Training Course For ISO/IEC 17065

Learn how the requirements of ISO/IEC 17065 apply to a wide variety of product certification schemes.
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Regardless of what industry you serve, A2LA WPT’s courses on ISO/IEC 17065 provide foundational information on accreditation concepts and give you the tools to implement and maintain important quality systems. With the information gained about ISO/IEC 17065 you can improve your processes, prepare for accreditation or for a scope expansion, and enhance your value to stakeholders. 

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What You’ll Learn

MS 160 “Understanding ISO/IEC 17065:2012 for Product Certifiers” takes an in-depth look at the standard, including a detailed analysis of each clause and examples of how requirements should be interpreted. This information is applicable regardless of the specific certification scheme or schemes your organization operates and is a valuable resource for those pursuing or maintaining accreditation to ISO/IEC 17065. A2LA WPT’s auditing courses also provide important insight to product certifiers, and the concepts explored dovetail with MS 160 to provide a more comprehensive understanding of risk management and corrective actions.

Course Selection

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During this course, the participant will gain insight into the requirements and application of the ISO/IEC 17065 standard to ensure effective implementation regardless of the certification scheme being operated. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about the guidance offered by ISO/IEC 17065 to assist in the creation and maintenance of a certification scheme.
Gain an understanding of risk-based thinking from an international standards perspective. The participant will learn risk concepts from ISO 31000 and ISO 9000 and become familiar with industry tools used to assess and manage risk in the ISO conformity assessment arena.
Gain the tools to react more successfully to non-conforming events in your organization. Participants will identify and analyze non-conforming scenarios using a variety of techniques and will practice using various cause analysis and corrective action selection processes to support process improvement.