ISO 9001:2015 QMS IRCA Lead Auditor Course

Intertek’s IRCA Accredited ISO 9001:2015 course provides opportunities for potential auditors who would like to conduct Quality Management System audits. The course meets the training requirements of the International Register of Certificated Auditors for registration as an IRCA recognized QMS auditor lead auditor and provides delegates with an in-depth knowledge and skills in auditing.

After attending the training, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of quality management systems against ISO 9001:2015.

Through lectures, discussions, workshops and role-plays you will be able to:

  • Gain sufficient knowledge of preparing for, carrying out, reporting on and following up an audit
  • Undergone training recognized by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) for persons wishing to become QMS Auditor or Lead Auditor
  • Equip with the skills in assessing and improving an organization's quality systems
  • Acquire the knowledge on how to present data and information gained during an audit
  • Gain sufficient knowledge of advising the organization on the preparation required prior to second or third-party audits


  • Introduction to Quality and ISO
  • Types of Audits
  • Understanding the ISO 9001:2015 Standard requirements
  • Pre-audit management
  • Desktop Audit/Quality Manual Review
  • Audit Programming
  • Conducting an Opening Meeting
  • Audit Methods and Techniques
  • Syndicate Presentations
  • Audit Design Activities
  • Quality Audit Process
  • Raising Non-Conformances
  • Conducting a Closing Meeting
  • Writing the Audit Report
  • Audit Follow up Actions
  • Clearance of Non-Conformance Reports
  • Lead Auditor's Management Responsibilities
  • Auditor Code of Conduct
  • IRCA Auditor Registration Scheme

Complete the form below to begin your registration.