ISO 17025 Consultancy & Training

ISO 17025 is an international standard that specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality, and consistent operation of testing and calibration laboratories. It is widely recognized as a benchmark for quality and reliability in the laboratory sector, and it is used by accreditation bodies to assess the technical proficiency of laboratories.

ISO 17025 is applicable to any organization that performs testing, sampling, or calibration activities, regardless of its size, type, or sector. This includes all types of laboratories, whether they are owned and operated by government, industry, or any other organization. The standard is also useful for universities, research centers, regulators, inspection bodies, product certification organizations, and other conformity assessment bodies that need to do testing, sampling, or calibration.

Why is ISO 17025 important?

ISO 17025 is important for laboratories because it enhances their credibility and trustworthiness, both domestically and internationally. By complying with ISO 17025, laboratories demonstrate that they have the necessary competence, resources, and quality management system to perform testing and calibration activities according to recognized standards and methods. This ensures the accuracy and validity of their results, which can be accepted by clients, regulators, and other stakeholders without the need for further verification or retesting.

Some of the benefits of ISO 17025 are:

– It establishes a global benchmark for laboratory quality and reliability

– It enhances confidence in test and calibration results, both domestically and internationally

– It facilitates cooperation between laboratories and other bodies by generating wider acceptance of results

– It reduces the need for retesting, saving time and resources

– It improves customer satisfaction and loyalty

– It supports innovation and continuous improvement

Our Service Offerings and Approach

ISO CERT can help you in the following areas:

  • Developing and implementing ISO 17025 Standard;
  • Developing and implementing a standard operating procedures;
  • Developing and implementing authentic work process for each of the test;
  • Identifying and implementing appropriate global method statements for each test;
  • Developing technically competent employees;
  • Producing records demonstrating conformance with ISO 17025’s requirements.

How to implement ISO 17025?

The implementation process may vary depending on the size, complexity, and maturity of the laboratory. However, it is recommended to follow a plan-do-check-act (PDCA) cycle to ensure continual improvement.

The implementation of ISO 17025 involves several steps, such as:

– Establishing a quality policy and objectives

– Identifying the scope of testing and calibration activities

– Developing a quality manual and procedures

– Providing adequate resources (personnel, equipment, facilities, etc.)

– Ensuring competence and training of personnel

– Validating methods and ensuring traceability of measurements

– Implementing internal audits and management reviews

– Addressing nonconformities and corrective actions

– Seeking accreditation from an authorized body

Using the ISO CERT approach to ISO 17025 Accreditation in a Laboratory covers:

  • Professional support for accreditation process;
  • Define the scope of accreditation;
  • Undertake measurement uncertainty analysis;
  • Undertake inter-laboratory comparison for your test;
  • Guide on Equipment Calibration Program;
  • Prepare your staff to face the accreditation board;
  • Prepare your lab for accreditation;
  • Undertake relevant training for your employees;
  • Undertake schedule of internal audits;
  • Undertake your annual surveillance audits;
  • Act as your third-party professional laboratory/quality advisory board or quality management department.


  • National and international recognition
  • Public and industry acceptance
  • Assurance to clients of good laboratory practice
  • Provides global equivalence
  • Provides comparability in measurements
  • Decision makers can rely on test results
  • Improves staff motivation
  • Ensures better support in the event of legal challenge
  • Saves money by getting it right at first time.

ISO CERT is the preferred ISO 17025 consulting company for ISO 17025 laboratory accreditation across the middle east. We provide superior level of service and consulting covering training, documentation, implementation assistance, internal audit and accreditation process assistance

We will get your laboratory accredited quickly. We can provide you with a complete system including a Quality Manual, Procedures, Forms and other documentation along with the training for your staff and support through the accreditation process to get you to the point you need to be – ISO 17025 ACCREDITED. Our consultants have extensive knowledge of working with various accreditation bodies for Laboratory Management System Accreditations.

If you are interested in implementing ISO 17025 in your organization, you can contact us for more information. We are a certified ISO 17025 consultant that can help you design, develop, implement, audit, and improve your information security management systems. We have the expertise, experience, and tools to help you achieve your goals.