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If an assessor is not able to collect all necessary Experience Evidence due to cancelled assessments or events because of the pandemic time period, the Certification Bodies will grant up to 6 additional months for collecting and providing the missing EEs.

But the additional time does not mean that the certification period will be extended! E.g. if the current period is from January 2018 to December 2020, and you use the first 6 months of 2021 to collect missing EEs, the new period will still be from January 2021 to December 2023.

And another procedure rule still applies: Already used EEs cannot be used twice! E.g. if you collect EEs within the first 6 months of 2021 in order to use them for the certification period from 2021 to 2023, you cannot use these EEs for the next certification period even if they are within the 36 months’ time frame.

The current pandemic situation does still not allow to perform all SPICE related activities onsite. intacs™ and VDA QMC already accepted to perform assessments and trainings completely online for a limited time. But not all activities ensure the same high-quality expectations of intacs™. Therefore, the current rules apply (status as of Nov. 1st, 2020):


For the following training courses, the online execution is allowed until June 30th, 2021:

  • intacs™ certified Provisional Assessor
  • intacs™ certified Competent Assessor
  • intacs™ Introduction to VDA Automotive SPICE® Guidelines

This also includes the online exams.

For the “intacs™ certified Competent Assessor” training, there are mandatory rules:

  • This training must be conducted via video conference, so the trainer is able to observe the participants.
  • A tool must be used to allow working groups in separate sessions, between which the trainer can switch anytime.


For the following observations, the online execution is allowed until June 30th, 2021:

  • Competent Course Participant Observation
  • Competent Assessor Candidate Observation (during an assessment)

For the “Competent Assessor Candidate Observation (during an assessment)”, there are mandatory rules:

  • The observation must be conducted via video conference, so the observer is able to observe the behavior of the candidate as well as the reaction of the interviewees.


For the following observations, the online execution is not allowed:

  • Instructor Observation


intacs™ is continuously working on updated procedures with additional requirements to ensure the quality of onsite and online activities also in the future. Please check regularly the intacs.info web page.

The agenda of the upcoming 3rd VDA Automotive SYS Conference China in Shanghai has been published:
Agenda of the 3rd VDA Automotive SYS China

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Wir messen dem Datenschutz große Bedeutung bei. Die Erhebung und Verarbeitung Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten geschieht unter Beachtung der geltenden datenschutzrechtlichen Vorschriften, insbesondere der Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO).

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are receiving several questions regarding the possibility of performing remote assessments. Is this permissible, recommended, or not?

Please find out our answer and a few recommendations in our brief Guideline for Remote Process Assessments.

 


 

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