ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer

ISO 17025 Lead Implementer (PECB)

Using ISO/IEC 17025 principles, master the implementation and management of Laboratory Management Systems (LMS)

Brief Course Description

This course teaches you the skills to plan and lead an ISO/IEC 17025 implementation across your own or another organization. One of our PECB certified instructors will teach this five-day course live in a classroom setting. You may opt to join the class remotely. The certification exam will be given on day five of the course. Once you've passed the exam, you can apply for the credential that best fits your personal career experience. In other words, you may qualify for a more senior credential if you've already been around lab management for many years in your career. PECB will verify your application and send you the certificate noting the appropriate credential.

Why should I take this course?

You will become an essential part of your organization's efforts to adopt and implement principles of ISO 17025 in the lab. The Lead Implementer certification will enhance your skillset and your resume.

How does it work?

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How do I get started?

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ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer (PECB)

How will you benefit from this course?

You will develop understanding of best practices for Laboratory Management Systems (LMS) in testing and calibration laboratories. You will be able to use you skills to help your organization open its doors for accreditation and international recognition.

You will be able to take the “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer” exam and apply for a credential. You will have the practical knowledge and professional skills to implement ISO/IEC 17025 in your organization.

Are you one of these?

  • Involved with Testing and Calibration Laboratories
  • Looking to master implementation of LMS
  • A laboratory technician responsible for conformance with Testing and Calibration Laboratories accreditation requirements
  • Responsible for supporting the operations of a Testing and Calibration Laboratory
  • An expert preparing for Testing and Calibration Laboratory competence assessments


  • Recognize the relationships between ISO/IEC 17025 and other standards and/or regulatory frameworks
  • Master implementation and management of a Laboratory Management System (LMS)
  • Learn how to utilize ISO/IEC 17025 requirements in the context of a laboratory
  • Learn to work with a laboratory to assist the lab in performing testing and other operating activities
  • Develop the expertise to be able to show a laboratory how to implement LMS best practices

Educational approach

  • Use both theory and  best practices in teaching the implementation of a LMS
  • Lectures include examples based on case studies
  • Exercises include case study data which is used in role playing and discussions
  • Practice tests prepare you for the Certification Exam


A comprehensive knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer (PECB)

Daily schedule

Day 1: Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025 and initiation of a LMS

Day 2: Plan to implement a LMS

Day 3: Implement a LMS

Day 4: LMS monitoring, measurement, and continuous improvement. Preparation for accreditation

Day 5: Certification Exam


ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer (PECB)


The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Essential principles and concepts of a Laboratory Management System (LMS)

Domain 2: Laboratory Management System (LMS)

Domain 3: Plan a LMS using ISO/IEC 17025

Domain 4: Implementation of a LMS using ISO/IEC 17025

Domain 5: ISO/IEC 17025 based performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a LMS

Domain 6: ISO/IEC 17025 based Continuous improvement of a LMS

Domain 7: Preparing for an accreditation

Please visit Examination Rules and Policies  for more information on exams

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer (PECB)


Once you pass the exam, you can apply for the credentials appropriate to your level of experience. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about ISO/IEC 17025 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer (PECB)

General Information

  • Course fees include exam and certification costs
  • You will receive over 450 pages of information and practical examples
  • You will be issued 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits once you finish the course
  • If you fail the exam, you can retake it within 12 months for free

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ISO/IEC 17025 Course Brochures

ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Implementer (PECB)

Using ISO/IEC 17025 principles, master the implementation and management of Laboratory Management Systems (LMS)



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