Gain the knowledge and skills to undertake internal audits against the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 in forensic laboratories on our ISO 17025 Internal Auditor for Forensic Laboratories training course.

This 2-day practical auditing course has been designed for those auditing within forensic science laboratories, and incorporates FSR Codes of Practice. It can be tailored towards specific forensic science disciplines, such as digital forensics.

On completion of this course delegates will understand the role of an internal auditor testing against the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 and have the practical capabilities to carry out an audit.

This course is of value to a wide range of personnel working in and around forensic laboratories, including:

  • individuals wishing to perform internal forensic laboratory audits
  • forensic laboratory managers and supervisors
  • forensic companies seeking ISO 17025 accreditation
  • registrar/accreditation body auditors
  • existing internal auditors who would like to expand their skills into the area of forensic laboratory practices
  • supplier quality auditors wishing to evaluate laboratory service suppliers

To benefit fully from this course, delegates should have a reasonable working knowledge of ISO 17025. Click here to learn more about prior knowledge requirements.

Those who wish to train as internal auditors within a more general laboratory context may prefer to consider our standard ISO 17025 Internal Auditor training course.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • quality and laboratory accreditation
  • the role of an internal auditor
  • overview of  ISO standards, ISO 17025 requirements and related documents
  • Forensic Scene Regulator (FSR) – Codes of Practice & Conduct Guidance
  • ILAC G19
  • documented systems
  • audit planning
  • checklists
  • auditing techniques
  • nonconformity reporting
  • follow-up and corrective action

By the end of this ISO 17025 Internal Auditor training course for forensic laboratories delegates will be able to:

  • prepare, conduct, report and follow up an internal audit against ISO/IEC 17025
  • interpret the requirements ISO 17025 in practical audit situations
  • apply auditing principles to objectively assess the compliance of a forensic laboratory

Delegates who attend and fully participate in the course will receive a certificate of completion, in recognition of their new knowledge and skills in ISO 17025 internal auditing.

ISO 17025 Internal Auditor Training Course for Forensic Laboratories Certificate