ISO 9001:2015 4-Day Lead Auditor Course

Certified by Exemplar Global

Exemplar Global-certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course

Become a certified lead auditor to perform successful ISO 9001 audits

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to perfom management system audits to ISO 9001:2015 through our Exemplar Global-certified instructor-led course.

The course includes hands-on workshops to prepare you for real-life auditing situations. You’ll learn to manage the audit process from beginning to end, including complete reporting.

Course Information

  • Length: 4 days (M-Th)
  • Hours: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • CTUs: 3.6
  • Competency Units: QM, AU, TL
  • Audience: Quality assurance managers and professionals, ISO project managers and team members, or anyone desiring an in-depth understanding of the ISO 9001:2015 audit process

Highlighted Topics

  • Introduction to quality management systems (QMS)

  • The purpose and requirements of ISO 9001:2015

  • Types of audits and their different approaches

  • Methods for planning and conducting an audit

  • Creation of an audit report and follow-up

This is a four-day, instructor-led classroom course. There are written tests on each of the competency units on days 2, 3, and 4. Days 1 and 2 will cover ISO 9001:2015 along with a corresponding competency exam. Day 3 will cover management systems auditing (AU) along with a corresponding competency exam. Day 4 will cover leading management systems audit teams (TL) along with a corresponding competency exam.

  • Audit to the ISO 9001:2015 Management System Standard
  • Develop a cost-effective and compliant audit system
  • Qualify additional staff to conduct internal audits
  • Gain insight into the ISO 9001:2015 audit requirements to augment/sustain your existing program
  • Gain knowledge to help manage a successful ISO implementation project
  • Document and define your quality system
  • Understand how to audit using the Process Approach
  • Review documents in light of the decreased emphasis on documentation
  • Ask audit questions that get results
  • Conduct an audit against the ISO 19011 Auditing Standard

All attendees are required to bring their own copy of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems – Requirements. Copies will not be provided for you.


Industry-leading accreditation and unparalleled experience

Exemplar Global-certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course

In 2016, DEKRA acquired AQS Solutions, who has been providing training since 1989. We offer a full range of training in support of organizational improvement and implementation of international management system standards.

This Exemplar Global-certified course for ISO 9001:2015 meets the training requirements for Exemplar Global Quality Management Systems Lead Auditors, Auditors, and Provisional Auditors.

I learned more than I thought possible in a four-day course. The instructor was knowledgeable in my industry and answered all my questions in an easy-to-understand way.

John S., Coca-Cola

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