Forensic ISO/IEC 17025 Assessor Training (Testing)

Course Description

If you are interested in becoming an Assessor, or just learning more about the mechanics of the assessment process, this is the course for you!  During this 4.5-day course an attendee will receive a thorough review of ISO/IEC 17025 and the Forensic Science Testing Laboratories Accreditation Requirements (AR 3028).  As demonstrated through various practical exercises, classroom discussions and a final written examination each attendee will understand and be able to apply the ANAB Forensic Testing Laboratory accreditation process when serving as an assessor during an actual assessment of a forensic service provider.  Additionally, each attendee will gain specific knowledge, skills and abilities for designing an ISO/IEC 17025 compliant management system, and for planning and conducting an internal audit within their own testing laboratory. Attendees will also be prepared to assist their own laboratory prepare for an accreditation assessment. 

Note: Courses presented after April 1, 2017 will utilize the merged ANAB and ASCLD/LAB accreditation requirements (AR 3028, effective date June 1, 2017).  Please follow this link for more information about the timeline for existing accredited laboratories and new customers.

Learning Objectives

As demonstrated through various practical exercises, classroom discussions and a final written examination:

  • Each participant will understand and be able to apply the ANAB accreditation process when serving as an ANAB assessor during an actual assessment of a forensic service provider.
  • Each participant will gain specific knowledge, skills and abilities for designing an ISO/IEC 17025 compliant management system, and for planning and conducting an internal audit within their own testing laboratory.
  • Each participant will be prepared to assist their own laboratory with preparing for an ANAB accreditation assessment. 

Course Schedule:
Monday - Thursday:  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Friday:  8:00 AM – 10:30 AM 

Upcoming Public Training Dates

Click on the course dates below to download the registration form.
 
Location Date Status
Emeryville, CA Nov 13-17, 2017 Registration Deadline 10/20
Largo, FL Jan 8-12, 2018 Registration Deadline 12/15

Cost: $1,195 per person

Note: The registration fee includes a copy of ISO/IEC 17025. Attendees will be responsible for any travel, lodging and meal expenses. Lunches and breaks will be “on your own” and are not included in the fee.

 

Private On-site Training                                       

The Forensic ISO/IEC 17025 Assessor Training (Testing) course is also available as on-site training. Private on-site courses are a great option for organizations that have several staff members that need the training. Contact us at training@anab.org or 414-501-5466 for more information.

 

Interested in being a Technical Assessor for ANAB Forensic Accreditation Programs?

The ANAB Assessor Manual for Forensic Accreditation Programs provides information on required qualifications and more. 

Complete the Forensic Technical Assessor Application.

Questions:  Please contact QualityMatters@anab.org or 414-501-5494 (option 2)