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.
Examination and Certification
The "Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer" exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
- Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a Laboratory Management System (LMS)
- Domain 2: Laboratory Management System (LMS)
- Domain 3: Planning a LMS based on ISO/IEC 17025
- Domain 4: Implementing a management system based on ISO/IEC 17025
- Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a LMS based on ISO/IEC 17025
- Domain 6: Continual improvement of a LMS based on ISO/IEC 17025
- Domain 7: Preparing for an accreditation
The "Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer" exam is available in different languages including English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
For more information about the exam, refer to PECB Exam Preparation Guide
After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credential of Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Provisional Implementer, Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Implementer or Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer, depending on their level of experience.
A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential.
For more information about ISO 17025 certifications and PECB certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 17025 Lead Implementer