ISO/IEC 17025 offers a host of benefits for labs, as well as for universities, research centres, governments, regulators and inspection bodies. We list them for you below:
At the end of the day, it’s all about quality. This standard puts the focus on your technical competence. So you always deliver correct and valid results.
By providing accurate results right away, you don’t incur unnecessary costs correcting errors.
Go digital with ISO/IEC 17025. This standard describes requirements for computer systems, digital files and online reports.
Thanks to ISO/IEC 17025, you show the outside world that your results are reliable and meet all quality requirements.
Do you sometimes work with other labs or organisations? This standard provides guidance for all parties involved and ensures wider acceptance of test reports and certificates between countries.
Pure clarity, from quotation to reporting. Every step of your lab process is detailed.
ISO/IEC 17025 fits seamlessly with other standards such as ISO 9001 for quality management and ISO 15189 for quality management of medical labs. So you can proceed to professionalise smoothly.
'Effective quality and risk management is an absolute must for any lab with ambition.'
Bob Van Doorsselaere
Trainer for ISO/IEC 17025 at NBN Learning Solutions
Getting your lab accredited is not mandatory. But it’s definitely worth considering.
Want to know more about accreditation? You can read about it all about it here all about it.
'No auditor exists today for the assessment of our proton therapy. How do we solve that? By conducting internal tests under the supervision of external accredited laboratories according to the ISO 17025 standard.'
R&D Compliance Expert at IBA
Want to know what your lab needs to do to ensure correct and valid results? Then purchase the international standard ISO/IEC 17025. This will immediately give you a complete overview of all the requirements for an effective quality management system. Good to know: the standard specifies ‘what’ you need to do, but leaves enough freedom in exactly ‘how’ you do it.
Want to know how to implement ISO/IEC 17025? Then follow our basic training course. You’ll learn all about the main requirements, key elements and essential points of ISO/IEC 17025. But also how to successfully implement changes in your lab. In addition, you’ll discover what the accreditation process entails.
Want to transform yourself into an expert? Then follow the internal auditor training. You’ll acquire all the necessary knowledge to conduct internal quality audits yourself.
Do you work in a medical lab? Then the ISO 15189 quality standard is essential to guarantee the quality of your results.