The Forensic Science Regulator Act has received Royal Ascent

The Forensic Science Regulator Act 2021 has received Royal Ascent on 29th April 2021 which enables the Forensic Science Regulator powers to enforce the statutory code of practice for forensic science activities relating to the criminal justice system in England and Wales. The Code of Practice published by the Regulator covers forensic laboratory testing (ISO/IEC 17025)  and crime scene (ISO/IEC 17020) and activities performed by forensic organisations.

A free video of regarding the application of quality management standards (ISO/IEC 17020/20) to the codes is available on our Downloads/Videos page.

ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Training Resources

Qualimetric has published resources to aid implementation of ISO/IEC 17020:2012.


ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Video Training Course – 

We are pleased to offer an ISO/IEC 17020 training video via UDEMY.  Click here to be re-directed to UDEMY.  This is in addition to our on-line ISO/IEC 17020 Introduction and Internal Auditor training courses for inspection bodies and crime scene investigation.

See our ISO/IEC 17020:2012 infographic which provides help to navigate the standard which sets out the Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection.

Overview of ISO 15189 and 22870 clinical quality standards

We have recently received a large amount of requests for assistance in setting up systems to meet ISO 15189 and 22870 (Point of Care Testing).  We have produced this video to give an overview of these standards and the process for accreditation. The video is free of charge, but if you like it we would very much appreciate it if you could make a donation to the Zoe COVID-19 Symptom study to contribute to their outstanding work.  Click here to access the video & Just Giving link.