ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course (CQI/IRCA)-In-person
ISO 9001:2015 Lead auditor course is the ultimate 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.
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) and comes with 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.
This course is presented by TCB or its Approved affiliated Partners as fully tutor-guided in-person classroom-based Training. 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 the auditors
The delegated shall attend the full 40 hours tutor Tutor-guided sessions. The course can be customized to be presented in five, 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 50% with an average score of 50% needed for successful certification. Within 10 days of writing the exam, CQI/IRCA notifies the result of individual learners 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.
This course is aimed at professional who wants 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.
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!
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, and
- Familiarity with the requirement of ISO 9001:2015 standard
These areas of knowledge can be gained by attending an ISO 9001:2015 foundation course offered by TCB online
- Course Introduction
- ISO 9001:2015 Standard overview
- Workshop Conformity Assessment
- Workshop Adequacy Audit for QMS Documentation (Stage 1) as per ISO 19011 and ISO 17021
- Audit Checklist. Workshop.
- Roles and Responsibilities of Auditors
- Introduction to audit-Process Approach Audit
- Workshop- Audit Plan
- Onsite Simulated Certification Audit (Stage 2) as per ISO 19011 and ISO 17021
- Certification and Accreditation process
- IRCA Registration Process
- Written Examination using IRCA Question paper
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 Certificates
QMS Lead Auditor
Certificates and Badges You Achieve
Digital Badge &
TCB Certificate with CQI/IRCA Approval
TCB Certificate with IACET CEU
Introduction and Welcome to QMS Lead Auditor Course
2. Evolution of Quality
3.Vocabulary Terms and Definition
4. ISO 9001:2015 Standard Interpretation and Overview
5. Introduction to Audit
6. Auditors Roles and Responsibilities
9. Conducting Onsite Process Approach Audit ( During Tutor Guided Live Session )
10. Certification and Accreditation
11. CQI/IRCA Registration Process
12. Written Examination
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