American Association for Laboratory Accreditation

A2LA Training Programs Overview

A2LA’s Training Program provides a variety of courses designed to help organizations achieve and maintain accreditation to international standards. Courses have been developed to:

  • Aid in establishing a management system that works with and enhances organizations as a whole.
  • Guide prospective applicants through the assessment and internal audit processes.
  • Aid in understanding how quality principles apply to various organization.
  • Explain specific concepts, such as root cause analysis, measurement uncertainty, etc.

A2LA Public Training Mission Statement

To provide world-class training and continuing education services for testing and calibration laboratories, inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers, and product certifiers to help achieve and maintain accreditation to international standards.

Public Training Courses:

A2LA has been very active in increasing the number and variety of training programs available to members, accredited organizations and the public. In addition to our traditional public courses, we also offer training provided at your location (upon request) as well as training partnerships with a variety of organizations.

For more information on course details, schedules and registration see the options listed below or contact Julie Collins, A2LA Training and Membership Manager, at

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On-Site Training Courses:


A2LA Training Partnerships: