards New Zealand webshop. There is also an accompanying handbook that focuses on the needs of smaller organisations: ISO 9001:2015 for small enterprises: What to do? Advice from ISO/TC 176(external link). This handbook provides small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with guidance on developing and implementing an effective quality management system based on ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems – Requirements.

What’s new?

The new edition of AS/NZ ISO 9001:2016:

 

Benefits for your business or organisation

Implementing a quality management system will help you:

 

Frequently asked questions for the revision of ISO 9001

ISO have put together a list of frequently asked questions for the revision of ISO 9001 [PDF, 199 KB]. Input has been obtained from experts and users of the standard from around the world.

 

Resources for ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 How to use it [PDF, 3 MB]

ISO 9001:2015 How to use it [PDF, 3 MB]

This brochure provides useful information to help you get started with ISO 9001

ISO 9001:2015 Debunking the myths [PDF, 769 KB]

ISO 9001:2015 Debunking the myths [PDF, 769 KB]

An informative guide to clarify some of the misconceptions of ISO 9001

Moving from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 [PDF, 2.3 MB]

Moving from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 [PDF, 2.3 MB]

Guidance on how to transition to the new version

Reaping the benefits of ISO 9001 [PDF, 4.2 MB]

Reaping the benefits of ISO 9001 [PDF, 4.2 MB]

Learn about what ISO 9001 can do for you

Read more information about ISO 9001:2015(external link)

ISO Subcommittee for Quality Systems(external link)

The committee that developed ISO 9001:2015 has a website with links to guidance material.