ISO 9001 Foundation course 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 Training 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 Training Course. However, basic knowledge of Quality Management concepts and business processes can be beneficial for the delegates attending this ISO 9001 Certification Training.

ISO 9001 Foundation Course Overview

The ISO 9001 Foundation Course introduces the principles and requirements of ISO 9001, a globally recognised standard for quality management systems. This ISO 9001 Certification Course is essential for individuals looking to understand how ISO 9001 standards can help organisations improve efficiency, customer satisfaction, and operational effectiveness, ensuring they remain competitive in today's market.

Proficiency in this ISO 9001 Certification is vital for professionals across various sectors aiming to enhance their organisation's quality management practices. This course is particularly beneficial for Quality Managers, Operational Managers, and anyone involved in implementing, maintaining, or supervising a QMS. Knowing ISO 9001 principles is vital for improving customer satisfaction and organisational growth.

The Knowledge Academy’s 1-day ISO 9001 Certification Training Course is designed to provide participants with a solid understanding of the core elements of the ISO 9001 standard, including its process approach, risk-based thinking, and commitment to continual improvement. Through lectures, discussions, and practical exercises, delegates will learn how to apply ISO 9001 principles to enhance organisational performance and align quality management with business strategy.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the purpose and benefits of a Quality Management System (QMS)
  • To gain insight into the ISO 9001:2015 standard's requirements and its application in various organisational contexts
  • To comprehend the process approach, including planning, operation, checking, and improvement of a QMS
  • To recognise the importance of customer focus and the commitment to continual improvement within the QMS framework
  • To learn how to interpret and apply the principles of ISO 9001 in the context of an organisation's specific needs

After completing the ISO 9001 Certification Course, delegates will receive an ISO 9001 Foundation certificate, demonstrating their understanding of Quality Management System fundamentals outlined by ISO 9001 standards. This ISO 9001 Certification helps to achieve and maintain ISO 9001 for improved quality processes, customer satisfaction, and business performance.

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What’s included in this ISO 9001 Foundation 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 course, 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 course FAQs

ISO 9001 Foundation refers to introductory training on the ISO 9001 quality management system (QMS) standards, focusing on understanding the principles, requirements, and benefits of implementing a QMS in an organisation.
An ISO 9001 certification is valuable, offering benefits like improved operational efficiency, enhanced customer satisfaction, greater marketability, and the potential for increased revenue and competitive advantage.
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.
The cost of the ISO 9001 certificate in the United Kingdom costs £3175.
To implement ISO 9001, organisations must define their QMS scope and policy, set objectives, implement processes, monitor and measure performance, conduct audits, and perform management reviews for continual system improvement.
This course comes with a 1-day training session from experienced trainers, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate upon completion of the course.
The duration of this ISO 9001 Foundation Certification Course spans 1 day.
This training imparts knowledge of quality management principles, understanding of ISO 9001 standards, skills to support QMS implementation, awareness of compliance requirements, and insights into continuous improvement processes.
After completing this course, you can apply for roles in quality management, process improvement, compliance, internal auditing, quality assurance, and positions that support the implementation and maintenance of Quality Management Systems.
Yes, delegates will receive an ISO 9001 Foundation certificate upon completing this course.
The Knowledge Academy in the United Kingdom is a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking these courses.
The training fees for ISO 9001 Foundation course certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 9001 Foundation course.
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