PANABO CITY – The SOCOTEC Certification Philippines, Inc., through its representing auditor, announced the immediate recommendation of Davao del Norte State College (DNSC) for ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) continued certification after the conduct of the 2nd Surveillance Audit on September 21 – 22, 2023.

The recommendation was deliberated after the auditors confirmed that DNSC exemplifies an acceptable implementation of the QMS requirements as outlined within the framework of the International Standard. There were zero minor and major non-conformities with observations and suggestions for improvement. The lead auditor was Laureen Grace Calmerin.

The audit plan involved the evaluation of the top management context, research and extension divisions, procurement and supply services, internal quality audit team, custodians of controlled and documented information, guidance and counselling services, complaints and clients’ feedback, human resource management office, engineering and maintenance unit, motor pool services, and the information and communications technology maintenance services.

The findings were accepted by College President Joy M. Sorrosa during the closing meeting and the activity was facilitated by the Quality Assurance Office, headed by QA Director, Ma. Melanie N. Edig. DNSC is committed to regularly assess its processes to ensure excellent and timely services.