IN PERSON – Accreditation of Calibration Laboratories (ISO/IEC 17025)

October 2nd, 2023

This training event will take place on 2-4 October 2023 in Hanoi, Viet Nam, and is for personnel of APAC Members and APAC Evaluators. The event is kindly hosted by the Accreditation Office for Standards Conformity Assessment Capacity (AOSC), Viet Nam.

The event will cover the use of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories to accredit calibration laboratories. The event will also cover including relevant ILAC requirements and ISO/CASCO clarifications.

The facilitators will provide insights on how this type of accreditation is conducted and participants will be encouraged to share their experiences and ask questions. Attendees are expected to be APAC Member personnel (assessors, managers, accreditation scheme developers) that are either undertaking accreditation of calibration laboratories, or are considering developing this type of accreditation scheme, and APAC Evaluators. It is expected many of the attendees will already be familiar with accreditation of laboratories.

Please register for this event by 25 August 2023 using the event registration website. A link to this registration website will be provided on this website once it is operational.

It is expected the attendees that undertake this training will share the knowledge gained and the training materials internally with other personnel in their accreditation body.

There is no event registration fee and a lunch will be provided free of charge on the days of the event. However, all travel, accommodation, other meals, per diems, visa fees, travel and health insurance costs, etc. must be paid directly by the attendees or by their accreditation bodies. APAC does not provide funding for attendees at this event. On the registration website (once available) a specific hotel booking form with a discounted room rate (including free breakfast and Wi-Fi) will be made available for registrants to book their accommodation.

Registrants will need to upload evidence that an APAC Member in their economy has approved their participation at this APAC event.

Please note that immediately after this training event there will be a 2-day training event at the same venue on Assessment Techniques and Risk-based Approach for accreditation body personnel and APAC Evaluators. For more information on that training course, including registration details, please follow this link.

APAC will update this webpage when the event registration website is completed.


Hanoi, Viet Nam