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Intertek awards 'Compliance Practitioners Initiative' certificates
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Mar '11
The first class of Compliance Practitioners Initiative (CPI) Certified Quality Engineers were awarded their certificates along with membership cards in a grand function in Bangalore held on February 18.

A total of 11 recipients from leading organizations like, Shahi Exports, Texport Syndicate, Texport Industries, Madura Garments, Kolor Koncepts etc were present and the certificates were presented by Intertek senior personnel and by industry leaders.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Prakash Nair, CPI Certified Quality Engineer and GM Quality at a leading export house, Texport Syndicate, said, “This certification will add a lot of value to my career and has given me the confidence to deliver as per the industry expectations.”

The CPI program equips participants with the necessary competence and knowledge in conducting independent quality inspections against predefined requirements in the garment industry. Upon successful completion of the training program, participants are awarded a joint certificate of CPI Certified Quality Engineer – Garment Inspection from CPI and City & Guilds.

The program includes courses on:
- Traits of a Quality Engineer
- Basics of textiles
- Basics of fabric and garment manufacturing processes
- Understanding acceptable quality level (AQL) and fabric inspection procedures
- Defect classification
- In-depth inspection methodology
- Inspection procedure
- Report writing and its importance

Six programs have already been conducted and received a positive response from the industry, resulting in more programs being planned this year.

Mr. Dilip Gianchandani, Regional Director Intertek said, “The interest generated by this program certainly shows that the industry has realized the need for standardization, which this program provides in the way of carrying out independent inspections. To facilitate many more such certifications, Intertek will be conducting this program much more frequently.”

About Intertek:
Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace.

Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 26,000 people in more than 100 countries around the world.

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