ISO/IEC 17025:2005 - Understanding and Implementing Course
Duration: 2 Days = 1.5 CEUs
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March 6-7, 2017Chicago - IL - USCourtyard Chicago Arlington Heights/SouthREGISTER ONLINE NOW

Understanding and Implementing Laboratory Management Systems

Course Objectives

By attending this practical, hands-on course participants will gain an understanding of laboratory management systems, how to leverage them in an organization, learn how to derive cost reductions/deliver value to their organization.

The growth in the use of management systems has increased the need to ensure that laboratories that form part of larger organizations or offer other services can operate to a quality management system that is seen as compliant with ISO 9001 as well as meeting ISO/IEC 17025 standards.

The purpose of this course is to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the laboratory accreditation process, an in depth knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 Management and Technical Requirements, and an effective process for its implementation.

The course also serves as the basis for the prerequisite knowledge necessary to undertake comprehensive courses in auditing, which forms part of the laboratory accreditation process.

Who Should Attend?


  • Laboratory quality/technical managers

  • Laboratory technicians/supervisors

  • Assessors of laboratory management systems

  • Users of calibration and test services

  • Directors of quality

  • Improvement of measurement & testing groups

Key Session Topics

  • The advantages of Laboratory Accreditation

  • The format and terminology of ISO/IEC 17025

  • The specific Management and Technical requirements of ISO/IEC 17025

  • Comparison with the ISO 9001 standard

  • Understanding the steps to accreditation

  • How to develop an implementation plan

  • Laboratory Quality Plans

  • The ongoing role of management, internal controls and continual improvement in the laboratory


How to Register

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