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.
Who should attend?
Course objectives and structure
Standards and regulatory frameworks
Fundamental concepts and principles of quality
Quality Management System (QMS)
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)
Stage 2 audit
Communication during the audit
Creating audit test plans
Drafting audit findings and nonconformity reports
- Audit documentation and quality review
- Closing the audit
- Evaluation of action plans by the auditor
- Beyond the initial audit
- Managing an internal audit programme
- Competence, evaluation and closing the training