AWPT Laboratory Training Courses
AWPT laboratory training courses help you set yourself apart as an industry leader. Create consistent processes and instill confidence in your product.
Our laboratory quality systems courses provide a comprehensive educational opportunity. We cover many topics within our curriculum, including international standards training, quality systems training, technical tools, and soft skills. Mastering these concepts is a great way to move ahead of your competition and learn industry best practices. Whether you prefer traditional classroom learning, customized contract training, or self-directed online e-learning, AWPT’s expert instructors and course designers are eager to share their knowledge of the industry’s most sought-after topics. You will have the opportunity to discuss and apply key topics through activities, assessments, and interactive tools, ensuring that you can not only retain but apply what you have learned.
Each course addresses a different QMS component to maintain high laboratory standards. Learn more about our laboratory quality systems courses below.
Note: Should any registrant find themselves unable to attend due to COVID-19-related restrictions, the registrant may transfer to a future class at no additional charge.
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During this workshop, the participant will be introduced to several tools and techniques that can be applied in the testing laboratory environment to efficiently and effectively create measurement uncertainty budgets that comply with ISO/IEC 17025 requirements.
During this course, the participant will be introduced to several tools and techniques that can be applied in the calibration laboratory environment to efficiently and effectively create measurement uncertainty budgets that comply with ISO/IEC 17025 requirements.
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 provides participants with tools to identify, rank, and respond to nonconformances efficiently and effectively in their organizations. This course supplements and is supplemented by the AWPT course “Managing Risk in Your Organization”.
This course provides participants with an in-depth resource to analyze a non-conformance, identify causes, and present solutions to minimize recurrence. Some of the analysis tools include 5-Whys, 8Ds, Fishbone, and Failure Modes.
This course is a suitable introduction for both calibration and testing laboratory participants, focusing on the concepts and mathematics of the measurement uncertainty evaluation process. The participant will gain an understanding of the statistical techniques required to estimate measurement uncertainty and will practice those skills to create basic uncertainty budgets.
This course introduces the participants to 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.
During this course, the participant will gain an understanding of the basic concepts of quality fundamentals terms and quality principles. The participant will also map a quality management system, practice the PDCA process, develop objectives, action plans, and compare job descriptions to personnel competencies, goals to key performance indicators and stakeholder relationship components with best practices.
The primary purpose of this course is to help leadership and laboratory technicians improve the confidence laboratory users by providing a structure that promotes consistency of service, valid results, and patient confidentiality. This course is designed to help the participant understand its roles and responsibilities in concert with the requirements of ISO 15189 to ensure the goals of patient welfare and laboratory satisfaction are achieved. Participants will be introduced to risk-based thinking concepts and principles from ISO 22367 for improving its processes; laboratory safety from ISO 15190, and sample management from ISO 20658. Instructors will lecture to establish fundamental concepts and requirements, lead exercises and discussions to illustrate and affirm concepts, and provide opportunities for learning best practices through peer-to-peer discussions.
This course provides the participant with a comprehensive look at ISO/IEC 17020 and its requirements for Inspection Bodies. Participants will gain critical insight into the application of the requirements of this international standard. Participants will also be introduced to the international Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) requirements that affect accredited Inspection Bodies. FedRAMP and Cybersecurity Program participants are encouraged to attend this course.
Throughout this course participants from the cannabis industry, (e.g. growers, regulators, testing laboratories) will learn how and why the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard applies to them and how accreditation improves the visibility, creditability, and safety of the cannabis industry. This course is presented for the benefit of all industry stakeholders, however, its basis is for application in cannabis testing facilities.
This course focuses on the application of the 17025 requirements and the AOAC INTERNATIONAL Guidelines for Laboratories Performing Microbiological and Chemical Analyses of Food, Dietary Supplements Requirements, in an accredited food testing laboratory setting.
This course is a comprehensive review of the philosophies and requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017. The participant will gain an understanding of conformity assessment using the risks and opportunities-based approach.
This course provides the participant with a comprehensive look at the requirements of ISO 17034, as well as associated definitions from ISO Guide 30, requirements for statistical methods from ISO Guide 35, and requirements for accompanying descriptive information from ISO Guide 31.
- Understanding ISO/IEC 17043:2023 and Statistical Analysis for Proficiency Testing Providers - Price: $1,450.00