ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Bridging the Gap from 2005 (MS 110)

This course is a one-day overview of the changes made to ISO/IEC 17025 in its latest revision.  In this course, the participant will become aware of the significant and subtle changes to existing ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory systems, as well as the necessary steps to ensure conformity to the new Standard.

Price: $760*

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



Attendees should have at least three to four years experience with ISO/IEC 17025:2005 before attending this course.

Target Attendees

This course is intended for laboratory management and quality personnel whose organizations currently hold an accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

Target learners include Testing/Calibration Laboratory Directors, Managers, Auditors, Engineers, Scientists, or Technicians.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Describe the process-based approach of the Standard;
2. Explain new concepts in 17025:2017 such as:
a. Continuous Improvement (using PDCA and KPIs);
b. Verification and Validation;
c. Decision Rules;
d. Principles of Impartiality; and
e. Risk Based Thinking
3. Analyze scenarios to identify non-conformities, risks, and opportunities related to the new requirements in the standard;
4. List the areas where Documents and Records are required under the new Standard.

CEUs Awarded

0.7 CEUs Awarded*


Presentation Style

The course materials will be presented in an interactive lecture style (70%), and application exercises (30%).


Equipment/materials: Attendees are provided a watermarked copy of 17025:2017 for training use only - not considered legal copy for ownership purposes.


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