ISO 9001 Lead Auditor


This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001:2015 and ensure that the organization is competent in maintaining its quality management system. The Lead Auditor training will equip participants with the skills and ability to perform audits by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011; the certification process according to ISO 17021.
Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit.

Who Should Attend:

  • Internal auditors
  • Auditors wanting to perform and lead Quality Management System (QMS) certification audits
  • Project managers or consultants wanting to master the Quality Management System audit process
  • Persons responsible for the Quality conformity in an organization
  • Members of a Quality team
  • Expert advisors in Quality Management Systems
  • Technical experts wanting to prepare for a Quality audit function

Course Content:

  • Course objectives and structure
  • Standard and regulatory framework
  • Certification process
  • Fundamental principles of quality management
  • Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Audit approach based on evidence and risk
  • Initiating the audit
  • Stage 1 audit
  • Preparing the stage 2 audit (on-site audit)
  • Stage 2 audit (Part 1)
  • Stage 2 audit (Part 2)
  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures
  • Creating audit test plans
  • Drafting audit findings and non-conformity reports
  • Documentation of the audit and quality review
  • Closing the audit
  • Evaluating action plans by the auditor
  • Beyond the initial audit
  • Managing an internal audit programme
  • Competence and evaluation of auditors

Duration:

5 Days

Exam Information:

  • Duration : 3 Hours
  • Question format : Essay-type questions
  • Exam language : English

Pre-requisite:

ISO 9001 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of ISO 9001 is recommended

For more information write to us: