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CQI and IRCA certified ISO 9001:2015
Lead Auditor Course (18020)

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£1445 + vat (non-residential)
5 day classroom based training course
Includes full attendee workbook, lunch, refreshments & CQI and IRCA certificate

In-house courses also available, for a quote please contact us


About this course

A highly interactive and engaging 5-day course that will provide attendees with the knowledge and skills they need to carry out lead audits of quality management systems (QMS) against ISO 9001:2015 and other audit criteria.


Why our course?

  • our trainers have many years of practical audit experience

  • highly practical approach - over 70% action learning

  • public and in-house versions available

  • over 93% first-time pass rate

  • over 98% of attendees to our courses would recommend us to others


Who should attend?

  • anyone who needs to carry out audits against ISO 9001:2015 or other quality standards

  • quality practitioners who need to manage audit programmes

  • anyone carrying out audits in the supply chain


What prior knowledge do you need to attend this training?

  • you need a good working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015

  • the knowledge can be gained by attending a CQI and IRCA Certificated 1-day
    ISO 9001 Foundation course or equivalent

  • we can offer both classroom and e-learning Foundation training.


What knowledge and skills will you take away from the training?

A detailed knowledge and understanding of:

  • audit process and techniques


The skills to:

  • plan an audit

  • conduct effective audit interviews

  • analyse evidence to arrive at robust audit findings

  • report audit findings at the closing meeting and

  • evaluate the effectiveness of corrective actions


What are the benefits of an in-house version?

  • highly cost-effective if you have 4 or more people to train

  • more tailored to your needs - examples, and discussion can be around your processes

  • timings and programme can adjusted to suit your working needs

  • can be delivered in two time-separated sessions if you need it

Need more information before deciding?

Contact us by phone or email - a member of our team will get back to you with the answers you need.

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