ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Awareness course

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This practical and interactive three-day course will enhance the knowledge and understanding of how the business processes of laboratories can be improved by meeting the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017.

  • Overview

    ISO/IEC 17025 is the International Standard which accredited laboratories are assessed against, and this course will ensure delegates gain a sound understanding of the requirements of the standard, as well as how to apply them to their own roles.

    Delegates who complete this training will be able to attend our free post-course drop-in sessions to support their learning. The hour-long virtual sessions run monthly and can be attended as many times as required to ask our training team any post-course questions.

    Please ensure you read the minimum requirements for this course before booking to attend.

  • Learning outcomes of this course

    By the end of this course, delegates will:

    • Understand the background to and requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 and its applicability to a variety of testing and calibration organisations
    • Have the skills and knowledge to structure and document their laboratory quality management system
    • Understand the steps to implement and/or manage accreditation against ISO/IEC 17025

    Delegates who attend the course in full will receive a certificate of attendance once their invoice has been settled.

  • Key topics
    • History of ISO/IEC 17025 and Accreditation
    • Structure & Format
    • Organisation & Management Structure
    • Impartiality & Confidentiality
    • Resource Requirements
    • Process Requirements
    • Management Requirements
  • Who should attend?

    This course is designed for any individual responsible for quality or technical support activities relating to testing, sampling or calibration activities within their organisation. This could include:

    • Laboratory Quality and Technical Managers
    • Laboratory Technicians and Supervisors
    • Those responsible for procurement of testing and calibration services
    • ISO/IEC 17025 Assessors
  • Minimum requirements

    Delegates will be sent a pre-course exercise before attending and are asked to set aside approximately two hours to complete this.

    Delegates will need access to the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Standard, either electronic or hard copy. Standards can be purchased from BSI or ISO.

    UKAS Academy virtual courses are usually delivered via the Adobe Connect application. Download links for this free programme can be found within our minimum requirements.

    Any additional requirements will be detailed in the joining instructions sent after a booking has been confirmed.

  • Meet the trainers

    All UKAS trainers are dedicated professionals with years of practical experience in their specialist areas.  Many UKAS trainers have previously worked as Assessment Managers, giving delegates the benefit of their wealth of knowledge.

  • Readiness Assessment Tool

    Start your self-assessment against the expectations of ISO/IEC 17025 and find out how ready you are to apply.

    Click here to start your self-assessment.

Date/Time Venue Price
05/12/2023 - 07/12/2023 Virtual course £1485 exc VAT
19/03/2024 - 21/03/2024 Virtual course £1485 exc VAT

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