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IAOCR Workforce Quality Accreditation 

Unleash your organization's full potential 

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What is IAOCR Workforce Quality Accreditation (WQA)?

The Clinical Research Workforce Quality Accreditation was developed in collaboration with industry experts in response to demand from CROs and pharmaceutical companies.  Awarded at the organizational level, IAOCR Workforce Quality Accreditation delivers:


A systemised approach to achieving employer goals through increased workforce performance & engagement.


Differentiation for service providers.


Transparency for clients. 


Independent verification of embedded workforce competence and engagement of best practices. 


Reassurance of workforce quality globally. 


Improved employee attraction, engagement and retention through an enhanced employer brand experience.


Improved workforce effectiveness and efficiency leading to reduced costs and reduced risks. 


Embedding of a 'right first time' and 'quality built in' approach through workforce best practice processes.


Expediting new treatments to market. 


A distinctive and clearly recognizable quality mark. 

Watch the video below to find out how IAOCR Workforce Quality Accreditation reduces risk to your research, your reputation and your patients


Benefits of Workforce Quality Accreditation 

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Your Organization


Align individual and departmental performance to achieve your organization's goals and objectives

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Financial Benefits


Improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Reduce unnecessary training and recruitment costs.

Reduce risk related costs 

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Risk Management


Know the competencies and learning needs of your people.

Reduce risk to your clinical research projects and your reputation 

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Business Development


Reassure clients through independent and robust IAOCR Accreditation.

Win and retain clients.

Leverage marketing opportunities.

Position your organization as a 'Center of Excellence'

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Your Employees


Improve employer brand experience.

Tailor performance development.

Shape and share success together.

Attract and retain employees


The 7-Step Process to Achieving WQA

WQA follows an established and robust 7 step process that can be bespoked for your organization.  Each award level (Bronze, Silver & Gold) utilizes this 7 step process, designed to assess an organization's workforce processes against a specific set of criteria.  


Once a WQA award has been made, we also support organizations to actively promote their accreditated status to the industry. To find out more about how it all works works, please contact us


Ongoing Quality Assurance

IAOCR Workforce Quality Accreditation (WQA) consists of an initial assessment, process improvement recommendations (if applicable) and award of the accreditation upon achieving the standard.  Following award of the accreditation, the process includes ongoing risk based quality checks and tailored support to maintain your organization's accreditation status. 

To find out more about how we can work together according to your specific requirements please contact us