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Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025

Course ID INTRO17
Format Classroom

This course helps you understand and apply the requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard. You’ll examine the origins of the standard, and learn practical concepts like document control, internal auditing, proficiency testing, traceability, measurement uncertainty, and method witnessing.


This course will provide students with a general overview of ISO/IEC 17025. Most of the elements of the standard will be reviewed, as well as the standard’s applicability, origin, purpose, and marketplace. Important concepts such as document control, internal auditing, proficiency testing, traceability, measurement uncertainty, and method witnessing will be reviewed. There will also be a discussion on the international oversight of the standard and recognition.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 1.1
  • Length: 12 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 1.1
  • Audience: New to Quality; Practitioner
  • Provider: ASQ - ILT
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of what the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard requires
  • Learn how a quality manual is designed and audited
  • Examine the origin of the standard, the benefits of accreditation, and the role of accreditation bodies

Who Should Attend:

Attendees would include staff involved with the standard and staff members who are potentially seeking accreditation. This could include top-level management that will need a fundamental understanding, as well as junior staff simply needing an overview of the standard. Individuals new to a company can also gain perspective in this course. For more in-depth training, the course Internal Auditing to ISO/IEC 17025 and Lead Assessor is recommended.
Outline
  1. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 - What the Standard Requires
    1. Quality system
    2. Subcontractor quality
    3. Equipment control
    4. Maintenance
    5. Training
    6. Calibration
    7. Traceability
    8. Test procedures
    9. Sample preparation
    10. Nonstandard samples
    11. Environmental conditions
    12. Reports
    13. Document control, maintenance, storage, and disposal
    14. The auditing and accrediting process
    15. Internal audit
  2. Preparation of Documentation:
    1. Documentation requirements
    2. How to design a quality manual
    3. Effective documentation control
    4. Auditing a sample quality manual
  3. 360 Overview of ISO/IEC 17025
    1. The origin of ISO/IEC 17025
    2. ISO/IEC 17025 in the marketplace and in government
    3. ILAC – Who audits the auditors and the international perspective?
    4. Roles of accrediting bodies
    5. Who needs accreditation and why
    6. Certification vs. accreditation
    7. How ISO/IEC 17025 relates to other standards
Details

Format

This is an instructor-led course that is 1.5 days in length.

Materials Provided

Student handouts and materials will be provided on a USB drive.

Course Options

This course is delivered in a face-to-face format.


ANAB Cancellation Policy
Requests for course cancellations or transfers received 30 or more calendar days prior course start date will receive a full refund/transfer.

Requests for course cancellations or transfers received less than 30 calendar days prior to course start date can transfer fees paid to another course offering or transfer the registration to another attendee.

ANAB is not liable for failure to perform its obligations under this contract as a result of strikes, riots, curtailment of transportation, acts of God, or any other cause beyond its control. If the session is cancelled, the registration fee will be refunded or the fee can be transferred to an alternate session.

If you have a question regarding the ANAB cancellation policy, please Caroline Trenner at 414-501-5466 or ctrenner@anab.org.
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Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Classroom

An instructor-led traditional classroom experience. Classroom-based instruction involves the highest level of instructor/student interaction. We offer classroom style training in two formats. See public and on-site.

09/14/2017 - 09/15/2017 Denver 9900ILT CO US ANAB English List: $750 Member: $650

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