ISO/IEC 17025 Transition

Why should you attend? 

PECB Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Transition training course enables you to gain a thorough understanding of the differences between ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and ISO/IEC 17025:2017. During this training course, you will have the opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge to support a laboratory in transitioning from ISO/IEC 17025:2005 to ISO/IEC 17025:2017. 

After attending the training course, you can take the exam. If you pass, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 17205 Transition” credential. An internationally recognized “PECB ISO/IEC 17205 Transition” certificate demonstrates that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to successfully apply the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 changes in a laboratory.

Who should attend?

  • Managers and consultants responsible for or involved in the process of transitioning from ISO/IEC 17025:2005 to ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Individuals interested in understanding the changes and differences between ISO/IEC 17025:2015 and ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Auditors seeking to perform ISO/IEC 17025:2017 transition conformity assessments

Learning objectives

This training course enables you to:

  • Learn the main differences between ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Comprehend the new concepts and requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Learn how to effectively apply the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 changes in a laboratory that is already compliant with ISO/IEC 17025:2005

Educational approach

The training course is participant centered and contains:

  • Lecture sessions illustrated with graphics, examples, and discussions
  • Interactions between participants by means of questions and suggestions
  • Quizzes as a simulation and preview of the certification exam

Prerequisites

Knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 requirements.


More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025:2017

    Day 2: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 clause by clause and certification exam

  • The PECB Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Transition exam complies with the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP) requirements. It covers the following competency domains:

    • Domain 1: The differences between ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and ISO/IEC 17025:2017
    • Domain 2: Understand, interpret, and plan the implementation of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 changes

    For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

  • Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. For more information about ISO/IEC 17025 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to Certification Rules and Policies.

    The PECB ISO/IEC 17025 Transition certification scheme has the following requirements:

    Credential Exam Professional experience MS audit/assessment experience LMMS project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Transition PECB Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Transition exam, or equivalent None None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    • Certification fees are included in the exam price.
    • Participants will be provided with over 100 pages of training material containing explanatory information and practical examples.
    • An attestation of course completion worth 14 CPD (continuing professional development) credits will be issued to participants who have attended the training course.
    • In case of exam failure, the candidate can retake the exam once for free within 12 months of the initial exam date.

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