CQI/IRCA Registered ISO 9001:2015 Auditor/Lead Auditor Course

Course Objectives

  • To enable delegates gain knowledge & skills required to perform first, second & third party audits of Quality Management System against ISO 9001:2015 in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021.
  • To impart/enhance practical auditing skills to become internationally recognized certified Auditor/Lead Auditor.

Course Features

This course is registered with CQI/IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors, London) vide course registration no. A 17027 and satisfies part of the formal training requirements for individuals seeking registration under the CQI/IRCA QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor Registration Scheme.

Who should attend ?
  • Quality executives/managers
  • Management representatives
  • Existing internal auditors of QMS
  • QMS Consultants
  • Personnel who wish to pursue career in QMS auditing
Course Contents
  • QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor certification & CQI?IRCA Registration Scheme
  • Annex SL framework
  • Structure & Overview of ISO 9001:2015
  • Changes in ISO 9001:2015 as a result of adoption of Annex SL
  • Quality Management Principles
  • Audit definition/types/principles
  • ISO 19011 Vs ISO 17021
  • Audit Planning & preparation
  • Audit Tools & Techniques
  • Audit Performance
  • Recording & Reporting Non Conformities
  • Audit report preparation
  • Corrective Action & audit follow-up
  • Surveillance audits
  • Continuous Assessment exercises & feedback,
  • Syndicate & role play exercises & feedback
  • Written Examination
  • All delegates should have reasonably good understanding on quality management principles & concepts and basic requirements of ISO 9001:2015 & QMS audit process. IRCA recommends students complete an CQI/IRCA certified QMS Foundation training course prior to attending this course.
  • Knowledge of English is essential.

Certificate of successful completion shall be issued to all the delegates who attend entire duration of the course & pass the written examination.


5 Days