Auditing Your Laboratory to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 (AUD 102)

This course will introduce participants to ISO/IEC 19011, the guideline for auditing management systems as applied to ISO/IEC 17025:2017.  The participant will learn about auditing principles and develop skills for performing higher-value internal audits. The course includes hands-on exercises for planning, establishing, implementing and maintaining an audit program, and also focuses on developing auditing methods, questioning techniques, and record-sampling.

Prerequisites

Must have an understanding of the full context of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard, either via A2LA training courses or experience operating and/or auditing a laboratory conforming to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 requirements

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to: 

1. Apply the guidance in ISO/IEC 19011 to construct an effective audit program and plan;
2. Relate the benefits and drawbacks of various types of audit plans and methods;
3. Evaluate sample audit findings and relate them to ISO/IEC 17025 requirements in order to plan additional investigation avenues;
4. Review sample management system documents and records to determine conformity with requirements;
5. Practice the interpersonal skills needed to effectively gather information;
6. Assemble, present, and defend clear audit findings based on presented scenarios

CEUs Awarded

1.4 CEUs Awarded*

Reference

Attendees must bring their own copy of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and ISO 19011:2018. Exercises will focus on requirements in the standard and the techniques in the guidance document. Copies will not be provided.

 

*American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

Contact

Training

December 11, 2019 – December 12, 2019
MicroTek - Houston
11490 Westheimer Road, Suite 600,
Houston, TX 77077
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: 8002079620

Additional Location Info:

Hotel information: https://www.mclabs.com/room-rentals/microtek-houston/

January 15, 2020 – January 16, 2020
Dallas, TX
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

February 3, 2020 – February 4, 2020
Atlanta, GA
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

March 4, 2020 – March 5, 2020
Indianapolis, IN
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

April 2, 2020 – April 3, 2020
Livonia, MI
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for public training courses will close 7 days prior to the start date.
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