This course provides an introduction to the new ISO/IEC 17025:2017 structure and content, and presents a crosswalk comparison to the ISO/IEC 17025:2005. In addition, the course outlines the key changes to ISO/IEC 17025 by identifying those requirements that are new, substantially revised and deleted.

Course Topics

  • Provide an introduction to the new ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Familiarize participants with the structure and content of ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Present a crosswalk comparison to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 to assist participants in identifying those requirements that are new, revised or deleted
  • Outline the key changes in ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Prepare participants to begin a review and update of their own management system documents and practices

Course Program

DAY 01
  • Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Structural requirements
  • Impartiality and confidentiality
  • Resource Requirements
  • Personnel
  • Facilities, equipment, calibration and CRMs & Traceability
  • Externally provided services
DAY 02
  • Review of requests, tenders and contracts
  • Selection, verification and validation of methods
  • Evaluation of measurement uncertainty
  • Sampling
  • Handling of test and calibration items
  • Assuring the quality of results
  • Reporting of results, statements of conformity, opinions and interpretations Control of data – information management
DAY 03
  • Management System requirements and documentation
  • Documentation and record control
  • Actions to address risks and opportunities and improvements Nonconforming
  • work and complaints
  • Internal audits
  • Management review
Who Should Attend?

For all laboratory staff who

  • Manage the laboratory
  • Participate in the operation of the laboratory quality system
  • Conduct tests or calibrations
  • Train laboratory staff
Registration Details
Course Dates :14 – 16 January 2018
Venue :Al Khobar
Fee :US$ 800
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