ISO/IEC 17025 Training Course Description

An integral part of a successful management system is an effective audit program. An audit program is also essential and required to achieve and maintain accreditation. This ISO/IEC 17025 training course provides a detailed review of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and the related ANAB accreditation requirements for forensic service providers (AR 3125) as well as a review of ISO 19011, Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems.

Participants will be introduced to the principles of auditing, will be provided with an approach for developing, implementing and managing an audit program, will learn the audit process and several audit methods for collecting, verifying and recording objective evidence, and will discuss audit risks. Numerous hands-on audit activities, including developing and using checklists, are incorporated throughout the course to allow participants to begin to leverage their knowledge gained during the course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of how to evaluate management system conformance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and the ANAB AR 3125 accreditation requirement
  • Apply ISO 19011 guidance to develop, implement and maintain an effective audit program
  • Learn about audit risks and opportunities
  • Acquire auditing skills using various audit methods for collecting, verifying and recording objective evidence

Who Should Attend

New forensic laboratory staff, experienced staff who are transitioning to more quality related activities in the forensic laboratory, personnel that management are considering moving into management or supervisory roles, and persons wanting a detailed refresher on the accreditation requirements and auditing principles.


Private Training Session

This training course is available as a private session.  Private sessions are a great option for organizations that have several staff members that need the training.  

Contact us at or 414-501-5473 for more information.

Note:   ANAB as an accreditation body will not provide any consulting during public or private sessions. Although instructors are able to answer questions and provide information on best practices, they will not provide solutions to organization specific issues.