United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)
UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) is "recognised by the British Government as the UK national body responsible for assessing and accrediting the competence of organisations in the fields of calibration, measurement, testing, inspection and the certification of systems, personnel and products".
Meeting the strict criteria demanded for UKAS accreditation requires a considerable investment of both staff time and money and underlines TUV SUD NEL’s commitment to the highest levels of quality.
Our performance is reviewed against the international standard ISO/IEC 17025 'General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories' which itself, is based on ISO 9001 and BS EN ISO/IEC 17065:2012 ‘Conformity assessment. Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services’ for small wind turbine certification.
Our accreditations include:
ISO17025 UKAS Accreditation: Calibration Laboratory 0009
Flow (Hydrocarbons, Gas and Water) and Density (Water and Hydrocarbons)
ISO17025 UKAS Accreditation: Testing Laboratory 0230
Stack Emissions Testing including Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) compliant with BS EN 14181:2014.
ISO17025 UKAS Accreditation: Testing Laboratory 0432
Small Wind Turbine Testing and Flow Meters for Multiphase Flow Measurements (Water, Oil and Gas)
ISO/IEC17065 UKAS Accreditation: Certification Body 4496
Certification Body for Small Wind Turbine Certification.
TUV SUD NEL is registered by LRQA (a UKAS accredited certification body) to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems for the provision of management, technical and IT consultancy and training services. We are also in the process of adopting BS EN ISO 9001:2015 into our operations. A full list of the services provided is listed on the certificate [ PDF 238 kB ].
MCERTS is the Environment Agency's (MCERTS) Performance Standard.
We are accredited by UKAS to ISO/IEC 17025 and CEN/TS 15675:2007 for emissions monitoring work. Our organisation is certified under the MCERTS scheme and our experienced personnel hold the appropriate MCERTS qualifications. In addition, we are also certified to ISO 9001 for all non-accredited activities such as consultancy.