Laboratory Quality Management Courses

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor (Internal and External)

Who should attend?

All those responsible for Assessment Program Management, ISO Management Representatives, ISO Coordinators, Consultants and anyone interested in learning the ISO 19011 guidelines for managing Internal and External assessment  teams, as well as the techniques for determining if a Management System conforms to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025

Main Topics

  • ntroduction to ISO/IEC 17025

  • Quality Management Principles

  • Measurement Uncertainty

  • Interpreting the ISO/IEC 17025 Requirements

  • Management System Documentation

  • Assessment Planning and Preparation

  • Assessment Program Administration

  • Assessment Investigation - (Case Study Simulation)

  • Classification and Documentation of Assessment Findings

  • Writing the assessment Summary and the Final Assessment Report

  • Assessment Follow: Corrective/Preventive Action Close-Out Techniques

Course designed by experts that participate in the development of ISO Management System Standards

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to correctly interpret the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements - including gray areas
  • Understand how to plan, prepare, conduct and report the results of the assessment
  • Learn how to lead teams of Internal and External Assessors
  • Understand the international schemes for Laboratory Accreditation


Includes practical workshops that help students achieve the Learning Objectives.

Course Duration: 40 Hours

Complete list of ISO/IEC 17025 Courses

Fundamentals of ISO/IEC 17025

ISO/IEC 17025 Documentation and Implementation

ISO/IEC 17025 Assessor

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor

Multiple Certificate Option:

Obtain the ISO/IEC 17025 Documentation, Assessor &/ or Lead Assessor certificates by attending additional days of lectures & workshops during the same week. Contact your local IAR Representative for schedules & fees.

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