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"Type A" Inspections

On site inspection to type, routine or acceptance tests is a well recognized method of conformity assessment of equipment and processes. It is widely used when tests are performed at factory premises or in not accredited external laboratories. CESI is an Type A inspection body accredited by Accredia according to the standard ISO/IEC 17020 and delivers Inspection Reports and/or Inspection Certificates to prove the full conformity of equipment and production processes.

What we do

CESI, as Inspection Body accredited by ACCREDIA according to the Standard ISO/IEC 17020-2012, issues Inspection Reports and/or Inspection Certificates. Inspections can refer to national or international Standards or to Technical Specifications of final users (e.g. ENEL, TERNA, EDF, AENOR, KAHRA-MAA, DEWA, etc.).

​Inspection Sectors
Electric and electronic products
Equipment relevant to electric plants
Manufacturing process relevant to electric and electronic product
Analysis of design to verify its conformity to reference specification
Analysis of conformity between objects under examination (electric and electronic products and plants) and reference drawings
Tests and functional verifications of electric and electronic products and manufactured articles relevant to electric plants


CESI is one of the few Ceritification Bodies worldwide which offer to their customers the combination of tests in own laboratories (CESI Group platforms) and certification activities.
Through the technical and professional sinergies achieved in this way CESI is able to deliver of a top quality service.

Furthermore CESI Inspectors dispose of unique competences and experience, gathered in several years of certification activities for manufacturers of every country in the world.

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Third Party Inspection Body under ISO/IEC 17020-2012 standard:

Accreditation Certificate


CESI-ISP Type "A" Inspection Scheme


General sale conditions for certification and Type "A" inspection services


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