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ISO/IEC 17025 2017 Lead Assessor Training

Course ID LA17
Format Face-to-Face

Develop your expertise and value as an ISO/IEC 17025 specialist. Review, write, and understand ISO/IEC 17025 nonconformances. Hone your skills; understand the rigors of ISO/IEC 17025:2017. This course is invaluable for new assessors and as a refresher for long-time assessors of ISO/IEC 17025. Consultants who help transition clients from other ISO standards and from the 2005 version to the requirements of the latest ISO/IEC 17025 will also benefit from this course.


The 4.5-day ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor Training course is designed to further develop your understanding of ISO/IEC 17025 and help you understand how to plan and lead an ISO/IEC 17025 assessment. Attendees will gain an understanding of uncertainty, traceability, and PT/ILC and how they are assessed. This course will prepare you to meet technical demands of the assessment while providing practical exercises to aid comprehension.Attending an ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor Training course is just one of the necessary steps in becoming a contract assessor for an accreditation body.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 0
  • Length: 37 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 3.7
  • Provider: ASQ
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand all the elements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017.
  • Cover the full range of assessment techniques, good practices, and assessor responsibilities.
  • Benefit from practical assessment exercises.
  • Gain an understanding and assessing uncertainty, traceability, and PT/ILC.
  • Get practical experience of planning, running, and reporting on assessments.

Prerequisites:

All attendees are required to bring their own copy of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard to this course. These will not be provided for you. You can purchase a copy of this standard from ASQ (Item #T1127).

Who Should Attend:

This course is for laboratory managers, laboratory technicians and technical staff, prospective assessors and consultants, and auditors of all types who want to learn better laboratory audit practices and an appreciation for the technical demands of ISO/IEC 17025. This course is perfect for those who would like to become an assessor for an ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Body.

Attendees are required to bring their own copies of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 to this course. If you do not own a copy of the standard, you can purchase it from ASQ. Attendees should have a basic understanding of ISO/IEC 17025 before attending this course.
Outline
  1. Background of ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  2. Definitions, Terminology: ISO 9000, VIM, etc.
  3. Assessment and Auditing Requirements: ISO/IEC 17011, ISO 19011, ISO 10012
  4. Logo and Symbol Use
  5. Opening and Closing Meetings
  6. ILAC, IAAC, APLAC Recognition and Oversight
  7. ISO/IEC 17025 Requirements/Accreditation Requirements
    1. Clause 4, 5, and 6 Review
      1. Sub-elements clarified
      2. Evening assignment
      3. Review case studies
    2. Clause 7 and 8 review
      1. Sub-elements clarified
      2. Evening assignment
      3. Review clause case studies
  8. Traceability  and  PT/ILC
  9. Uncertainty (NIST 1297) – Includes Budgets and Examples
  10. Accreditation Stages
  11. Document Review Exercise – Clause 4, 5, and 6
  12. Auditing Guidelines – ISO 19011
  13. ISO/IEC 17025 Scope of Accreditation
  14. Opening Meeting Activities
  15. Assessing ISO/IEC 17025 Using a Checklist
    1. Includes technical method witnessing/role playing
  16. Uncertainty Budget Software and example
  17. Case Studies: Uncertainty, PT/ILC, Traceability, Calibration Certificates
  18. Review of Assessment Case Studies and Certificate Shortcomings
  19. Assessment Report Preparation
  20. Closing Meeting Participation Exercises
  21. Review of Standards and Assessment Requirements
  22. Audit Checklists and Audit Reports
  23. Accreditation Body-specific Training, Report Types, Assessor Duties, and Resources Available
  24. Practice Exam and Review
  25. Final Exam
Details

Detailed Course Description

Develop your expertise and value as an ISO 17025 specialist. Review, write, and understand ISO 17025 nonconformances. Hone your skills; understand the rigors of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard. Consultants will benefit from this course to help transition clients from other ISO standards and from the 2005 version to the requirements of the latest ISO/IEC 17025.This course can also be invaluable as a refresher for long-time assessors of the ISO/IEC 17025 standard.

Format

Classroom, instructor-led. This course is 4.5 days in length.  

Materials

Attendees are required to bring a laptop and a copy of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Standard to class.
Instead of course material, ANAB will provide each participant with a Memory Stick which includes all training material.  If you would like to purchase a hard copy of the manual, please contact ANAB at training@anab.org
If you do not have a copy of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Standard (Item # T1127) and need to purchase one, please visit   www.asq.org   to order on-line or call Customer Care at 1-800-248-1946 (Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm CST) to order.

ANAB Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.

If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.

Requests for cancellations/transfers/substitutions received at least 30 calendar days before the start of the course can receive a full refund/transfer/substitution. 
There are no refunds within 30 calendar days before the start of the course. 
Requests to transfer or substitute received between 29 and 10 calendar days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
There are no transfers within 9 calendar days before the start of the course.  Substitutes may be accepted if content has not been accessed by original registrant.  Substitutions will incur a $150 processing fee.  
There are no refunds or substitutes if the content has been accessed. 
Enrolled students who fail to attend their registered course without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee. Substitutes will not be accepted after the course has begun. 
You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

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 contact David Feist at dfeist@anab.org 

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Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Face-to-Face

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.

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