Frederick, MD (PRWEB) October 01, 2013
The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is proud to add “ISO/IEC 17020:2012 and FedRAMP” to its array of quality training offerings. This program is for organizations looking to become recognized through the FedRAMP program as Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAO). A2LA will offer this course for the first time November 14-15, 2013 at A2LA headquarters, located in Frederick, MD. The cost will be $745.00 for A2LA members and $795.00 for non-members.
This course is a comprehensive look at ISO/IEC 17020:2012 and its documentation requirements as well as the FedRAMP program requirements. In this course, attendees will gain critical insight into the interpretation of the requirements of this inspection body standard and will also receive a detailed review of the A2LA accreditation process. Attendees will learn about the FedRAMP program and the additional requirements to become an accredited 3PAO.
For more information on this course and others, contact Julie Collins, A2LA Training and Membership Manager, at jcollins(at)A2LA(dot)org or 301.644.3235.
A2LA is a non-profit, multi-discipline accreditation body with over 30 years of experience providing internationally-recognized accreditation services and quality training. A2LA’s world-class accreditation services encompass testing and calibration laboratories, medical testing laboratories, inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers and product certification bodies. Organizations are accredited to international standards and field-specific requirements developed with government and industry collaboration. A2LA offers both public and private on-site training programs to complement the various accreditation programs.