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 quality management 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 at over 25 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 in a perfect solution for individuals and small groups.

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. Dedicated training is often more cost effective, and convenient, for those wishing to train 3 or more delegates. Please select the following link to request a quote.

We have over 35 years 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 follow the link to find out more.

CQI and IRCA Course Listing

  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

    • CQI and IRCA certified, this ISO 9001 Lead Auditor course is designed for those seeking to manage and conduct ISO 9001:2015 internal and external audits
    • Provides practical application of the complete QMS audit process with reference to ISO 9001
    • Satisfies CQI and IRCA certification requirements to all grades of QMS Auditor
    Next Course: 04 - 08 October 2021 Online
  • ISO 9001 Internal Auditor Training Course | 2 days

    • CQI and IRCA certified, this ISO 9001 Internal Auditor course is designed for those seeking to manage and conduct ISO 9001:2015 internal audits
    • Provides the knowledge and skills to plan, conduct and follow up an internal audit
    • Fulfils part of IRCA's certification requirements to QMS Internal Auditor
    Next Course: 05 - 06 October 2021 Online
  • 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: 11 - 15 October 2021 Online
  • ISO 17025 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

    • CQI and IRCA Certified Course(Ref.1836), this ISO 17025 Lead Auditor training course builds upon skills needed to conduct an effective and competent audit in order to objectively assess compliance of laboratories to meet accreditation body requirements
    • Based on the requirements of ISO 17025, the course is designed for those seeking to support laboratory compliance and competency improvements
    • Fulfils the CQI and IRCA training requirements for registration as a ISO 17025 lead auditor.
    Next Course: 04 - 08 October 2021 in Kensington, London
  • ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

    • CQI and IRCA certified, designed for those wishing to conduct first, second and/or third party Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) audits against the OH&S Management System standard, ISO 45001
    • You will learn the complete audit process, including interviewing techniques, planning and report writing
    • Other topics covered include hazard identification, OH&S legislation and codes of practice
    Next Course: 04 - 08 October 2021 in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

    • CQI and IRCA certified, on successful completion of this ISMS ISO 27001 Lead Auditor course, delegates will be awarded with an internationally recognised CQI and IRCA approved certificate
    • Auditing of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) helps to identify potential risks, meets ISO 27001 requirements and identifies better ways to keep information secure
    • Through a central case study delegates will learn to plan, conduct and follow up a ISO 27001 audit
    Next Course: 11 - 15 October 2021 in Manchester
  • IATF 16949:2016 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: 05 - 06 October 2021 in Manchester
  • ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion Training Course | 3 days

    • CQI and IRCA certified ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion course, designed for certified Lead Auditors seeking to audit an OHSMS
    • Delegates will gain the knowledge and skills to plan, conduct, report and follow-up an audit for an OH&S management system
    • The course satisfies the training requirements for initial certification as an IRCA OHSMS auditor
    Next Course: 08 - 10 December 2021 in Coventry
  • ISO 45001 Auditor Migration Training Course | 2 days

    • CQI and IRCA certified course which satisfies CQI and IRCA training requirements for those maintaining their IRCA OHSMS Registration.
    • Designed for existing OHSAS 18001 auditors looking to transition to ISO 45001.
    • Covers the background and changes from OHSAS 18001 to the new OHSMS standard, ISO 45001, and how to audit against the standard.
    Next Course: 11 - 12 October 2021 Online
  • ISO 27001 Auditor Conversion Training Course | 3 days

    • CQI and IRCA certified ISMS ISO 27001 Auditor Conversion course designed for existing Lead Auditor seeking to gain the knowledge and skills to audit against ISO 27001 
    • Provides delegates with the knowledge and skills to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an ISMS 
    • Successful completion of this training course will meets the training requirements for certification as an Auditor through IRCA's ISMS Scheme
    Next Course: 07 - 09 December 2021 Online
  • ISO 14001 Auditor Conversion Training Course | 3 days

    • CQI and IRCA certified, this Auditor Conversion course is designed for existing auditors looking to gain the knowledge and skills to audit against ISO 14001
    • Provides the knowledge and skills to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an EMS
    • Learn to undertake 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audit of an EMS against ISO 14001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021, as applicable
    Next Course: 02 - 04 November 2021 Online
  • ISO 9001:2015 Transition Auditor Training Course | 2 days

    • CQI and IRCA certified, this course is suitable for those wishing to upgrade their IRCA status or for auditors with a lead auditor certificate for the previous (2008) Standard who need to demonstrate that they have successfully transitioned to the 2015 standard
    • This ISO 9001:2015 transition auditor course provides delegates with an understanding of the changes to ISO 9001 and the implications for auditors.
    Next Course: 29 - 30 September 2021 Online

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Lead Auditor Training Courses

Lead Auditor Training Courses

IEMA, CQI and IRCA certified Lead Auditor training courses. Acquire the knowledge and skills to effectively plan and conduct 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits.
Internal Auditor Training Courses

Internal Auditor Training Courses

IEMA, CQI & IRCA certified Internal Auditor training courses. Successfully plan, conduct, report and follow up an internal audit.
Six Sigma Training Courses

Six Sigma Training Courses

RSS certified Six Sigma training courses. Gain the necessary skills to manage and implement Six Sigma improvement projects, reduce variation and eliminate defects.