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ISO 9001:2015 - Lead Auditor Training Course
A highly interactive 5 day ISO 9001 QMS Auditor / Lead Auditor training course that will teach you the tools and techniques of how to plan, lead and report audits within your own organisation, your suppliers or third party organisations.

Course Duration - 5 Days

who should attend?

  • Anyone needing to audit a quality management system (QMS) that conforms to ISO 9001
  • Anyone involved in the planning, managing or implementation of audit programmes
  • Those involved in auditing suppliers
  • Those wishing to become a registered auditor


  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review and continuous improvement.
  • The fundamental concepts and the seven quality management principles (see ISO 9000).
  • The relationship between quality management and customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 9001 and the commonly used quality management terms and definitions, as given in ISO 9000


By the end of this ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training course, delegates will be able to demonstrate achievement of the course learning objectives, which are to:

  • Describe the purpose of a quality management system, of QMS standards (including ISO 9001), of management system audits and of third-party certification
  • Explain the role of an auditor
  • Have the skills to plan, conduct, report and follow-up a quality management system audit to establish conformity with ISO 9001 and in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate)


  • Introduction to Quality
  • Scope and Elements of ISO 9001:2015
  • Purpose and Scope of an Audit
  • Skills and Qualities of an Auditor
  • Planning an Audit
  • The Role of the Checklists
  • Organising an Opening and Closing Meeting
  • Performing an Audit and Recording Non-Conformities
  • Auditing Reports
  • Evaluating Corrective Action
  • Processes and techniques for planning, conducting & reporting audits
  • Introduction to Quality – Scope and Elements of ISO 9001:2015
  • Audit follow-up activities and auditing for continual improvement
how can we help you?

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Thank you for an excellent course which was greatly enjoyed in all respects. It was a real “Crammer” but has undoubtedly fired my imagination as to what can be achieved.

Sue Haworth
Quality Manager, BNFL

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