Blended ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training (CQI & IRCA Certified)
This CQI & IRCA Certified Blended ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training Course (online & classroom) is ideal for anyone that has a good understanding of Quality Management Systems (QMS) and the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and wants to gain the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of quality management systems against ISO 9001:2015, in accordance with ISO 19011:2018 and ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015
Did you know? This course is delivered both online & in a classroom. Each learner must complete a 16hr online theory training course before attending a classroom-based 2.5-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 a classroom!
If you are interested in this course, we recommend having a look at our free online ISO 9001:2015 introduction course. Check it out today!
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This course is CQI & IRCA Certified (Course No. 2192)!
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Reduce Time Away from Work/Home
For many people, one of the toughest things about training is the time spent away from work or home – with Comply Guru™’s course, we can reduce the time lost away through online training that is completed prior to the classroom portion!
This blended lead auditor course will cut down the classroom time by 50% or 2.5 days which is a HUGE reduction compared to traditional classroom training. Boom!
Lower Costs & Expenses
With blended training, the overall cost of the training is much lower. As well as less downtime from work or precious time away from home/family, blended training involves less travel & lower lodging costs! Zing!
Increased Learning Effectiveness
Comply Guru™ believe that by introducing online training modules to be completed in advance, it enables each Learner to be better prepared in advance of the classroom portion of the training. As a result, it enables a more learning effective & focused classroom session – a better overall learning experience! Yay!
Includes CQI & IRCA Online ISO 9001:2015 Foundation Training
This certified online foundation course is the ideal preparation for anyone looking to complete CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training! This course is worth €195pp and is included FREE (excludes CQI-IRCA Levy Fee)! This makes this course the BEST value in Ireland!
Module 0 - Course Introduction (Online)
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)
In this module we will explore the purpose and benefits of a QMS and an introduction to the ISO 9001:2015 standard will be provided.
Module 2 - Key Concepts of ISO 9001:2015 (Online)
In this module an introduction to the key concepts that underpin the standard and the significance of these for the QMS Auditor.
Module 3 - Introduction to QMS Auditing (Online)
In this module an introduction to QMS auditing including coverage of the certification audit process will be provided.
Module 4 - Planning the Audit (Online)
In this module we will explore the initial audit planning steps including determination of the audit objectives, scope and criteria and selection of the audit team.
Module 5 - Audit Initiation and Preparation (Online)
In this module we will explore the activities associated with the first two phases of the audit lifecycle including establishing contact with the auditee and development of the audit plan and audit work documents.
Module 6 - Conducting the Audit (Online)
In this module we will explore the opening meeting, the need for effective communication and the methods available to the QMS auditor for collecting information and audit evidence.
Module 7 - Generating Audit Findings and Closing Meeting (Online)
In this module we will explore the process for generating the audit findings, agenda for the final audit team meeting and the closing meeting.
Module 8 - Audit Reporting, Completion and Follow-Up (Online)
In this module we will explore the final three phases of the audit lifecycle including coverage of the audit report, steps required to complete the audit and requirements for following-up on the audit.
Module 9 - Course Introduction (Classroom)
In this module, an introduction to the classroom element of the blended course will be provided. This includes important information regarding the course content & learning objectives, duration, assessment methodology & training delivery.
Module 10 - Planning the Audit (Classroom)
In this module we will explore the key steps that are required to plan the audit using a risk-based approach. We will also conduct a document review in preparation for the audit and practice the skills required to prepare the necessary documents for the audit including the audit checklist.
Module 11 - Conducting the Audit (Classroom)
In this module we will practice the skills required to effectively conduct an audit using a sample QMS case study. A variety of audit methods will be practiced during this session including interview, document review and data analysis.
Module 12 - Generating Audit Findings and Closing Meeting (Classroom)
In this module we will practice the skills required to write and grade non-conformities and determine audit conclusions. We will also practice the skills required to conduct a closing meeting
Module 13 - Audit Report and Follow Up Activities (Classroom)
In this module we will practice the skills required to prepare the audit report and to evaluate audit responses including differentiating between a correction and corrective action.
This course is certified by CQI-IRCA (Course No. 2192).
In order to successfully complete this blended course, each Learner will need to:
- Complete the online course and obtain 70% or higher in the final assessment (part 1 of 2)
- Fully attend the classroom element, obtain 70% or higher in the continuous assessment & obtain 70% or higher in a 2-hour CQI & IRCA set final examination (part 2 of 2)
Successful completion will entitle each Learner to receive a certificate of achievement.
Recommend Prior Knowledge:
Completion of Comply Guru’s ISO 9001:2015 Foundation (QMS) Course (FD116)
- 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 continuous improvement.
- The fundamental concepts and the seven quality management principles
- The relationship between quality management and customer satisfaction.
- 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 an CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 9001:2015 Foundation (QMS)Training or equivalent.
Important Note: The learners understanding of the prior knowledge requirements will be tested as part of the course continuous assessment and final CQI-IRCA written examination.