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Welcome to the NSAI Standards training resource for experts who are looking to get involved in standards development by participating in committee work.

This training page will provide links out to our training videos. The training consists of a number of modules that will present information that is relevant for national experts who have recently signed up to join NSAI standard development committees.

Instructions to using this training resource.

  • Click on the Module link to open and WATCH the training video in a new window.
  • Click on the transcript link to READ the transcript of each training module.

Part 1: Standards Overview

Watch Part 1: Standards Overview

This introduction to standardization will provide the following learning outcomes – What are Standards - Types of standards - Benefits of standards - Standards organisations – Stakeholder Engagement - Type of Deliverables - Development Stages and How to get involved. Read the Part 1: Standards Overview training transcript.

Part 2: New Experts Training

Watch Part 2: Module 2A 

This module 2a of the series will provide the following learning outcomes: registering for a committee and provide an overview of Standards and their benefits, NSAI’s relationship with standards organisations and the differences in our memberships. You will learn about committee roles and responsibilities as well as specific roles of the Secretariat and Chair. The responsibilities you will have as a Committee member and most importantly, you will be shown how you get actively involved, where to find Guidance documents and how to access Committee documents.
Read the Module 2A training transcript.

Watch Part 2: Module 2B

In this module the learning outcomes will continue with the structure / content of a standard. The standard development process will also be covered as well as the different types of standard deliverables. You will hear about how standards are named and the importance of standard dates. We will take a brief look at a very specific type of standard called a harmonized standard" and how these support regulations. Finally, the functions of the national committee will be reviewed. Understanding the development process is important to know when you can make technical changes to standards and contribute to their development.
Read the Module 2B training transcript.

Watch Part 2: Module 2C

In this module the learning outcomes will include the balloting workflow, e-mail notifications and the information included in such notifications, logging in, using the eBalloting platform, the comment template and how to complete it and good practices for its use and finally what happens to your comment when submitted. 
Read the Module 2C training transcript.

 

Contact NSAI Standards

Tel: +353-1-8073800 | Email: standards@nsai.ie

To get involved please Register Your Interest in joining an NSAI Standards committee.