• Duration: 9 Days
  • Students: Max 10
  • Skill Level: Beginner To Advance
  • Language: English

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Course Overview

The ISO 9001:2015 QMS Lead Auditor course is a training program that provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively conduct audits of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 requirements. The course covers the principles of auditing, the process approach to auditing, risk-based thinking, and the requirements of ISO 9001:2015. Participants will learn how to plan, conduct, report and follow up on QMS audits, as well as how to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of QMS. Successful completion of this course will enable participants to become qualified lead auditors and contribute to the continual improvement of QMS in their organizations.

ISO 9001:2015 QMS LEAD AUDITOR Course Outline

    1.   Introduction to ISO 9001:2015 QMS and the audit process

  • Overview of the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 QMS
  • The principles of auditing
  • The audit process and its stages
  • 2.   Planning the audit

  • Establishing the audit objectives and criteria
  • Developing the audit plan
  • Determining the audit scope
  • 3.   Conducting the audit

  • Preparing for the audit
  • Conducting the opening meeting
  • Collecting and verifying audit evidence
  • 4.   Reporting the audit

  • Preparing the audit report
  • Communicating the audit findings
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the QMS
  • 5.   Closing the audit

  • Completing the audit
  • Conducting follow-up activities
  • Conducting certification audits
  • 6.   ISO 19011:2018 Guidelines for auditing management systems

  • Overview of the standard
  • Relationship to ISO 9001:2015
  • Applying the standard to QMS audits
  • 7.   Case studies and practical exercises

  • Practice audit scenarios
  • Analyzing audit findings
  • Preparing audit reports