Laboratory Internal Audit – ISO/IEC 17025:2017 course

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Understand what is involved in conducting thorough and effective internal audits in this practical and interactive, expert led two-day course, delivered through lecture sessions, exercises and a final role-play.

  • Overview

    Delegates taking this course will gain an understanding of the purpose of internal auditing in the context of a laboratory complying with ISO/IEC 17025:2017, and be able to plan an internal audit programme.

    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 purpose of internal auditing in the context of a laboratory complying with ISO/IEC 17025
    • Plan an internal audit programme
    • Design and use an audit proforma effectively
    • Carry out an audit of system elements and a witnessed activity with the opportunity to report back findings

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

  • Key topics
    • Risks and Opportunities for Improvement
    • Internal Audit Programme Planning
    • Audit Principles & Records
    • Non-conforming Work & Corrective Actions
    • Cause Analysis
    • Human Aspects of Auditing
    • Reporting Back on the Audit
    • Management Review & Reporting Findings to Management

    Day Two of this course is heavily structured around role-play exercises, allowing learners to put their new skills into practice in various audit situations.

  • Who should attend?

    The course is suitable for anyone involved with or interested in the use of internal audits, which could include:

    • Quality Managers
    • Coordinators
    • Officers of the Laboratory
  • Minimum requirements

    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
10/01/2024 - 11/01/2024 Virtual course £1125 exc VAT
14/02/2024 - 15/02/2024 Virtual course £1125 exc VAT
03/04/2024 - 04/04/2024 Virtual course £1185 exc VAT
14/05/2024 - 15/05/2024 Virtual course £1185 exc VAT
26/06/2024 - 27/06/2024 South East - venue TBC £1185 exc VAT
24/07/2024 - 25/07/2024 Virtual course £1185 exc VAT
11/09/2024 - 12/09/2024 Virtual course £1185 exc VAT
09/10/2024 - 10/10/2024 Midlands - venue TBC £1185 exc VAT
13/11/2024 - 14/11/2024 Virtual course £1185 exc VAT
22/01/2025 - 23/01/2025 Virtual course £1185 exc VAT
25/02/2025 - 26/02/2025 Midlands - venue TBC £1185 exc VAT
25/03/2025 - 26/03/2025 Virtual course £1185 exc VAT

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