Certifications and companies

1. Summary

In order to talk about the subject referred to in the title of this article, it is important first to talk about a human need for the recognition of professionalization. Within this framework, we can distinguish the need for companies to obtain recognition of their specialization and experience in the sector. This need can be met through certifications.

Certifications have their origin in the need and diversification of products and services in the construction sector, since currently within this sector, there are not enough tools to validate the work of people and companies that daily integrate one of the most important sectors in the world.

2. Definition

Having mentioned the above, we have to start by defining what is certification? It is the process that companies undergo in order to verify that they are in compliance with the requirements to be established as professionals in their sector.

3. Benefits

In this sense, the benefits that companies obtain directly and indirectly are reflected in the following points:

  • Security they have when verifying that they are in compliance with the requirements and good practices.
  • Productivity by going through a process of updating and standardization that forces them to be in compliance with the essential requirements to operate.
  • Reliability provided to the companies knowing that they are recognized by an organization with experience and recognition within the sector.

4. Process:

Having mentioned the above and in general, it is important to make clear that the process followed for the associations within the company is as follows:

  1. Receipt of application by filling out the application form.
  2. Request for documentation to verify compliance with the requirements.
  3. Verification of compliance with the established obligations.
  4. Issuance of certificates.

5. Conclusion

Although, in general, the process that is established for certifications often becomes a symbol of red tape, the reality is that certification serves as a vehicle for the establishment of quality standards and processes, which on the more objective side is a powerful tool for the professionalization and development of the profession.