Development of new accreditation programs and schemes

NATA works collaboratively with stakeholders for the development of new accreditation (or recognition) programs or schemes where these assist and add value to the Australian national interest. When exploring the need for such programs or schemes, the following points are taken into consideration:

  • there is a need for the accreditation (or recognition) which is supported by industry and/or government regulation;
  • the program or scheme has been informed and developed by relevant interested parties;
  • the accreditation (or recognition) criteria meet suitable technical standards; and 
  • the approach is worthy to be considered for NATA accreditation (or recognition) i.e. in the national and public interest.

NATA not only explores the opportunity for offering its services in emerging areas, but also reviews our own assessment and accreditation processes in order to keep up-to-date with technological developments and to modify these as necessary. In this way, NATA offers greater value to our customers by remaining relevant to their needs, while assuring that the most appropriate processes are adopted, in line with international best practice and recognition, where relevant.

NATA can help you define your needs or assist with accreditation (or recognition) services if you are responsible for any form of independent evaluation.

If you are a scheme owner, government body or industry representative and are interested in using NATA’s assessment and accreditation experience to support the technical and quality services offered in your sector, please contact us on 1800 621 666 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.