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Course Title HKIAS ISO/IEC17020 for Inspection Bodies
Course Code 1176

Class Code Commencing Date Venue Remarks
Course Description

This 3-day course is designed to provide participants

  • the regulations for Hong Kong Accreditation Services (HKAS) accreditation;
  • the principles of general criteria for bodies performing inspection in accordance with ISO/IEC 17020:2012;
  • the technical and management criteria for the Hong Kong Inspection Body Accreditation Scheme (HKIAS).

Course Content

The course consists of

  • HKAS 002 Regulations for HKAS Accreditation
  • ISO/IEC 17020 General Criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
  • IAF/ILAC A4 Guidance on the Application of ISO/IEC 17020
  • HKIAS 003 Criteria for Accreditation of Inspection Bodies
    • General
    • Definitions
    • Administrative requirement
    • Independence, impartiality and integrity
    • Confidentiality
    • Organization and management
    • Quality system
    • Personnel
    • Facilities and equipment
    • Inspection methods and procedures
    • Handling inspection samples and items
    • Records
    • Inspection reports and inspection certificates
    • Subcontracting
    • Complaints and appeals
    • Cooperation


  • Ms Julia M. Y. Lee
    • HOKLAS Lead Assessor
    • HOKLAS Technical Assessor
    • HKIAS Lead Assessor
    • HKCAS Technical Expert
    • Registered IRCA Lead Auditor (QMS)
    • Registered HKICA Lead Auditor (ISO9001)
    • Registered HKICA Lead Auditor (Product certification)
    • HKAS Working Party Member (Accreditation of System Certification Bodies)
    • Qualifications Framework Writer (Units of Competencies on Testing, Inspection & Certification)
    • HKICA Vice President
    • HKCI Executive Board Member
    • Ex-Chairperson in ACML
    • Ex-Accreditation Officer in HKAS
    • More than 19 years experiences in Construction Materials Manufacturing, Auditing, HOKLAS and CNAS Laboratories Set up


  • There will be an assessment in form of written examination at the end of the progamme
  • Certificate of Achievement will be issued to course participant who passed the assessment and satisfied the attendance requirement of 70%.
  • Course participant who has satistfied the 70% of attendance requriement only is entitled to a Certificate of Attendance

Time of Classes (Provisional)

  • 11/10 (Fri), 18/10 (Fri) & 25/10/2019 (Fri)
  • 3-day (9:00-12:30; 13:30-17:00), duration: 21 hours



Entry Requirements

This course is recommended for those who are interested in inspection industry and all current inspection bodies personnel.

Duration 21 hours
Course Fee(Original Price) HK$ 4,350

10% discount to the course fee for the following applicants´╝Ü

  • Apply three weeks before the commencement of class; or
  • Apply in group of three or more qualified applicants; or
  • Apply online