ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor Training

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor Training

Course Description

The 4.5-day ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor training course is designed to further develop your understanding of ISO/IEC 17025 and help you understand how to plan and lead an ISO/IEC 17025 assessment. 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 assessor while providing practical exercises to aid comprehension. Attending an ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor training course is just one of the necessary steps in becoming a contract assessor for an Accreditation Body.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand all of the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 elements.
  • Cover the full range of assessment techniques, good practices, and assessor responsibilities.
  • Benefit from practical assessment exercises.
  • Gain an understanding and assessing uncertainty, traceability, and PT/ILC.
  • Get practical experience of planning, running, and reporting on assessments.

Who Should Attend

This course is for laboratory managers, laboratory technicians and laboratory technical staff, prospective assessors and consultants, and auditors of all types who want to learn better laboratory audit practices and an appreciation for the technical demands of ISO/IEC 17025. This course is perfect for those who would like to become an assessor for an ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Body.


Attendees should have a basic understanding of ISO/IEC 17025 before attending this course.

CEU Credits: 3.7

Upcoming Public Training Dates

Visit the link below for registration information.

May 22-26, 2017, Oak Brook, IL

October 2-6, 2017, San Antonio, TX

Cost: ASQ member $1,395, non-ASQ member $1,595

Private On-site Training

The ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor training course is also 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.