Introduction to ISO 17025 Laboratory Management Systems training course

Course venues and dates

1 day course

Dublin: 28 November 2018

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Course objectives

On completing this course the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose, intent and underlying structure of ISO 17025:2017 and all elements of a Laboratory Quality Management System (LMS),
  • Know how to transition from 17025:2005 to ISO 17025:2017,
  • Develop an implementation plan to meet the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017,
  • Draft relevant LMS documentation,
  • Identify relevant performance monitoring approaches,
  • Understand importance of internal auditing, corrective and preventive actions.

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Course programme

  • Quality management, the PDCA cycle, principles and application of quality control,
  • Advantages of laboratory accreditation,
  • Advantages of laboratory accreditation,
  • Addressing confidentiality and impartiality,
  • Requirements of ISO 17025:2017 General Requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories and how to transition from ISO 17025:2005,
  • How to implement a Laboratory Management System (LMS) and 17025:2017 requirements,
  • QMS scope and policy and development of LMS Quality Plan(s),
  • Risk-based thinking and identification of risks and opportunities,
  • How to write a Laboratory Quality Manual and Procedures,
  • How to set up a calibration system,
  • Selection, verification and validation of test methods,
  • Control of documented QMS information,
  • Setting up a Laboratory Quality Control Programme,
  • Performance-based monitoring for continual improvement of quality control processes,
  • Internal audits and management reviews,
  • Role of third party auditors/certification bodies and preparation for certification.

Practical examples, discussions and interactive, problem-based individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning.

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Who should attend

Laboratory Managers, Supervisors, Analysts, and Technicians, Document Controllers and Internal Auditors who wish to increase their understanding of laboratory accreditation or implement a laboratory quality system in their laboratory.

Course brochure: Introduction and transition to ISO 17025:2017 Laboratory Management Systems

 

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