ISO 9001 QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor

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5 Days 

CQI & IRCA Certified
No. A18007
CQI IRCA Certified Course

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Who Should Attend?

This CQI-IRCA certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor/Auditor course is designed for Quality Managers, Auditors, Consultants and other Individuals who want or need to:

  • lead an organization to become ISO 9001:2015 certified
  • audit Quality Management Systems (QMS) against ISO 9001:2015 requirements
  • lead an audit team or become Third-Party Auditors
  • add to your credibility with a widely accepted qualification
  • satisfy the classroom part of the formal training requirement to achieve certification as a CQI-IRCA auditor

Course Session Topics and Learning Points

  • purpose of a QMS and the ISO 9001:2015 principles of quality management
  • essential definitions to help you interpret and audit ISO 9001:2015 requirements
  • how to analyze ISO 9001:2015 clauses and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements
  • the roles and responsibilities of an auditor and lead auditor
  • how to plan and conduct an interview with top management and evaluate an organization’s quality policy and objectives
  • how 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
  • how to prepare thoroughly for audits and produce process-based checklists
  • how to gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation
  • how to evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and non-conformance with requirements
  • how to report findings accurately against requirements of ISO 9001:2015, 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

Course Prerequisites

  • to understand the basics of how organizations work and the role of top management
  • knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001:2015 and some auditing experience
  • Ideally, comprehensive study of the ISO 9001:2015 standard and ideally to have attended an ISO 9001:2015 Appreciation & Interpretation course
  • Ideally, to have good knowledge of ISO 9001:2015, process knowledge of PDCA, relationship between QM and customer satisfaction, commonly used QMS terms and definitions, the 7 QMS principles, process approach used in QM, structure and content of ISO 9001:2015

Why Choose LRQA?

Many of our clients return again and again because we offer:

  • Training that easily transfers back to the workplace
  • Smaller class sizes that offer more focused time with the instructor
  • Hands-on workshop activities and group discussions with detailed case studies, real world examples and practical models that provide the opportunity for attendees to demonstrate the knowledge they’ve gained
  • Opportunities to learn from practising Auditors and top professionals in the industry
  • Professional, informative courses in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere
  • Onsite courses with cost-effective options for larger groups and location convenience

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