Understanding ISO/IEC 17065

The Certification Body Standard

ISO/IEC 17065 is the Product Certification Body standard and this course is to help you understand what it asks of Certification Bodies who wish to demonstrate conformance to its requirements.

This course consists of 7 Chapters and contains the same material as the IAS in-class course on 17065.

Please take each of the 7 Chapters listed in the menu, and when you have finished, proceed to the course evaluation and the quiz at the end of the course

Please ensure you have your own copy of ISO/IEC 17065:2012 and ISO/IEC 17067: 2013 available with you before taking this training.

By clicking on each of the Sections in the curriculum you will be able to review the mp4 video file in that Section. Repeat this process for each of the five webinar videos listed. Most of the Sections will have a series of discussion questions on the contents of the standard. These questions are not graded, but will force you to research the answers in the standard.

This training consists of the following:

  1. Chapter 1 - Background in Principles of Certification
  2. Chapter 2 - Overview of Certification
  3. Chapter 3 - Integrity in Certification
  4. Chapter 4 - Organisation and Structure
  5. Chapter 5 - Certification Body Resources
  6. Chapter 6 - Certification Processes
  7. Chapter 7 - Management System Requirements

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.

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