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ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

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Duration: 5 Days*

Exam: Included

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ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Overview

This ISO 9001 Lead Auditor certification provides a complete range of knowledge and skills for leading both internal and external audits. Lead Auditors are experts in their field who understand how to carry out and manage effective audits, as well as lead small teams of auditors throughout the entire auditing process.


Over 5 days of training, you will learn how to carry out the role of a Lead Auditor, including best practices for auditing, and skills for planning, carrying out and reporting on an ISO 9001 audit. You’ll learn how to determine the effectiveness of a company’s quality management system, take the lead in determining auditing processes and lead an audit from inception to completion.


At the end of the course, you will take our ISO 9001 Lead Auditor exam to certify your knowledge. The course is fully up to date with the latest standard, ISO 9001:2015.

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Outline

The course is split into five modules which together provide a full understanding of leading  ISO 9001 audit.



  • Introduction to ISO 9001
  • Differences between ISO 9001:2008-9001:2015
  • Clauses of ISO:9001
  • Lead Auditor Training
  • On-site Lead Auditor
  • Closure of Audit
  • Methods of Collecting information
  • Lead Audit Review and Exam

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at anybody who will be leading audits or managing audit teams internally or externally. This includes:

  • Auditors who wish to conduct first, second and third party auditing

  • Quality managers and top-level management

  • ISO 9001 consultants



Before attending, you should have knowledge of these topics, which can be gained through taking our ISO 9001 Foundation course:

  • Quality Management principles and terminologies

  • PDCA Cycle (Plan, Act, Check, Act)

  • Requirements & structure of ISO 9001 standard

ISO 9001 provides an internationally recognised quality management standard which businesses can follow in order to meet the needs of their customers and improve their profitability.
Yes, an examination will be need to be passed in order to complete the ISO 9001 Lead Auditor certification.
Yes, this Lead Auditor course is one of four courses within our ISO 9001 range. The other courses are ISO 9001 Foundation, ISO 9001 Internal Auditor, and ISO 9001 Lead Implementer.
We provide our range of ISO 9001 courses all over the world, making it easy to find a training venue near you.
We provide our range of ISO 9001 courses all over the world, making it easy to find a training venue near you.
We offer training in the following ISO standards: ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 14001, ISO OHSAS 18001, ISO 22301, ISO 27005, and ISO 13485.
You should be familiar with the principles of an ISO 9001 Quality Management System.
The course will begin at 9am and finish at 5pm. We ask that candidates arrive at the venue by 8:45 to ensure that the course can begin promptly at 9am.

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Exam

The course includes an examination which will solidify your understanding of leading ISO 9001 audits and allow you to demonstrate your knowledge. The exam follows this format:

  • 30 questions

  • Multiple choice

  • 40 minutes in duration

  • 50% pass mark (15/30)

  • Closed book


This ISO 9001 course includes the following:

  • The ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy's ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Manual 

  • Certificate

  • Experienced Instructor 

  • Refreshments 

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