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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

The venues for scheduled courses are tentative until receipt of course confirmation from BSI.

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  • Jun 25, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jun 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Reston, VA
Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport
2200 Centreville Road
Herndon, VA 20170
United States
703/471-6700
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  • Jun 25, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jun 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Portland, OR
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro
20001 NW Tanasbourne Drive
Hillsboro, OR 97124
United States
1-503-718-0007
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USD $1870.00Enroll
  • Jul 09, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 10, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jul 12, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GA
Courtyard Marriott Atlanta Downtown
133 Carnegie Way NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States
(404) 222-2416
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USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jul 09, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 10, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jul 12, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Houston, TX
Courtyard by Marriott Houston Galleria
2900 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056
United States
(713) 622-3611
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  • Jul 16, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 17, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 18, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jul 19, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Philadelphia, PA
Embassy Suites Philadelphia Intl Airport
9000 Bartrum Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
United States
215-365-4500
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  • Jul 16, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 17, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 18, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jul 19, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CAUSD $1950.00Enroll
  • Aug 06, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 07, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 08, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 09, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Reston, VA
Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport
2200 Centreville Road
Herndon, VA 20170
United States
703/471-6700
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  • Aug 06, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 07, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 08, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 09, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CAUSD $1950.00Enroll
  • Aug 13, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 14, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 15, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 16, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Baltimore, MDUSD $1950.00Enroll
  • Aug 20, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 21, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 22, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 23, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cincinnati, OH
Courtyard Cincinnati-Covington
500 West 3rd Street
Covington, KY 41011
United States
(859) 491-4000
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  • Aug 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 29, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 30, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GA
SpringHill Suites Atlanta Airport Gateway
2091 Convention Center Concourse
College Park, GA 30337
United States
(770) 907-8880
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  • Aug 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 29, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 30, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San José, CA
Biltmore Hotel and Suites
2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States
408/988-8411
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  • Sep 10, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 12, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sep 13, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chicago, ILUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 24, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Sep 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Milwaukee, WIUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 24, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Sep 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Orlando, FLUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Oct 01, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 02, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 03, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Oct 04, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Houston, TXUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Oct 08, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 09, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Oct 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San José, CAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Oct 15, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 16, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 17, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Oct 18, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Denver, COUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Oct 15, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 16, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Oct 18, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Reston, VAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Oct 22, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 23, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 24, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Oct 25, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Oct 22, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 23, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Oct 25, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cincinnati, OHUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Nov 05, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Nov 08, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grand Rapids, MIUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Nov 05, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Atlanta, GAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Nov 12, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Philadelphia, PAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Nov 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Nov 29, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chicago, ILUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Nov 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Nov 29, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Portland, ORUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Dec 03, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 04, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Dec 06, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dallas, TXUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Dec 03, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Dec 06, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Dec 10, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Dec 13, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Dec 10, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Dec 12, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Dec 13, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San José, CAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Dec 17, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 18, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 19, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Dec 20, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Orlando, FLUSD $1850.00*Enroll