Quality Engineering System Certification (QESC 15288)


The Quality Engineering System Certification QESC 15288:2015 offers a complete certification Scheme for the auditing and certification of ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288:2015 Systems and software engineering — System life cycle processes , Application of integrated Logistics support to Engineering System Lifecycle Management and other QESC 15288:2015 requirements.

The Scheme uses international and independent standards such as ISO 15288, ISO 19011, ISO 16091, ISO 17021 and technical specifications for integrated logistic support. These standards were developed through a wide and open consultation with a large number of international stakeholders. Besides these standards, the Scheme contains so-called QESC Additional Requirements. The QESC 15288 Scheme sets out the requirements for Certification Bodies and Training Organizations to develop and implement its operations for auditing and certification of quality, health and safety management systems of organizations within the entire engineering supply chain. The issued certificate confirms that the organizations Quality Engineering System is in conformance with the Scheme requirements and that the organization is able to maintain compliance with these requirements.


The QESC 15288 Scheme consists of 3 components: ISO 15288, ISO 9001, ISO 16091 and additional requirements. .

For organizations wishing to integrate their quality engineering system into the scope of their certification, QESC 15288-Quality certification is available. QESC 15288-Quality consists of a combined ISO 15288:2015 and other QESC 15288 requirements.

The 3 Components of QESC 15288:2015

ISO 15288:2015 System Lifecycle Processes Provide detailed engineering life-cycle processes
ISO 16091 Integrated Logistics Support Application of integrated Logistics support to Engineering System Lifecycle Management
QESC 15288:2015 Requirements ISO 9001, QESC 15288:2015 provides specific requirements covering Corporate governance, Human factor engineering, Reliability engineering, Project Management and  other requirements.


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