ISO 17025 Training Courses

ISO 17025, ISO 17020 and ISO 15189 Training Courses for Laboratories and Inspection Bodies.

Bywater specialises and leads the way in Laboratory and Inspection body accreditation training for our customers involved in laboratory testing/calibration, inspection activities and clinical laboratories.  Bywater provides CQI & IRCA registered Auditor/Lead auditor training courses based on  ISO/IEC 17025, we also provide introduction and internal auditor training courses based upon ISO/IEC 17020 and ISO 15189.

In addition Bywater also delivers supporting management best practice techniques looking at SPC/MSA, Measurement Uncertainty and Calibration.

As the new edition of ISO/IEC 17025 is rolled out later this year, our courses will be updated to reflect the changes in the standard and the differences from the current 2005 edition.

For more information relating to course content, public course dates, venues and booking, or to request a proposal for in-house training, please select from the courses below.

ISO 17025 Lead Auditor Training Course

Duration: 5 Days
Public Course Locations: Reading, Berkshire; Staverton, Northamptonshire

  • Based on the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, the course is designed for those seeking to support laboratory compliance and competency improvements
  • A CQI and IRCA Certified Course(Ref.18249), this ISO 17025 Lead Auditor training course builds upon skills needed to conduct an effective and competent audit in order to objectively assess compliance of laboratories to meet accreditation body requirements
  • Fulfils the CQI and IRCA training requirements for registration as a ISO 17025 lead auditor.

Next course: 20 - 24 November 2017 in Reading, Berkshire

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Transition Training Course

Duration: 1 Day
Public Course Locations: Coventry, West Midlands; Leeds, West Yorkshire; Greenwich, London

  • Background to the changes to the Standard from 2005 to 2017
  • Relationship with other standards (such as ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 17020)
  • Revised structure and format of the Standard

Next course: 16 November 2017 in Coventry, West Midlands

ISO/IEC 17025 Internal Auditor Training Course

Duration: 2 Days
Public Course Locations: Manchester; Reading, Berkshire; Staverton, Northamptonshire

  • Designed for those required to implement, manage and deliver an internal audit programme based on the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025
  • Provides auditors with the skills to plan, execute, report and positively follow-up corrective action for internal laboratory audits

Next course: 07 - 08 November 2017 in Reading, Berkshire

Understanding ISO/IEC 17025 (Requirements for Laboratory Accreditation)

Duration: 1 Day
Public Course Locations: Manchester; Reading, Berkshire; Staverton, Northamptonshire

  • Designed for those needing to understand the laboratory accreditation process and the inter-relationship with other management system standards
  • Provides an awareness of the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 and an implementation strategy

Next course: 06 November 2017 in Reading, Berkshire

Understanding ISO/IEC 17025 - Forensic applications (FSR Codes and ILAC G-19)

Duration: 1 Day
Available in-house only

  • Designed for those needing to understand the laboratory accreditation process as applied to Forensic Science Laboratories
  • Provides an awareness of the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 and the related key aspects of the Forensic Science Regulator (FSR) Forensic science providers: codes of practice and conduct as well as the International Laboratory Accreditation Conference ILAC G19:08/2014 Modules in a Forensic Science Process.

Introduction to ISO/IEC 17020 for Inspection Bodies

Duration: 1 Day
Public Course Locations: Coventry, West Midlands; Staverton, Northamptonshire

  • Designed for those seeking an understanding of the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020 and the inspection body accreditation process
  • Provides an understanding of audit principles and an awareness of the differences between the 2012 and 1998 versions of the Standard, as well as initiating the process of implementation

Next course: 12 December 2017 in Staverton, Northamptonshire

ISO/IEC 17020 Internal Auditing Training Course

Duration: 2 Days
Public Course Locations: Coventry, West Midlands; Staverton, Northamptonshire

  • Designed for those seeking to perform effective internal audits of organisations who perform inspection activities in line with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020
  • Provides auditors with the skills to plan, execute, report and positively follow-up corrective action for inspection body internal audits to objectively assess compliance

Next course: 12 - 13 December 2017 in Staverton, Northamptonshire

Measurement Uncertainty Training Course

Duration: 1 Day
Public Course Locations: Coventry, West Midlands; Staverton, Northamptonshire

  • Designed for those working in the field of measurement and performing measurement activities
  • Provides delegates with the knowledge to develop uncertainty budgets to meet the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 and laboratory accreditation bodies.

Next course: 11 December 2017 in Staverton, Northamptonshire

Calibration and Control of Measuring Systems Training Course

Duration: 1 Day
Available in-house only

  • Designed for those seeking to establish an effective system for the control of inspection and measuring equipment
  • Provides the latest information, knowledge and skills for identifying the elements of an effective calibration system; understanding the requirements for those supplying calibration services; preparing for compliance and improving and utilising measurement data focusing on continuous improvement and cost reduction

Introduction to ISO 15189 for Medical Laboratories

Duration: 1 Day
Public Course Locations: Coventry, West Midlands

  • Designed for those seeking an understanding of the quality system requirements applicable to medical laboratories
  • Highlights the specific requirements of ISO 15189 over and above those of ISO/IEC 17025 and CPA requirements, focusing on the quality and competence requirements applicable to medical laboratories.

Next course: 05 February 2018 in Coventry, West Midlands

ISO 15189 Internal Auditor Training Course

Duration: 2 Days
Public Course Locations: Coventry, West Midlands

  • Provides the knowledge and skills to prepare, perform and follow-up an internal audit based on ISO 15189 for Medical Laboratories
  • Develop continuous improvement that provides on-going future benefits to the organisation

Next course: 06 - 07 February 2018 in Coventry, West Midlands