ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor

The ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training Course provides the delegates with the requisite skills to audit live Quality Management Systems.

 Aims of the Course

This course will provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform first, second and third-party audits of quality management systems against ISO 9001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable. All references to ISO standards in this document are to the current versions unless stated otherwise. 

Course Objectives 

Delegates will, at the end of the course be able to: 

  • Understand the purpose of a quality management system, of quality management systems standards, of management system audits, of third party certification and the business benefits of improved performance of the quality management system 
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of an auditor to plan, conduct, report, and follow-up a quality management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011, and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow-up an audit of a quality management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 9001 and in accordance with ISO 19011, and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable. 

Course Duration - 5 Days

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm 

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 2pm 


To be successful on the course delegates must: 

  • Complete/attend all elements of the course
  • Demonstrate achievement of the learning and enabling objectives
  • Successfully complete and pass a written exam

Prerequisite Courses

Delegates are expected to have the following prior knowledge:

  1. Management systems - PDCA cycle, the core elements of a management system and their interrelations 
  2. The fundamental concepts of quality management and the seven quality management principles
  3. ISO 9001 and its commonly used terms and definitions 

To view detailed course outcomes, please email or call 01772 96 258



16th October 2017

IRCA Approved Training

9am - 5pm

Marriot Worsley Park Golf Club | Walkden Rd | Manchester | M28 2QT