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ANAB Offers Live, Web-Based Training on Accreditation-Related Requirements and Processes


The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is now offering a series of live, web-based training courses to meet the need for continued learning in light of widespread travel restrictions and social distancing efforts amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The courses are an opportunity to complete remote training within small blocks of time. Each class will be offered via WebEx and will include the opportunity for participants to submit questions to the instructors.

The courses being offered in this format include:

  • Addressing Risks and Opportunities in the Laboratory
  • Risk-based Thinking for Forensic Service Providers
  • Introduction to Measurement Uncertainty
  • Introduction to ISO/IEC 17025:2017, General Requirements For The Competence Of Testing And Calibration Laboratories
  • Introduction to ISO/IEC 17020, Conformity assessment Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection (Live web-based training)
  • Overview of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and ANAB Forensic Accreditation Requirements
  • Fundamentals of Internal Auditing
  • Introduction to ISO/IEC 17020:2012
  • ISO/IEC 17020:2012,Preparation for Forensic Service Providers

For more information, including training course dates, costs, and registration, visit ANAB's web training webpage. See the live web-based training and web-based training pages.

ANAB also offers a wide variety of self-paced, web-based training related to accreditation standards and concepts that offer participants training according to their own schedules. Participants will be able to access courses for five consecutive calendar days of their choosing, and open and close the session as often as they like within those days.

For more information, visit ANAB's web-based training page.

An attendance certificate is sent to each participant upon completion. ANAB's training calendar is updated regularly as new courses and dates are added.

About ANAB

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB),a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is the largest multi-disciplinary ISO/IEC 17011 accreditation body in North America, with comprehensive signatory status across the multilateral recognition arrangements of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and International Accreditation Forum (IAF). The ANAB accreditation portfolio includes management systems certification bodies, calibration and testing labs, product certification bodies, personnel credentialing organizations, forensic test and calibration service providers, inspection bodies, police crime units, greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies, reference material producers, and proficiency test providers.


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