Learn how to assist in assessing management systems internally, lead audit teams, and undertake 2nd party and 3rd party audits on our popular CQI and IRCA certified lead auditor training courses.

As a leading provider of training courses for over 40 years, Bywater teaches organisations the skills they need to implement and continually improve their management systems, and maintain their ISO certifications. Our extensive programme includes expert and interactive training around ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025, ISO 45001, ISO 27001 and IATF 16949.

Our flexible approach enables organisations to join public scheduled courses or request dedicated training solely for their organisation.

We run scheduled certified lead auditor training courses throughout the year, in locations around the UK such as Belfast, Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Coventry and Cardiff.

We also welcome delegates to our Virtual Classroom for online participation.

View upcoming course dates by clicking on your chosen course from the Lead Auditor Course Listing below.

You may prefer to receive your Lead Auditor training on a dedicated training for your organisation, at a time and venue of your choice. Training can take place face-to-face or online and is often a practical and cost-efficient route if you have several employees to train.

Please select the following link to request a quote.

If you would like professional support to help achieve or maintain certification we can provide expert consultancy services. We work with you to deliver accelerated, measurable and sustainable improvements embedded through organisational behaviour change. Please view our ISO Management Systems Consultancy Services to learn more and request a tailored quote.

 

Choose your Lead Auditor course

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

Anyone wishing to carry out ISO 9001 internal and external audits as a lead auditor can gain the skills they need with this CQI and IRCA certified course.

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

Next Course: 22 - 26 July 2024 Online
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ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

This IEMA, CQI and IRCA certified course will enable delegates to carry out both internal and external audits of environmental management systems (EMS) against ISO 14001.

The training fully satisfies IEMA requirements for environmental auditors and principal environmental auditors.

Next Course: 19 - 23 August 2024 Online
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IATF 16949 Lead Auditor Training Course | 5 days

This CQI and IRCA Certified training course develops the knowledge and skills needed to conduct effective 1st, 2nd or 3rd party QMS audits against IATF 16949.

Designed for those needing to assess compliance of an organisation/supplier against IATF 16949:2016, the course fulfils the CQI and IRCA training requirements for registration as a QMS lead auditor.

Next Course: 30 September - 04 October 2024 Online
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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: 30 September - 04 October 2024 Online
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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: 22 - 26 July 2024 Online
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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: 22 - 26 July 2024 Online
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Existing lead auditors may like to look at our CQI & IRCA Auditor Conversion training courses.