text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation

Proficiency Testing




LGC provides proficiency testing schemes with localised support across a truly global network to over 12,000 laboratories in over 160 countries, conducting over 1,700 proficiency tests each year. Proficiency Testing (PT) is a requirement for accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 15189. LGC operates PT schemes across the food, beverage, environmental, clinical, pharmaceutical, consumer safety, forensic and petroleum sectors – your laboratory will get the support it needs in demonstrating the effectiveness of your quality system.

Proficiency Testing

Why choose LGC?

  • Fully managed solutions for large groups
  • Global proficiency testing schemes
  • Local offices, local support, local languages
  • Fast reporting – average of under 6 days
  • Multiple reporting – labs, analysts, methods
  • Both flexible and specialised
  • Customised trend analysis with PORTAL
Proficiency Testing

Benefits of PT participation

  • Fulfil accreditation requirements
  • Demonstrate competency to customers and regulatory bodies
  • Compare results with laboratories around the world
  • Manage risk through early warning of potential problems
  • Educate and train staff
  • Verify methods and instrumentation

LGC Standards Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green, Bury
Lancashire, BL9 0AP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0) 161 762 2500, Fax: +44 (0) 161 762 2501
Email: ptcustomerservices@lgcgroup.com

LGC Limited Registered in England No 2991879 VAT No 674 0567 21
Registered office: Queens Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0LY, UK


Terms & Conditions | Privacy policy

Beverage Schemes 54  products available
Clinical Schemes 97  products available
Consumer safety Schemes 65  products available
Food and feed Schemes 201  products available
Forensics Schemes 11  products available
Petroleum Schemes 4  products available
Water and Environmental Schemes 178  products available


PT online reporting


PT certification & accreditation


Order PT now



Punchout session timeout warning

Your punchout session will expire in 1 min 59 sec.

Select "Continue session" to extend your session.