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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)

Hard Copies: At the start of the course, a physical copy of the Student Handbook will be provided.

Soft Copies: Prior to the course, an email with instructions on how to access the online Student Handbook, which can be viewed, downloaded or printed, will be sent to students.

NOTE: Copies of the standards are not included in the class fee. BSI will make reasonable efforts to have loaner copies for use during the class, but students are encouraged to bring their own copy. Soft copies of the digital loaner standard cannot be printed or downloaded.

Upcoming Course Dates

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

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  • Nov 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Nov 21, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CA
Country Inn and Suites by Carlson-San Diego North
5975 Lusk Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92121
United States
858/558-1818
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Atlanta, GA
Marriott Suites Atlanta Midtown
35 14th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States
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Durham, NC 27713
United States
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Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal
7800 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819
United States
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Hyatt Place Portland Airport/Cascade Station
9750 NE Cascades Parkway
Portland, OR 97220
United States
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