The ASTM standards for training certificate programs (ASTM E2659 & D8403) require the formation of an advisory group consisting of a balance of primary stakeholders […]
This series of blog posts provides useful information for accredited certificate programs, organizations seeking Certificate Accreditation Program (CAP) accreditation, and other interested parties who want to learn more about certificate program accreditation and the ASTM E2659 standard.
The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) Certificate Accreditation Program (CAP) assesses and accredits certificate programs conforming to the requirements of ANSI/ASTM E2659. You can learn more about ANAB CAP here, How to Apply to ANAB CAP here, or CAP Documents and Resources here or find Accredited Certificate Issuers here.
To learn more about other accreditation programs, please read the ANAB Blog.
It can be difficult to decide what questions to include on the final exam of a certificate course. A common approach is to comb through […]
Every certificate program accredited by ANAB has a summative (i.e., final) assessment following the course to determine whether learners have met the course learning objectives. […]
Why Do an Internal Audit of your Certificate Program? The best answer is to ensure the program is doing all that is mandatory. Whether those […]
With $20 billion of sales in 2020, the cannabis industry is projected to skyrocket in value to $45.9 billion by 2025. The required testing and […]
Radio legend Paul Harvey had a signature style in all his broadcasts. After he presented the known facts of the narrative, he would pause, lower […]
“Our time is your money.” Consider that a mantra in preparing for the accreditation process. Achieving accreditation under the ASTM E2659-18 Certificate Accreditation Program is […]
Introduction to Certificate Accreditation Terms “ASTM E2659-18,” “CIDP,” “Surveillance,” “Summative Assessment” … You would not be alone if you weren’t sure if these terms are […]
Financial management is the cornerstone of any business. Spend too much, your business goes under; don’t spend enough, your product suffers. All businesses walk this […]
Criterion Referenced Assessments (CRA) studies (sometimes known as “standard setting studies”) are used in the training industry to determine passing scores in training programs. Time, […]