Automotive laboratory management based on the requirements of IATF 16949 and ISO/IEC 17025


Purpose of the training:

  • Obtaining the awareness of general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.


Training program:

  • General and structural requirements for the Management System.
  • Resource requirements:
    • Staff competence.
    • Objects and environmental conditions.
    • Access to equipment, calibration and ability to obtain correct results.
    • Traceability to SI standards/other appropriate references.
    • Measurements of length and angle, shape and position deviations, complex tolerances.
    • The study of attribute features.
  • Process requirements:
    • Overview of inquiries, offers and contracts.
    • Selection, verification and validation of methods appropriate for laboratory activities.
    • Sampling and handling of objects.
    • Quality Assurance of Results – Assessment of Uncertainty.
    • Reporting results, requirements for test reports.
    • Control of data and information management.
  • Requirements of the Management System option A:
    • Documentation management for ISO/IEC 17025:2017: Policies and objectives; procedures, specifications; work instructions; Forms and templates, other technical documents.
  • Actions to address risks opportunities.
  • Links between ISO 17025 and ISO 9001:2015
  • Management System Requirements option B.


Benefits for the organization:

  • Understanding the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017.
  • Ensuring the competence of the laboratory and the generation of valid results.
  • Reducing the cost of poor quality by getting reliable results.
  • Optimization of test and measurement methods.


Who shall participate in this training:

  • Laboratory management.
  • Employees of research and measurement laboratories.
  • People who design a laboratory management system and aim to confirm its compliance with ISO/IEC 17025.
  • Internal auditors, supplier auditors (first and second party).


Qualification confirmation: After the training you will receive a certificate of participation.

Training duration: 2 days x 6 hours

Training price: In order to get an offer please send a request to:


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