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SMIIC MC Training on Technical Requirements for Proficiency Testing Provider

The 15th SMIIC MC Training within the SMIIC MC Work Plan 2021 – 2023 was the Training on Technical Requirements for  Proficiency Testing Provider took place on the 22- 23 December 2021 virtually, technically hosted by SMIIC General Secretariat.  35 experts participated in the training.

The training is hosted by NMI: Tübitak UME – Turkey

General Description: The training covers general and practical aspects of proficiency testing

Objective, expected outcome: To understand purpose of proficiency testing and familiarise with proficiency testing To understand an overview on organisation of proficiency testing

Target audience, expertise level required: The training would be attended by staff working in chemistry laboratories at the level of National Metrology Institutes or secondary level testing laboratories. Training is also suitable for the laboratories which will be proficiency testing provider

References: ISO/IEC 17043:2010 Conformity assessment − General requirements for proficiency testing ISO 13528:2015 Statistical methods for use in proficiency testing by interlaboratory comparison

Duration of training: 2 days (22-23 December 2021)

Lecturer: Dr. Fatma AKCADAG (fatma.akcadag@tubitak.gov.tr)

Time Schedule: 10:30 - 15:30

Subject/Activities: Day 1- Day 2:

  • Why to participate?
  • Purpose of Interlaboratory Comparisons (ILCs)
  • ISO /IEC 17043 Technical Reqirements
  • How ILCs are organised?
  • Operation of proficiency testing schemes
  • Statistics used in PT schemes
  • Data analysis and evaluation of proficiency testing scheme results