ABOUT National Standards Division
The Standards Publication, Training and Technical Assistance (SPTTA) Unit is one of the three (3) Units of the National Standards Division. It publishes and gazettes national standards and provides training and technical assistance services to our stakeholders on standards implementation.
Click here for more info on published/gazetted standards
Click here for more info on our training services
The main objective of SPTTA is to meet the growing needs and expectations of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for quality training in the fields of standardization as to enable them to manufacture quality products, hence improving their competitiveness and access to regional and international markets.
Special attention to technical assistance, TA, programme (to encourage SMEs to apply for the assistance). A webpage to cover that information and different sectors being covered: automobile repair shops (garages), wood, textiles and leather, beaty saloons, etc
Application forms along with required information (explanations)
Training programmes and costing.
Rwanda Standards Board has established a cutting-edge online platform to ease standards access 24/7 a week. Standards can be accessed anytime anywhere through the RSB Online WebStore available here. (included the hyperlink for the online webstore) and any other information on Rwanda trade procedures is accessed through Rwanda Trade Portal (include a hyperlink: https://rwandatrade.rw/).
Types of standards available
From our Standards store and online platforms, you can access standards that were developed through three methods:
Development of indigenous standards (home-grown standards, purely local standards)
Harmonization process (East African Standards (EAS)
African Organization for Standardization (ARSO ) standards)
Adoption process (using standards by international standardization bodies such as ISO, IEC, ASTM and IEEE)
ASTM Standards adopted as Rwanda Standard
ISO Standard adopted as Rwanda Standard
Codex Alimentarius Commission Standards adopted as Rwanda Standard
ISO/IEC Standard adopted as Rwanda Standard
OIML Standards adopted as Rwanda Standard
IEC Standards adopted as Rwanda Standard
AOAC Standards adopted as Rwanda Standard
IEEE Standards adopted as Rwanda Standard
East African Standard adopted as Rwanda Standard
ARSO Standards adopted as Rwanda Standard
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