ISO/IEC 17020 Forensic Training

ISO/IEC 17020 and Audit Preparation for Forensic Police Agencies

Course Description

Attend this two-day introductory training course to understand ISO/IEC 17020 as it pertains to forensic police units. Learn about the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), ISO standards, and the hierarchies in the world of ISO accreditation and standards. This course narrows the focus of ISO/IEC 17020 to specific criteria for forensic police units. This includes crime scene investigations, friction ridge examinations, firearms, handwriting analysis, anthropology, and digital computer analysis.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand ISO/IEC 17020 requirements as they relate to forensic agencies
  • Review important concepts such as internal audits, traceability, and uncertainty
  • Examine the origin of the standard, the benefits of accreditation, and the role of accreditation bodies
  • Benefit from hands-on exercises and group discussions

Who Should Attend

Forensic professionals who deal with the ISO/IEC 17020 standard.

CEU Credits: 1.6

Upcoming Public Training Dates

July 20-21, 2017, Boca Raton, FL (Hosted by Boca Raton Police and Fire Administration)
September 11-12, 2017, Denver, CO  

Cost: ASQ member $600, non-ASQ member $650

Note: If the minimum number of registrations are not received by deadline, public training courses are subject to cancellation. Please check before purchasing your airfare.

Private On-site Training

The ISO/IEC 17020 and Audit Preparation for Forensic Police Agencies training course is available as an on-site course. Private on-site courses are a great option for organizations that have 5 or more staff members that need the training. Contact Caroline Trenner at or 414-501-5466 for more information.