ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Overview

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor 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

Module 3: Internal Audit Structure

  • Auditing Types, Procedures, and Planning
  • Auditing Techniques
  • Phases of an Audit
  • Assessment of Audit Reports and Documents

Module 4: Internal Auditor

  • Roles
  • Responsibilities
  • Leadership Skills

Module 5: Audit Programme

  • Audit Programme
  • Process Audit Checklist

Module 6: Audit Report

  • Audit Reports
  • Audit Findings
  • Follow-Ups

Module 7: Procedures

  • Procedures in Reference to the 9001:2015
  • Scope of QMS
  • Objectives of a QMS
  • Policies of a QMS

Module 8: Methods to Operate a QMS Efficiently

  • Challenges Faced During Implementation
  • Methods to Operate a QMS Efficiently
  • Implementation Process

Module 9: Risk Management

  • Risk and Opportunity
  • Risk-Based Thinking
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Risk Assessment Methodology
  • Risk Assessment Implementation
  • Risk Register

Module 10: Roles and Responsibilities of a Lead Implementer and Quality Team

  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Lead Implementer and Quality Team
  • How to Maintain QMS Structure?
  • Corrective Actions
  • Records
  • Sequential Operation Process
  • Measurement and Monitoring of Processes
  • Controlling of Errors

Module 11: Lead Auditor Training

  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Lead Auditor
  • Team Selection and Planning
  • Lead Auditor Requirements, Scope, and Procedures
  • Design and Development
  • Tips for Lead Auditors
  • Report Preparation, Findings, Reconciliation, and Conclusions

Module 12: Audit Activities and Techniques

  • Opening Meetings
  • Daily Discussion Meetings
  • Closing Meeting
  • Presentation of Reports
  • Non-Conformance Report
  • Tools and Techniques

Module 13: Methods of Collecting Information

  • Visual Observation
  • Examination of Records
  • Employee Interviews

Module 14: Certification

  • Certification Process for Organisations
  • Selecting an ISO 9001 Registrar
  • Steps to Certification
  • Prepare for the Certification Audits
  • Stage 1 Audit
  • Stage 2 Audit
  • Re-Certification Audit

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Who should attend this ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training Course?

The ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Course is designed for experienced auditors, quality management professionals, and individuals responsible for leading and conducting audits of ISO 9001 quality management systems. This ISO 9001 Certification Course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Quality Control Managers
  • Production Managers
  • Auditors
  • HR Managers
  • Process Engineers
  • Training Managers
  • R&D Specialists

Prerequisites of the ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Course. However, a strong foundation in Quality Management concepts and business processes can be beneficial for the delegates.


ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Course Overview

ISO 9001, the international standard for quality management systems, is pivotal for ensuring product and service quality across industries. Attaining an ISO 9001 Certification is a testament to an organisation's commitment to quality. Mastering ISO 9001 Training is essential to uphold quality standards. This ISO 9001 Training Course offers a comprehensive exploration of the standard's auditing principles and techniques, enabling professionals to enhance their understanding and application of ISO 9001.

Proficiency in the ISO 9001 Certification Course is indispensable for professionals in roles such as Quality Managers, Auditors, and Compliance Officers. Mastery of this standard equips them to navigate the intricacies of quality management and lead effective audits. Proficiency in ISO 9001 not only enhances career prospects but also contributes to organisational success, as compliance with the standard is often a prerequisite for business partnerships and customer trust.

This intensive 5-day ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training is tailored to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to become adept ISO 9001 auditors. Through a combination of lectures, practical exercises, and case studies, delegates will gain a deep understanding of ISO 9001 principles and learn how to perform effective audits. This training equips professionals to lead and manage audits, ensuring that their organisations comply with ISO 9001 and maintain exceptional quality standards.

Course Objectives:

  • To rectify errors that improve production and business processes
  • To equip delegates with the skills necessary to plan, conduct, report, and follow up on a quality management system audit
  • To master audit procedures and the ability to lead an audit team while ensuring adherence to ISO 9001 standards
  • To get familiar with the principles of quality management systems
  • To gain an understanding of process approaches and implementations
  • To attain knowledge of the assessment of audit reports and documents

After completing this ISO 9001 Course, the professionals will be equipped with the expertise and qualifications necessary to conduct ISO 9001 audits effectively. This training offers a valuable skill set that can lead to career advancement and enhances delegates’ candidacy for ISO 9001 Certifications.

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What’s included in this ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training Course?

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

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ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Exam Information 

To achieve the ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, 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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ISO 9001 Lead Auditor FAQs

ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies quality management system requirements. It establishes the quality management system criteria and the standard family that can be certified.
Customer focus, leadership, engagement of people, process approach, improvement, evidence-based decision making, and relationship management are the principles of quality management.
Increases efficiency and revenue; boosts employee morale; gains international recognition; takes a more factual approach to decision making; improves supplier relationships; improves record keeping; and boosts customer satisfaction.
ISO lead auditor is responsible for managing a team of internal auditors, appointing roles to internal audit team members, identifying organisational processes, and closing an audit meeting.
In this ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training course, you will learn about the basic terminology of quality management systems, principles, family standards and versions, layout standards that follow PDCA, implementation of quality management, maintaining QMS structure, corrective actions, sequential operation process, and other related concepts.
The price for ISO 9001 Lead Auditor certification in Philippines starts from $3195
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