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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 19011:2018. 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. Our qualified instructors will also help you to boost your audit capabilities with the latest developments of the new 19011 standard. 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: 2018 concepts, new terminology and guidelines
  • Recognize the principles, practices, and types of audits
  • Conduct all phases of an audit adopting a risk-based approach, particularly in the section of audit planning.
  • 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
  • Apply the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use.
  • 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).

Online course option

This Course is also available as part of BSI’s Connected Learning Live service. A virtual instructor lead training course taught live online in a virtual classroom. Scheduled times and dates are available here: Connected Learning Live ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor (TPECS)

Upcoming Course Dates

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

Start/End Date and Time Location Fee Enroll
  • May 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • May 29, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • May 30, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • May 31, 2019 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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USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jun 03, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 05, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jun 06, 2019 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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USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jun 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 11, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 12, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jun 13, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GA
Hyatt Place Atlanta/Perimeter Center
1005 Crestline Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30328
United States
770-730-9300map this location
USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jun 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jun 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL
Hyatt Place Chicago Midway
6550 Cicero Avenue
Bedford Park, IL 60638
United States
(708) 594-1400map this location
USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jun 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jun 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dulles, VA
Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport
2200 Centreville Road
Herndon, VA 20170
United States
703/471-6700
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  • Jun 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jun 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Orlando, FL
Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal
7800 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819
United States
407-355-0550map this location
USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jul 08, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jul 11, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GAUSD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jul 08, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jul 11, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San José, CAUSD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jul 08, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jul 11, 2019 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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USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jul 15, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jul 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Houston, TXUSD $1950.00Enroll
  • Jul 29, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 30, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 31, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 01, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dulles, VAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Jul 29, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 30, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jul 31, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 01, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Aug 05, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 06, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 07, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 08, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dulles, VAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Aug 12, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 13, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 14, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 15, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Orlando, FLUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Aug 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 21, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 22, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chicago, ILUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Aug 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 29, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San José, CAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Aug 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Aug 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 29, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Raleigh, NCUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 11, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sep 12, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Baltimore, MDUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sep 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cincinnati, OHUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 23, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sep 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Portland, ORUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 23, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sep 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Houston, TXUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 30, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 01, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 02, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Oct 03, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Nashville, TNUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 30, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 01, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Oct 03, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Philadelphia, PAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Oct 07, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 08, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Oct 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Oct 21, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 22, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 23, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Oct 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chicago, ILUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Oct 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 29, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oct 30, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Oct 31, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dulles, VAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Nov 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 05, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 06, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Nov 07, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Nashville, TNUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Nov 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 05, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 06, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Nov 07, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Houston, TXUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Nov 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Nov 21, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Nov 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Nov 21, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Dec 02, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 03, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Dec 05, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Raleigh, NCUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Dec 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 11, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Dec 12, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Orlando, FLUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Dec 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Dec 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Portland, ORUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Dec 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Dec 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GAUSD $1850.00*Enroll