6 Feb, 2018 | ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001

Having an ambitious idea is simple; turning that idea into reality presents challenges.

We listened to our customers and wanted to give them access to OH&S Lead Auditor training based on ISO 45001 in early 2018, with many of our clients outlining CQI and IRCA certification as an essential feature of that training.  Our challenge was not just to manage internal resource, strategy and deadlines, but also to rely on the CQI and IRCA course certification process to deliver our vision against a demanding turnaround time.

During the course approval process we found CQI and IRCA to be accessible, bought-in to our goal and offered us clear guidance as to what was required to achieve certification. This was in keeping with the experience of our recently approved ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Lead Auditor course, another first of its kind. Our technical assessor on both occasions was fair, accessible and value adding.

Along with the tireless effort from our OH&S Lead Tutor, David Riley, and support from CQI and IRCA our course is now live.   We are presenting the very first CQI and IRCA certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor course in early February in Stratford upon Avon and are proud that David will be the first trainer to deliver a certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor course. Similarly, Tim Alcock will be delivering the maiden CQI and IRCA certified ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Lead Auditor training later in the same month in Northampton. The commitment of CQI and IRCA undoubtedly enabled us to achieve against our deadlines, and our focus now turns to the pipeline of upcoming exciting projects.

To achieve an ambitious goal requires buy-in from all stakeholders; I would like to thank CQI and IRCA for theirs.

See our training courses for ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 17025:2017

Glenn Diedrich

Operations Manager at Bywater