ISO/IEC 17020 and Audit Preparation for Forensic Police Agencies

This course narrows the focus of ISO/IEC 17020 to specific criteria for forensic police agencies. This includes crime scene investigations, friction ridge examinations, firearms, handwriting analysis, anthropology, and digital computer analysis.

Indianapolis, IN (9725ILT)
Schedule and Travel Info
March 29 – 30, 2017
Member: $600.00
List: $650.00
Denver, CO (9901ILT)
September 11 – 12, 2017
Member: $600.00
List: $650.00
On-Site Training
Need to train a group of five or more? Consider on-site training.

Attend this two-day introductory workshop to aid in the general preparation for ISO/IEC 17020 as it pertains to forensic police agencies. Learn about the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), ISO standards, the hierarchy in the world of ISO accreditation, and the hierarchy in standards. Get a detailed look at ISO/IEC 17020, narrowing the ISO/IEC 17020 focus: field specific criteria or guidelines for forensic police units (crime scene investigations, friction ridge examinations, firearms, handwriting analysis, anthropology, and digital computer analysis), corrective actions, principles of auditing and the internal audit, and the accreditation process. This training course includes group exercises.

  • Learning Objectives
    • Understand the ISO/IEC 17020 requirements as they relate to forensic agencies.
    • Review important concepts such as internal auditing, traceability, and method validation.
    • Examine the origin of the standard, the benefits of accreditation, and the role of an accreditation body.
    • Benefit from hands on exercises and group discussions.
  • Who Should Attend


    Forensic lab professionals who deal with the ISO 17020 standard

  • More Information

    Course Data

    • CEU Hours: 1.6
    • ASQ RU: 1.6
    • Audience: Beginner
    • Provider: ASQ - ILT
    • Course ID: EL_FTA17
    • Course Length: 16 hours
    • Cancellation Policy
  • Instructors

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