CQI/IRCA ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course

CQI/IRCA ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course

Gain skills to audit live Quality Management Systems (1st, 2nd and 3rd party)

Aim of the Course
This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of quality management systems against ISO 9001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable. All references to ISO standards in this document are to the current versions, unless stated otherwise.

Objectives of Course

Delegates will, at the end of the course be able to:
- Understand the purpose of a quality management system, of quality management systems standards, of management system audit, of third party certification and the business benefits of improved performance of the quality management system
- Understand the role and responsibilities of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow-up a quality management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011, and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable
- Plan, conduct, report and follow-up an audit of a quality management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 9001 and in accordance with ISO 19011, and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable.

Course Duration
5 Days
Monday: 9am- 5pm
Tuesday: 9am- 5pm
Wednesday: 9am- 5pm
Thursday: 9am- 5pm
Friday: 9am- 2pm

To be successful on the course delegates must:
-Complete/attend all elements of the course
-Demonstrate achievement of the learning and enabling objectives
-Successfully complete and pass a written exam.

Prerequisite Courses
Delegates are expected to have the following prior knowledge:
1. Management systems- PDCA cycle, the core elements of a management system and their interrelations
2. The fundamental concepts of quality management and the seven quality management principles
3. ISO 9001 and its commonly used terms and definitions.

Meet the Members

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Charis Management Systems

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