ISO 9001:2015 4-Day Lead Auditor Course

Certified by Exemplar Global

Learn to manage audit teams and lead an audit program for Quality Management Systems

Develop the skills you need to lead a successful audit in this ISO 9001 lead auditor training course. The four-day Quality Management System lead auditor class prepares ISO 9001 auditors for real-life situations—including establishing and leading an audit team—via hands-on workshops. Participants will learn how to lead the audit process and to complete reporting. Three competency exams are included, which are accepted by Exemplar Global when applying to become a certified auditor.
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 Details

  • Length: 4 days (M-Th)
  • Hours: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • CTUs: 3.6
  • Competency Units: QM, AU, TL
  • Audience: Anyone responsible for planning and leading an audit program for ISO 9001:2015 or interested in managing first-party, second-party, or third-party audits
    • Describe the ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) requirements standard and development process
    • Identify ISO 9000:2015 QMS terms, and describe the intent and requirements of ISO 9001:2015
    • Determine the evidence needed to demonstrate conformity to ISO 9001:2015
    • Apply the process approach and Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) methodology
    • Evaluate required documented information, and evaluate relationships between quality processes, quality planning, policy, and objectives
    • Apply auditing principles, processes, and methods, and demonstrate activities involved in preparing for an audit
    • Determine an effective audit in the context of the auditee’s organizational situation
    • Apply audit skills and personal behaviors necessary for an effective, efficient management system audit
    • Establish and plan the activities of an audit team, and manage the audit process
    • Prepare the audit report, and perform an audit follow-up

    The instructor was very thorough and made sure we had a full understanding of the information. I enjoyed the hands-on interaction.

    Course feedback from a student, 2021

    Why DEKRA?

    Industry-leading accreditation and unparalleled experience

    DEKRA Training (formerly AQS) offers 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.
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