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ISO 9001 QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor

This five (5) day, forty (40) hour, course provides participants with fundamental knowledge of assessment skills that will prepare participants to handle a variety of audit situations that add value to organizations. This course is certified (No. A17025) with the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) in the U.K. Successful completion of the course meets part of the formal training requirement for individuals seeking certification under the IRCA Auditor Registration Scheme.

IRCA Certified (No. A17025)

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You need this course if…
• you want to audit Quality Management Systems against ISO 9001 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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CategoryQuality Management Systems
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CountryUnited States
LocationPhiladelphia, PA
Date10/06/2014 to 10/10/2014
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CountryUnited States
LocationHouston, TX
Date10/27/2014 to 10/31/2014
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CountryUnited States
LocationDallas, TX
Date11/10/2014 to 11/14/2014
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CountryUnited States
LocationSan Francisco, CA
Date12/08/2014 to 12/12/2014
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