Scene of Crime Accreditation Quality Seminar

In order to comply with The Forensic Science Regulators Codes of Practice and Conduct, organisations undertaking Crime Scene Examination are expected to become accredited for this activity. To assist organisations in their preparations to meet this expectation, UKAS is holding a half-day seminar to outline the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020:2012 and the associated publications used as part of the assessment.

  • Overview
    • This seminar is aimed at Quality Managers and Practitioners who are taking the lead in their organisations progression toward gaining accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 for scene of crime activities. This seminar focuses on the requirements relating to the Management System and the role of the Quality Manager.
    • The session will start with registration at 08.50AM and will close by 13.00PM.
    • The attendance fee is £149 +VAT per person per seminar.
  • Learning outcomes of this seminar

    Focuses on the expectations of the Quality Management System and the role of the Quality Manager in the following areas:

    • An introduction to UKAS and Accreditation
    • An introduction to key documents required during assessments, including ISO/IEC 17020:2012, UKAS publication RG 201, ILAC G19:08/2014, and the FSR Codes of Practice and Conduct
    • General requirements including confidentiality and impartiality
    • Structural Requirements including legal entity and liabilities
    • Resource requirements including code of conduct, suppliers and subcontracting
    • Process requirements including contracts and work orders (SLA’s)
    • Management system requirements including internal audits, document control, record retention and destruction
    • Common themes identified during assessments
    • Scope of Application and next steps with respect to applications for accreditation
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If you are interested in being placed on the waitlist for a full course, please complete the training enquiry form and a member of the UKAS Academy team will be in touch.

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