ISO 9001 Foundation Overview

ISO 9001 Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: Definition and Fundamentals

  • International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)
  • Introduction to ISO 9001
  • Basic Terminology of Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Principles of Quality Management System (QMS)
  • ISO 9001 Family of Standards and Versions
  • ISO 19011:2018
  • Fundamentals of ISO 9001:2015

Module 2: Structure

  • ISO 9001:2015 and its Clauses         
  • Process Approach
  • PDCA Cycle
  • Layout Standards that Follow the PDCA
  • Scope and Limitations
  • Limitations of ISO 9001
  • Benefits of ISO 9001

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Who should attend this ISO 9001 Foundation Training Course?

The ISO 9001 Foundation Course is suitable for individuals who are new to Quality Management Systems and ISO standards. This course is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of ISO 9001 principles and concepts. This ISO 9001 Certification Course can be beneficial to a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Quality Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Auditors
  • Business Analysts
  • HR Managers
  • Process Engineers
  • Compliance Officers

Prerequisites of the ISO 9001 Foundation Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 9001 Foundation Course. However, basic knowledge of Quality Management concepts and business processes can be beneficial for the delegates attending this ISO 9001 Training.

ISO 9001 Foundation Course Overview

The ISO 9001 Foundation Course provides a fundamental understanding of ISO 9001, a globally recognised standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS). An ISO 9001 Certification is crucial for organisations seeking to enhance quality, customer satisfaction, and overall efficiency. This course serves as an indispensable introduction to ISO 9001, outlining its significance in ensuring compliance, quality assurance, and global competitiveness.

Proficiency in ISO 9001 Courses is essential for professionals across various industries, including Quality Managers, Auditors, Compliance Officers, and anyone involved in process improvement. ISO 9001 is a cornerstone for achieving consistent quality and customer satisfaction. Mastering this standard is a prerequisite for professionals aiming for organisational success.

This intensive 1-day ISO 9001 Foundation Course offers delegates a condensed yet thorough overview of the standard. Through interactive sessions, practical examples, and real-world case studies, delegates will gain a deep understanding of ISO 9001's principles, requirements, and implementation. By the end of the training, delegates will be well-prepared to support their organisations and drive improvements in quality management.

Course Objectives:

  • To learn the terminologies used in the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • To equip attendees with the knowledge to understand the framework and requirements of ISO 9001
  • To impart knowledge about the foundation for conducting or facilitating internal and external audits based on ISO 9001
  • To learn about Quality Management principles and benefits
  • To learn about the process, approach, and implementation
  • To implement the model and the process for classifying QMS

After completing this ISO 9001 Certification Course, delegates will possess a comprehensive understanding of the ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems, positioning them favorably for the ISO 9001 Certification. They will be able to assess, improve, and maintain a robust Quality Management System, ensuring compliance, customer satisfaction, and business excellence.

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What’s included in this ISO 9001 Foundation Training Course?

  • ISO 9001 Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISO 9001 Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 9001 Foundation Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 9001 Foundation, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 9001 Foundation, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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ISO 9001 Foundation FAQs

A formalised system that documents processes, procedures, and responsibilities for achieving quality policies and objectives is referred to as a quality management system (QMS).
Quality Management System (QMS) aids in coordinating and directing an organisation's activities to meet customer and regulatory requirements while continuously improving its effectiveness and efficiency.
Quality Management System (QMS) is beneficial as it helps the leadership, promotes a customer-led business, improves company culture, addresses risks and opportunities, and ensures innovations
Customer focus, leadership, engagement of people, process approach, improvement, evidence-based decision-making, and relationship management are the basic principles of quality management
In this ISO 9001 Foundation Training course, you will learn about leadership and commitment, layout standards that follow the PDCA cycle, basic terminology and quality management systems, the principles of quality management systems, and other essential topics.
The price for ISO 9001 Foundation certification in Belgium starts from €1495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 9001 Foundation.
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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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