Within the strategy of the Government to develop the quality infrastructure for reinforcing the efficiency of conformity assessment bodies, the Sudanese Accreditation Council (SDAC) was established as an independent referral entity for accreditation. SDAC is working under the umbrella of the Ministry of Cabinet and is fully supported by the Government. SDAC is the national accreditation body of SUDAN established under the Sudanese Accreditation Council Act, 2015.
Sudanese Accreditation Council (SDAC) provides a variety of accreditation services to Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) in accordance with standards published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). SDAC accreditation programs are targeted to the following CABs
Conformity assessment body (CABs) Submit an application form through the website
SDAC Appoints Team
SDAC Identify Team Leader and the Technical Assessor(s) according to the scopes of accreditation applied for.
SDAC Team Review Documents
Document reviews are conducted by the assessment team on application for initial accreditation and again on application for renewal of accreditation.
SDAC Issues Report and Recommendation
An assessment Report prepared by the Team Leader will be provided to the CAB through SDAC within one week after the closing meeting.
Assessment Visit and Defining Nonconformities
Defining Nonconformities if any and Identify proposed corrective actions to nonconformities raised
Pre-assessment Visit (Optional)
Applicant CABs submits corrective action evidences to address findings raised during the preliminary visit
CABs Resolves non-conformities
CABs resolve non-conformities after 2weeks from the closing meeting and a period of 2 months is allowed for effective clearance of non-conformances.
SDAC Granting Accreditation
After completions of all actions, the assessment documentation will be submitted to the Accreditation Committee, who will review the information submitted and make a decision for granted accreditation to CABs
Annual Surveillance Visits
Annual surveillance visits and re-accreditation.
Training course on ISO/IEC 17025 General requirement for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
Sudanese Accreditation Council (SDAC) organized two-day training on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from 13th to 14th of November 2022, the training attended by...
Participation of the Sudanese Accreditation Council (SDAC) of the annual African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC)
The Sudanese Accreditation Council (SDAC) participated in the annual meeting of the African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC) during the period...
Participation of the Sudanese Accreditation Council (SDAC) in the programme of principles and guideline for the assessment and use of voluntary third -party assurance
The Sudanese Accreditation Council (SDAC) participated in the programme of principles and guideline for the assessment and use of voluntary...