Auditing Your Laboratory to ISO/IEC 17025:2017

This ISO/IEC 17025 auditor training 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.

Price: $995.00*

*Discounts available for A2LA Members. Contact us for special pricing.



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

Target Attendees

Laboratory Managers or Auditors

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*, 16 Training Hours


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.


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



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