The Infrared Training Center (ITC) is certified ISO 9001 in the “training, education and certification of professional users” of infrared systems in Sweden, Belgium, France, Italy, Germany and Boston. The ITC Licensed Partner in Romania is also certified ISO 9001. ITC in Germany is an authorized training organization under EN 473, ITC in the UK is an authorized training organization under BINDT PCN according to ISO 18436-1, and ITC in Norway is an ISO 17024 certified training organization. ITC headquarters have been audited as the central body in all of the standards compliance stated above. The ITC, its staff and partners are active in the development of regional and international standards regarding the practice of thermography, and the certification of personnel within the field of thermography. The ITC business model in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific has been built upon ISO 18436: Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines Requirements for training and certification of personnel. Applicable sections include: ISO 18436-1 (International Standard): Requirements for certifying bodies and the certification process; ISO 18436-3 (Draft International Standard): Requirements for training bodies and the training process; and ISO 18436-8 (Draft International Standard): Thermography. ITC in Sweden has been appointed as an Authorized Training Organization (ATO) and an Authorized Exam Center (AEC) by the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) PCN scheme operating in accordance with ISO 18436. All ITC subsidiaries and licensed training centers operating under our Business Operations Manual (BOM) pub no 1 560 142, are designated as remote training centers (RTC). All participants of ITC courses worldwide held by ITC operations and partners following the BOM are eligible for independent personnel certification through BINDT.