ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer

Why should you attend?

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support laboratories to meet the requirements of the standard by implementing a quality control system based on ISO/IEC 17025. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of an LMS in testing and calibration laboratories in order to produce reliable measurement results and open your laboratory`s doors for accreditation and international recognition.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of Laboratory Management Systems, you can sit for the exam and apply for a β€œPECB Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Implementer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement ISO/IEC 17025 in your laboratory.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in Testing and Calibration Laboratories
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master the implementation of a Laboratory Management System
  • Laboratory technicians responsible for maintaining conformance with Testing and Calibration Laboratories Accreditation requirements
  • Individuals responsible for supporting the operations of a Testing and Calibration Laboratory
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for Testing and Calibration Laboratories competence assessment

Learning objectives

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO/IEC 17025 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a Laboratory Management System (LMS)
  • Learn how to interpret the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements in the specific context of the laboratory
  • Learn how to support a laboratory to perform testing and other operating activities
  • Acquire the expertise to advise a laboratory in implementing Laboratory Management System best practices

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and  best practices used in the implementation of a LMS
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  • Practical exercises are based on a case study which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites

A comprehensive knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.