|Course Name||Course Type||Availability|
|ISO/IEC 17025 Internal Auditor Training||Instructor Led||Onsite|
|Understanding ISO/IEC 17025||Instructor Led||Onsite|
|ISO/IEC 17025 Executive Understanding||Instructor Led||Onsite|
What is it?
ISO 17025 is the primary standard used for testing and calibration in laboratories. It has a broad scope and is applicable to all organizations which engage in these activities. Laboratories use the the standard to implement a system of quality management for the purpose of improving the consistent production of valid results.
Benefits of implementation
- Access to more contracts for testing and/or calibration. Some public and private organizations only give contracts to accredited laboratories. Accreditation will also help to get more contracts from organizations that do not mandate accreditation, but do give preference to accredited laboratories in competitive situations.
- Improvement of national and global reputation and image of the laboratory
- Continually improving data quality and laboratory effectiveness
- Having a basis for most other quality systems related to laboratories, including Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Practices
Why seek ISO 17025 certification?
In addition to the improvement of an organization’s standing and reputation with other organizations, ISO 17024 certification helps perfect and streamline laboratory procedure, allowing for optimal results in testing situations. It provides a standardized framework for personnel training and measurement of methodological uncertainty. The standard also allows faster identification and solution of issues concerning personnel or equipment, improved customer satisfaction, meeting quality requirements of specialized customers, and overall increased laboratory business.