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ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor (TPECS)

BSI's "ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor" competency-based 4-day course teaches a general understanding of the concepts of the ISO 9001:2015 standard and the principles and practices of leading management systems and process audits in accordance with ISO 19011. Experienced instructors explain the clauses of ISO 9001:2015 in detail and guide students through the entire audit process, from managing an audit program to reporting on audit results. Students gain necessary auditing skills through a balance of formal classroom tutorials, role playing, group workshops, and open forum discussions.

BSI is an Exemplar Global certified training provider for the following competency units contained in this class. Attendees successfully completing this course will receive a Certificate of Attainment for these units:

  • QM - Quality Management Systems
  • AU - Management Systems Auditing
  • TL - Leading Management Systems Audit Teams

New to TPECS? For more information, please see our Understanding the TPECS Course Structure page.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand quality management definitions, concepts, and guidelines
  • Understand the purpose of the ISO 9000 series
  • Understand the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 standard
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the auditor
  • Apply ISO 19011 definitions, concepts, and guidelines
  • Recognize the principles, practices, and types of audits
  • Conduct all phases of an internal audit
  • Prepare and present effective reports
  • Understand Exemplar Global's certification scheme
  • Understand the role of objectives, scope and criteria in the audit process
  • How to plan audits
  • Conduct audit team selection
  • Initiate the audit and conducting opening meetings
  • Understand audit team leader responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively during the audit
  • Conduct on-site activities
  • Prepare audit conclusions
  • Conduct closing meetings
  • Report audit results

Course Materials:

Students receive comprehensive course manuals with reference materials.

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals interested in conducting first party, second-party, and third-party audits
  • Management Representatives
  • Quality Directors
  • Managers
  • Engineers
  • Consultants

Prerequisite:

A prior review of the ISO 9001:2015 standard is required and internal audit experience is suggested for this course.  Knowledge of the Annex SL is suggested.

Course Logistics:

There are written tests on each of the competency units in turn on Days 2, 3 and 4. Detailed exam instructions will be provided. Certificates of Attainment in each competency unit will be provided for students who are deemed "Competent" for each competency unit. Certificates of attendance are provided to those who do not pass the competency test(s), and students will be given the opportunity to retake the test(s).

Upcoming Course Dates

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  • Sep 25, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 26, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 27, 2017 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sep 28, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Milwaukee, WI
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Milwaukee Downtown
611 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
United States
1-414-273-2950
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  • Sep 25, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Orlando, FL
Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal
7800 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819
United States
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  • Oct 02, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Houston, TX
Courtyard by Marriott Houston Galleria
2900 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056
United States
(713) 622-3611
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  • Oct 09, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Denver, COUSD $1870.00Enroll
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Reston, VA
Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport
2200 Centreville Road
Herndon, VA 20170
United States
703/471-6700
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  • Oct 23, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Atlanta, GA
Holiday Inn Express-Buckhead
800 Sidney Marcus Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30324
United States
(404) 949-4000
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