ISO 9001 QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course

A CQI and IRCA Certified Course ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training course (Ref:A17954)

The auditing of a Quality Management System is a prime mechanism for identifying and developing improvement opportunities, but that can only happen if the audit process is focused on capability and effectiveness, and where the role of the auditor is one of adviser as well as assessor. This five day ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor training course reflects fully the concepts and requirements of ISO 9001 representing the very latest approach for 2nd or 3rd party auditing and is designed to:

    • Provide delegates with the essential knowledge and skills related to the process of auditing quality management systems in relation to ISO 9001:2015
    • Outline the fundamentals of auditing practice and provide practical experience in planning, preparing, performing and reporting the audit; and to consider the issues related to managing the audit programme and the audit
    • Demonstrate the process for determining the effectiveness of the company’s management system in achieving the declared business quality objectives
    • Provide you with an understanding of the follow-up actions that seek to verify the effectiveness of a supplier’s implemented improvements
    • Address the guidelines in ISO 19011 and CQI and IRCA registration criteria

Some delegates find it beneficial to attend the Introduction to ISO 9001:2015 training course to gain more knowledge about the ISO 9001 standard. We offer a discount of £100 if booking this course with your Lead Auditor training.  Please contact us if you wish to take advantage of this offer.

This CQI and IRCA Certified Course ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor course trains delegates in how to perform first, second and third party audits of any organisation’s management system against their established criteria. In order to deliver the learning outcomes this course has been designed with reference to ISO 9001. Through a series of workshops and role plays, delegates are exposed to a wide variety of situations to enable them to apply and practice their skills in every phase of the audit process from Opening Meeting to Final Report. One central case study builds throughout the course to demonstrate how both customer and supplier objectives can be achieved. The course applies equally to service and manufacturing sectors and provides a challenging but enjoyable learning experience.

      • Principles of Business Process Management
      • Business Management Systems
      • Management System Standards (ISO 9001 Series)
      • Introduction to Auditing
      • Managing the Audit Programme
      • Managing the Audit Programme
      • Audit Planning and Preparation
      • Performing an audit
      • Audit Reporting and Follow Up
  • Those who will be involved in conducting 2nd and 3rd party audits
  • Managers who will be responsible for audit teams
  • Those wishing to apply for CQI and IRCA QMS Auditor grades*

Please note: CQI and IRCA expects students to have prior knowledge of key quality management principles and concepts and also the requirements of ISO 9001 before attendance on this course. We will provide pre-course material at the time of booking to help delegates fill any gaps in knowledge in these areas.

By the end of this ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training course delegates will be able to demonstrate achievement of the course learning objectives, which are to:

  • Describe the purpose of a quality management system, of quality management system standards, of management system audit and of third-party certification
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow-up a quality management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate)
  • Have the skills required to plan, conduct, report and follow-up an audit of a quality management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 9001 in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate)

*Successful completion of this CQI and IRCA Certified Course QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor Training course will satisfy the training requirements for CQI and IRCA certification to all grades of Quality Management System Auditor.

Course Dates and Venues

Date
Venue
Residential
Non-residential
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Reading, Berkshire
De Vere Wokefield Park
Residential: £1885 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oulton Hall
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Residential: £1885 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Southampton, Hampshire
New Place
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Coventry, West Midlands
Macdonald Ansty Hall
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Greenwich, London
De Vere Devonport House
Residential: £2175 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1395 + VAT
Glasgow, Scotland
The Grand Central Hotel
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Bristol, Avon
Engineers' House
Residential: £1855 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oulton Hall
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Staverton, Northamptonshire
De Vere Staverton Park
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Reading, Berkshire
De Vere Wokefield Park
Residential: £1855 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Kensington, London
Holiday Inn Kensington
Residential: £2175 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1395 + VAT
Bristol, Avon
Engineers' House
Residential: £1855 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Residential: £1855 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oulton Hall
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Southampton, Hampshire
New Place
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Coventry, West Midlands
Macdonald Ansty Hall
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Glasgow, Scotland
The Grand Central Hotel
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Residential: £1775 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Reading, Berkshire
De Vere Wokefield Park
Residential: £1885 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT
Kensington, London
Holiday Inn Kensington
Residential: £2175 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1395 + VAT
Bristol, Avon
Engineers' House
Residential: £1885 + VAT
Non-Residential: £1295 + VAT