Competence management systems - Requirements
This Standard specifies general requirements for a competence management system and specific requirements for the competence acquisition process
All requirements in this Standard are generic and are intended to be applicable to all organizations, regardless
of type (business), size and the product provided. This Standard can be applied by an organization irrespective of the organization’s other management systems.
This Standard can be used by internal and external parties, including certification bodies, to assess the organization’s ability to manage its competence acquisition.
The requirements for this management system implies that the organization shall establish, document, implement and maintain a competence management system and continually improve its effectiveness.
The competence acquisition process aims at ensuring the appropriate competence to be developed with
regard to the needs of the business activities. This involves managing, developing and maintaining the organization’s
overall competence, based on stated objectives, in order to develop the short- and long-term business performance.