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Approved IRCA ISO 9001 QMS Lead Auditor Training Course

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Length: 5 days
Price: 1,195 GBP excl. VAT
Provider: Alcumus plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 06/11/2017 - Surrey
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1,195 GBP
1,195 GBP
1,195 GBP
1,195 GBP

Approved IRCA ISO 9001 QMS Lead Auditor Training Course

Approved IRCA ISO 9001 QMS Lead Auditor Training Course

ISO 9001 IRCA QMS Lead Auditor Training Course - 5 day Course for Quality Auditors

This ISO 9001 IRCA QMS Lead Auditor Training Course trains delegates in the essential principles and practices of leading a Quality Management System (QMS) audit in line with the guidelines laid our by the ISO 9001:2008 standard.

The intensive five day programme will provide participants with solid auditing skills and techniques, combining lectures with a range of practical exercises - including case studies and role plays - to provide a comprehensive understanding of the quality audit process in real life scenarios. In addition, it covers effective techniques for communicating the findings of the audit to company management.

Delivered as both public and in-house training, the course is approved by IRCA and taught by quality specialists with significant practical experience of certification auditing and quality system requirements.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This ISO 9001 IRCA QMS Lead Auditor Training Course is suitable for professionals with responsibility in a quality management system or involved in the auditing of such systems.


Participants are expected to have prior knowledge of the following quality management concepts:

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) Cycle
  • The relationship between quality management & customer satisfaction
  • Commonly used quality management terms and definitions and the 8 Quality Principles as given in ISO 9001systems.
  • The process approach used in quality management
  • The Model of a Process Based Quality Management System, the structure and content of ISO 9001

They are also expected to have an understanding of ISO 9001, which can be gained by completing an IRCA Approved QMS Foundation Course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Delegates who gain a pass mark in the exam will be deemed to have met the requirements for registration as an Auditor or Lead Auditor.

Training Course Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • The 8 Quality Principles
  • Key Elements of Quality Systems
  • The Audit Preparation
  • Reporting and Follow Up
  • Quality Management Systems Development
  • Requirements of ISO 9001: 2008
  • Auditor Skills and Techniques for Process Auditing
  • Examination – Closed Book


The cost of this ISO 9001 IRCA QMS Lead Auditor Training Course is £1,045 + VAT per delegate.

This course can also be delivered in-house at your workplace. Contact Alcumus for more information.

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Reviews by course attendees

Michael Lumley   |   16/10/2017
The Course Tutor was very professional and made the subject matter interesting.
Alison Winstanley   |   13/10/2017
Excellent course, very thorough and well presented by Eddie.
Alex Bremner   |   13/10/2017
It was a well organized and interactive course which helped with the learning of both the overall QA evolution plus the specifics of the ISO9001 requirements