Forensic ISO/IEC 17025:2017 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 attendees  will receive a thorough review of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and the Forensic Science Testing Laboratories Accreditation Requirements (AR 3125).  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. 

Forensic courses presented after May 1, 2018 will be on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and utilize the updated ANAB accreditation requirements.

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

Location Date Status
Long Beach, CA Nov. 5-9, 2018 COURSE FULL
Las Vegas, NV Feb 4-8, 2019 Registration Deadline: Jan 11
St. Louis, MO March 25-29, 2019 Registration Deadline: March 1
Huntington, WV June 24-28, 2019 Registration Deadline: May 31

Cost: $1,195 per person

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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.  

Registration and Billing Information:
Amy Levasseur, Program Assistant
414-501-5376 

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 ANABAssessors@anab.org or 414-501-5494 (option 2)