ISO/IEC 17025: trainings and learning programme on quality management for laboratories

Working for a test or calibration lab that wants to guarantee correct and valid results? ISO/IEC 17025 is your go-to standard. The quality management standard was revised in 2017 and consists of a set of requirements to ensure you live up to your reputation.

Extra benefit: it enables you to prove your competence to the outside world, because using ISO/IEC 17025 means that you can apply for an accreditation. Accreditations in Belgium are offered by BELAC, the Belgian accreditation institution. If their auditors approve of your quality management system, you’ll get an official statement with a validity of 5 years.

A customised training offering

Do you want to quickly master ISO/IEC 17025 or do you want to deepen your current expertise? NBN Learning Solutions has the perfect formula for you, at a central location or at your office. For those who want to go for the full monty, we also organise learning programmes. Meaning you follow several trainings in a 6-month programme. At the end, you receive an NBN award.

Why choose NBN Learning Solutions?

  • As the only Belgian member of ISO and CEN, NBN is at the source for everything concerning standards. That way, you will always be the first to know about new developments.

  • The trainers at NBN Learning Solutions are experienced experts. In addition, they are active in standard committees for management standards, which means they share first-hand knowledge.
     

Getting started with ISO 17025? Follow a basic training or learning programme

If you are not yet fully familiar with the international standard for quality management in test and calibration laboratories, NBN Learning Solutions offers you two options:

1. Basic training ISO/IEC 17025

At the end of this day, you know what the standard consists of, how you successfully implement the requirements into the operations of your lab and how to obtain an accreditation.

2. Learning programme ISO/IEC 17025

This is the best way to become a quality specialist with NBN certificate in just 6 months. During that period, you follow 3 trainings on ISO/IEC 17025. Additionally, you can opt for a training on improving the technical quality in your lab.

  • Basic training ISO/IEC 17025: at the end of this day, you know what the standard consists of, how you successfully implement the requirements into the operations of your lab and how to obtain an accreditation.
  • Internal audit training ISO/IEC 17025: auditing your lab is a labour-intensive activity and requires your full attention. With this training, you build up the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct internal audits according to the expectations of the standard.
  • Advanced root-cause analysis and continuous improvement training: a half-day training course on continuously improving your quality management system. Can you effectively detect, identify and handle issues in detail? Do you know how to prevent quality issues from happening again? This training shows you how.

Your 4 benefits:

  • Invaluable expertise and know-how: the trainers at NBN Learning Solutions participate in standard committees and have loads of practical experience. Extra bonus: you can share your knowledge and experience with other professionals in the learning programme.
  • Maximum impact: taking part in these training courses will enable you to give quality management within your lab a massive boost after just six months. Theory and practice are intertwined in this programme.
  • Certificate to mark your hard work: the NBN certificate is a proof that you have achieved the learning objectives of the various training courses. In other words, an extra trump card for your professional career.
  • 15% discount: if you choose to combine several training courses in a learning programme, NBN offers you a discount of 15% on your enrolment fees.

Do you wish to expand your expertise on ISO/IEC 17025? Follow an advanced audit training, master class or learning programme!

If you already have some prior knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 and quality management for labs, then this training offering is perfect for you:

1. Internal auditor ISO/IEC 17025

Auditing your lab is a labour-intensive activity and requires your full attention. With this training, you build up the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct internal audits according to the expectations of the standard.

2. Root-cause analysis & continuous improvement – practical training on the requirements in ISO/IEC 17025

With a profound root-cause analysis, issues and deviations are addressed appropriately, resulting in the elimination or reduction of issues.

3. Technical quality in labs – practical training on the requirements in ISO/IEC 17025

A day course during which you learn how to finetune the technical quality in your lab. Highly practical training course!

4. Learning programme ISO/IEC 17025 - NBN-certified Laboratory Quality professional

Would you like to be a certified NBN professional for quality management? Sign up today and get a 15% discount on the enrolment fee.

ISO/IEC 17025 at your office? Request an in-company training or learning programme

If you are looking for an efficient solution to offer several employees a training or learning programme on ISO/IEC 17025 at the same time, NBN Learning Solutions will come to you. Together, we’ll map the needs of your organisation and then create a personalised program. You choose the location, the time and the language of the training(s).

Wish to know more? Contact us via academy@nbn.be or +32 2 738 01 11.