CQI-IRCA Approved - ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QMS) Auditor / Lead Auditor Training Course

Avanta Global

Course introduction

Since ISO 9001 was first established in 1987, organisations worldwide have benefited from implementing the requirements in the standard, particularly when the ISO 9001 was revised in 2000 to place more focus on customer satisfaction and continual improvements. Lead Auditors play an important role to help an organisation verify if its quality management system (QMS) conforms to ISO 9001 requirements and identify areas for improvement.

Course Benefits

  • Ability to list the principles and interpret the requirements of quality management.
  • Ability to analyse the implementation and judge the effectiveness of the quality system to meet specified contractual requirements and international practices.
  • Justify for improvement of a quality and operating system to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Achieve second or third party registration.

    SDF (WDA) funding up to 95% of course fees available for S'poreans and PRs*
    SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) Approved Course*

    IRCA Approved Course. Ref. No. : 18037
  • Course code: CRS-N-0033855

Course Pre-Requisites

Interested participants should have knowledge of the following quality management principles and concepts:

•  The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle.
•  The relationship between quality management and customer satisfaction.
•  Commonly used quality management terms and definitions and the 8 Quality Principles as given in ISO 9000.
•  The process approach used in quality management.
• The Model of a Process Based Quality Management System, the structure and content of ISO 9001.

Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 9001, which may be gained by completing an IRCA certified QMS Foundation Training course or equivalent.

Target Audience

Especially relevant for internal auditors, management representatives and those responsible for implementing their departments internal quality programmes or who want to be formally recognised and registered as assessors.

Course Outline

  • Quality management principles and practices
  • Review of ISO 9000 requirements
  • Audit planning and preparation
  • Review of quality system documents
  • Audit performance
  • Non-conformances and corrective action
  • The closing meeting
  • Audit report and audit follow-up
  • Practical workshops
  • Written examination (successful candidates will be issued a certificate recognised by the international register for certified auditors (IRCA) as part of the requirements for registration as assessors)

*Please note that the course dates may be for weekdays or weekends classes.

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Trainer Profile

IRCA Certified Trainer

Trainer from The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA), which is the leading professional body for management system auditors.