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Course Centre Day Date Time Hours Trainer Status Enrollment
ISO 9001 Lead Auditor N/A N/A To be confirmed N/A 24 Steve Yu Planning

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

Great Learning is the Authorized Training Partner of PECB.

Course Duration:

24 hours, 8 sections of 3 hours lesson

Course Fee: HKD12,000 (includes exam fee of HKD4,000)

Language of Delivery: Cantonese with English Terms

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The ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform a Quality Management System (QMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and the certification process according to ISO/IEC 17021-1.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master the audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.

  • Understand the operations of a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 9001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand the auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Learn how to lead an audit and audit team
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 9001 in the context of a QMS audit
  • Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011

Module 1: Introduction to Quality Management System (QMS) concepts as required by ISO 9001

  • Normative, regulatory and legal framework related to Quality
  • Fundamental principles of Quality
  • ISO 9001 certification process
  • Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Detailed presentation of the clauses 4 to 8 of ISO 9001

 

Module 2: Planning and Initiating an ISO 9001 audit

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Audit approach based on evidence
  • Preparation of an ISO 9001 certification audit
  • QMS documentation audit
  • Conducting an opening meeting

 

Module 3: Conducting an ISO 9001 audit

  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
  • Audit test plans
  • Formulation of audit findings
  • Documenting of non conformities

 

Module 4: Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an ISO 9001 audit

  • Audit documentation
  • Quality review
  • Conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an ISO 9001 audit
  • Evaluation of corrective action plans
  • ISO 9001 Surveillance audit
  • ISO 9001 internal audit management programme

 

Module 5: Certification Exam

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Quality Management System (QMS) certification audits
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master a Quality Management System audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with QMS requirements
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for a Quality Management System audit
  • Expert advisors in Quality Management

Number of Questions: 12 Questions

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Exam Format: Essay, Open Book

Exam Location: Great Learning Education Centre

Passing Mark: 70%

In case of failure, participants are entitled to retake an additional free exam under certain conditions.

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  • Great Learning is the Authorized Training Partner of PECB
  • Great Learning has solid experience in delivering PECB ISO courses.
  • Most ISO training providers deliver courses just in office hours. We offer study schedule during both office and non office hours.
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