ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Overview

ISO 17025 Internal Auditor​ Training Course Outline

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

Module 19: Terminology – ISO 9000, VIM etc.

  • ISO 9000 Terminology in English
    • What is ISO 9000?
    • Common ISO Definitions

Module 20: Fundamental Audit Concepts and Principles

  • Overview

Module 21: Auditing Requirements and Assessment: ISO 17011:2017, ISO 19011:2018

  • Auditing: ISO 17011:2017
  • Auditing: ISO 19011:2018

Module 22: Recognition and Oversight of ILAC, IAAC, APAC etc.

  • Description of ILAC
  • ILAC’s Global Role
  • Abbreviations
  • ILAC Documents
  • ILAC P10 Traceability Policy

Module 23: Test Reports, AB Symbols, Equipment Stickers, and Certificates

  • AB Symbols
  • Certificates
    • Certificate Naming Convention

Module 24: Clauses 4, 5, and 6 Review

  • Clause 4: General Requirements
  • Clause 5: Structural Requirements
  • Clause 6: Resource Requirements

Module 25: Clauses 7 and 8 Review

  • Clause 7: Process Requirements
  • Clause 8: Option

Module 26: Guidelines for Auditing: ISO 19011

  • ISO 19011 Auditing Guidelines
    • What is ISO 19011?
    • Standard Facts of ISO 19011
    • Who ISO 19011:2018 should be Used?
    • What does ISO 19011:2018 Accomplish?

Module 27: GUM (Uncertainty), PT/ILC, and Traceability

  • GUM (Uncertainty)
  • PT/ILC
  • Traceability

 Module 28: Opening and Closing Meeting Activities

  • Opening Meeting
    • What Happens in an Opening Meeting?
  • Closing Meeting
    • What Happens in a Closing Meeting?

Module 29: ISO 19011 Relationship to ISO 17025

  • ISO 19011
  • ISO 17025

Module 30: Auditing Technical Methods

  • Overview

Module 31: Reporting Audit Results

  • Internal Audit Report 

Module 32: Audit Checklists

  • ISO 17025:2017 Audit Checklist for Laboratory Accreditation System Requirements
  • Content of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Audit Checklists

Module 33: Review of Standards and Internal Auditing Issues

  • Review of Standards
  • Internal Auditing Issues

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Who should attend this ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Training Course?

The ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Course is designed to provide delegates with a foundational understanding of the ISO 17025 standard, which is used to audit testing and calibration laboratories. It can benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Laboratory Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Laboratory Accreditation Specialists
  • Quality Control Specialists
  • Regulatory Compliance Officers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Consultants

Prerequisites of the ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Training Course

To attend this training course, delegates must have a foundational understanding of ISO 17025. For this knowledge, we suggest completing our ISO 17025 Foundation Course.

ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Training Course Overview

The ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Training focuses on developing the skills necessary to conduct internal audits in laboratories, ensuring they comply with the ISO/IEC 17025 standard. This standard outlines the general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, emphasising the importance of quality management systems in these settings.

Professionals engaged in laboratory operations, quality assurance, or those responsible for ensuring compliance with ISO/IEC 17025 should aim at mastering this subject. A solid understanding of internal auditing is essential for maintaining the integrity and reliability of testing and calibration processes within laboratories.

The 2-day training by the Knowledge Academy provides delegates with the knowledge and practical insights required to perform effective internal audits in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025. The course covers key concepts, audit methodologies, and best practices, empowering delegates to contribute significantly to the enhancement of their laboratory's quality management system.

Course Objectives:

  • To comprehend the principles and requirements of ISO/IEC 17025
  • To understand the role and responsibilities of an Internal Auditor
  • To gain proficiency in planning and conducting internal audits
  • To identify non-conformities and recommend corrective actions
  • To enhance communication and reporting skills for audit findings
  • To understand the process of continual improvement in laboratory operations

Upon completion of this course, delegates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to conduct effective internal audits, ensuring their laboratories adhere to ISO/IEC 17025 standards. This proficiency not only contributes to regulatory compliance but also enhances the overall quality and reliability of laboratory testing and calibration processes.

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What’s included in this ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Course?

  • ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 17025 Internal Auditor, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice  
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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ISO 17025 Internal Auditor FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this course.
The course is aimed at anybody who wishes to expand their skills with ISO 17025.
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 2 days.
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 Internal Auditor certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 17025 Internal Auditor.
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