Course Description

This course provides attendees with an understanding of ISO/IEC 17043, General requirements for proficiency testing, with the main focus on applying the standard in accreditation processes. The course also provides an overview of the the ANAB laboratory-related accreditation program and requirements as well as information about planning and activities to consider when preparing to apply for ISO/IEC 17043 accreditation. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand ISO/IEC 17043 requirements for proficiency testing
  • Gain an understanding of proficiency testing schemes, planning, and design
  • Enable participants to develop competence in proficiency testing schemes
  • Understand how the standard is used in assessing the competence of proficiency testing providers
  • Gain an understanding of the role of an accreditation body, the ANAB accreditation process, and the benefits of accreditation
  • Acquire the knowledge needed to assist your laboratory with preparing for an ANAB accreditation assessment

Who Should Attend

This course is perfect for those who develop inter-laboratory comparisons, proficiency test providers, and those who subscribe to proficiency testing schemes within their laboratories and want a greater understanding about those schemes.


Private On-site Training

ISO/IEC 17043 Accreditation Preparation and Overview training is available as an on-site course. Private on-site courses are a great option for organizations that have several staff members who need the training. Contact or 414-501-5445 for more information.

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