ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Training

ISO 17025 lead implementer training from Sync Resource will enable you to develop all the expertise to create, implement, maintain and manage a Lab management system (LMS) based on ISO 17025 standard.

This training will also help you gain an in-depth understanding of the best practices of Lab management systems, which will allow you to improve the overall performance, customer satisfaction and effectiveness of a Lab management system, for testing and calibration laboratory.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the implementation of ISO 17025 for Lab management
  • To support and prepare an laboratory for an ISO 17025 accreditation assessment
  • To gain an in-depth understanding of the tools and techniques required for the effective Lab management in accordance with ISO 17025 standard
  • To understand the relationship of ISO 17025 based Lab management system with ISO 9001 and other ISO standards
  • To understand how ISO 17025 works hand in hand with other ISO standards, to develop an integrated management system
  • To develop skills and gain the knowledge to help you identifying the risks and opportunities associated with an laboratory effectively, according to ISO 17025 standard
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to support an laboratory in creating, implementing, managing and maintaining a Lab management system as specified in ISO 17025
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to lead a team of ISO 17025 implementers
  • To gain the knowledge and develop the skills required to advise an laboratory on best practices for the management of tests and calibrations
  • To improve the capacity for analysis and decision making in the context of ISO 17025

Who Should Attend?

  • Project managers, or consultants responsible for the implementation and maintenance of a Lab management system, based on ISO 17025 standard principles, for an laboratory.
  • Lab auditors who want to fully understand the implementation process of ISO 17025 standard
  • Lab managers or Lab team members responsible for tests and calibrations or conformity in an laboratory
  • Technical experts who want to prepare for a Lab management function or for testing and calibration project management function

ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Training

Course Agenda

Duration: 5 Days

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 17025 and initiation of a Lab Management System

  • Course objective and structure
  • Standard and regulatory framework
  • Lab Management System (LMS)
  • Initiating the LMS implementation
  • Understanding the laboratory and clarifying the LMS objectives

Day 2: Plan the implementation of the Lab Management System

  • Analysis of the existing management system
  • Leadership and approval of the LMS project
  • LMS scope
  • Policies for LMS management
  • Risk assessment
  • Planning of product and service provision
  • Definition of laboratory structure of the LMS
  • Definition of the document management process

Day 3: Deploying the Lab Management System

  • Operations Management
  • Training and awareness plan
  • Communication plan
  • Product and service requirements, design, and purchasing process
  • Product and service realization and control

Day 4: LMS measurement, continuous improvement and preparation for certification audit

  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
  • Internal audit
  • Management review
  • Treatment of problems and non-conformities
  • Continual improvement
  • Preparing for the certification audit
  • Competence and evaluation of implementers
  • Closing the training

Day 5: Certification Exam

ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Training

Examination

The Sync Resource ISO 17025 lead implementer training fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP).

The “PECB Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
Duration: 3 hours

The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental Principles and Concepts in Lab Management

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 17025 Lead Implementer candidate can understand, interpret and illustrate the main Lab Management concepts related to a Lab Management System (LMS)

Domain 2: Lab Management best Practice based on ISO 17025

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 17025 Lead Implementer candidate can understand, interpret and provide guidance on how to implement and manage the Lab Management requirements based on best practices of ISO 17025

Domain 3: Planning a LMS based on ISO 17025

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 17025 Lead Implementer candidate can plan the implementation of a LMS in preparation for an ISO 17025 certification

Domain 4: Implementing a LMS based on ISO 17025

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 17025 Lead Implementer candidate can implement the processes of a LMS required for an ISO 17025 certification

Domain 5: Performance Evaluation, Monitoring and Measurement of a LMS based on ISO 17025

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 17025 Lead Implementer candidate can evaluate, monitor and measure the performance of a LMS in the context of an ISO 17025 certification

Domain 6: Continual Improvement of a LMS based on ISO 17025

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 17025 Lead Implementer candidate can provide guidance on the continual improvement of a LMS in the context of ISO 17025

Domain 7: Preparing for a LMS Certification Audit

Main Objective: To ensure that the ISO 17025 Lead Implementer candidate can prepare and assist a laboratory for the certification of a LMS against the ISO 17025 standard

ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Training

Certification

After successfully passing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. Certification will be provided once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

The requirements for PECB Implementer Certifications are: 

Credential Exam Professional Experience LMS Implementation Experience Other Requirements
PECB Certified ISO 17025 Provisional Implementer PECB Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Exam None None Signing the PECB
code of ethics
PECB Certified ISO 17025 Implementer PECB Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Exam Two years; One year of LMS related work experience Lab Management System activities totaling 200 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics
PECB Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer PECB Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Exam Five years; Two years of LMS related work experience Lab Management System activities totaling 300 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics
PECB Certified ISO 17025 Senior Lead Implementer PECB Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Exam Ten years; Seven years of LMS related work experience Lab Management System activities totaling 1000 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics

ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Training

General Information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free