This course is certified by the CQI & IRCA and focuses on using audit as an improvement tool in line with ISO 9001:2015 philosophy. This highly interactive and participative training satisfies the auditor training requirements for individuals seeking certification as a CQI & IRCA Internal Auditor.

Course content

  • Introduction to Quality Assurance
  • ISO 9000 content and interpretation
  • Audit preparation (developing audit plans, checklists and information gathering)
  • Audit techniques (various audit trails)
  • Reporting
  • Nonconformities and corrective action programmes - (identifying trends)
  • Audit follow-up and close out

The course includes practical exercises on:

  • Audit preparation
  • Live auditing
  • Recommendations for improvement
  • Corrections and corrective actions
  • Nonconformity reporting

This course is designed for delegates requiring the basic skills necessary to audit areas of their own organisations management systems.

By the end of the course, trainees will be able to:

  • Understand the underlying principles of quality management; how quality systems are structured; audit process and use of techniques
  • Have practised every aspect of an internal audit
  • Have received continuous assessment; feedback on performance
  • Be capable of adding value through audit words

Pre-course preparation & assessment
There will be no pre-course preparation required however delegates are requested to complete a pre-course questionnaire that will be handed to the tutor before the first day of the course. This ensures that the course is delivered to the highest quality and is relevant to delegate’s needs and objectives.

In-company training
If you are representing a business this course can be run exclusively and tailored to suit your company’s specific learning requirements and organisational needs. Costs are dependant on number of days and bespoke content.

Other courses you might look to if this doesn't quite fit what you are looking for are:

If you are unsure which course is for you or your employees, please call and speak with one of our Learning and Development Advisor on 01656 644 300 or alternatively send us an enquiry here

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