PECB Certified ISO 9001 – Lead Auditor

Master the Audit of Quality Management Systems (QMS) based on ISO 9001

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Why should you attend?

The ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform a Quality Management System (QMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and the certification process according to ISO/IEC 17021-1. Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master the audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.
After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.

Who should attend?

Course Agenda

  • Course objectives and structure

  • Standards and regulatory frameworks

  • Certification process

  • Fundamental concepts and principles of quality
    management

  • Quality Management System (QMS)

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles

  • Audit approach based on evidence and risk

  • Initiating the audit

  • Stage 1 audit

  • Preparing the stage 2 audit (on-site audit)

  • Stage 2 audit

  • Communication during the audit

  • Audit procedures

  • Creating audit test plans

  • Drafting audit findings and nonconformity reports

  • Audit documentation and quality review
  • Closing the audit
  • Evaluation of action plans by the auditor
  • Beyond the initial audit
  • Managing an internal audit programme
  • Competence, evaluation and closing the training

Duration: 5 Days

Examination: 3 hrs

Learning objectives

Examination

The “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Certification

After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

CREDENTIAL

ExamProfessional experience

QMS audit experience

Other requirements

PECB Certified ISO 9001 Provisional Auditor

PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent

NoneNoneSigning the PECB Code of Ethics

PECB Certified ISO 9001 Auditor

PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent

Two years: One year of work experience in Quality Management

Audit activities: a total of 200 hours

Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent

Five years: Two years of work experience in Quality Management

Audit activities: a total of 300 hours

Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

PECB Certified ISO 9001 Senior Lead Auditor

PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent

Ten years: Seven years of work experience in Quality Management  

Audit activities: a total of 1,000 hours 

Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

PECB Certified ISO 9001 Master

ISO 9001 Lead Implementer + ISO 9001 Lead Auditor (4 additional foundation exams)

Fifteen years: Ten years of work experience in Quality Management 

Audit activities: 700 hrs

Project activities: 700 hrs

Signing the PECB Code of Ethic