Briefing seminar for technical experts (SRPS ISO/IEC 17021)


A briefing seminar for technical experts performing assessment in line with the requirements of SRPS ISO/IEC 17021 was held today at the premises of the Accreditation Board of Serbia (ATS) when the candidates for technical experts were introduced to the system of accreditation, key requirements of the standard, accreditation process and their role therein.

Lectures were given by Dejan Krnjaić PhD, ATS Director, on the subject of “Standards, Conformity Assessment and Accreditation”, Biljana Tomić, Head of the Division for Legal and General Affairs who spoke about “The Rules of Accreditation, Accreditation Process, Rights and Obligations of Technical Experts (TE)”, Svetlana Golubović MSc, Accreditation File Manager, on the subject of “Requirements of SRPS ISO/IEC 17021” and Natalija Jovičić Zarić MSc, ATS Deputy Director, that gave a lecture on the subject of “The Role of Technical Experts in the Process of Accreditation; Forms Used in Assessment Process”.

Mr Krnjaić introduced candidates to the legislation governing accreditation and conformity assessment, agreements and arrangements between accreditation bodies, regulations in the field of accreditation and conformity assessment, and the European Common Market and conformity assessment.

During her presentation Biljana Tomić explained to the future technical experts the accreditation process and introduced them to the Rules of Accreditation, and the role of technical experts, their rights and obligations.

Svetlana Golubović MSc presented SRPS ISO/IEC 17021:2007 Conformity assessment — General Requirements for bodies providing assessment and accreditation for management systems and emphasised the requirements of relevance to the work of technical experts.

Natalija Jovičić Zarić MSc explained the role of technical experts in the assessment team, presented witnessing lists that are used in the accreditation process, and explained in detail the aspects of assessment.

Natalija Jovičić Zarić MSc with seminar participants

ATS Representatives: Svetlana Golubović MSc, Dejan KrnjaićPhD, and Biljana Tomić

Dragana Radić Jovanović, Slavica Vesković Moračanin and Natalija Jovičić Zarić