<div>1.&nbsp; Guidance for &nbsp;ISO 17024 can be found at:</div>
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<div>2.&nbsp; of specific interest are the &quot;General Requirments for Certification Bodies&quot;</div>
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<div>3.&nbsp; apparently, ISO 17024 also has requirements for validity and reliability of test items and tests:&nbsp;see&nbsp;Guidance on Psychometric Requirements</div>
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<div>In my (mis-spent) youth, I taught psychometric methods to graduate students.&nbsp; I can help with this analysis as need be.</div>
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<div>Bill Pankey<br>&nbsp;</div>