This course aims to provide an understanding of ISO/IEC 17043 : 2010 (Guidelines for the requirements for the competence of providers of proficiency testing schemes). It focuses on understanding and applying the standard in an assessment context.

What are the benefits?

The course will enable delegates to gain a knowledge of ISO/IEC 17043 : 2010 and how the standard is used in assessing the competence of proficiency testing providers. 

Day 1

  • Visit management and assessment team
  • Schedule of accreditation 
  • Review of steps in accreditation 
  • Organisation and management
  • Internal audit and management review 
  • Management system requirements

Day 2

  • Contract reveiw 
  • Scheme logistics
  • Advisory group
  • Personnel 
  • Collaborators 
  • Sample preparation/homogeneity/stability
  • Statistical design and data handling
  • Communication and collusion
  • Use of ISO/IEC 17043 : 2010

This course aims to provide an understanding of ISO/IEC 17043:2010 (Guidelines for the requirements for the competence of providers of proficiency testing schemes). It focuses on understanding and applying the standard in an assessment context.

A pre-course exercise must be completed prior to attending.

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