ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course - North America

Our ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor provides an in-depth review of the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard and how they are applied in the context of an audit.

Duration: 4 Days | Cost: $1695 USD | CEUs: 3.2

The objective of the ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor course is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to lead audit teams in auditing management systems in accordance with ISO 19011. Our course meets the training requirements for the Exemplar Global (TPECS) Auditor Certification Program, Competency Units QM, AU and TL. Throughout the course a series of activities will provide the opportunity for attendees to demonstrate the knowledge they have gained. The course uses a detailed case study to conduct the practical in-class activities.

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Understand the content of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard in the context of a quality management system audit

Evaluate the effectiveness of an entire quality management system, including process, customer focus and improvement

Explain the concepts of the process approach, Plan-Do-Check-Act, process-based activities and associated inputs, outputs, controls, and resources

Evaluate, using risk-based thinking, the effectiveness of an entire quality management system, including process, customer focus, and improvement

Understand the terminology applicable to management systems auditing

Identify the audit evidence needed to demonstrate conformity to the requirements of ISO 9001 Auditing Principles and Practices as described in ISO 19011

How to manage an audit program including the scope, objectives and criteria for the audit, and selecting an appropriate audit team

Perform all aspects of a management systems audit in accordance with ISO 19011, from preparation through to conducting follow-up

Evaluate evidence collected during the audit and prepare reports of conformity and nonconformity to the audit criteria, including writing a formal audit report

Practice effective team leadership and communication skills
This course is designed for people who need to conduct external audits of quality management systems

Individuals who want to become Exemplar Global certified

Quality Managers, Engineers, and Consultants

Individuals who want to lead internal audits or become Third-Party Auditors

Individuals who want to obtain a formal qualification

Individuals leading their companies to ISO 9001 certification
Studying the current published version of ISO 9001 prior to attending this course is recommended.
SAI Global is an Exemplar Global certified TPECS provider. This course meets the knowledge examination requirements of the Quality Management System (QMS) certification scheme. Attendees who successfully demonstrate competence during this course will receive a Certificate of Attainment for the following knowledge competency units:

Exemplar Global - QM - Quality Management Systems

Exemplar Global - AU - Management systems auditing

Exemplar Global - TL - Leading management systems audit teams