It is the goal of the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) to continually improve, strengthen and enhance our programs to meet the changing needs of our customers. In support of this goal A2LA will from time-to-time offer Pilot Programs in various fields of accreditation. Information about these opportunities may be found below:
The A2LA Crime Scene Analysis Pilot Program is being offered to those organizations performing on-site evaluations of scenes of incidents to include criminal activity (crime scenes), structural failures (forensic engineering), and environmental/ecological hazards (chemical spills).
The A2LA FBI QAS Pilot Program was closed on September 26, 2013. However, assessment to the FBI DNA Quality Assurance Standards for DNA Testing and Databasing facilities is still available. Please see the Forensic Accreditation Program page for additional information.
The A2LA Crime Scene Analysis Pilot Program has begun to fill, but spots are still available. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply.
- F230 - Application to Participate in an A2LA Pilot Program
- F231 - Pilot Program Post Assessment Questionnaire
- F230 - Memorandum - Crime Scene Analysis Pilot Program
A2LA Accredited Organizations:
Applying for Accreditation:
Those organizations seeking accredited status for the work being performed at your facility must apply for accreditation in accordance with the instructions listed on the applicable program page:
To review our available training programs, please click here. If you would like to organize a training class to be hosted at your facility, please contact Julie Collins, A2LA Membership and Training Administrator at (301) 644 3235 or jcollins@A2LA.org