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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).

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
  • Feb 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Feb 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Feb 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Feb 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL
Hyatt Place Chicago Midway
6550 Cicero Avenue
Bedford Park, IL 60638
United States
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USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Mar 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 05, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 06, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Mar 07, 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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USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Mar 11, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 12, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 13, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Mar 14, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Phoenix, AZ
Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale
4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway S.
Phoenix, AZ 85032
United States
(602) 765-5800map this location
USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Mar 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Mar 21, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Houston, TX
Homewood Suites Houston Galleria
2950 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056
United States
(713) 439-1305map this location
USD $1950.00Enroll
  • Mar 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Mar 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San José, CAUSD $1950.00Enroll
  • Apr 01, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 02, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 03, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Apr 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CAUSD $1950.00Enroll
  • Apr 15, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Apr 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Nashville, TNUSD $1950.00Enroll
  • Apr 29, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 30, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • May 01, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • May 02, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Philadelphia, PAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • May 06, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • May 07, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • May 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cincinnati, OHUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • May 13, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • May 15, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • May 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dallas, TXUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • May 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • May 23, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dulles, VAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Jun 03, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Jun 06, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San José, CAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Jun 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Atlanta, GAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Jun 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Jun 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chicago, ILUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • 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, VAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Jun 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Jun 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Orlando, FLUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Jul 08, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Atlanta, GAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
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Houston, TXUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Jul 22, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Jul 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Philadelphia, PAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Jul 29, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • 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
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  • Aug 08, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dulles, VAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Aug 12, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Aug 15, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Orlando, FLUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Aug 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Aug 22, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chicago, ILUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Aug 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Aug 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Aug 29, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San José, CAUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Sep 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Portland, ORUSD $1850.00*Enroll
  • Sep 23, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • 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
  • 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 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Nov 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CAUSD $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