Master the Audit of Quality Management Systems (QMS) based on ISO 9001.
This course is using PECB accredited course materials (an IAS applicant personal accreditation body for ISO17024) and is offered in partnership with PECB.
This training course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001:2015 and ensure that the organization is competent in maintaining its quality management system.
The Lead Auditor training will equip participants with the skills and ability to perform audits by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011; the certification process according to ISO 17021.
Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit.
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Auditors seeking to perform and lead Quality Management System (QMS) certification audits.
Managers or consultants seeking to master a Quality Management System audit process.
Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with QMS requirements.
Technical experts seeking to prepare for a Quality Management System audit.
Expert advisors in Quality Management.
Understand the operations of a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001.
Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 9001, ISO 9004 and other standards and regulatory frameworks.
Understand an auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011.
Learn how to lead an audit and audit team.
Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 9001 in the context of a QMS audit.
Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011 .
COURSE AGENDA – DURATION: 5 DAYS in the classroom option and one-to-one option. In the self-study option, learn at your own pace with the ability to start and stop the training course at any time – you may participate in any of the locations and dates announced on the website iQuality Services there is flexibility in choosing the date and location of the exam – you can always ask for the training kit.
Day 1: Introduction to Quality Management and ISO 9001
Day 2: Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit
Day 3: On-site audit activities
Day 4: Closing the audit
Day 5: Certification Exam
A fundamental understanding of ISO 9001 and comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.
This training is based on both theory and practice:
Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playings and oral presentations
Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
Practice test similar to the certification exam
EXAMINATION AND CERTIFICATION
The “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Quality
Domain 2: Quality Management System (QMS)
Domain 3: Fundamental Audit Concepts and Principles
Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 9001 audit
Domain 5: Conducting an ISO 9001 audit
Domain 6: Closing an ISO 9001 audit
Domain 7: Managing an ISO 9001 audit program
Duration: 3 hours
For more information about exam details, please visit PECB Examination Rules and Policies.
After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of PECB Certified ISO 9001 Provisional Auditor, PECB Certified ISO 9001 Auditor or PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor depending on their level of experience. Those credentials are available for internal and external auditors.
For more information about ISO 9001 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.
Self study options for exam – Please read our participation rules prior to signing up for the exam.
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Certification fees are included on the exam price
Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free
DISCOUNT POLICY/ PRICE:
PRICE Classroom/One-to-One option (including certificate exam): 2650 AUD + GST
PRICE Self-Study Exam (including certificate exam): 1550 AUD + GST
*Only one discount with the highest percentage value will be given.
5% if you participate in courses as an individual or “sole trade”
5% for participation in the program the second course iQuality Services
5% if the company is certified by QMS and/or ISMS
10% discount for group booking of 3 to 5
15% discount for group booking of 6 or more
Please read our participation rules prior to signing up for the course.