About the Course
ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training provides you with the knowledge and concepts for:
Upon successful completion of the examination, you can apply to be recognised as a “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer”. By becoming a PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, you demonstrate that you have the professional competence to plan and carry out an effective internal and external Quality Management System audits in an organisation, with recognition world-wide. For more information visit pecb.com
This training is based on both theory and best practices used in Quality Management System audits.
Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples is provided. Training sessions include practical questions and examples. Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies.
Practical exercises are based on examples and case study discussions. Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam.
A fundamental understanding of ISO 9001 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.
|Day 1||Introduction to ISO 9001 and Quality Management System|
|Day 2||Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit|
|Day 3||On-site audit activities|
|Day 4||Closing the audit|
|Day 5||Certification Exam|
A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued upon completion of the course.
The PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP) and covers the following competency domains:
|Domain 1||Fundamental principles and concepts of a Quality Management System|
|Domain 2||Quality Management System|
|Domain 3||Fundamental audit concepts and principles|
|Domain 4||Preparation for an ISO 9001 audit|
|Domain 5||Conducting an ISO 9001 audit|
|Domain 6||Closing an ISO 9001 audit|
|Domain 7||Managing an ISO 9001 audit programme|
For more information about the ISO 9001 Lead Auditor exam contact us on 1300 614 007 or visit the PECB Examination Rules and Policies.
After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown in the table below. You will receive a certificate once you demonstrate you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.
|Credential||Exam||Professional Experience||QMS project experience||Other requirements|
|PECB Certified ISO 9001 Provisional Auditor ||PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalent||None||None||Signing 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 Mangement||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 Mangement||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 Mangement||Audit activities: a total of 1000 hours||Signing the PECB Code of Ethics|
Note: PECB Certified Individuals who do possess the Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor Credentials are qualified for the respective PECB Master Credential, given they have taken 4 additional Foundation Exams which are related to this scheme. For more detailed information about the Foundation Exams and the overall Master Requirements, please go to the following link: https://pecb.com/en/master-credentials.
To be considered valid, these audits should follow best audit practices and include the following activities:
- Audit planning
- Audit interview
- Managing an audit program
- Drafting audit reports
- Drafting nonconformity reports
- Drafting audit working documents
- Documentation review
- On-site audit
- Follow-up on nonconformities
- Leading an audit team