ISO 17025 Training Courses

For Measuring, Testing and Calibration Laboratories.

Bywater is a world-leading provider of ISO 17025 training and very the first to offer CQI and IRCA certified ISO 17025 Lead Auditor training based on the new standard, ISO/IEC 17025:2017.  This latest edition remains the international reference for laboratories that need to demonstrate their capability to customers, government regulators and industry groups.

As with all ISO and IEC standards, the working group revising the standard used the expertise of industry experts interested in conformity assessment and accreditation to ensure the standard provides requirements for effective management of measurement and testing systems.

If you provide or procure services within the scope of ISO/IEC 17025, such as calibration, analysis, testing or measurement, then you will be interested in the requirements of the revised standard. The overall aim for use of ISO/IEC 17025 is that laboratories and testing organisations are able to demonstrate competence, that results they provide are valid, measurement uncertainty is known and that results are traceable to National Standards.

Bywater ISO 17025 training courses enable delegates to:

  • gain an awareness of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 requirements
  • understand the standard’s role for laboratories to demonstrate capability and competence in the overall conformity assessment framework
  • plan and conduct effective internal and external audits of a laboratory management system

Please select from the links below for full course details:

ISO 17025 Lead Auditor Training Course - CQI and IRCA Certified

Duration: 5 Days
Public Course Locations: Coventry, West Midlands; Warwickshire

  • 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.1836), 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: 15 - 19 October 2018 in Coventry, West Midlands

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Transition Training Course

Duration: 1 Day

This course is offered in webinar format and in-house training.

Next webinar: Friday 14 September 2018

  • 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

ISO/IEC 17025 Internal Auditor Training Course

Duration: 2 Days
Public Course Locations: Kensington, London; Manchester; 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 August 2018 in Manchester

Understanding ISO/IEC 17025 (Requirements for Laboratory Accreditation)

Duration: 1 Day
Public Course Locations: Kensington, London; Manchester; 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 17025:2017 and an implementation strategy

Next course: 06 August 2018 in Manchester

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 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: 29 October 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: 30 - 31 October 2018 in Coventry, West Midlands

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

Measurement Uncertainty Training Course

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

  • 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: 05 November 2018 in Coventry, West Midlands