ISO 17025 Foundation Overview

ISO 17025 Foundation Training Course Outline

This course covers the following topics:

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 17025

  • ISO 17025

Module 2: Requirements of ISO 17025

  • Overview

Module 3: ISO 19011 Relationship to ISO 17025

  • ISO 19011
  • ISO 17025

Module 4: Scope

  • Overview

Module 5: Normative References

  • Introduction to Normative References

Module 6: Terms and Definitions

  • Overview

Module 7: General Requirements

  • Overview
  • Impartiality
  • Confidentiality

 Module 8: Structural Requirements

  • Overview of Structural Requirements 

Module 9: Resource Requirements

  • Introduction
  • General
  • Personnel
  • Facilities and Environmental Conditions
  • Equipment
  • Metrological Traceability
  • Externally Provided Products and Services

Module 10: Process Requirements

  • Introduction to Process Requirements
  • Review - Requests, Tenders, and Contracts
  • Selection, Verification, and Validation of Methods
  • Sampling
  • Handling Test or Calibration Items
  • Technical Records
  • Evaluation of Measurement Uncertainty
  • Ensure Results Validity
  • Reporting of Results
  • Complaints
  • Nonconforming Work
  • Control of Data and Information Management

Module 11: Management System Requirements

  • Options
    • Option A
    • Option B
  • General

Module 12: Management System Documentation

  • Overview
  • Document Categories

Module 13: Control Management System Documents

  • Overview
  • Primary Document Control Requirements in the ISO 17025 Standard

Module 14: Control of Records

  • Overview

Module 15: Address Risks and Opportunities

  • Overview of Address Risks and Opportunities

Module 16: Improvement

  • Overview of Improvement

Module 17: Corrective Actions

  •  Steps to Take Corrective Actions

Module 18: Internal Audit and Management Reviews

  • Internal Audit
  • Management Reviews

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Who should attend this ISO 17025 Foundation Course?

The ISO 17025 Foundation Training Course is designed to provide delegates with a foundational understanding of the ISO 17025 standard, which specifies the general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. It can benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Laboratory Managers and Supervisors
  • Quality Control Specialists
  • Regulatory Compliance Officers
  • Auditors
  • Training and Development Specialists

Prerequisites of the ISO 17025 Foundation Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 17025 Foundation Training Course.

ISO 17025 Foundation Course Overview

ISO 17025 Foundation Training provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, focusing on the general aspects of laboratory testing and calibration. This international standard sets out the criteria for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, ensuring reliability and accuracy in their results. Understanding ISO 17025 is crucial for laboratories seeking accreditation and for professionals involved in quality assurance and compliance.

To meet industry standards and regulatory requirements, professionals across various fields, including laboratory managers, technicians, and quality assurance personnel, should aim at mastering ISO 17025. This knowledge is essential for ensuring the reliability and accuracy of testing and calibration processes, ultimately enhancing the credibility of laboratory results.

This 1-day ISO 17025 Foundation Training provided by The Knowledge Academy, delves into the practical aspects of ISO/IEC 17025 implementation, offering real-world examples and case studies. Delegates will have the opportunity to engage in interactive discussions, gaining insights from experienced trainers who bring a wealth of practical knowledge to the session.

Course Objectives

  • To comprehend the fundamental principles and requirements of ISO/IEC 17025
  • To identify the key elements of laboratory testing and calibration processes
  • To understand the importance of documentation and quality control in laboratories
  • To grasp the significance of competence, impartiality, and confidentiality in testing and calibration
  • To learn how to implement ISO 17025 standards in a laboratory setting
  • To prepare for accreditation and compliance audits effectively

Upon completion of this course, delegates will gain a solid understanding of ISO/IEC 17025 and its application in laboratory settings. Armed with this knowledge, they will be better equipped to ensure the quality, reliability, and compliance of testing and calibration processes, thereby enhancing the overall efficiency and credibility of their laboratories.

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What’s included in this ISO 17025 Foundation Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • ISO 17025 Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 17025 Foundation, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 17025 Foundation. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led ISO 17025 Foundation sessions.

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ISO 17025 Foundation FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites for attending this course.
This ISO 17025 Training course is suited for individuals in the following roles: Laboratory Managers and Supervisors, Scientists and Engineers, Auditors Assessors and Consultants
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The training fees for ISO 17025 Foundation certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 17025 Foundation.
Please see our ISO 17025 Training courses available in the United Kingdom
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