Operation Accreditation Eligibility

  • Business to Client (B2C) membership with ACCT
  • Proof of course program delivery for a minimum of one (1) year.
  • Operation must carry the appropriate level of insurance for their jurisdiction.
    • For U.S. based organizations proof of adequate insurance coverage to include commercial general liability, property insurance, workers’ compensation, comprehensive business automobile. U.S. based companies must also have ACCT listed and a certificate holder with 30 day cancellation notice.
    • For non-U.S. based courses operating in jurisdictions outside the United States, a signed letter outlining the insurance requirements of their jurisdiction. Proof of appropriate insurance shall be submitted to the Operation Accreditation Panel for review and verification.
  • Course Inspection: A physical inspection of the site must be performed by an ACCT PVM inspector, an ACCT certified Professional Inspector, or a licensed professional engineer. To be accepted, the inspector must complete the ACCT Inspection Coversheet. This inspection needs to be within the last 364 days.
  • Training: All training must meet ANSI/ACCT 03-2019 Chapter 2 Operations Standards B.3.6 AND Chapter 3 Training Standards AND must have a completed Training Checklist and Affidavit. The qualified trainer must complete this checklist and Affidavit. A Qualified Trainer for this program is defined using the Qualified Course Professional Guidelines for Trainer/Tester.
  • Operation Review: The Operation Review shall be conducted by an Operation Reviewer approved by ACCT. The Operation Reviewer, their organization, and their organization’s owner(s) shall not be directly involved in the operation of the site. The Operation Reviewer, their organization, and their organization’s owner(s) shall not have a financial interest in the operation seeking accreditation through ownership, employment, or investment. Conflicts, or perceptions of conflicts related to the accreditation process shall be addressed by the Operation Accreditation Panel. The Operation Review Report is only valid for up to 6 months from receiving the report after to the Operation Review to be used as a part of the application.