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ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course for IRCA

Quality Management & Security 

40 Hours

LRQA provides lead auditor training courses to fully equip auditors with knowledge and experience they need to plan and implement audits and report their findings. The courses are available in Dubai, in Abu Dhabi, other major business sectors in the UAE, and across the MEA 
You need this course if ...

  • you want to audit Quality Management Systems against ISO 9001 requirements 

  • you are an Auditor or Quality System Manager and want to add to your credibility with a widely accepted qualification 

  • you want to satisfy the formal training requirements for IRCA certification.

You will learn ...

  • the purpose of a QMS and the ISO 9000 principles of quality management

  • essential definitions to help you interpret and audit ISO 9001 requirements

  • to analyse ISO 9001 clauses and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements

  • the roles and responsibilities of an auditor and lead auditor

  • to plan and conduct an interview with top management and evaluate an organisation’s quality policy and objectives

  • to prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes and between members of an audit team

  • how to audit processes for conformance and effectiveness, including any specific quality objectives

  • to prepare thoroughly for audit and produce process based checklists

  • to gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation

  • how to evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and non-conformance with requirements

  • to report findings accurately against requirements of ISO 9001, write and grade non-conformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action

  • how to relate your audit findings to the policy and objectives of the organisation and present your overall evaluation to top management

You will need …

  • knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001 and experience of auditing

  • ideally to have attended our ISO 9001 Appreciation and Interpretation course

  • to understand the basics of how organisations work and the role of top management



This lead auditor training programme can be delivered as an in-company event for companies in Tbilisi, in Abu Dhabi, across UAE and other GCC countries.

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