ISO/IEC 17025 : 2017 Changes & Transition

ISO/IEC 17025 : 2017  Changes & Transition

This course is an overview of the philosophies and requirements of this international standard, including the PDCA process and risk-based thinking. During this one-day event, the participant know the key changes made in ISO/IEC 17025 -2017 standard as well as gain an understanding of transition for laboratory conformity assessment activities through an interactive, guided tour of the standard. This course helps the participant to make their own system and prepare for transition to ISO/IEC 17025: 2017, as our trainer had  rich experience of more than 100 laboratories ISO/IEC 17025 consultancy

Course Content

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Overview of ISO standard update process and structure of ISO / IEC17025 2017
  3. Requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Standard
  4. major changes in the standard
  5. Documentation as per ISO/IEC 17025 2017
  6.  Effective transition policies. Dates and steps for accreditation to revised ISO/IEC 17025 2017

Target Attendees

Laboratory personnel responsible for the daily implementation of an ISO/IEC 17025 conformant management system. ( Technicians, chemist, supervisors, managers etc)

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1.    Describe the risk and process based approach of the standard;
2.   Identify areas of Risk and Opportunities for Improvement;
3.   Explain new concepts such as:
•    PDCA process with Risk/Opportunities Identification and Mitigation;
•    Verification and Validation;
•    Decision Rules; and
•    Principles of Impartiality;
4.    List the areas where Procedures and Records are required under the new standard; and
5.    Steps for accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 2017

Presentation Style

The course materials are presented using a combination of interactive discussions and lectures supplemented with individual and group exercises and role-playing scenarios. A Student hand out is provided to complete exercises, take notes, and document ideas the student can implement in its laboratory.


ISO/IEC 17025:2017 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories.