The BBA is a UKAS-accredited management systems certification body (No. 0113) to BS EN ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems Part 1: Requirements. This accreditation includes ISO 9001 (quality management systems).

According to BS EN ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015, as a certification body the BBA cannot hold ISO 9001 certification. See clause 5.2.4: “A certification body shall not certify another certification body for its quality management system.”

The BBA’s fulfilment of the requirements of BS EN ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 means that the BBA meets the management system requirements necessary for it to consistently deliver its accredited activities. The management system requirements are generally in accordance with the principles of ISO 9001.