About International Institute for Certification and Training (IICT)

International Institute for Certification and Training (IICT) is a Trust constituted under the Indian Trust Act, 1882 with head quarters at Trivandrum and Administrative Office at Aluva, Kerala. The objective of this trust is to provide independent and impartial certification in the area of management systems of ISO and to train and develop qualified, committed and dedicated team of professionals who would be able to ensure implementation of Management Systems as stipulated by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and undertaking internal auditing. The trust imparts training in other major areas of Human Resource Development, Sales and Marketing, Fundamental Accounting, etc to help out industries and entrepreneurs.


The key strength of the organization is well experienced tutors in the field of food safety, HACCP and management subjects.  The trainers have wide audit experience and are therefore able to reinforce the learning of the concepts through examples from their audits.


The Managing Trustee of IICT is Mr. A Govindan (Former Director of BIS) who has over 50 years of experience in the field of quality/food safety/environmental management auditing, certification and training. He is a IRCA accredited FSMS Lead Auditor trainer and also a trainer for BRC (British Retail Consortium) Global Standard for Food Safety.  Mr Govindan is also a IRCA certified Lead Auditor of FSMS (ISO 22000).


The other trustees of the Institute are Dr. K. Sasidharan and Smt Usha Vallath.  Dr Sasidharan has 27 years of executive experience in Federal Bank and was Professor, TKM Institute of Management, Kollam, Principal, SNGIST, North Parur and Principal, Bhavan’s Royal Institute of Management, Kochi. He is the visiting professor in the Department Commerce, University of Kerala and had been visiting professor in many of the business schools within Kerala and outside.


The Academic Director Mr. P. Mohan (Former Director of BIS) brings with him over 30 years of experience in the area of quality certification of products and is a lead auditor of ISO Management System Standards.

IICT provides training services on the following ISO Standards. 


1. Food Safety/ Environment/ Quality/ Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems

2. Internal Audit Programmes

3. Lead Auditor Programmes


Other Areas of Training:


1. Entrepreneur Development Programmes,

2. Leadership Skills Development Programme

3. Communication Skills

4. Team Building and Management Skills

5. Product Pricing Strategies for MSMEs

6. Accounting and Financial Fundamentals for MSMEs.


IICT is now registered with NGO Partnership System of the Government of India and our unique ID No. is KL/2014/0072884