ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer Course Overview

The ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer training equips participants with the expertise to support laboratories in meeting the requirements of the standard by implementing a quality control system based on ISO/IEC 17025. The course provides a thorough understanding of best practices for Laboratory Management Systems (LMS) in testing and calibration laboratories, ensuring reliable measurement results and facilitating accreditation and international recognition.

Upon mastering the concepts of Laboratory Management Systems, participants can take the exam and apply for the “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer” credential. This certificate validates their practical knowledge and professional capabilities to successfully implement ISO/IEC 17025 in their laboratory.

Intended Audience

  • Individuals involved in Testing and Calibration Laboratories
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master the implementation of a Laboratory Management System
  • Laboratory technicians responsible for maintaining conformance with Testing and Calibration Laboratories Accreditation requirements
  • Individuals responsible for supporting the operations of a Testing and Calibration Laboratory
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for Testing and Calibration Laboratories competence assessment

Learning Objectives of ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer

  • Comprehensive Understanding of ISO/IEC 17025: Develop a thorough understanding of the ISO/IEC 17025 standard, including its structure, requirements, and key principles for testing and calibration laboratories.
  • Laboratory Accreditation Concepts: Gain insight into the concepts and importance of laboratory accreditation, including the benefits it brings to laboratories and the industries they serve.
  • Implementation of a Laboratory Management System: Learn how to plan, establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain, and continually improve a Laboratory Management System (LMS) based on ISO/IEC 17025.
  • Leadership and Commitment: Understand the leadership role in implementing an effective LMS, emphasizing the commitment to compliance, quality, and continuous improvement.
  • Risk-Based Thinking in Laboratory Management: Explore the application of risk-based thinking to laboratory management, including the identification, assessment, and management of risks to enhance overall performance.
  • Documentation and Record-keeping: Learn the requirements for documentation and record-keeping within a laboratory setting, ensuring clarity, traceability, and compliance with ISO/IEC 17025.
  • Establishing the Laboratory Management System Framework: Understand how to establish the framework for the LMS, considering the laboratory’s context, objectives, and the needs and expectations of stakeholders.
  • Competence and Training: Gain insights into managing the competence of laboratory personnel, including establishing training programs to ensure the necessary skills and knowledge.
  • Equipment and Measurement Traceability: Learn how to manage laboratory equipment, ensuring proper calibration and measurement traceability to maintain accuracy and reliability.
  • Sampling and Handling of Test or Calibration Items: Understand the requirements for proper sampling and the handling of test or calibration items within the laboratory.
  • Internal Auditing: Develop the skills needed to plan, conduct, report, and follow up on internal audits of the laboratory management system.
  • Management Review: Learn how to plan, conduct, and follow up on management reviews, ensuring the ongoing suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness of the LMS.
  • Continual Improvement: Understand the principles of continual improvement in the context of laboratory management, emphasizing regular reviews and enhancements of processes.
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance: Explore the legal and regulatory requirements relevant to laboratories, ensuring compliance with applicable standards and regulations.

Day 1:

  • Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025
  • Initiation of a Laboratory Management System (LMS)

Day 2:

  • Planning the implementation of a LMS

Day 3:

  • Implementation of a LMS

Day 4:

  • LMS monitoring, measurement, and continuous improvement
  • Preparation for accreditation

Day 5:

  • Certification exam

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer Course Prerequisites

A comprehensive knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.

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