Do you assess laboratory management systems, including assessments using national or international laboratory management
system standards? Want to demonstrate that you are a laboratory assessment expert?

Exemplar Global’s Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) Laboratory Assessor certification program
can give you the international recognition you need to stand out from the crowd.

Developed by Exemplar Global, in liaison with industry representatives, the CALA certification program provides international
recognition for assessors of laboratory management systems, including assessments using national or international laboratory
management system standards, or other management system standards recognized by Exemplar Global.

The program provides a benchmark for other industry-based schemes in North America and provides a base for the development
and improvement of assessment practices in Canada and beyond.

Benefits of CALA certification include:

  • Provides industry confidence
  • International recognition ensuring that professionals have the necessary skills and attributes to conduct laboratory
    accreditation audits in compliance with ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

So what are you waiting for? Download the requirements and click “Apply Now” to get started.

Program Objectives

Exemplar Global’s CALA Laboratory Assessor personnel certification program has been developed to:

  • Achieve the requirements of the international standard for personnel certification, ISO/IEC 17024:2012.
  • Ensure that assessors meet or exceed the assessing and related competencies defined by Exemplar Global using ISO
    19011 as guidance for assessors of laboratories, including assessments using national or international laboratory
    management system standards, or other management system standards recognized by Exemplar Global.
  • Assist organizations to select appropriately qualified assessors.
  • Enhance the professional recognition of qualified assessors.