ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Internal Auditor Training
This 2-day classroom course is ideal for anyone that has a good understanding of the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and wants to gain an in-depth understanding of the process for performing internal audits of part of their QMS.
If you are interested in this course, we recommend having a look at our ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Foundation Course. Check it out today!
- 16 Hours
Module 1: Overview of ISO/IEC 17025:2017
In this module, an overview of the standard will be provided including coverage of the structure, purpose and benefits of ISO/IEC 17025:2017. We will also explore some of the key concepts that underpin the standard including: PDCA, Risk Based Thinking, Process Approach, Improvement and, significance of these concepts for the internal auditor.
Module 2: Introduction to Auditing
In this module, we will explore the different types of audits including the specific ISO/IEC 17025 internal audit requirements. Making reference to the auditing standard ISO 19011:2018, the principles of auditing, the audit lifecycle, criteria for selection of the audit team, and management of the internal audit program will also be covered.
Module 3: Audit Initiation and Preparation
In this module, we will explore the first two stages of the audit lifecycle. Topics that will be covered include: determining the audit objectives, scope and criteria, establishing contact with the auditee, audit feasibility, developing the audit plan and developing the audit work documents including the audit checklist.
Module 4: Conducting the Audit
In this module, we will explore the process for conducting an audit. Topics that will be covered include: conducting the opening meeting, methods for collecting audit evidence, communication during the audit, process for generating audit findings, final audit team and closing meetings. During this session, participants will have the opportunity to conduct a simulated audit using a sample set of documentation.
Module 5: Audit Reporting and Follow-Up
In this module, we will explore the final stages of the audit lifecycle. Topics covered will include: preparation and distribution of the audit report, review and verification of correction and corrective actions plans and audit completion activities.
This course is fully certified by Comply Guru™.
In order to successfully complete this course, each Learner will need to:
- Fully attend the classroom element and obtain 70% or higher in the continuous assessment
Successful completion will entitle each Learner to receive a certificate of achievement.