ISO/IEC 17025 Introduction

Duration : 1 Day (8 Hours)

ISO/IEC 17025 Introduction Course Overview

The ISO/IEC 17025 Introduction training course provides participants with a clear understanding of the basic concepts of Laboratory Management Systems. By attending this course, participants will recognize the significance of Laboratory Management Systems and the advantages they offer to businesses, society, and governments.

Intended Audience

  • Individuals interested in Testing and Calibration Laboratories Management
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Laboratory Management Systems

Learning Objectives of ISO/IEC 17025 Introduction

  • Understanding Laboratory Accreditation: Develop a foundational understanding of the importance of laboratory accreditation and its role in ensuring the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
  • Overview of ISO/IEC 17025 Standard: Familiarize yourself with the structure, scope, and key clauses of the ISO/IEC 17025 standard, which outlines general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
  • Accreditation vs. Certification: Differentiate between accreditation and certification, understanding the specific focus and benefits of laboratory accreditation.
  • Scope of Accreditation: Learn how to define and document the scope of accreditation, specifying the types of tests or calibrations for which the laboratory is accredited.
  • Requirements for Management System: Understand the management system requirements outlined in ISO/IEC 17025, including those related to document control, record keeping, and internal audits.
  • Technical Competence: Explore the requirements for technical competence, covering personnel qualifications, equipment calibration, and the use of validated methods.
  • Traceability and Measurement Uncertainty: Gain insights into the concepts of traceability of measurements and measurement uncertainty, which are crucial aspects of laboratory competence.
  • Participation in Proficiency Testing: Understand the importance of participating in proficiency testing programs to demonstrate and enhance the laboratory’s technical proficiency.
  • Handling of Laboratory Samples: Learn about the requirements for the handling, transportation, and storage of laboratory samples to ensure the integrity and reliability of test results.
  • Reporting of Test Results: Understand the requirements for reporting test and calibration results, including the use of clear and unambiguous language.
  • Continuous Improvement: Explore the principle of continual improvement in the context of laboratory operations, emphasizing the regular review and enhancement of processes to maintain and improve competence.
  • Benefits of ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation: Understand the benefits that laboratory accreditation brings to both the laboratory itself and its clients, including increased confidence in test results and enhanced market competitiveness.

Day 1:

  • Introduction to Laboratory Management System (LMS) concepts as required by ISO/IEC 17025

ISO/IEC 17025 Introduction Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.

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