ISO 17100

Translation Service Provider

Demonstrate the consistency of your translation services.

Translation Service Providers gain a competitive edge with the new ISO 17100 : 2015 certification. The ISO 17100 : 2015 Standard for Translation Service Providers (TSPs) can help you improve all aspects of your business. It specifies the steps you need to take to deliver a consistently high quality service. This includes how to establish core processes, train translators, manage people and use technology effectively.

Why should I apply for ISO 17100 certification?

Translation Services Certification will help you in many different ways by ensuring a consistent approach to delivering a best practice translation service.

Here are some benefits of using the ISO 17100 framework: 

  • 1Improve communications – By using the ISO 17100 standard terminology for translation and language services, you will improve interaction with your customers
  • 2Increase customer loyalty – The ISO standards give customers and stakeholders confidence in your abilities, helping you strengthen existing relationships and win new business
  • 3Improve service – By streamlining your processes, ISO 17100 can help you deliver a reliable and consistent service
  • 4Increase competitiveness – ISO 17100 : 2015 demonstrates your commitment to meeting client needs by delivering best practice translation services, which can lead to higher profits.

How businesses have benefitted from Standards

Client Testimonials of QMS and the ISO Certification Process

How to get ISO 17100

Gaining ISO 17100 : 2015 certification can take as little as 30 days and can be straightforward to implement. Our expert consultants will work with you and your organisation to make the process as easy as possible, helping you to identify and make any necessary changes to your current business processes.

Our three-stage certification process helps you along every step of the way. We can even create the Management System Manual for you – saving you time and money.

Once you have achieved certification, you will need to arrange annual audits to ensure your business continues to improve.

To find out more about gaining ISO 17100, please talk to one of our experienced certification advisers.

Once you have achieved certification the certification cycle will commence. This is made up of surveillance and re-certification audits, one of which must take place each year, around the anniversary of your certification. These visits confirm your continued compliance with the Standard and verify the validity of your certification.

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How much does an ISO 17100 cost?

The cost of ISO certification depends on several factors. These include your industry sector, your annual turnover, and the number of employees you have, as well as whether you require ASCB or UKAS accreditation. To find out how affordable ISO 17100 certification really is, just use our fee calculator and we’ll email you your quote immediately.

QMS is committed to providing a cost-effective route to ISO 17100. To achieve that, we focus on making certification simple and straightforward. That means we spend less time creating complex document trails and more time building a system that works for your business.

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How long will it take to get ISO 17100?

From your first consultation through to certification, this process can be as quick as 45 days. However, this depends on the size and complexity of your business.

By drafting your Management System Manual for you, we can normally save you time and ensure you achieve certification faster.

Latest ISO 17100 news

At QMS we are constantly updating our approach and process to meet the latest changes in how ISO 17100 and Management Systems in general work.


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