IAS Course on the Changes to ISO/IEC 17025: 2017

What are the Changes in the new version of ISO/IEC 17025

Significant Updates to the new ISO/IEC 17025

The course will present the major new changes to ISO/IEC Standard 17025 as follows:

  • ISO standard update process
  • The new standard structure
  • The major changes in the standard
  • Changes in terminology
  • Expected changes in Management System Documentation
  • Effective transition policies to new standard
  • Expected transition dates to new standard

Complete Overview
Receive a complete overview of ISO/IEC Standard 17025:2017 with valuable insights and tools to help you implement the requirements of the standard. See the detailed Course Outline/Syllabus here.

Learn Key Applications in the Standard: Who Should Attend?
  • Internal Audits & Management Reviews
  • Proficiency Testing
  • Complaint Handling Processes
  • Corrective Actions and Preventative Actions
  • Training
  • Measurement Uncertainty
  • Traceability
  • Current Accredited Laboratories
  • Laboratories Seeking Accreditation
  • Inspection Agencies
  • Regulators or Specifiers
  • Assessors or Consultants

This training will help you understand the key concepts in ISO/IEC Standard 17025 for implementing a quality management system, a prerequisite for laboratory accreditation.

Your Instructor

Ned Gravel
Ned Gravel

Ned is the current Training Manager of International Accreditation Service Inc (IAS), a signatory to both the ILAC and IAF Conventions. Ned started in laboratory quality systems in 1992 and has been involved in accreditation since 1996, including 10 years as the Quality Manager of an ILAC signatory body.

Ned once served on the ISO/CASCO committees that wrote 17025 and revised it in 2005. He represented ILAC on ISO TC 176, the committee responsible for ISO 9000.

Ned recently retired from the roles of both Lead Evaluator for ILAC and APAC and the trainer for APAC. A world traveller in the service of the UN, Ned spent over 10 years deployed to developing nations to assist in the creation and implementation of conformant accreditation programs. Closer to home, he now mostly restricts his work to representing IAS needs in training and providing advice to IAS trainees on the development and implementation of lab, inspection body and product certification body management systems.

His hobby is flying his Mooney aircraft. His favourite topic is leadership.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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