Registrar Management Courses

ISO / IEC 17021 Assessor

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in understanding the guidelines and corresponding techniques for conducting Assessments to determine if an ISO Management System Registrar/Certification Body is in conformance with ISO / IEC 17021 requirements.

Main Topics

  • Introduction to ISO / IEC 17021
  • Management System Principles and Terminology
  • Conformity Assessment Principals and Terminology
  • Interpreting the ISO / IEC 17021 requirements
  • Assessment Fundamentals (ISO 19011)
  • Assessor Responsibilities
  • Assessment Planning and Preparation
  • Assessment Investigation - Case Study
  • Classification and Documentation of Assessment Findings
  • Writing the Assessment Summary

Course designed by experts that participate in the development of ISO Management System Standards

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the purpose and intent of the ISO / IEC 17021 Standard
  • Learn how to conduct ISO / IEC 17021 internal & external assessments following ISO 19011 guidelines
  • Learn how to conduct assessment interviews
  • Learn how to effectively communicate and report the assessment results in an effective and efficient manner


Includes practical workshops that help students achieve the Learning Objectives.

Course Duration: 24 Hours

Complete list of ISO 17021 Courses

Fundamentals of ISO / IEC 17021

ISO / IEC 17021 Documentation and Implementation

ISO / IEC 17021 Assessor

ISO / IEC 17021 Lead Assessor

Multiple Certificate Option:

Obtain the ISO / IEC 17021 Documentation, Assessor &/or Lead Assessor certificates by attending additional days of lectures & workshops during the same week. Contact your local IAR Representative for schedules & fees.

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