About ISO/IEC 17025:2017
Who should get
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 certification?
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Consultation Approach
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Process Step by Step
01 /What is ISO
International Standardization for Organizations (ISO) is an independent body which issues certificates to company’s assuring that the product, service, or system in question meets specific requirements as per their standards.
02 /What is certification body?
Certification Body is a third-party company contracted to assess and evaluate the system of the organization to the requirements of the appropriate standard and issue a certificate based on conformity to an organization.
03 /What is accreditation body?
Accreditation body is the organization which serves as third party recognition of competence and performs specific task such as testing, sampling, calibration, inspection and certification of product, process, service, management system, person, or an organization by ensuring that the certification body, testing laboratories, inspection agency and other conformity assessment bodies meet the established standard and compliance with codes of conduct.
04 /What is ISO/IEC 17025:2017?
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is the General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
05 /What are the benefits of ISO/IEC 17025:2017?
Some of the key benefits of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 are as follow:
- An ISO/IEC 17024:2012 accredited testing/sampling/calibrating laboratories has a definite advantage over competitors and good image of testing and calibrated laboratories in worldwide market
- It helps to enhanced effectiveness, productivity, and efficiency in the overall operation.
- It helps in reduction of cost.
- It provides guideline and better control to establish systematic approach to the activities.
- It improves lab testing environment and enhances the customer satisfaction level.
- Proper documentation helps mitigate problems and employee morale can diversify skill set.
- It also provides International recognition and credibility.
06 /What is certification process of ISO/IEC 17025:2017?
Certification is being issued by the Accreditation body after assessing and auditing the accreditation system of the organization as per the conformance of the requirements of the standard. Accreditation process stages are like acknowledgement of application, initial review of the application, application and documents review, Pre-assessment, onsite audit, Technical review report and granting of accreditation certification.
07 /Do we have to appoint Quality Officer?
No, you will not be required to appoint a Quality Officer. However, it is recommended to appoint someone as the Management Representative (MR) who will assist the consultants & take the responsibility of getting the organization certified by successful project completion.
08 /What is cost of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 registration and certification?
The cost of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accreditation standard is depending on the organization size, complexity, technical scope, and the number of schemes and standard that the body wishes to be accredited for.
09 /What else can you help us with?
We can provide you with:
- We provide ISO/IEC 17025:2017 document template tool kit.
- We can provide in-house and online training for ISO/IEC 17025:2017.
- Advice and guidance throughout the entire process to achieve ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation.
10 /How long will it take to get accreditation system certification?
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 certification is an ongoing process, it is not merely a single event because once certified, that certification needs to be maintained and renewed by complying with the international standard requirements. However, depending on the size and complexity of the organization it could take between 1-3 months of time to achieve the initial certification.
11 /What is the latest version of ISO/IEC 17025:2017?
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is the latest version. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 was the previous version.
12 /What will you do for us for achieving ISO/IEC 17025:2017?
We will establish the project, provide training, develop document, and implement the project throughout the process but it is important that your organization runs the project.