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Training Offered by Standards Developing Organizations

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee on Education
ANSI offers standards-related training programs for both newcomers and veterans alike. Also see, a portal to online standards and conformity assessment education sponsored by ANSI.

ASTM International
ASTM's Technical and Professional Training Courses are continuing technical education programs for industry and government. ASTM International Campus also has an introduction to the world of standards developed for students including several learning modules which provide a quick overview of standards and the standardization process.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE)
This ASHRAE site provides training for participants in the standards development process. This training is available for individual self training purposes.

American Society for Quality (ASQ)
Offers training in quality-related standards. ASQ's e-Learning Center offers Web-based courses on a variety of quality topics, including standards.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc (IEEE)
IEEE offers series of presentations designed to give standards developers the most up-to-date information on the IEEE Standards process and how it works.

The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)
Offer a comprehensive curriculum on topics related to NSF product standards, quality and environmental management systems implementation and maintenance, and food safety.

Society for Standards Professionals
The Society for Standards Professionals offers educational webinars six times/year, provides access to online courses and provides annual continuing education courses in conjunction with the annual conference.

Underwriters Laboratories
Underwriters Laboratories provides a variety of training resources including workshops and online courses.

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Offers a free online training course on how the Web is standardized.


Created October 27, 2016, Updated September 9, 2022