Training Organisations DIN ISO 29990:2010

educational providers

The importance of education and training has increased considerably over recent years – and the number of service providers in this area has also grown. TÜV NORD CERT is now offering certification according to ISO 29990:2010, which will help you demonstrate the quality of your services and stand out from the crowd.

ISO 29990 is a quality management system standard for education and training which concentrates on learning and improvement of the learning process. The standard is of interest to teachers and students and all those who are interested in successful education and training. This new standard differs from its predecessors in the sector because it applies internationally.

Benefits for service providers

  • Successful certification provides proof of quality
  • Greater success when tendering for work from official bodies
  • Better starting position for approval according to the German ordinance regulating accreditation and approval within the employment promotion programme - Akkreditierungs- und Zulassungsverordnung Arbeitsförderung (AZAV)
  • International marketability
  • Process optimisation (P-D-C-A)
  • Clearly defined and documented processes
  • Development of internal quality capability
  • Motivation and active staff participation in the change processes  

Benefits for learners

  • Transparency/comparability of services on offer
  • Transparency/comparability across national borders
  • Reliability of training courses on offer
  • Information on evaluation criteria for courses
  • Optimised processes
  • Improved learning environment
  • Assured resources, including trainers, with suitable competence

Benefits for international cooperation

  • Common quality basis through unified standards/common understanding of quality
  • No distortion of the competitive market
  • International comparable benchmarks for development of quality
  • Basis for development of further specific requirements for international cooperation in the area of education and training  


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