Online & Blended ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training (CQI & IRCA Certified)

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  • Course Area:

    Quality Management

  • Course Duration:

    16 Hours

  • Format:

    Blended Course (6hrs Online & Self-Paced + 1-day Traditional or Virtual Classroom)

  • Accreditation:

    CQI and IRCA approved training partner
  • Upcoming Dates:

    29th November 2021

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  • Individual Pricing:

    495 per person

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This CQI & IRCA Certified Blended ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Course is ideal for anyone that wants a basic understanding of Quality Management Systems (QMS) and the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and needs to perform an internal audit of part of their organizations QMS.

Did you know? This course is delivered both online (self-paced) & in a virtual classroom with a Live Instructor. Each learner must complete a 6hr online, self-paced training course before attending a virtual classroom-based 1-day skills-based training session. The major benefit to this approach is that it offers each Learner the flexibility to learn at their own pace and reduce the overall time spent in ANY type of classroom!

Learning Objectives

On completion of the Blended ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training Course, Learners will have gained the skills required to:

    • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an internal audit of a quality management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 13485 in accordance with ISO 19011

Course Certification

This course is CQI & IRCA Certified (No. 2149). Successful completion will entitle each Learner to receive a digital CQI & IRCA Recognized Certificate of Achievement.

Assessment Methodology

In order to successfully complete this self-paced course, each Learner will need to:

  • Complete the online (self-paced) course modules and obtain 70% or higher in the final assessment (MCQ-based)
  • Fully attend the virtual classroom element as 100% attendance is required
  • Obtain 70% or higher in the course continuous assessment during the virtual classroom element

Course Access & Support

Upon registering for this course, a Learner will be able to avail of the following:

  • Self-Paced Course access up to the start of the virtual delivery
  • Comprehensive Learner Manual (hard copy)
  • Phone & Email Support (Virtual Instructor)


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Included BONUS Course: ISO 9001:2015 Foundation Training

Every Learner wishing to complete Internal Auditor training is recommended to first complete our CQI & IRCA Certified Online & Self-Paced ISO 9001:2015 Foundation Course (7hrs) that focuses on providing a comprehensive understanding of Quality Management based on the ISO 9001:2015 requirements and the key prior learning topics for this course! Whether you are new to ISO 9001 or Auditing or an experienced Professional who would benefit from a Refresher, this course is strongly recommended & included for FREE with this course! PLUS, it comes with its own separate certificate! BOOM!

  • Module 0 - Course Introduction (Online & Self-Paced)

    In this module, an introduction to the course will be provided. This includes important information regarding the course content & learning objectives, duration, assessment methodology & how to successfully complete the course.

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Quality Management Systems (Online & Self-Paced)

    In this module we will explore the purpose and benefits of a QMS based on ISO 9001:2015; the key concepts that underpin ISO 9001:2015 and the significance of these for the internal auditor and some of the key terms and definitions from ISO 9001:2015 which are related to auditing.

  • Module 2 - Introduction to QMS Auditing (Online & Self-Paced)

    In this module we will explore the internal audit requirements as specified by ISO 9001:2015, the key terminology associated with the auditing standard ISO 19011:2018 and the different types of management system audits.

  • Module 3 - Initiation and Preparation (Online & Self-Paced)

    In this module we will expand on the audit lifecycle by exploring the first two phases namely “Initiate the Audit and Prepare Audit Activities”, in more detail. These phases cover the “Plan” step of the (Plan-Do-Check-Act) PDCA cycle as it applies to the audit lifecycle.

  • Module 4 - Conducting Audit Activities (Online & Self-Paced)

    In this module we will expand on the audit lifecycle by exploring the third phase of the audit lifecycle, namely conducting audit activities. This phase covers the “Do” step of the (Plan-Do-Check-Act) PDCA cycle as it applies to the audit lifecycle.

  • Module 5 - Report, Close and Follow up the Audit (Online & Self-Paced)

    In this module we will explore the final stages of the audit, namely: documenting the identified non-nonconformities and conducting the closing meeting. We will also explore, the last three phases of the audit lifecycle namely: preparing and distributing the audit report, completing the audit and performing follow up audit activities. These phases cover the “Check and Act” step of the (Plan-Do-Check-Act) PDCA cycle as it applies to the audit lifecycle.

  • Module 6 - Course Introduction (Classroom/Virtual Training)

    In this module, an introduction to the classroom/virtual training element of the blended course will be provided. This includes important information regarding the course content & learning objectives, duration, assessment methodology & training delivery.

  • Module 7 - Planning the Audit (Classroom/Virtual Training)

    In this module we will explore the key steps that are required to plan the audit using a risk-based approach. We will also practice the skills required to prepare the necessary documented information for the audit including the audit plan and the audit checklist.

  • Module 8 - Conducting the Audit (Classroom/Virtual Training)

    In this module we will practice the skills required to effectively conduct an audit using a sample of QMS documentation. A variety of audit methods will be used including interview, document review and data analysis.

  • Module 9 - Report, Close and Follow Up the Audit (Classroom/Virtual Training)

    In this module we explore the steps required to report on and follow up on the audit. We will also practice the skills required to conduct a closing meeting.

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    John Collins

    John has over 20 years’ experience as a Quality Professional & is a specialist in Quality Management Systems.

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    Breda Kearney

    Breda leads the design of Comply Guru’s internationally accredited CQI & IRCA Certified Online & Blended Training Programs.

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Course Entry Criteria

What each Learner should know before completing this course:

Work Experience (Recommended)

  • It is recommended that anyone wishing to attend this course has some work-based experience in Quality Management (based on ISO 9001) or Internal Auditing in advance of registering for this training course

Management Systems (Recommended)

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) Cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review and continual improvement.

Quality Management (Recommended)

  • The fundamental concepts and the seven quality management principles (see ISO 9000)
  • The relationship between quality management and customer satisfaction

ISO 9001 (Required)

  • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 9001 and the commonly used quality management terms and definitions, as given in ISO 9000, which may be gained by completing Comply Guru’s CQI & IRCA Certified Online ISO 9001:2015 Foundation (QMS) Course (FD116) or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the requirements is a key pre-requisite in attending this course as without a good understanding, the course & final examination may be very challenging.

Fluency in spoken and written English (Required)

  • For participants whose first language is not English, we recommend a minimum English language competency of IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) for successful completion of the program. This is not assessed by Comply Guru in advance & each participant must self-assess their competency.

Printed Copy of ISO 9001:2015 (Required)

  • Each participant should bring a printed clean copy of the standard with them to the course. This is not provided by Comply Guru.
Important Note: The Learners understanding of the prior knowledge requirements will be tested as part of the course continuous assessment and final written examination.  

Technology Requirements

The below are the recommended requirements for each Learner in wishing to complete any of our online training courses or modules. In our experience, Workplace IT environments’ internal configurations and available software can vary (new or old), and there may be various limitations or other restrictions in place, and as such, the functionality of any Learning Management System (LMS)  may be impacted, restricted and may not perform well.

Recommended Operating Systems

Windows 7/10, Mac OSX Sierra, iPad IOS10

Mobile Devices

Comply Guru’s LMS is not available on a mobile app at this time. We recommend using a web browser on a mobile device in completing any online modules. However, if completing any final graded assessment, we recommend completing via a desktop browser.

Internet Speed

We recommend using an internet connection of 256Kbit/sec or faster that will ensure that you can view videos and the online content

Recommended Internet Browsers

  • Google Chrome 32 bit version 50 or later
  • Safari 10 or later
Important Note: add-ons and toolbars can affect any browsers performance. MS Internet Explorer or Edge are not recommended as its not compatible with the LMS and the course functionality will not work properly.

Recommended Settings

We recommend that the following settings are enabled:
  • Cookies
  • Pop-ups (in both Internet Browser and security software)
  • JavaScript
  • Plugins
  • Latest Version of Adobe Flash Player
  • Latest Version of Adobe Acrobat Reader
To view all resources made available within our LMS, you will probably need Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or an equivalent (i.e Open Office, Viewer) installed.

Technology Requirements for Virtual Training

To participate in the virtual training sessions, you will need:
  • Laptop or desktop computer (Note: A tablet or mobile device is not suitable for this training)
  • Webcam – Built-in or USB plug-in
  • Speakers and a microphone – Built-in or USB plug-in. We strongly recommend a headset if you have this available
  • Internet connection – Minimum of 1.0Mbps
Course DatesLocationCostDurationPublic CoursePrivate Course
29th November 2021

Virtual Delivery

€ 495
Includes: Online ISO 9001:2015 Foundation Course
16 Hours

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