Certification for individuals

Certification for individuals

As authorised representatives of TÜV Rheinland, we organise and conduct qualification exams, the results of which form the basis for issuing the certificates of the independent Personnel Certification Center (PersCert TÜV); this centre is accredited by Germany’s National Accreditation Body (DAkkS). The certificates are independent and objective evidence of staff skilling in accordance with international and European standards.

We offer recertification possibilities in response to rapid scientific and technological progress and the need to constantly update knowledge. Maintaining up-to-date skills and fostering your professional development are the prerequisites for your professional success. Your employer can be sure that your know-how is at the leading edge and complies with leading standards.

Based on our experience, regular recertification (once every three years) will give you excellent opportunities for professional growth!

Types of certificates


To obtain a certificate issued by the Personnel Certification Center (PersCert TÜV), your shall complete the training course offered by IQTC and pass the subsequent exam.


At your request, the certificate issued by the Personnel Certification Center (PersCert TÜV) may be marked with the Certipedia mark and entered into the database with open access. An ID is assigned to each certificate, on the basis of which the search is made in the database.

Visible indication


1 QR Code. The QR code (QR stands for ‘quick response’) has been added to the test mark at the request of customers. Scanning it with a smart phone provides direct access to the certification database Certipedia by TÜV Rheinland. On Certipedia comprehensive information about products, manufacturers and tests is available. Also photos, videos and descriptive text can be added.

2 ID number. As before, you can access the web page of the newly revised certification database by entering the ten-digit test ID number on www.certipedia.com. Those who wish to learn more about the test can find even more comprehensive details on Certipedia than before.

3 External test marks or keywords. Test marks such as the GS mark are an integral part of the TÜV Rheinland test mark. Instead of the test mark there could be the number of keywords describing results of the test: for example ISO 9001.

Certipedia: added value of quality

Use the opportunities of the Certipedia mark for personnel certification to verify your skills and experience, thus guaranteeing you an advantage over competitors!

Certipedia is an open-access database and at the same time an online platform that allows any user to retrieve information and to view documents that verify your qualifications.

The Certipedia mark is evidence that your achievements comply with high international and European standards, and provides a detailed description of the work performed and the quality of that work in the process of gaining the qualification. This service is available in seventeen languages.

Your benefits

Certificates issued by the Personnel Certification Center (PersCert TÜV) with the Certipedia mark will allow you to:

  • Demonstrate your achievements and document the quality of your work;
  • Become competitive at international and European level;
  • Stand out among competitors and win the loyalty of employers;
  • Acquaint employers with your skills and the certificates online at the certipedia.com website;
  • Benefit from the Certipedia mark, the quality of which is recognised at international and European level.