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. A copy of ISO 19011:2018 will be provided. Exercises will focus on requirements in the standard and the techniques in the guidance document.

 

*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

February 3, 2020 – February 4, 2020
Courtyard - Atlanta Airport North
3399 International Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30354
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

February 3, 2020 – February 4, 2020
20301 Oakwood Blvd.
Livonia, MI 48124
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

February 19, 2020 – February 20, 2020
Minnetonka OffiCenter
12800 Whitewater Drive #100
Minnetonka, MN 55343
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: 952-943-3900

March 4, 2020 – March 5, 2020
Courtyard - Carmel
37 W 103rd St
Indianapolis, IN 46290
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

March 11, 2020 – March 12, 2020
A2LA WorkPlace Training
5202 Presidents Ct.
Frederick, MD 21703
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

March 25, 2020 – March 26, 2020
Dallas, TX
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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

April 16, 2020 – April 17, 2020
Cincinnati, OH
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

May 13, 2020 – May 14, 2020
30 East Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60611
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

June 4, 2020 – June 5, 2020
Denver, CO
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

June 9, 2020 – June 10, 2020
Livonia, MI
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

June 24, 2020 – June 25, 2020
Vancouver
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

June 24, 2020 – June 25, 2020
Dallas, TX
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

July 13, 2020 – July 14, 2020
A2LA WorkPlace Training
5202 Presidents Ct.
Frederick, MD 21703
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

August 3, 2020 – August 4, 2020
Denver, CO
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

August 19, 2020 – August 20, 2020
Chicago, IL
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

September 16, 2020 – September 17, 2020
Charlotte, NC
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

September 16, 2020 – September 17, 2020
St. Louis, MO
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

September 23, 2020 – September 24, 2020
Montreal
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

October 7, 2020 – October 8, 2020
Savannah, GA
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

October 8, 2020 – October 9, 2020
Dallas, TX
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

November 2, 2020 – November 3, 2020
A2LA WorkPlace Training
5202 Presidents Ct.
Frederick, MD 21703
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

November 4, 2020 – November 5, 2020
Houston, TX
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

November 11, 2020 – November 12, 2020
Livonia, MI
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

December 10, 2020 – December 11, 2020
Dallas, TX
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

December 10, 2020 – December 11, 2020
A2LA WorkPlace Training
5202 Presidents Ct.
Frederick, MD 21703
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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