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  • Laboratory Management ISO 17025 Internal Auditor

    The Laboratory Management System Internal Auditor training is an  Exemplar Global certified 3-day course that teaches the principles and practices of effective quality management systems and process audits in accordance with ISO 17025:2017, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 19011:2018, "Guidelines on Auditing Management Systems".


    Experienced instructors explain the clauses of ISO 17025:2017 and applicable ISO 9001:2015 requirements, in detail and guide participants through internal audits that are required for a laboratory management system. Participants gain necessary auditing skills through a balance of formal classroom presentations, practical role playing, group workshops, and open forum discussions.


    Course Competency Units:

    • LM - Laboratory Management Systems
    • AU - Management Systems Auditing


    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand laboratory and quality management definitions and requirements
    • Understand the purpose of the ISO 17025:2017 standard
    • Understand the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 standard
    • Understand the process approach and risk based thinking
    • Apply ISO 19011:2018 definition and guidelines
    • Understand audit program requirements per ISO 19011:2018
    • Understand the types of risks and opportunities associated with auditing
    • Conduct audit activities according to ISO 19011:2018
    • Communicate effectively during the audit
    • Understand auditor responsibilities


    Course Materials:

    • Students Receive course manual/materials and workbooks.
    • Students will need to come with a copy of ISO 9001:2015 which they can purchase at the ISO Store online.
    • Students will need to come with a copy of ISO 17025:2017 which they can purchase at the ISO Store online.


    Who Should Attend:

    • Company Managers responsible for laboratory activities, Laboratory Managers
    • Laboratory personnel responsible for maintaining the Laboratory Management System
    • 2nd and 3rd party Auditors


    Required Prerequisites:

    • A prior review of the ISO 9001:2015 standards

    • A prior review of the ISO 17025:2017 standards

    • A prior review of the ISO 19011:2018 standards

    • An understanding of auditing principles

    • Knowledge of the Annex SL is suggested


    Course Deliverable:

    Courses are taught by instructors with subject matter expertise. Certificates of Successful Completion will be provided for students who are deemed "Competent" for each competency unit. Certificates of attendance are provided to those who do not pass the competency test(s). Students will be given the opportunity to retake the test(s).

    ISO 17025:2017 Internal Auditor Training

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