Course Description

This dynamic training course is ideal for staff and contractors of certification bodies and accreditation bodies, as well as other interested parties seeking a better understanding of how certification bodies implement ISO/IEC 17021-1 requirements and how accreditation bodies assess to those requirements.

Understanding ISO/IEC 17021-1 is critical to implementing an effective certification program to meet the needs of clients and other interested parties.

This course will assist attendees with understanding the links between requirements of the standard and provide attendees with a more in-depth look at the requirements. Topics covered include the international perspective and ties with other requirements such as IAF mandatory, guidance, and informative documents; ANAB Accreditation Rules; ISO certification standards, and relevant ISO support standards. Exercises throughout the training provide attendees with a diverse learning experience.


Note: This course is also offered as part of a bundle package with the Making IAF Mandatory Documents Work for You course, ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Training Bundle Package. 

Private On-site Training

ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 training is also available as an on-site course. Private on-site courses are a great option for organizations that have several staff members who need training. Contact us at or 414-501-5445 for more information.