The Department of Standardization and Certification of the Transport and Energy Faculty initiated the signing of a Memorandum between the National Accreditation Center and the LN Gumilev ENU. The National Accreditation Center of the Technical Regulation and Metrology Committee of the Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NCA) is the accreditation body in the field of conformity assessment.  The National Accreditation Center was established in August 2000.  Since 2000, NCA is an affiliated member of the International Laboratory Accreditation Organization (ILAC).

Students and undergraduates of the Department of Standardization and Certification of the Transport and Energy Department were given the opportunity to pass all kinds of practices in the NCA, to carry out diploma projects and master's works on its basis.  Within the framework of the Memorandum, joint targeted training of personnel, coordination of elective disciplines are planned.  The Department of Standardization and Certification also plans to involve leading experts of the NCA in conducting training sessions, advising on diploma projects.NCA became a full member of ILAC in 2010, signed by ILAC MRA.  Since 2012, he is a full member of the PAC and a signatory of the PAC MLA agreement.  The NCA became a full member of the IAF and signed the IAF MLA agreement in 2013.

The National Accreditation Center has been a full member of the Asia-Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and a signatory of the Reciprocal Recognition Arrangement APLAC MRA for the accreditation of testing and calibration laboratories since 2017 (ISO / IEC 17025).

Accreditation is a process, as a result of which an official confirmation is obtained that the quality of the services provided meets the relevant requirements.  Accreditation is most common in the provision of professional services, for assessing the quality of which the consumer, as a rule, does not have sufficient competencies.

In terms of conformity assessment, accreditation applies to test, calibration and calibration laboratories, certification bodies and inspection bodies, generally referred to as conformity assessment bodies.  Accreditation in the field of conformity assessment is the procedure for the official recognition by the accreditation body of the competence of the applicant (conformity assessment body) to perform work in a certain area of ​​conformity assessment.  Accreditation of the laboratory, certification body or inspection body means sufficiently strict verification of the competence of technical personnel to carry out certain activities, assessment of management systems for this activity, and verification of the availability of necessary equipment and techniques.

In the educational programs 5В073200 - "Standardization and certification", 6М073200 - "Standardization and certification", 6М075000 - "Metrology" included the disciplines "Basics of accreditation", "Accreditation of conformity assessment bodies and laboratories", "International accreditation", "International organizations in  sphere of accreditation”