Certified ISO-IEC 17025 Laboratory Management System Training 2018, taking place from the 22nd-26th October, 2018, at Park Inn Hotel, Sandton, JHB

ABS International cordially invites you and all interested persons to a Certified ISO-IEC 17025 Laboratory Management System Training 2018, taking place from the 22nd -26th October, 2018, at Park Inn Hotel, Sandton, JHB


What is ISO/IEC 17025?

The term IEC stands for International Electro technical Commission which in cooperation with ISO creates the specific system for global standardization. ISO/IEC 17025 is an international standard for testing and calibration laboratories. It was established with the aim of offering quality and improving the processes within laboratories.  ISO/IEC 17025 has two key clauses; Management Requirements which are associated with the performance and efficiency of the Quality Management System inside the laboratory, and Technical Requirements which focus on the competencies of employees, testing methodology, equipment, and the test and calibration results

Why is Laboratory Management System important for you?

Becoming certified against ISO/IEC 17025 demonstrates your commitment to implement the requirements of this standard. As a certified professional, you will enable your company to become technically proficient and produce accurate test and calibration data. In addition, you will be able to increase your job opportunities because there are many large laboratory companies which will value your comprehensive knowledge as a professional in this field. As a matter of fact, many organizations have started to offer contracts only to certified professionals and laboratories, as the majority of customers prefer to receive services from certified labs, consequently, enabling you to maximize your earning potential.

Why should you attend?

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support laboratories to meet the requirements of the standard by implementing a quality control system based on ISO/IEC 17025. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of an LMS in testing and calibration laboratories in order to produce reliable measurement results and open your laboratory`s doors for accreditation and international recognition.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of Laboratory Management Systems, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Implementer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement ISO/IEC 17025 in your laboratory


Benefits of ISO/IEC 17025 Laboratory Management System

By becoming an ISO 17025 certified professional, you will be able to:

v  Improve your reputation

v  Create new business connections

v  Gain competitive advantage

v  Increase laboratory effectiveness

v  Gain access to more contracts for testing and calibration

v  Offer proficiency on improving work processes

v  Offer more reliable and efficient lab testing and results

v  Achieve customer reliability in environmental performance that they are working with a company which promotes a shared environmental ethics


v  Acknowledge the correlation between ISO/IEC 17025 and other standards and regulatory frameworks

v  Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a Laboratory Management System (LMS)

v  Learn how to interpret the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements in the specific context of the laboratory

v  Learn how to support a laboratory to perform testing and other operating activities

v  Acquire the expertise to advise a laboratory in implementing Laboratory Management System best practices

Who should attend?

The Programme is designed for Individuals involved in Testing and Calibration Laboratories, Managers or consultants seeking to master the implementation of a Laboratory Management System, Laboratory technicians responsible for maintaining conformance with Testing and Calibration Laboratories Accreditation requirements, Individuals responsible for supporting the operations of a Testing and Calibration Laboratory, Technical experts seeking to prepare for Testing and Calibration Laboratories competence assessment.

You are also welcome to distribute to the other parties that could benefit in attending the conference as well.

For your confirmation please Fax or Email through your REGISTRATION FORM on Fax: (+27) 86 546 9699 or Email: Wilfred.a@absinternational.co.za

Kind Regards


Wilfred Armstrong

Project and Research Co-ordinator

ABS International | Fourways Office Park, Roos Street, Fourways, 2055,RSA |

(: T +27 11 056 4151/3   | Fax: 086 546 9699:: wilfred.a@absinternational.co.za þ: www.absinternational.co.za 

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