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ISO 29993 Certification: Learning Services Outside Formal Education and Training –Basic Requirements for Service Providers

Enhance the quality of services you provide outside formal education by gaining ISO 29993 Certification in the Sri Lanka.

What is ISO 29993 Certification?

In a globalized and fast-changing knowledge-based economy, people are coming up with the requirements to adopt additional skills and knowledge for their entire professional and private lives. Though formal education plays an important role in the development of basic knowledge and plays an important role in a country’s human resources development. However, it is not always effective in terms of meeting the rapidly evolving needs of society and business.

To help the need of the today’s generation the international body ISO came up with the new standard ISO 29993 for Learning Services outside Formal Education. Private providers of learning services have more flexibility to respond quickly to your requirements and satisfy your needs. ISO 29993 helps in increasing the border mobility of employment in the global economy, ISO 29993 standards are intended to provide services to learners beyond their national borders with a generic frame of reference for quality learning services. This Certification can be achieved for Bakery classes, cooking classes, Spa, Salon courses, Gym trainer, fitness coach, Yoga teaching courses, etc.

The focus of ISO 29993 is on education services by specifying the different elements and their implementation. This covers any types of education services vocational training and in-company training, which may be external or internal, and including the forms of lifelong learning. ISO 29993 Certification is the proof of quality in the competitive environment that the educational services are planned, carried out, and evaluated according to defined criteria that not only convince the customers but also companies and the entire competitive environment.

Benefits of ISO 29993 Certification

  1. Provides transparency in learning services
  2. Provides commitment to quality of the services
  3. Provide learning models to make the process easier
  4. Enhances the quality for effectiveness, efficiency of the services
  5. Enhance Credibility of the organization 
  6. Satisfy Customer demands and requirements
  7. Gain competitive advantage 
  8. Establish reliability of services
  9. Improve brand image and market value
  10. Gain monetary and social benefits 

Requirements of ISO 29993 Certification

ISO 29993 Certification helps the organization to perform their service requirements to comply with the standard compliance to establish effective services to meet the growing needs of the future generation.

  • Develop standardized questionnaire list for acknowledging the skills of the customer, to develop them certainly
  • Formal precheck of the learning services requirements
  • Maintain documentation of the services
  • Maintain adequate infrastructure and resources need to establish improved services
  • Conduct internal Audit

Why you need ISO 29993 Certification?

Achieving ISO 29993 Certification for the organization helps to outline their processes and procedure of providing services for the development of the customers and users to satisfy their requirements. This standard ISO 29993 also helps to find alternative approaches and methods to enhance services and make them interesting, provide innovation in the services with the update in the technology, and support public requirements and demands by following government regulation policy.

ISO 29993 Certification Process

Strength of Ascent ASSOCIATES

  • We at Ascent provide relevant training to all levels of employees about the implementation and knowledge of ISO 29993 Certification.
  • We at Ascent guide on the road map to ISO 29993 Certification by our experienced and qualified team for all businesses throughout the ISO 29993 Certificate supply chain.
  • We at Ascent are providing ISO certificates for the past 10+years to achieve the highest level of security and satisfaction.
  • Ascent ASSOCIATES experts are on 24X7 to serve you at any time, anywhere in the world.
  • Our services can be provided as evidence and help you with the closure of non-conformities and offer you the best help to improve the efficiency of your business.
  • With Ascent achieving ISO 29993 Certifications is just a cup of tea.

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Frequently Asked Question

What is non-formal education?

Non-formal education refers to education that occurs outside the formal education from schools, colleges, and universities. It includes sports or fitness programs, extracurricular activities like dancing, singing, and acting, etc.

Is ISO 29993 Certification mandatory?

ISO 29993 is a voluntary standard. Though, implementing ISO 29990 endeavors quality of non-formal education and develop the scope in LSPs (Learning service providers).

What is the validity of the ISO 29993 Certificate?

The cycle of the certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of certification, subject to the successful conduct of surveillance audits before completion of the 1st & 2nd year respectively.

What is the cost of ISO 29993 Certification in the Sri Lanka?

Costing of the ISO 29993 Certificate includes two types of costing 

  1. Consultancy Costing
  2. Certification Costing


Depending upon the size of your organization.

Which Organization needs ISO 29993 Certification?

Organizations providing in-house training, vocational training, company training, or any kind of learning programs that are not provided formally can achieve ISO 29993 Certification. This certification applies to all service providers irrespective of their size and nature of the services (non-formal education/training). This standard is not aimed at schools, colleges, and universities providing learning services.


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