Online, Instructor-Led Course
Online, Instructor-Led Course
Lead Auditor Training Course
Quality Management Systems based on ISO 9001:2015
CQI-IRCA Approved Course Reference No: 2131
The success of an organization, the penetration of its products and services in the market, efficient internal procedures and a healthy economic status depends essentially on how Quality Management System (QMS) requirements are consistently ensured, maintained and improved.
Effective audits assist an organization to implement its QMS in this spirit. The feedback from our customers has encouraged us to offer Lead Auditor Training courses for most of the Management system standards. The course will be conducted by our experienced Lead Auditors, who have audited numerous organizations from diverse industries.
This intensive course is a key requirement in becoming a registered Auditor/Lead Auditor. It is a participative learning course which uses case studies, role plays and exercises. The course is structured to provide in-depth understanding of QMS requirements (ISO 9001:2015), knowledge and skills required to assess the Quality Management System as an organization.
Participants who successfully complete the course will be presented with an CQI-IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors) registered ‘Certificate Of Achievement.’
The caliber of an auditor is crucial to the performance of companies and ultimately to the success of management system. This comprehensive course provides hands on training to ensure that auditor thoroughly understands the role and acquires the expertise needed or required to perform the audit effectively.
1. QMS Introduction and Process Approach
2. Auditing Principle
3. Role and Responsibilities of Auditor
4. Role Planning an Audit
5. Conducting an Audit
6. Reporting Audit Results
7. Corrective Actions
8. ISO 9001:2015 Registration
9. Exercises/Role Play (50% of Course Time)
10. Written Examination
Participants will be assessed throughout the course:
Continuous Evaluation: Punctuality, presentation skills, interactive approach, involvement, role-play, daily tests, etc.
Written Examination: (Close book) at the end of the course.
*Study materials and other materials will not be allowed during the exam for reference.
Minimum passing score: 90% (Passing Marks – 63)
Issue of certificate:
Participants completing the course will be presented with certificate of TÜV SÜD along with CQI/IRCA mark which is renowned in certification and carries worldwide acceptance. The Lead Auditor course is made in line with international registers and guidelines.
Participants who score 70% and above in both the continuous assessment and written examination will be issued a certificate, while the others will be issued a certificate of attendance.
Learners must obtain a copy of the ISO standard to be referenced during the course. The standard may be purchased through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) (www.ansi.org) and/or American Society for Quality (ASQ) (www.asq.org).
Participants attending this course should have adequate knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 series of standards and some prior knowledge of QMS auditing. Having no prior knowledge may lead to unsuccessful completion of this course and the gaps in this knowledge may not be covered during this course.