CQI and IRCA (Chartered Quality Institute and The International Register of Certificated Auditors) is a globally recognised professional body committed to promoting quality management through improving product, project and service quality.

Bywater is a leading provider of CQI and IRCA certified training courses, providing delegates with the opportunity to gain a globally recognised auditing certificate. Our expert tutors utilise engaging modules, interactive workshops and case studies to equip delegates with the knowledge, skills and confidence required to successfully undertake Internal and Lead Audits.

Our CQI and IRCA certified training courses are available online and at over 15 high-quality venues across the UK. We provide training in relation to a wide range of quality management systems including ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and IATF 16949. Scheduled training is a perfect solution for individuals and small groups. Please select the relevant dates and venues button from our CQI and IRCA Course Listing to view course details and upcoming course dates.

Our CQI and IRCA training courses are available on a dedicated basis and can take place at your premises, a venue of your choice or online within our Virtual Classroom. Dedicated training is often more cost effective, and convenient, for those wishing to train 3 or more delegates. Please visit our Dedicated Training page to request a quote.

We have over 40 years of experience in providing additional support in the form of consultancy. Consultancy Services are available for all Management Systems and can be tailored to meet your requirements. We will work with you to set clear objectives, devise key milestones and ensure deliverables are achieved. Please view our ISO Management Systems Consultancy Services to learn more.

Choose your CQI and IRCA course

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

This CQI and IRCA certified training course is designed for anyone wishing to perform the role and tasks of a lead auditor in conducting ISO 9001 internal and external audits.

The course satisfies the training requirement for certification to all grades of IRCA QMS Auditor.

Next Course: 06 - 10 June 2022 Online
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ISO 9001 Internal Auditor Training Course | 2 days

This CQI and IRCA certified course is suitable for those who need to conduct internal audits of quality management systems against ISO 9001:2015.

On successful completion students will receive a recognised CQI and IRCA certificate of achievement.

Next Course: 31 May - 01 June 2022 Online
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IATF 16949 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

  • CQI and IRCA Certified, this course develops the knowledge and skills needed to conduct an effective first, second or third party QMS audit against IATF 16949
  • Based on the requirements of  IATF 16949 and ISO 9001, this certified Automotive Lead Auditor training course is designed for those needing to assess compliance of an organisation/supplier against third party standards 
  • Fulfils the CQI and IRCA training requirements for registration as a Lead Auditor
Next Course: 20 - 24 June 2022 in Coventry
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ISO 17025 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

This CQI and IRCA certified course is suitable for anyone interested in conducting effective audits to assess compliance of laboratories against ISO/IEC 17025.

Prior knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is valuable and we offer an Understanding ISO 17025 training course with a discount for those who would like to book both courses together.

Next Course: 11 - 15 July 2022 in Windsor, Berkshire
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ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

This CQI and IRCA certified course is suitable for those involved in internal or external audits relating to OH&S who wish to perform the role of lead auditor.

Students who have no prior knowledge of ISO 45001 will benefit from first attending our Introduction to ISO 45001 training course.

Next Course: 06 - 10 June 2022 in Leeds, West Yorkshire
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ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

This course is suitable for those involved in carrying out internal and external audits of information security management systems (ISMS) against ISO 27001. Focused on a central case study, the interactive training gives delegates the confidence to plan, conduct, report on and follow up an ISMS audit.

The course is CQI and IRCA certified. Delegates will need prior knowledge of ISO 27001 to make the most of this training, and we suggest first attending our Introduction to ISO 27001 course.

Next Course: 06 - 10 June 2022 in Kensington, London
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IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training Course | 2 days

  • Provides auditors with the skills to plan, execute, report and positively follow-up corrective action for internal audits based on the requirements of IATF 16949
  • CQI and IRCA Certified course, this IATF 16949 Internal Auditor training course fulfils the CQI and IRCA training requirements for registration as an internal auditor.
Next Course: 14 - 15 June 2022 in Coventry
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ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion Training Course | 3 days

This CQI and IRCA certified course is designed for existing lead auditors in other disciplines who would like to learn about auditing against ISO 45001.

The course satisfies CQI and IRCA training requirements for initial certification as an IRCA OH&SMS auditor.

Next Course: 04 - 06 July 2022 Online
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ISO 45001 Auditor Migration Training Course | 2 days

Certified by CQI and IRCA, this training course is designed for existing OHSAS 18001 auditors wishing to transition to the newer ISO 45001 standard.

The course satisfies the CQI and IRCA training requirements for those maintaining their IRCA OH&SMS auditor registration.

Next Course: 18 - 19 July 2022 Online
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ISO 27001 Auditor Conversion Training Course | 3 days

This CQI and IRCA certified course is designed for existing lead auditors in other disciplines who wish to extend their knowledge and skills to perform internal and external audits of information security management systems against ISO 27001. 

Successful completion of this course will meet the training requirements for certification as an Auditor through IRCA's ISMS Scheme.

Next Course: 20 - 22 June 2022 in Leeds, West Yorkshire
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ISO 14001 Auditor Conversion Training Course | 3 days

Existing 1st, 2nd and 3rd party auditors who wish extend their knowledge and skills to audit an EMS against ISO 14001 will benefit from attending this course.

The course is CQI and IRCA certified.

Next Course: 11 - 13 July 2022 in Leeds, West Yorkshire
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ISO 9001:2015 Transition Auditor Training Course | 2 days

This course is suitable for auditors who have already completed auditor training relating to ISO 9001:2008 and now wish to transition to the current version of the standard – ISO 9001:2015.

The CQI and IRCA certified course meets the IRCA upgrade requirements for registered auditors.

Next Course: 27 - 28 June 2022 Online
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