ISO 27001 Customer Case Study: Welocalize Inc.
With the risk of cybersecurity breaches increasing, the demand for cybersecurity standards such as ISO 27001 Information technology – Security techniques has grown. If your company is on the fence about implementing this new standard, it may help to read this first-hand experience of Welocalize Inc. who has been through the audit process. Click the […]
Smitty’s Fine Furniture locations first to become certified to Orion’s Contagion Control Program.
Orion Assessment Services has recently certified the Smitty’s Fine Furniture chain, consisting of two locations across Kitchener and Hanover, Ontario, to the newly launched Contagion Control Facility Management Standard for Retail. “We began developing the Contagion Control Facility Management Standard for retail in early April in response to COVID-19” explains David Huebel, President of Orion Assessment Services, “and as […]
Coronavirus – Announcement / Annonce
As many of you are actively managing or preparing your families, clients, and businesses forCoronavirus outbreaks around the world, the impact of these events are unprecedented. Werecognize the gravity of the situation and our top priorities are always for the health and safetyfor all. As your partner in the certification or accreditation process, we are […]
Orion attends annual QALEN (Quality Assurance for Language Education Network) symposium in Manchester
QALEN members enjoyed a highly successful 2019 Symposium this November, held in the excellent British Council facility in Manchester. Hosted by the Accreditation Body for Language Services (ABLS) and Accreditation UK, the event further developed the collaboration of the world’s leading English language quality assurance bodies on a number of major projects. ‘This year’s symposium […]
Orion Assessment Service certifies Global Language Translations and Consulting, Inc. (GLTaC) to the ASTM F3130-18 standard
Orion Assessment Services first again in language standards certification Orion Assessment Services has officially become the first audit organization to certify a translation firm to the recently published ASTM F3130-2018 standard. This milestone means that Global Language Translations and Consulting, Inc. (GLTaC) is the first and only language translation firm certified to the ASTM standard. “The […]
Orion Assessments certifies first Canadian firm, BG Communications International, to ISO 18587 Post Editing of Machine Translation Output
TORONTO, ON, May 30, 2018 – Orion Assessment Services has officially become the first assessment service provider in Canada to certify a translation firm to the recently published ISO 18587 standard. This milestone means Montreal’s BG Communications International is the first and only language translation firm in Canada certified for human post-editing of machine translation […]
Orion Assessment Services Partners with Eurofins Food Safety Systems
“Orion Assessment Services expressed interest in being able to provide certification services in the food industry under our accreditation to Canada and other parts of the world and we are happy to partner with them in this endeavor,” said Gary Smith, Director of Eurofins Food Safety Systems. The partnership will allow Eurofins to broaden their […]
Orion is pleased to announce the release of Accreditation Handbook. The handbook is intended to help language learning institutions gain a better understanding the accreditation process of leading them to a successful outcome.
Language Quality Assurance Agencies Meet in Washington for the Third QALEN Symposium
Representatives from five countries and eight language quality assurance agencies gathered in Washington, DC from September 8-10, 2016, for the third annual symposium of the Quality Assurance in Language Education Network (QALEN).
Languages Canada and Orion Assessment Services of Canada are the latest quality assurance and accrediting bodies to join the Quality Assurance in Language Education Network (QALEN)
OTTAWA, August 28, 2015 — Languages Canada and Orion Assessment Services of Canada are the latest quality assurance and accrediting bodies to join the Quality Assurance in Language Education Network (QALEN). As Canada’s representative body for language education, Languages Canada’s Quality Assurance Scheme protects international students and upholds Canada’s reputation as a quality study destination […]