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Program Description

This program is only available as an on-site offering. Please email us for a quote.

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform a Quality Management System (QMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process. Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.

Examination and Certification

For more information about the examination and certification visit www.pecb.com

A certificate will be issued by PECB to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential.

Prerequisite(s): A fundamental understanding of ISO 9001 and comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.

Program Benefits

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the operations of a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001
  2. Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 9001, ISO 9004 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  3. Understand an auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  4. Learn how to lead an audit and audit team
  5. Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 9001 in the context of a QMS audit
  6. Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011
Who Should Attend
  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Quality Management System (QMS) certification audits
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master a Quality Management System audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with QMS requirements
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for a Quality Management System audit
  • Expert advisors in Quality Management
Program Partners

NSF is committed to accommodating the learning requirements of all of our stakeholders. If you require special assistance for any reason, please contact mclellanddube@nsf.org one week prior to your class.

On-Site Training

This program is only available as an onsite offering. Please email us for a quote.