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ISO/IEC 17020 and Audit Preparation for Forensic Agencies

Course ID EL_FTA17
Format Classroom

This course narrows the focus of ISO/IEC 17020 to specific criteria for forensic agencies.

Attend this two-day introductory training course to aid in the general preparation for ISO/IEC 17020 as it pertains to forensics. Learn about quality, concepts, ISO, and the world of accreditation. This course will review the ISO/IEC 17020 standard requirements and ANAB forensic accreditation requirements (AR 3055). Attendees will also benefit from an overview of auditing principles.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 1.6
  • Length: 16 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 1.6
  • Audience: New to Quality
  • Provider: ASQ - ILT
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the ISO/IEC 17020 requirements as they relate to forensic agencies.
  • Examine the origin of the standard, the benefits of accreditation, and the role of an accreditation body.
  • Review auditing principles.
  • Benefit from exercises and group discussion.

Who Should Attend:

Forensic professionals who deal with the ISO/IEC 17020 standard
  1. Introductions
  2. Quality Concepts
  3. What Is ISO?
  4. Review of International Recognition and Accreditation
  5. Requirements of ISO/IEC 17020 
  6. ANAB Forensic ISO/IEC 17020 Accreditation Requirements
  7. Principles of Auditing 


Two-day course that contains lectures and group exercises

Materials Provided

A hard copy of the ANAB course material will be provided to attendees. The registration fee also includes a copy of ISO/IEC 17020:2012.

Course Options

This course can be delivered face-to-face

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 contact Natalia Larrimer

Tel: 414-501-5445 nlarrimer@anab.org


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.

No Offerings Scheduled English List: $809 Member: $749



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