This intensive, challenging and highly interactive and practical course is designed to develop delegates’ auditing skills to conduct Quality Management System (QMS) audits against the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements, in order to promote the role of audits within the management system programme and the role of auditors in supporting laboratory compliance and competency improvements. Secondly Objectively assess compliance of laboratories to meet accreditation body requirements • Contribute to the requirements to register as an IRCA Lead Auditor.

Our course will equip delegates with an in-depth knowledge of the requirements and principles of QMS’s and how ISO/IEC 17025 is incorporated into the overall quality system, providing laboratory/ quality practitioners and systems auditors with the understanding and skills necessary to professionally audit a laboratory management system.


  • Develop practical audit skills and apply the requirements of ISO/ IEC 17025 to the specific processes and needs of the company.
  • Assess compliance of an organization’s testing and calibration laboratory practices to meet the company’s own internal or external (e.g. Accreditation Body) requirements.
  • Plan, develop and implement an internal audit process appropriate to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025.
  • Conduct audits to professional criteria with confidence, gathering objective evidence through observation, interviewing, document trails to provide factual audit reports that will facilitate improvements to the management system.
  • Achieve the formal training requirements to allow progression to becoming an IRCA Registered Lead Auditor


  • Individuals wishing to perform audits to ISO/IEC 17025
  • Companies seeking ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation
  • Laboratory Managers and Supervisors
  • Companies that recognize the value of operating effective laboratory management systems

  • Existing ISO 9001 / ISO/TS 16949 auditors who are looking to expand their skills in the area of laboratory practices or who wish to audit laboratory environments
  • Supplier quality auditors wishing to evaluate laboratory service suppliers
  • Management Representatives

“The training was very well organized. The content was very relevant to my role. The interactive discussion was encouraged and the trainer was also very knowledgeable of the subject matter. I would recommend this training to all who are involved at some stage of retail banking product development.”
“I would like to recommend the marketing teams as well for this training. It was indeed a time well spent and a memorable experience.”
“It was an extraordinary training methodology and a multidisciplinary approach, as well as a clear and strong content structure that focused on core Retail banking. The training methodology helped participants to realize a deeper knowledge of Product Management and Development.”

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