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Duration: 180 Days

Fees: 350 US$

Course duration is the Learning Management System (LMS) access available to the student. However, the student can complete the course early or whenever within 180 days and appear for the exam as per the individual learning goals.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Knowledge of ISO 17025 Quality Management System for Testing/Calibration Laboratories

Course material:

  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Reference material
  • Articles
  • Case Studies
  • Case Reference Material
  • Management System Documentation Templates
  • Videos

Assessment method:

  • Assignments
  • Examination

Career Prospects:

  • Quality Manager
  • QMS Lead Auditor
  • Subcontractor Lead Auditor
  • QA Lead
  • QA Head

Certified Lead Auditor - ISO 17025 Testing & Calibration Laboratories


Lead Auditor - ISO 17025:2017

  • It is important for laboratories to align their processes to boost efficiency; and maintain the highest technical quality to provide accurate & reliable test results. This course is designed to help professionals develop the competence to initiate and spearhead Laboratory Management Systems (LMS) audits conforming to ISO 17025, both internally & externally.
  • Through this course, you will grasp they key techniques, processes & concepts applied for a LMS audit, in the capacity of a Lead Auditor. Gain the skill set required to initiate, lead & design a LMS audit, identify areas for improvement, lead audit team towards LMS goals fulfillment, monitor & review audit findings, draw inferences, communicate results to clients& implement corrective actions. You will further work to ensure that the laboratory maintains compliance to ISO 17025 and its LMS is constantly improved.
  • Empirical approach to coaching will include detailed training material, assignments, case studies and presentations to assist students in analysis and synthesis of body of knowledge and to develop required skills.
  • On course completion, appear for the exam and qualify for Credentials Global’s Lead Auditor certification.
  • This course is open to all professionals, advisers, LMS team leaders, compliance executives, technical experts, lab technicians, who intend to manage & improve their organization’s Laboratory Management Systems; and plan to lead audits conforming with the ISO 17025 standard.

Key Outcomes:

  • Understand the aim & significance of an ISO 17025 audit
  • Identify the correlation between ISO 17025 & other international frameworks
  • Interpret the requirements of ISO 17025 that need to be met for successful accreditation
  • Develop the confidence to individually lead a LMS audit for ISO 17025 from start to finish
  • Plan, execute, oversee, review & follow up on the LMS audit
  • Guide the client to sustain compliance with ISO 17025

Course Chapters:

Chapter 1 Introduction to Course
Chapter 2 Introduction to Standard & Related Concepts
Chapter 3 Process Mapping
Chapter 4 General Requirements
Chapter 5 Structural Requirements
Chapter 6 Resource Requirements
Chapter 7 Process Requirement-1
Chapter 8 Process Requirement-2
Chapter 9 Reporting of results
Chapter 10 Complaints, Non confirming work and Control of data
Chapter 11 Management System Requirements
Chapter 12 Management System Documentation
Chapter 13 Control of Management System Document and Records
Chapter 14 Actions to Address risk and Opportunity
Chapter 15 Risk Management
Chapter 16 Improvement and Corrective Actions
Chapter 17 Internal Audits and Management Reviews
Chapter 18 Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems
Chapter 19 Audit Excellence

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