Auditor – QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor


You need this course if …
you want to audit Quality Management Systems against ISO 9001 requirements
you are an Auditor or Quality System Manager and want to add to your credibility with a widely accepted qualification
you want to satisfy the formal training requirements for IRCA certification

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Course Content

You will learn …
the purpose of a QMS and the ISO 9000 principles of quality management
essential definitions to help you interpret and audit ISO 9001 requirements
to analyse ISO 9001 clauses and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements
the roles and responsibilities of an auditor and lead auditor
to plan and conduct an interview with top management and evaluate an organisation’s quality policy and objectives
to prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes and between members of an audit team
how to audit processes for conformance and effectiveness, including any specific quality objectives
to prepare thoroughly for audit and produce process based checklists
to gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation
how to evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and non-conformance with requirements
to report findings accurately against requirements of ISO 9001, write and grade non-conformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action
how to relate your audit findings to the policy and objectives of the organisation and present your overall evaluation to top management

You will need …
knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001 and experience of auditing
ideally to have attended our ISO 9001 Appreciation and Interpretation course
to understand the basics of how organisations work and the role of top management
Your future development …
OH&S and EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor conversion courses
Advanced QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor
Tutored Audits (coached live audit at your company)
See our Business Improvement courses


This course is delivered in partnership with LRQA

Course Duration: Four Day

Date Location
3rd – 6th December 2018 Leeds
7th – 10th January 2019 Cambridge
4th – 7th February 2019 Southampton
29th April – 2nd May 2019 Glasgow
13th – 16th May 2019 Bath
17th – 20th June 2019 Holmes Chapel Cheshire