Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025:2017

This course provides an understanding of ISO/IEC 17025:2017, which defines general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. You will share professional experiences and learn from others working with this standard. 


Led by an assessor with years of experience with testing and calibration laboratories, this course will provide you with the tools you need to apply the standard effectively. 

Live virtual workshop

Duration: 5 half-day sessions (15 hours)
Delivery mode: virtual workshop
Language of instruction: English and French
Cost: $1,150.00 CAD

Instructor: Meet our expert faculty
This interactive virtual training uses active discussions, group work and case studies to engage you in the course material. You will need access to a computer, camera, microphone and reliable internet to take this course.


Private workshop

Duration: varies depending on learning objectives
Delivery mode: virtual workshop or in-person
Language of instruction: English or French
Cost: Get a quote

Who should take this course

This course is intended for testing and calibration laboratory staff, accreditation body personnel and others interested in learning more about using ISO/IEC 17025:2017.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • explain the standard’s requirements for laboratories
  • determine if laboratory policies, processes, procedures and records conform to the standard
  • identify potential nonconformities
  • identify and leverage other normative documents
  • discuss common challenges 


Live virtual workshopNovember 18 – 22, 2024
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET
English$1,150.00 CADEnrol now
Live virtual workshopDecember 2 – 6, 2024
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET
French$1,150.00 CADEnrol now
Private workshopBy requestEnglish and/or FrenchBy requestGet a quote

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Consultation disclaimer

As an accreditation body, SCC is not able to act as a consultant during public or private sessions. Although instructors can answer questions and provide examples of best practices, they will not provide solutions to organization-specific issues.