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Course Details

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course with Emphasis on IATF 16949:2016

Course Area


Course Duration

5 Days

Continuing Education Units


Course Fee

USD $2050.00

Early Bird Price*

USD $1950.00

Upcoming Sessions
Aug 26-30, 2024 - Live Online - Full DayEnroll
Oct 7-11, 2024 - Live Online - Full DayEnroll
Dec 16-20, 2024 - Live Online - Full DayEnroll

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* Subject to availability

Course Details

BSI's "ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor with Emphasis on IATF 16949:2016" course begins with a review of IATF 16949:2016 and continues to teach the principles of process auditing in accordance with quality management system standards and ISO 19011, "Guidelines on Auditing Management Systems." In addition, the concepts and the rules for IATF recognition will be discussed. Through small group activities, audit role-plays, lively discussions and instructor-led lectures, students gain a thorough understanding of the principles of auditing and how to apply the guidance of ISO 19011 to implement effective audit programs for automotive manufacturing organizations. This course is certified by Exemplar Global. Students successfully completing this course (by passing the continual evaluation and the written examination) fulfill Exemplar Global training requirements for QMS Auditor and QMS Lead Auditor certification.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand quality management definitions, concepts, guidelines and the quality management principles
  • Interpret all clauses of IATF 16949:2016
  • Understand the relationship between IATF 16949:2016 and the core tools (FMEA, PPAP, MSA, APQP, SPC)
  • Understand the Ford, General Motors, and DaimlerChrysler customer-specific requirements and how they relate to IATF 16949:2016
  • Apply ISO 19011 definitions, concepts and guidelines
  • Apply principles of ISO 19011 to the auditing process
  • Manage an audit program
  • Initiate the audit and conduct opening and closing meetings
  • Conduct on-site activities
  • Communicate effectively during the audit
  • Generate audit findings
  • Prepare audit conclusions
  • Report audit results
  • Conduct an audit follow-up
  • Understand the registration process for IATF 16949:2016

Who Should Attend

  • Management Representatives
  • Individuals leading their organization to IATF 16949:2016 registration
  • Quality Directors
  • Managers, Engineers and Consultants
  • Auditors of Manufacturing Organizations (internal and external)


A prior review of the ISO 9001:2015 standard is required and internal audit experience is suggested for this course. A prior review of the IATF 16949:2016 standard is strongly recommended for this course.

Students are required to provide their own IATF 16949:2016 Standard

Course Materials

Soft Copy: You will receive an email prior to the course with instructions on how to access the online Student Handbook, which can be viewed, downloaded or printed.

Course Logistics

If your class is Live Online:

  • Students need to connect to the class from any internet accessible location.
  • Webcam and Microphone are REQUIRED.
  • ALL course times shown are US EASTERN TIME.

If your class is In-person :

  • You are encouraged to bring a laptop with you to class.
  • Please bring a picture ID such as a driver's license, passport, or work badge to class for verification purposes.

*Session lengths could vary depending on amount of class discussion.

All Upcoming Course Dates

Date and Time Location Fees Enroll
Aug 26, 2024 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM ET
Aug 27, 2024 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM ET
Aug 28, 2024 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM ET
Aug 29, 2024 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM ET
Aug 30, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET
Live Online - Full DayUSD $2050.00Enroll
Oct 7, 2024 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Oct 8, 2024 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Oct 9, 2024 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Oct 10, 2024 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Oct 11, 2024 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM ET
Live Online - Full DayUSD $2050.00Enroll
Dec 16, 2024 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM ET
Dec 17, 2024 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM ET
Dec 18, 2024 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM ET
Dec 19, 2024 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM ET
Dec 20, 2024 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM ET
Live Online - Full DayUSD $2050.00Enroll

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

Live Online Classes

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