Term Licensing/Certification/Accreditation
Code DF-4500
Definition Programs that authorize the practice of a profession or the operation of a business or community facility after determining that established standards have been met. Activities usually include establishment of standards; review of applications; preparation and administration of examinations; issuance or denial of licenses, certificates or accreditation papers; enforcement of compliance with standards through inspection and monitoring; and revocation of licenses or disciplinary action in cases of noncompliance.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 3/1/94
Use References Accreditation
See Also References Credentialing Program Development and Management Support (TP-1850)
Licensing/Certification Appeals Assistance (FT-4850)
External Classification Terms Consumer Protection (NPC W07)
Consumer Protection (NTE W90)
Consumer Services (CAN CO-150)
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Standards Setting/Accreditation/Monitoring (UW
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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