If you are interested in becoming an Endorsed Assessor (EA) to assess organisations’ management systems against ISO 55001 or PAS 55, this page and the documents you can download from it will help you to understand:
- The benefits of becoming an Endorsed Assessor
- The process for applying,
- The competences and capabilities you will need to demonstrate, and assurances you will need to provide, if your application is to be successful
The IAM’s EA scheme was established in 2010 with the purpose of assisting any potential Client to find and access suitable and reputable assessment providers that could deliver relevant, good quality asset management assessments using knowledgeable assessors. The IAM’s EA scheme has been the only scheme available to assess the competence and capability of organizations offering the assessment of asset management systems. Prospective clients seeking asset management assessment services can search for EAs on the IAM’s Directory of Services, and have often required organizations submitting tenders for these services to be members of the IAM’s EA scheme.
EAs can be endorsed for assessment of conformity against ISO 55001 and/or PAS 55 for just gap analysis or for gap analysis and/or certification. The IAM assesses applicants against the requirements of the EA scheme and, if they are successful, appoints them to the status of Endorsed Assessor for a (renewable) period of three years.
You can apply to join the scheme at any time. It is important that you understand the requirements of the scheme before you submit your application. As well as completing the application form, please ensure you have read the other documents available in the window ‘Related Documents’ on this webpage. These documents identify the evidence and assurances the IAM will require you to provide if your application is to be successful.
Applications are only accepted from organisations that are already Members of the IAM - apply first if you intend to apply to become an Endorsed Assessor. The application and on-going fees for the scheme are identified in the document ‘Endorsed Assessor Scheme’.
Depending on the number of applicants, the time for processing your application may vary. We shall agree with you the timescales for this work on receipt of your application.