SGS Academy Philippines - ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Internal Audit Course

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Internal Audit Course

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ISO 17025 has been designed to incorporate all the ISO 9001 requirements that are relevant to the scope of testing and calibration services, as well as specifying the technical requirements for technical competence.


This course is designed to equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge to assess and report on the conformance and effective implementation of an LMS in accordance to ISO/IEC 17025.

Course Outline:

Review: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Features and Requirements


Module 1: Introduction to Internal Audit

  • Objectives of Audit
  • Types of Audits
  • ISO 19011:2011 Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems


Module 2: Principles of Auditing

  • Auditor’s Characteristics
  • Audit Programme


Module 3: Managing an Audit Programme

  • Process Flow for the Management of an Audit Programme
  • Audit Programme (Plan)
  • Audit Programme (Do)
  • Audit Programme (Check)
  • Audit Programme (Act)


Module 4: Audit Activities

  • Performing an Audit
  • Initiating the Audit
  • Document Review
  • On Site Audit Preparation
  • Conducting on Site Audit
  • Conducting Review
  • Audit Review
  • Audit Reporting and Follow up


Module 5: Auditor Competence

  • Knowledge and Skills


Module 6: Auditor’s Challenges



Upon completion of the course, you are expected to:

  1. understand audit approaches to ISO 17025:2017 standard;
  2. train Internal Auditors on the preparation, conduct and reporting of internal system audit; and,
  3. learn the qualities of a good auditor.


This course is relevant to those involved in implementation and improvement of ISO/IEC 17025 in an organization. You are expected to possess prior knowledge of ISO 17025:2017 LMS that may be obtained from the Foundation Course.



SGS shall provide only generic information and advice which are freely available in public domain.

SGS will not provide company specific advice towards the development and implementation of the management systems for eventual certification, which contravenes the requirements of the IAF Guidance (i.e. provision of consultancy services).

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