ISO 9001 QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor

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5 Days 

CQI & IRCA Certified
No. A18007
CQI IRCA Certified Course

You need this course if...

  • you want to audit Quality Management Systems against ISO 9001:2015 requirements 
  • you are an Auditor or Quality System Manager and want to add to your credibility with a widely accepted qualification 
  • you want to satisfy the classroom part of the formal training requirement to achieve certification as an IRCA auditor.

You will learn...

  • the purpose of a QMS and the ISO 9001 principles of quality management 
  • essential definitions to help you interpret and audit ISO 9001 requirements 
  • to analyze ISO 9001 clauses and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements 
  • the roles and responsibilities of an auditor and lead auditor 
  • to plan and conduct an interview with top management and evaluate an organization’s quality policy and objectives 
  • to prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes and between members of an audit team 
  • how to audit processes for conformance and effectiveness, including any specific quality objectives 
  • to prepare thoroughly for audits and produce process-based checklists 
  • to gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation 
  • how to evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and non-conformance with requirements 
  • to report findings accurately against requirements of ISO 9001, write and grade non-conformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action 
  • how to relate your audit findings to the policy and objectives of the organization and present your overall evaluation to top management

You will need...

  • knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001 and experience of auditing.
  • to have attended an ISO 9001 Appreciation & Interpretation course.
  • to understand the basics of how organizations work and the role of top management.

Your future development...

  • EMS Auditing for QMS Auditors 
  • Tutored Audits (coached live audit at your company) 
  • See our Business Improvement courses

Course length

  • Five days 

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