Diploma of Quality Auditing
What is the Diploma of Quality Auditing?
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team, including internal audits of management systems.
It is ideal for Quality Assurance Managers, Quality Facilitators, Quality and Improvement Consultants or Service Quality System Support Analyst or persons wishing to undertake these roles.
The Diploma of Quality Auditing provides Participants with the competencies to plan, initiate, lead and review a Quality Management System audit.
Participants will have developed the knowledge and skill to:
- Identify the framework of a Quality Management System aligned to International Standards.
- Initiate and lead a Quality Management System audit.
- Report the findings on a Quality Management System audit within a report.
Who can take these courses?
There are no entry requirements for this qualification however, students are required to have sound language, literacy and numeracy skills to cover the course content and complete required assessment.
The duration of this course will vary, depending on the learning method chosen. The maximum period for completion of the course is 2 years, however students may complete less time due to RPL or Credits from prior courses.
- Face to Face Learning allows participants to attend a five (5) day face to face training workshop covering the basic theory for the units of competency. Assessments and practical requirements are completed post workshop no later than 24 months (2 years) from the first day of the workshop.
- The 1 on 1 coaching (also called In-House delivery) is designed for use by companies to support in-house training and permits their employees to complete all of their learning and assessments under guidance from a Compass trainer, within their workplace. Assessments are completed as the students undertakes coaching with practical requirements being completed no later than 24 months (2 years) from commencement.
- Mixed mode/Distance education gives participants the flexibility to complete the course at their own pace within the stipulated course timeframes without the need to attend face to face workshops. Assessments and practical requirements are to be completed no later than 24 months (2 years) from commencement. This option is available via our ELearning portal or using printed workbooks and learner guides with the option of written assessment or on-line assessment.
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be undertaken by candidates who are able to provide valid, sufficient, current and authentic evidence of competency through demonstration of the required learning and skills outcomes using our RPL portfolio of evidence workbooks. For RPL entry students will be required to demonstrate significant and recent (within last 3 years) auditing experience, with supervisory or management practice in the work place.
8 required units
- BSBAUD402 Participate in a quality audit
- BSBAUD501 Initiate a quality audit
- BSBAUD503 Lead a quality audit (required)
- BSBAUD504 Report on a quality audit (required)
- BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
- BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
- BSBRSK501 Manage risk
- BSBWOR502 Ensure team effectiveness
Other optional units most commonly requested:
- Information and knowledge management: BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system
- Project Management: BSBPMG513 Manage project quality
- Sustainability: BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability