ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course (CQI/IRCA)-Virtually Live

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ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor course is the highest level certification for  Quality Management System Assessors! Learn how to audit QMS against ISO 9001:2015 standards in accordance with ISO 19011:2018. Upon successful completion, you will receive a CQI/IRCA Approved Certificate. You will also receive a certification issued by TCB as an IACET USA Accredited Provider with 4.0 IACET CEU for global recognition.

About Course

This course equips the professional with the knowledge & skills required to plan perform and report and follow up a Quality management system audit against the ISO 9001:2015 standard in accordance with ISO 19011:2018.

The course CQI/IRCA Approved course is delivered as standard 5 days-40 Hours, 5 Weekends-40 Hours, 9 days customized (40 Hours), Blended Learning- Self Learning  plus 24 Hours Tutor Guided Sessions (3 Days X 8 Hours/Day or 6 Days X 4 Hours/day )  and comes with CQI/IRCA Approved Certificate and 4.0 IACET CEU, granted by TCB Cert. Worldwide LLC, an IACET USA Accredited Provider as per ANSI /IACET 1:2018 standard.

Learning Process

This course is presented by TCB or its Approved affiliated Partners as a fully tutor-guided course conducted Virtually Live using MS Team. Upon registration, you will receive a set of standards for advance preparation along with an online examination link for your self-assessment and demonstrate your prior learning and readiness to join this professional-level certification course considered to be the highest qualification for auditors. The learners shall be provided with one set of books and study materials, case studies for printing, and ready references.

TCB generally conducts a Prior learning revision and overview sessions on the standards and  interpretation , Basic Terms and definitions which are beyond the scope of Lead Auditor Course as per CQI/IRCA Criteria.

The delegated shall attend the full 40 hours tutor  Virtually Live Tutor-guided sessions. The course can be customized to be presented in five full days, Six, or Nine days with shorter duration modules per day for the convenience of the learners. Upon successful continuous assessment based on their performance, contribution, and participation in the workshop, the learners will be enrolled for an online Computer-based examination directly conducted by CQI/IRCA  within 30 days of receiving the link. The learners can practice online examinations for 30 days- up to 99 times to gain familiarity and time management skills. Within 30 days, the learners must write the final examination from their place of comfort. The examination is OpenBook, The learners can refer to the standard, Notes taken during the course, and a dictionary. The learners can not use mobile phones and shall have no access to online resources, the Computer screen of the exam taker shall be shared and the entire examination is recorded by the CQI/IRCA by a state-of-the-art AI-driven proctoring system to ensure the integrity of the examination process. The learners shall be available on their webcam during the entire duration of the examination with a microphone. The exam duration is 1 hour 45 Minutes. For non-Native English speakers writing exams in English, 30 Minutes extra time is granted. There are five sections /modules and in all sections,  minimum Pass mark is 40% with an average score of 50% needed for successful completion of the course and certification. Within 10 days of writing the exam, CQI/IRCA notifies the result of individual learners to  TCB. TCB shall issue the electronic copy of the Certificates to the learners within five business days. You may refer to TCB Guidelines for Online Examination on our YouTube channel for detailed information.

Refer TCB Learning Process Flow Chart.

Course Objectives

This course is aimed at professionals who want to

  •  Develop competence to plan, perform, report, and follow up Quality Management system audit as per ISO 9001:2015 in accordance with ISO 19011:2018 and ISO 17021 (Latest Standard) as applicable,
  •  Participate/Lead First-party, second-party, and third-party audits on behalf of the certification bodies for the purpose of independent third-party certification.

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor training -the ultimate certification for Quality Management System Assessors! Learn how to audit QMS against ISO 9001:2015 standards in accordance with ISO 19011:2018. ! Get IACET and CQI/IRCA approved Dual certification.

ABOUT CQI/IRCA -UK

The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) is incorporated by the Royal Charter in the United Kingdom. The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) is a division of the CQI, UK’s professional body for quality management professionals was formed in 1984 as part of the UK government’s initiative to make industry and business more competitive through the implementation of Quality principles and practice. The most respected body in the world for approval of management system auditor training organizations and Training courses. A Chartered body promoting quality worldwide for 100 years!

ABOUT IACET -USA

The International Association for Continuing Education and Training has been the most respected accreditation body in the USA since 1968 IACET Accreditation is considered to be the most prestigious recognition in the USA which is undertaken as per the most stringent and rigorous process as per ANSI/IACET 1:2018- the US standard for Continued Education and Training. This gives IACET accreditation a global recognition of the highest order. TCB is an IACET Accredited provider and accredited to design and develop courses, administer training, and award the IACET Continued Education Unit(CEU) which is recognized in the USA for maintaining professional recognition and status in the relevant field. TCB is an IACET Accredited Provider for Continued Education and Training Please refer to the most Elite List of IACET Accredited Providers in the world. Search for TCB, will find us there! Please have a look at Who Recognizes IACET Accreditation

Prior Knowledge Requirements

  • Purpose and benefit of ISO 9001:2015 standard,
  • PDCA Model
  • Terms and Definitions and Familiarity with ISO 9000:2015 standard
  • 7 Quality management principles and
  •  Knowledge of  ISO 9001:2015 standard

These areas of knowledge can be gained by self-learning or by attending an ISO 9001:2015 foundation course offered by TCB online

Main Features

  • Course Introduction
  • ISO 9001:2015 Standard overview
  • Quiz: Conformity Assessment
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Auditors
  • Introduction to audit-Process Approach Audit
  • Certification and Accreditation process
  • IRCA Registration Process

Workshop  Exercise-Task, Activities, and Role Plays

(Shall be practiced in Tutor Guided Sessions based on UMS Contiguous Case study Materails)

  • WSE 1: Wring Non-Conformity/Review Corrective Action
  • WSE 2 : Audit Checklist Preparation-Task
  • WSE 3: Adequacy Audit for QMS Documentation (Stage 1) as per ISO 19011 and ISO 17021
  • WSE 4 : Auditing Top Management Audit Role Play
  • WSE 5 : Audit Plan
  • WSE 6 : Opening Meeting Role Play
  • WSE 7: Auditing Competence Awareness And Training
  • WSE 8. Control of Measuring and Monitoring Resources-
  • WSE 9 : -Customer-Related Process -External and Internal Communication
  • WSE 10: Procurement and outsourcing
  • WSE 11: Planning for Product Realization
  • WSE 12: Product and Service Provision
  • WSE 13: Measurement and monitoring,NC Output, Release of Products
  • WSE 14: Auditing Internal Audit Process
  • WSE 15: Prepare a Certification Audit Report
  • WSE 16: Close out Meeting Role Play
  • WSE 17: Follow-Up Audit

 

Who Should Attend?

Professionals aspiring to develop a career as an Assessor of QMS.

  • Top-level management personnel.
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control Engineers.
  • Management Representatives of Internal audit teams who establish, implement & maintain QMS in their organizations.
  •  Service professionals of any field.

Our Accreditation for Global Recognition of your Certificate of Achievement


QMS (ISO 9001:2015 ) Lead Auditor Course Approval of TCB

 Recognition as an Accredited Provider  for Continued Education & Training

 


CQI/IRCA  recognition of TCB as Approved Training Partner 

Certificates and Badges you Achieve

  1. Certificate with CQI/IRCA Approval
  2. Certificate with IACET CEU

CQI/IRCA Approved Certificate of Achievement

TCB Certificate of Achievement  with ANSI/IACET CEU

1. Introduction

1
1.1 Course Introduction
30 mins

Introduction and Welcome to QMS ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course

2. Evolution of Quality

1
Evolution of Quality and ISO 9001 Standard
90 Mins.

3.Vocabulary Terms and Definition

1
Organization
1.5 Min
2
Quality
3.2 Mins
3
Quality Management System(QMS)
3.5 mins
4
Quality Policy
3 mins
5
Quality Objective
3 mins
6
Context of an Organization
4 Min
7
Documented Information
1.25 Min
8
Process
6 Mins
9
Risk
4 mins
10
Statutory , Regulatory Requirement
11
Measurement , Monitoring
5 Mins
12
Review, Verification , Validation
10 mins
13
Audit, Non-Conformity, Correction and Corrective Action
7 Mins
14
Improvement
15 mins
15
Quiz- Terms and Definition-Management System Common
14 questions

4. ISO 9001:2015 Standard Interpretation and Overview

1
Purpose and Benefit of ISO 9001.2015 Standard
9 Mins
2
7 Quality Management Principles-Foundation of ISO 9001:2015 standard
35 Mins
3
7 QMS Principles
2 questions
4
Risk Based Thinking-Explained
10 mins
5
ISO 9001:2015 Model and 10 Element HLS-Overview
25 mins
6
1. Scope
3.5 Mins
7
2. Normative Reference
1.5 Min
8
3.Terms and definitions
1 Min
9
4.Context of the organization
35 Mins
10
5. Leadership
11
6. Planning
12
How to Address Risks -A real Life Example of TCB Inspection Services
10 mins
13
7. Support
45 Minutes
14
7.2 Assessing Competence
30 mins
15
Measuring and Monitoring Resources
8 mins
16
7.5 Control of Dcumented Information
20 mins
17
8. Operation
18
8.1 Operational Planning and Control
19
8.2 Requirements for products and services
20
8.3 Design and development of products and services
21
8.4 Control of externally provided processes, products and services
9 mins
22
8.5 Production and service provision
23
8.6 Release of products and services
13 Mins
24
8.7 Control of nonconforming outputs
15 mins
25
9. Performance evaluation
26
9.1 Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
27
9.2 Internal audit
15 mins
28
9.3 Management review
29
10. Improvement
15 mins
30
Quick Revision of ISO 9001:2015
23 Mins
31
QMS Conformity Assessment
10 questions

Demonstrate your understanding on interpretation of ISO 9001:2015 standard

5. Introduction to Audit

1
First Party Second Party Third Party Audit
13 mins
2
Audit Process Flow Chart
5 mins
3
Audit Method
5 mins
4
Audit Parameters, Scope-objectives and Criteria
5 mins
5
Types of Audit-Certification-Surveillance-Renewal-Special Audits
10 mins
6
2 stage Audit Approach-Stage 1 Audit
8 mins
7
2 stage Audit Approach-Stage 2 Audit
5 Mins
8
Audit Process flowchart (ISO 19011)
5
9
Stage 1 and Stage 2 Audit Quiz
6 questions
10
Process Approach Audit-Linking Various Processes while Auditing
5 Mins
11
Risk Based Approach for Audit
18 Mins
12
Non-Conformity-Major and Minor
8 mins
13
Quiz-Conducting Audit
12 questions

6. Auditors Roles and Responsibilities

1
Auditors Roles and Responsibilities
60 mins
2
Quiz-Auditor Roles and Responsibility
3
Assignment 1-Managing Situations-Auditee does not Accept NC
4
Assignment 2-NC Close request during Closeout meeting
5
Assignment 3-Whenever the Guide Makes a body gesture and a paralanguage -you find an NC
6
Assignment 4-Expensive gifts
7
Assignment 5-No senior Members in Close out Meeting
8
Assignment 6-Delayed Arrival
9
Assignment 7- Situation during Opening Meeting that can delay and upset the plan
10
Assignment 8-Constant use of Mobile phone disrupting the audit
11
Auditors Skills-Listening Skill – Audio Clip
6 Mins
12
Listening Skill Test
10 questions

7. Checklist

1
Check list
20 mins

Audit Check List

2
Advantage and Draw back
3
Audit Check list-Top Management Commitment
4
Prepare a Check list-Purchasing Process Cl 8.5
5
Prepare a Check List- Measuring and Monitoring Resource
6
Prepare a Check List-requirement for products and services Cl.8.2
7
Prepare a Check List-Product and Service Provision Cl 8.5
8
Prepare a Check List-Internal Audit Cl 9.2
9
Prepare a Check list-Nonconforming Output Cl 8.7
10
Prepare a Check List-Management Review Cl 9.3
11
Prepare a Check List-Improvement Cl 10

Audit Planning

1
Audit Planning process
15 mins
2
Audit Team Selection
30 Mins
3
Prepare an Audit Plan- Explained with Demo
20 Mins
4
Audit Plan Quiz
6 questions

9. Conducting Onsite Process Approach Audit ( During Tutor Guided Live Session )

1
Opening Meeting Role Play-Video Demo
12 min
2
Auditing Competence Awareness and Training-Video
3
Control of Measuring and Monitoring Resources
8 mins
4
How to prepare an Audit Report-Video
5
Review a sample Audit Report
6
Audit Report Quiz
7
Review a Closing Meeting Guide
15 mins
8
Simulated Certification Audit Closing Meeting Role Play
14 min

Closing Meeting Role Play Demo

9
Follow up Audit Process
15 mins
10
Follow up Audit Quiz

10. Certification and Accreditation

1
Certification and Accreditation
60 Min
2
Quiz Certification and Accreditation
3
Briefly Explain the Importance of Confidentiality in an Audit
4
Briefly Explain Risk Based approach to Audit
5
Briefly Explain the evidence based approach to Audit

11. CQI/IRCA Registration Process

1
CQI/IRCA Registration Process
26 Mins

12. Written Examination

1
CQI/IRCA Examination Process
7 mins
2
CQI/IRCA Exam Guide
4 mins
Yes, you will get a full refund as per the TCB cancellation policy, if canceled 2 weeks before the course
If the course is cancelled by TCB, then you get total refund.
Yes, your personal information remains safe and secure in compliance with our Privacy protection policy and GDPR
The certificate shall be issued by TCB Cert. Worldwide LLC as a CQI/IRCA Approved Training Partner. TCB shall also award a certificate and digital badge with IACET Accredited CEU as an Accredited Provider.
For the purpose of CQI/IRCA Registration , the certificate remains valid for 5 years.
CQI/IRCA publishes renewal criteria typically you need to attend a transition course, Maintained an Audit Log sheet (if you are involved in auditing) and CPD Log sheet, and s document your learning. The courses must be approved by CQI/IRCA. Please contact TCB for renewal .write to tsa@tr-cbl.com
Yes. Both the mode of training are approved by CQI/IRCA. The learning outcome remains consistent based on CQI/IRCA certification scheme. There is no difference in the certifications for Virtual , in-person as well as Blended ourses
He /she will get a Certificate of Attendance. A certificate of attendance is not acceptable to CQI/IRCA for granting registration. The delegates can write a retest exam within 1 year using a different Questions assigned by TCB
The exams are conducted in two methods, Paper Based examination is conducted for an in-person class. For virtual live training, TCB uses an online exam platform Class Marker. The online exams are proctored virtually live during the entire duration of the examination.
You can refer an only clear copy of the ISO 9001:2015 standard.
All answers are Descriptive type. there are 4 sections. short answer, descriptive, and case for Conformity assessment. in each section minimum qualifying score shall be 50% and an average of 70% covering all the four sections
Yes, you will be given 30 min extra time If your first language is not English and you write the examination in the English language.
He /she may be given an extra time of 30 min based on a reasonable adjustments process as allowed by TCB accreditation authority. The reasonable adjustment shall be requested in advance with the doctor's prescription or an advice
A clear copy of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard can be referred to during the examination.
TCB tutoring team will inform and familiarize you with the examination process and marking guides during the course. You will be given a chance to write a mock examination as per CQI/IRCA guidelines using a sample question paper. You will be familiarized with Classmarker based online examination befoe the final examination is conducted
Good internet connection, Laptop/Desktop with the camera. A quiet noise-free comfortable place /work station is highly recommended.
The Exam will automatically end and be submitted after time gets over in the virtual examination.All the answers will be saved automatically and you will receive a notification
You have to contact the Training and service Administrator of TCB immediately You can continue the examination if there is no power failure at your end and the connection will be re-established using emergency power backup
You will get an email from TCB once your marking is completed by two independent markers.T
Typically the certificates are issued within 10 working days of the examination and no later than 15 working days
You can collect it from TCB office or It can be sent by registered post at your address, For Virtual courses, the hard copies are couriered based on the exact fees to be paid by the delegates.Digital certificates are issued within 10-15 working days
You may write an e-mail to tsa@tr-cbl.com with a copy to tutor@tr-cbl.com

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