In the ever-evolving landscape of laboratory services, Qotho Minerals takes pride in announcing the successful maintenance of our ISO 17043:2010 accreditation for Proficiency Testing. This achievement underscores our unwavering commitment to the highest standards of quality, competence, and continuous improvement in the delivery of proficiency testing programs.

The Significance of ISO 17043:2010 Accreditation:

ISO 17043:2010 is an internationally recognised standard that sets forth the requirements for the competence of providers of proficiency testing schemes. It ensures that organisations conducting proficiency testing maintain the highest levels of accuracy, impartiality, and reliability in their operations.

Key Components of Our Accreditation:

  1. Competent Management System: Our proficiency testing services are governed by a robust and efficient management system that aligns with the principles of ISO 17043:2010. This system facilitates the effective planning, execution, and continuous improvement of our proficiency testing programs.
  2. Impartiality and Objectivity: We prioritise impartiality and objectivity in all aspects of our proficiency testing services. Our accreditation process ensures that we maintain an unbiased stance, fostering trust among participants and stakeholders.
  3. Competent Personnel: Our team comprises highly skilled and competent professionals who undergo rigorous training and development to meet the stringent requirements of ISO 17043:2010. This ensures that our proficiency testing programs are conducted with the utmost expertise.
  4. Stringent Quality Control: Quality control measures are integrated into every step of our proficiency testing processes. From sample preparation to result analysis, our commitment to quality ensures the reliability and accuracy of the data generated by participants.

Benefits for Participants:

  1. Global Recognition: Participants in our proficiency testing programs gain global recognition for their commitment to quality and competence, positioning themselves as industry leaders.
  2. Continuous Improvement: The ISO 17043:2010 framework encourages continuous improvement. Regular assessments and feedback loops enable us to enhance our proficiency testing programs, providing participants with increasingly valuable experiences.
  3. Enhanced Credibility: By participating in our ISO 17043:2010 accredited proficiency testing programs, laboratories can showcase their dedication to excellence, enhancing their credibility and reputation within the industry.

How to Get Involved:

Laboratories interested in participating in our ISO 17043:2010 accredited proficiency testing programs can visit for more information. Navigate to the ‘About Us’ section to learn more about our commitment to quality.

A Vision for the Future:

As we celebrate the renewal of our ISO 17043:2010 accreditation, Qotho Minerals remains steadfast in our commitment to providing unparalleled proficiency testing services. We look forward to continuing our journey of excellence, collaboration, and innovation in the world of laboratory services.