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Introduction/Overview Review of Requirements - ISO 17025

Continual Improvement

Management Systems

Course Length

8 Hours

Max Attendees


Course Description

The overview offers a detailed examination of the ISO 17025 standard, including the structure, management requirements, and registration and auditing processes. Participants will learn the requirements of ISO 17025 and have the opportunity to discuss application and implementation of the standard in their facility using real-world examples.

Course Objectives

  • History of Management Systems standards.
  • The ISO 17025 Management System Requirements
    • Requirements of the of the ISO 17025 standard
    • How to integrate these requirements into a company’s existing processes
    • The registration process
    • Selecting your registrar
    • Pre-assessment audit
    • Certification Audit
    • Maintaining your certification
  • Getting your management system started
    • When to get started
    • How to get started
    • Who should be involved

Course Outline

Who Should Attend:

  • Executives who need to make decisions about ISO 17025 in their business.
  • Managers who need a comprehensive understanding of laboratory management system standards and how to implement the standards in their facility.
  • Engineers who need an introduction to quality system standards and additional knowledge of them.
  • Supervisors who need to relate the standards to the way they perform their everyday activities.
  • Trainers who want a simple, effective method of explaining the standards to employees.