1. Brief Description:
The ISO 17025 Quality Management System (QMS) provides guidelines for testing and calibration laboratories to ensure consistent and accurate results. The ISO 17025 Auditor course prepares individuals to conduct audits of a laboratory’s quality management system to determine compliance with the standard.
2. Key Topics:
- Introduction to laboratory management systems
- Understanding the requirements of ISO 17025
- Roles and responsibilities of auditors
- Audit planning and preparation
- Conducting the audit
- Reporting and follow-up
This course is designed for individuals who will be conducting internal or external audits of laboratory quality management systems, including laboratory managers, quality managers, auditors, and consultants.
4. Learning Objectives:
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the principles of laboratory management systems and the requirements of ISO 17025
- Plan and conduct an audit of a laboratory’s quality management system
- Identify non-conformities and opportunities for improvement
- Prepare an audit report and provide feedback to the laboratory management
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of auditors in maintaining the effectiveness of a laboratory’s quality management system.