Training for Metrology, Accreditation Body and Standardization Body

Training for Metrology, Accreditation Body and Standardization Body

Detailed description of project

The project is a part of the implementation of the Quality Programme, an EU funded project that has as its overall objective the improvement and development of the major functions of the Lebanese quality infrastructure and regulatory framework. The present contract aims at the further development and improvement of specific parts of the quality infrastructure, in particular, a group of selected testing and calibration laboratories, the national accreditation body (COLIBAC), the national standardisation body (LIBNOR), the Lebanese National Quality Centre, market surveillance bodies and selected enterprises in the food and non-food sectors.

Technical assistance covers the following areas:

  1. Training and consultancy services for testing and calibration laboratories in Lebanon in order to implement quality management systems and aiming at their international accreditation according to ISO 17025
  2. Training and consultancy services for a selected group of enterprises aiming to implement of Quality Management System in order to get the ISO 9001 certification.
  3. Training and consulting services for a selected group of enterprises from the food sector aiming to implement a Food Safety Management System in order to get the ISO 22000:2005 certification.
  4. Training and consultancy services for the Lebanese accreditation body, COLIBAC, to render it operational and to train staff and assessors
  5. Training and consultancy services for the Lebanese standardization body, LIBNOR to implement standards databases
  6. Consultancy services to establish and to develop the Lebanese National Quality Centre, LNQC
  7. Training and consultancy services in specific fields of market surveillance and legal metrology (among others hallmarking of precious metals, verification of measuring instruments, food safety and hygiene inspection).

Type of services provided

  • Design and delivery of Trainings on ISO 9001,
  • Design and delivery of Trainings on ISO 22000
  • Design and delivery of Trainings on ISO 17025
  •  Implementing ISO 9001 in 15 companies
  • Implementing ISO 22000 in 35 companies
  • Implementing ISO 17025 in 16 laboratories
  • Organization of seminars. For Executives
  • Design & Delivery of Internal Quality Audits
  • Assisting in preparation for external audits
  • Technical and strategic Assistance.
  • Development of handouts on Quality.

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