ISO 17025:2017 Lead Auditor Training



Course Overview

ISO/IEC 17025 is the international standard for testing and calibration laboratories wanting to demonstrate their capacity to deliver reliable results. A new version of the standard was published by ISO and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) in 2017 to update its content and better serve the laboratories that use it.  ISO/IEC 17025 is useful for any organization that performs testing, sampling or calibration and wants reliable results. This includes all types of laboratories, whether they be owned and operated by government, industry or, in fact, any other organization. The standard is also useful to universities, research centers, governments, regulators, inspection bodies, product certification organizations and other conformity assessment bodies with the need to do testing, sampling or calibration.

The 5-day ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Auditor Training course is designed to develop your understanding of ISO/IEC 17025 and help you understand how to plan and lead an ISO/IEC 17025 Audits. Attendees will gain an understanding of uncertainty, traceability, and PT/ILC and how they are assessed. This course will prepare you to meet technical demands of the assessment while providing practical exercises to aid comprehension. Attending an ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Auditor Training course is just one of the necessary steps in becoming a contract auditor for a certification body.

At the end of the course, participants should have the knowledge and understanding of the following:

  • To develop understanding on the structure & requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, its interpretation, documentation & implementation.
  • To understand Key concepts & principles of auditing
  • To impart/enhance auditing skills
  • To enable the delegates to plan, conduct & manage first, second & third party audits

The topics in this course include:

  • Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Definitions, Terminology
  • ISO/IEC 17025 Scope of Accreditation
  • Auditing Guidelines – ISO 19011
  • Clause 4, 5, and 6
  • Clause 7 and 8 review
  • ISO/IEC 17025 Scope of Accreditation
  • Opening & Closing Meeting Activities
  • Audit Checklists and Audit Reports
  • Reporting non-conformities, corrective action & follow-up
  • Training Material
  • Course Certificate
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • This course is ideal for those already familiar with working of testing and calibration Laboratories
  • Laboratory Quality managers/executives
  • Internal Auditors
  • Management Representatives
  • Senior Managers
  • Consultants
  • Those who would like to become an auditor for a Certification Body.

AQTS reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule the course and to change the course instructors. In the event of course cancellation, AQTS will not be responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses that you may incur.

  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course start date will incur a $100 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.

If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to the same course in next offering.



A Certificate will be issued to attendees who participate in the entire course.


All delegates should have reasonably good understanding on laboratory practices & basic requirements of ISO/IEC 17025.



  • Instructor led classroom training course.
  • Classroom based training allows high level of instructor student interaction.
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Duration: 5 Days (40 hours)
Format: Online Interactive

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  • On-site training programs are the cost-effective way to train employees on your schedule.
  • On-site training minimizes cost and trainees get opportunity to have hands-on experience in operational environment of their own company
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