Duration Two Days
laboratory personnel, with emphasis on Head of Laboratory, Quality Managers,
Lab Supervisors, Auditors of Laboratory Management Systems, and Relevant
Quality Assurance personnel.
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 specifies
the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent
operation of laboratories and is applicable to all organizations performing
laboratory activities, regardless of the number of personnel.
In order to reflect the latest
changes in market conditions and technology, the new edition of the standard
encompasses the activities and new ways of working of laboratories today. It
covers technical changes, vocabulary and developments in IT techniques and
takes into consideration the latest version of ISO 9001 on quality
What are the main changes in
the 2017 version?
The scope has
been revised to cover testing, calibration and sampling associated with
subsequent calibration and testing.
approach now matches that of newer standards such as ISO 9001 (quality
management), ISO 15189 (quality of medical laboratories) and ISO/IEC 17021-1
(requirements for audit and certification bodies).
The standard has
now a stronger focus on information technologies and incorporates the use of
computer systems, electronic records and the production of electronic
results and reports.
A new chapter
introduces the concept of risk-based thinking.
This course provides delegates
with an understanding of the requirements for the competence of testing and
calibration laboratories and explains the purpose, use, benefits, and
implementation styles of ISO 17025.
course provides a comprehensive look at ISO 17025 and its documentation
requirements. In this course, you will gain critical insight on the
interpretation of the requirements of this new laboratory standard.
will receive practical instructions on the development, implementation and
long-term maintenance of an effective laboratory quality system.
Topics include: National and
International Perspective: Mutual recognition of accrediting bodies ISO\IEC
17025: What the Standard Requires
Delegates Receive a H & M Certificate on successful completion of a forty
five minute multiple-choice examination, competent mark is 60%.
Material is aligned to the body of knowledge requirements for ASQ
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