This course is intended for Attendees who need to gain greater knowledge of best Laboratory practices based on ISO 17025: 2017.

Course Objectives:

Outline the structure and format of the ISO 17025:2017 Standard.

Identify Key Requirements from selected sections of the Standard.

Identify the changes to the Standard which replaces the ISO 17025:2005 Standard.

Learning Outcomes:

ISO 17025 Standard & Changes.

Gap Analysis.




Certificates of completion will be issued to all participants on successful course completion.


1 day.


Donal O’ Leary, B.Sc. C.P.I.M. is a  graduate of University College Cork.  He has been involved in the areas of measurement, calibration and ISO Quality Standards dissemination since 1983, through his work with the National Legal Metrology Service,  Forbairt and N.S.A.I.

Donal has worked in the area of Average Weights Compliance for more than 15 years, initially as a Quantity Control Inspector and more recently as a Quality Assurance Consultant.

A Registered and Certified Assessor with the Institute of Management U.K. and a qualified ISO 9000 Lead Auditor, he is also an Approved Assessor for the European Foundation for Quality Management Business Excellence Model. Donal is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt and Six Sigma Black Belt, Accredited by the American Society for Quality.