OHSAS 18001-2007 FOUNDATION AND PRACTITIONER Auditor| Lead Auditor Course

ISO 9001:2008 Auditor/Lead Auditor training course teaches students the principles, processes, and techniques used for the assessment of and management of the 8 Principles of Quality Management

February 17, 2020
30 PDUs


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ISO 9001:2008 Auditor/ Lead Auditor Course

ISO 9001:2008 Auditor/Lead Auditor training course teaches students the principles, processes, and techniques used for the assessment of and management of the 8 Principles of Quality Management and Quality Management System; and their significance for QMS lead auditors.

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001 and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011;the certification process according to ISO 17021. Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit .

 ISO 9001:2008 Auditor/ Lead Auditor Course Learning objectives

  • To acquire the expertise to perform an ISO9001 internal audit following ISO 19011 guidelines
  • To acquire the expertise to perform an ISO9001 certification audit following ISO 19011 guidelines and ISO 17021 specifications
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to manage a QMS audit team
  • To understand the  operation of an ISO 9001 conformant Quality Management System
  • To understand the relationship between a Quality Management System and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To improve the ability to analyze the internal and external environment of an organization, and audit decision-making in the context of a QMS

Course Outlines


Day 1

  • ISO in Brief
  • Accreditation and Certification/Registration
  • Overview of the ISO 9001:2008 standard series
  • Eight Principles of Management
  • Process Approach
  • ISO 9001:2008 Structure and Requirements
  • ISO 9001:2008 Application
  • Examination Debrief
  • Statutory and Regulatory Requirements
  • Terminology
  • Statutory and Regulatory infrastructure and relationship with ISO Accreditation and Certification/Registration Bodies
  • Keeping up to-date with statutory and regulatory requirements and different sources
  • Checking for compliance
  • Day 1 Learning Cycle Review

Day 2

  • QMS Documentation
  • Documentation requirements and benefits, hierarchy and document types, systems
  • Document review process
  • Introduction to QMS Auditing
  • Terminology, Principles, Types of management system conformity audits and other audits
  • Roles and responsibilities, auditor qualities and role of psychometric assessment tools
  • Auditor life cycle
  • Audit Roles and Responsibilities
  • Audit Planning
  • Initiating the Audit and Preparing for the on-site activities
  • Developing an Audit Plan/Scope
  • Developing Audit Protocols/Checklists
  • Sample Examination Review
  • Day 2 Learning Cycle Review

Day 3

  • Conducting on-site audit activities
  • Opening Meeting
  • Collecting and verifying information
  • Evidence, Methods and Procedure for Gathering Evidence
  • Writing Audit Findings
  • Non-Conformities/Compliances/Opportunity for Improvements
  • Review of Sample Examination
  • Audit Team Performance and Communications
  • Handling and Managing Obstacles Encountered
  • Audit Reporting – Audit Findings
  • Audit Findings and Audit Report
  • Writing Audit Findings
  • Day 3 Learning Cycle Review

Day 4

  • Audit Reporting – Audit Findings
  • Writing Audit Findings
  • Writing the Audit Report
  • Examination Preparation and Study
  • Completing the Audit
  • Audit Follow-Up Strategies
  • Corrective and Preventive Action including audit finding closure
  • Audit Follow-Up
  • Closing/Exit Meeting
  • Preparing for the Closing/Exit Meeting
  • Examination Preparation and Study
  • Day 4 Learning Cycle Review

Day 5

  • Closing/Exit Meeting
  • Course Summary/Continuous Assessment Report
  • Examination Instructions and Examination
  • Course Evaluation Feedback

Who Should Attend?

Who Should Attend?

  • Quality Managers
  • Quality Professionals/Technicians
  • Quality Engineers
  • Procurement Personnel
  • Financial Personnel
  • Document Controllers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Owner Managers
  • Implementation Members

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