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Our 5-day ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Lead Assessor Training course is designed to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Laboratory Management System based on the updated ISO/IEC17025:2017 standard requirements Participants will cover the full range of assessment techniques, good practices, and assessor responsibilities and gain practical experience of planning, running, and reporting on assessments; after which each successful delegate will have earned his/her training qualification for certification as an IRCA Lab QMS Auditor / Lead Auditor.
This new ISO/IEC 17025:2017 aligns & harmonizes the requirements for a Laboratory Management System with ISO 9001:2015. The five-day course incorporates and explains the amendments to clauses where ISO determined that such changes were necessary. The technical requirements for laboratories who provide testing and calibration services are enhanced by the use of management systems that incorporate the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.
This is generally followed by understanding:
Over 90% of the course is dedicated to syndicate activities designed to examine and explore the disciplines of planning and conducting QMS audits. This course contains 4 Questionnaires, 8 Workshops, plus several additional skills development activities.
PRIOR KNOWLEDGE EXPECTATION…
To ensure detailed and thorough understanding it is advised to:
This intensive 5-day course is certified by the Governing Board of the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA Cert. No. A17020).
On successful completion of this course participants will achieve one of the formal requirements in becoming an IRCA Registered Lead Auditor. This course will allow delegates to develop practical audit skills and apply the newly updated management and technical requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 to the specific processes and needs of the company. Furthermore, delegates will be able to assess compliance of an organization’s testing and calibration laboratory practices to meet the company’s own internal or external (e.g. Accreditation Body) requirements.
This course will show attendees on how to plan, develop and implement an internal and external audit process appropriate to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 with confidence.
Interactive learning techniques are used to teach delegates how to identify risks and opportunities in an organization and take preventative action against risks. On top of that this course will coach delegates on how to save time and cost through more efficient lab testing procedures and calibration processes.
On successful completion, the delegate will know the Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS) which is under the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and will be: