PECB Certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor

Master the Audit of Quality Management Systems (QMS) based on ISO 9001

Why should you attend?
The ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform a Quality Management System (QMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and the certification process according to ISO/IEC 17021-1.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master the audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices. PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor When Recognition Matters

Who should attend?

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Quality Management System (QMS) certification audits
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master a Quality Management System audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with QMS requirements
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for a Quality Management System audit
  • Expert advisors in Quality Management

Course agenda – Duration: 5 days

Day 1: Introduction to Quality Management Systems (QMS) and ISO 9001

  • Course objectives and structure
  • Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Certification process
  • Fundamental concepts and principles of quality management
  • Quality Management System (QMS)

Day 2: Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Audit approach based on evidence and risk
  • Initiating the audit
  • Stage 1 audit
  • Preparing the stage 2 audit (on-site audit)

Day 3: On-site audit activities

  • Stage 2 audit
  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures
  • Creating audit test plans
  • Drafting audit findings and nonconformity reports

Day 4: Closing the audit

  • Audit documentation and quality review
  • Closing the audit
  • Evaluation of action plans by the auditor
  • Beyond the initial audit
  • Managing an internal audit program
  • Competence, evaluation and closing the training

Day 5 Certification Exam

Learning objectives

  • Understand the operations of a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 9001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand the auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Learn how to lead an audit and audit team
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 9001 in the context of a QMS audit
  • Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011

Examination – Duration: 3 hours
The “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1 Fundamental principles and concepts of a Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Domain 2 Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • Domain 3 Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Domain 4 Preparation of an ISO 9001 audit
  • Domain 5 Conducting an ISO 9001 audit
  • Domain 6 Closing an ISO 9001 audit
  • Domain 7 Managing an ISO 9001 audit program

Certification
After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

General information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months free of charge

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