|Learn how to assess compliance with ISO 9001:2008 from the industry experts. We have been training lead auditors longer than any other training organization in the world.
Our ISO 9001:2008 RABQSA-certified auditor/lead auditor training course, presented largely through hands-on workshops, teaches you the skills you need to plan, conduct, and follow-up on ISO 9001 compliance audits.
This course, and its associated examination, provide the necessary body of knowledge and assessment techniques to cover the requirements for registration, when combined with appropriate documentation of education, professional experience, and auditor practice.
Certified in the United States by RABQSA International, this course meets the training portion of the requirements for certification of individual Quality System Provisional Auditors, Auditors, and Lead Auditors, and meets the requirements for QMS Senior Auditor training.
Over five intensive days, you will learn background on the ISO 9000 standards and go through every phase of the audit so you are ready to lead your own audits.
- QA System Assessment
Use our proactive approach to quality assurance and understanding the elements that comprise a total quality system-policy, manual, procedures, and instructions
- The Requirements
Understand the relationships among the ISO standards and learn the specific requirements of ISO 9001:2008
- The Audit Cycle
Using ISO 19011, with practical hands-on workshops, you are introduced to audit functions:
- Pre-Audit Activities
- Conducting the Audit
- Post-Audit Activities
- Pre-Audit Activities
Through dynamic workshops (syndicated activities), learn how to plan audit activities, develop checklists, perform pre-assessment visits, and conduct opening meetings
- The Audit (Assessment)
Hands-on workshops demonstrate how to collect objective evidence, including active listening and questioning techniques, and methods to handle confrontations
- Post-Audit and Follow-Up Activities
Understand how to conduct closing meetings, write effective audit reports, issue non-conformance forms &corrective action reports, assess corrective action, close out non-conformances, and conduct surveillances
- Overview of auditing
- Auditor registration
- Interpretation of ISO 9001:2008
- Quality system documentation
- The audit cycle and ISO 19011
- Pre-audit activities, opening meeting and checklists
- Auditing practices; the psychology of auditing
- Nonconformity reporting
- Performing the audit
- Closing meeting
- Process auditing
- Report writing
- Follow-up and corrective action
- Final examination (2 hours)
How You Earn Your Certification:
This training course is an RABQSA-certified course and meets the training requirements for certification of individual QMS Auditors, QMS Senior Auditors, and QMS Lead Auditors by accrediting bodies such as IRCA, RABQSA, JAB, and CRBA.
To earn your Certification, you simply pass the test given on the last day of class. Your Certificate will be mailed directly to you (please allow two weeks for test scoring and mailing).
Who Should Attend
This training course was designed for third-party auditors, and professionals leading corporate ISO 9001 compliance activities. This course especially suits those who are involved with their organization's internal auditing process, and wish to broaden their understanding of the total audit process.
Recommended for anyone heavily involved in supplier quality assurance (SQA) activities. While it is suggested that you have some knowledge of ISO 9001 or similar quality management systems, there are no formal pre-requisites.