ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Implementation Overview

Course Description
The 1-day Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025 training course will help attendees understand and apply the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017. Attendees will examine the origins of the standard and learn practical concepts such as document control, internal auditing, proficiency testing, traceability, measurement uncertainty, and method witnessing.

Who should attend?
Those involved with the standard and potentially seeking accreditation should attend this course. This could include top-level managers who require a fundamental understanding, as well as junior staff who need an overview of the standard. Individuals new to a company can also gain perspective in this course.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the origin of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard
  • Learn the benefits of accreditation and the role of accreditation bodies
  • Gain an understanding of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 requirements
  • Discuss implementation techniques

Course Outline

  • Introductions, (goals, backgrounds, levels of expertise, timing needs, etc.)
  • Review origins of the Standard
  • Discuss benefits of implementation/Certification
  • Section by Section discussion of section ISO 17025-2017 highlighting the major changes from the 2005 version
    • Acceptance Criterion / Decision rule;
    • Risk Assessment; management Review
    • Internal Audits
    • Corrective Actions/Preventive Actions
    • Complaints
    • Non-Conforming
    • Product Acceptance Criterion
    • Risk Assessment
    • Management Review
    • Internal Audits
    • Measurement Uncertainty

Private On-site Training
The Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025 training is also available as an on-site course. Private on-site courses are a great option for organizations that have several staff members that need the training.

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