ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor

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Course Overview

The ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor training enables you to effectively lead a laboratory towards the ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation by enhancing your understanding of the laboratory’s quality, administrative and technical operations. This training course will equip you with the necessary skills and expertise to plan and lead an ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation assessment.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master the assessment techniques and become competent to assess the compliance of laboratories with ISO/IEC 17025 requirements.

After mastering the necessary concepts related to the requirements of this standard, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Assessor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities to assess the competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories to provide reliable results based on best practices.

Learning objectives

  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025
  • Understand the operations of testing and calibration laboratories based on ISO/IEC 17025
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 9001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand the assessor’s role in planning, leading, and following-up on assessments and accreditation

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in the accreditation assessment of testing and calibration laboratories
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practice tests are similar to the Final Exam

Prerequisites

A fundamental understanding of ISO/IEC 17025 and comprehensive knowledge of assessment principles and techniques.

 

Target Audiance

  • Individuals seeking to perform and lead an accreditation assessment of testing and calibration laboratories
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master an ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation assessment
  • Laboratory technicians responsible for maintaining conformance to ISO/IEC 17025 requirements
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for a testing, sampling and/or calibration laboratory accreditation assessment

Schedule Dates

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor
11 March 2024 - 15 March 2024
ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor
17 June 2024 - 21 June 2024
ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor
23 September 2024 - 27 September 2024
ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor
23 December 2024 - 27 December 2024

Course Content

  • Introduction to Laboratory Management Systems (LMS) and ISO/IEC 17025

  • Principles, preparation and launching of an assessment

  • On-site assessment activities

  • Closing the assessment

  • Final Exam

FAQs

An ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor is a professional who has undergone specialized training and certification to assess the compliance of testing and calibration laboratories with the requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025 standard. These individuals possess advanced knowledge and skills in auditing principles, techniques, and practices specific to laboratory operations, enabling them to lead and conduct assessments to determine the competence and conformity of laboratories with ISO/IEC 17025 requirements.

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor certification is ideal for experienced auditors, laboratory assessors, technical experts, and professionals involved in assessing the competence and conformity of testing and calibration laboratories with international standards and regulatory requirements. It is also valuable for consultants, accreditation bodies, and regulatory agencies seeking to ensure the quality and reliability of laboratory services.

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor training covers a comprehensive range of topics, including the principles and requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, auditing principles, audit planning and preparation, audit techniques and methodologies, conducting audit interviews, collecting and analyzing audit evidence, reporting audit findings, writing non-conformity reports, audit follow-up, and auditor competency development. Participants also learn about the importance of impartiality, confidentiality, and risk-based thinking in conducting laboratory assessments.

Obtaining ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor certification offers several benefits, including:

  • Recognition as a qualified assessor with specialized expertise in assessing the competence and conformity of testing and calibration laboratories with ISO/IEC 17025 requirements.
  • Enhanced auditing skills, including planning, conducting, and reporting assessments effectively, while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and accreditation criteria.
  • Increased confidence in evaluating laboratory processes, procedures, and practices to ensure the accuracy, reliability, and traceability of measurement results.
  • Expanded career opportunities in laboratory accreditation, regulatory compliance, and quality assurance roles within the testing and calibration industry.
  • Contribution to the enhancement of laboratory operations and the credibility of testing and calibration services through rigorous assessment and improvement activities.
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