What we do

Qualimetric specialises in helping organisations establish and develop effective quality management systems through training and consultancy in the following areas:

  • Assisting Testing and Calibration laboratories working with the relevant ISO/IEC standards such as ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 15189 to achieve independent accreditation. This includes the transition between the 2005 and 2017 version of ISO/IEC 17025.
  • Forensic Science Regulation (FSR) Codes of practice and conduct
  • Measurement uncertainty, Measurement Systems Analysis and Statistical Process Control
  • Inspection Bodies to assist compliance and accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020
  • Application of ISO 9001 and assistance with implementation
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Our services

Qualimetric can provide a creative mix of tools and training to help clients tackle quality, process management and accreditation issues. Tailored solutions can include one or combinations of the following:

  • Training in awareness in the requirements of standards such as ISO/IEC 17025/17020/17065, ISO 15189 and ISO 9001
  • Internal auditor training of Quality Management Systems auditors
  • Provision of internal (and external) audit services and mentoring of internal auditors
  • Consultancy and advisory services in implementing quality management system standards including Forensic ‘FSR’ Codes
  • ‘Gap’ and readiness assessments prior to third party certification/accreditation visits
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Meet Tim – The trainer

Qualimetric Ltd. is Tim Alcock – a practical and enthusiastic trainer and consultant in the field of quality management/improvement with extensive experience as a practitioner, manager, trainer, auditor and consultant.  I specialise in the application of management systems in Testing and Calibration Laboratories and Inspection bodies in the areas of ISO/IEC 17025/17020 and ISO 15189.  I also have many years of experience with helping companies apply the principles of ISO 9001 (2008 and now 2015) to gain accreditation and in associated subjects like measurement uncertainty, system analysis and statistical process control.

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What customers say about our courses

The course actually exceeded expectations as it also helped with understanding the standard and gave ideas on other areas. The tutor was engaging, clear and thorough and made a fairly dry subject interesting. Excellent!
A very well delivered course at a good pace, including well devised workshops used to incorporate the training information within the course. Excellent two days. Tutor was very good and engaging with good use of examples and knowledge base; kept the energy up really well

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Latest news and articles

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and ISO/IEC 17020:2012 – see our graphic representations

ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 has been completely restructured from the previous (2005) version.   Click below to view our graphic representation of the new structure. ISO/IEC 17025:2017 New Structure ISO/IEC 17020:2012  – […]

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ISO/IEC 17025 Transition Video

The film below is a short visual summary of the changes in the 2017 version of ISO/IEC 17025 or you can purchase an hour long video which gives more comprehensive […]

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ISO/IEC 17025:2017 – Forensic Focus publishes article

Forensic Focus publishes Tim Alcock’s article on the changes to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Click to view article: https://articles.forensicfocus.com/2018/04/20/changes-to-forensic-laboratory-accreditation-requirements-iso-iec-17025/

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