According to the work program of 2012, the Macedonian Association of laboratories MAKLAB has organized a two day training with the theme of “Application of the standard МКС EN ISO/IEC 17020:2006 and information on the changes of MKC EN ISO/IEC 17020:2012”. The training took place in the Training center of IARM on 30th and 31th of October 2012.

The training was organized in order to enable the interested laboratories to familiarize themselves with the standard МКС EN ISO/IEC 17020:2006 and the changes that are made in the new standard. The training was organized with the principle of training course, where participants through lectures, practical exercises and exchange of experiences have gained new knowledge of the standard and the changes that are made.

Lecturers of the training were Mr. Trpe Ristovski – director of IARM, Mr. Dejan Stojkovski – manager of the sector for accreditation of inspection bodies, Mr Teodor Shutarov – coordinator for accreditation of inspection bodies as most competitive in regards of the presentation of demands of the standard 17020.