Frederick, MD (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 -- The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) will offer the training course, “Understanding ISO/IEC 17065 Product Certification Accreditation.” A2LA will offer this course October 3-4, 2013 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare in Chicago, IL. The cost will be $745.00 for A2LA members and $795.00 for non-members.
This course will use lecture and discussion to help attendees become familiar with and understand the newly published standard, ISO/IEC 17065 – Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services. This course will prepare attendees to make a smooth transition from ISO/IEC Guide 65 to the new ISO/IEC 17065 international standard. This course is relevant to any individual who manages certification schemes, participates in the operation of a product, process or certification scheme, or assesses against the requirements of ISO/IEC 17065 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 65).
For more information on this course and others, contact Julie Collins, Training and Membership Manager, at jcollins(at)A2LA(dot)org or 301.644.3235.
A2LA is a non-profit, multi-discipline accreditation body with over 30 years of experience providing internationally recognized accreditation services and quality training. A2LA’s world-class accreditation services encompass testing and calibration laboratories, medical testing laboratories, inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers and product certification bodies. Organizations are accredited to international standards and field-specific requirements developed with government and industry collaboration. A2LA offers both public and private on-site training programs to complement the various accreditation programs.
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