RAB vs. IRCA Certifications - Advantages and disadvantages of Lead Auditor status

Marc

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I would like comments from folks on the differences - advantages and disadvantages of Lead Auditor status/registration through each.

The RAB charges a lot more each year as I understand it. Anyone know much about this or other differences? Please comment!

Thanks!
 
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barb butrym

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Personally I perfer IRCA. My overall experience with them has been both more professional and pleasant. Although RAB has improved.
 

barb butrym

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RAB lead assessor requires witnessed audits, which if you do not have registrar contacts, may be difficult at best. IRCA has a sponsor approach. With an interview if there is any question.

As far as credentials being recognized, there is no difference. They are reciprocal.
 
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