ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer Certification

The ISO 17025 Implementer certifications are professional certifications for specialists needing to implement a Laboratory Management Systems (LMS) based on ISO 17025 Lead Implementer Certification, needing to manage an implementation project.

ISO 17025:2005 specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory-developed methods.

Various professions may apply for this certification:

  • Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support laboratories in the implementation of a Management System as specified in ISO 17025
  • Laboratory managers
  • Quality managers
  • Auditors who wish to understand the ISO 17025 standard
  • Technical experts wanting to prepare for a quality function or an LMS project management function in laboratories

The requirements for “Implementer” certifications are:

Credential Exam Professional experience LAMS project experience Other requirements
ISO/IEC 17025 Provisional Implementer PECB Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO/IEC 17025 Implementer PECB Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent Two years: One year of work experience in related field Project activities totaling 200 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer PECB Certified ISO 17025 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of work experience in related field Project activities totaling 300 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics

If an applicant doesn’t have all requirements to apply for the credentials of ISO 17025 Lead Implementer he/she may apply for the credentials of ISO 17025 Implementer or ISO 17025 Provisional Implementer.

For certification purposes, the following implementation types constitute valid implementation experience:

  1. Internal implementation
  2. External/consulting implementation
  3. Partial implementation

To be considered valid, these implementation activities should follow best implementation practices and include most of the following activities:

  1. Drafting a LMS implementation business case
  2. Managing a LMS implementation project
  3. Implementing laboratory management controls
  4. Managing laboratory management controls
  5. Implementing metrics
  6. Implementing corrective or preventive action
  7. Performing a management review
  8. Performing a risk assessment
  9. Managing incidents
  10. Managing a TCLA team

 

Informations and registration:

Poza-site-ANAlexandra Niculae, Training Director ENVISO

alexandra.niculae@enviso.org

0723.592.977


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