Lead Auditor training course

What is the Lead Auditor course?

The Lead Auditor training outlines how to lead and conduct both internal and external audits, the ins-and-outs of auditing management systems. This course is applicable for those seeking to complete both internal and third-party audits against;

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management  Systems
  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems
  • ISO 45001, AS/NZS 4801 & OHSAS 18001 Safety Management Systems

The course enables the participants to develop the needed expertise to audit a management system based on the required system and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognised audit principles, procedures and techniques.

What will I take away from this course?

The Lead Auditor course will cover the following Learning Outcomes;

  • Describe the purpose of a quality management system and explain its principles.
  • Explain the purpose, content and interrelationship of Management Systems and ISO 19011.
  • Plan and conduct an unbiased OH&S Management System audits in accordance with ISO 19011.
  • Report the audit, including writing valid, factual and value-adding non-conformity report.
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of auditors and team leaders (team leaders shall lead the audit).
  • Undertake audit follow-up activities, including evaluating the effectiveness of corrective action taken by process owners

On successful completion, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment from Compass Assurance Training (RTO: 88194) for the nationally recognised competencies:

Additional Study Outcomes

Diploma of Quality Auditing:

Participants have the option to complete their BSB51615 Diploma of Quality Auditing online for $600 (ex-GST).

PECB Certification:

As a PECB Partner Compass can offer PECB ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Certification. Participants will have the option to sit the PECB Lead Auditor exam on the 5th day after the course, for $725 (ex-GST). This will include your first 12 months registration with PECB.

Who can take these courses?

Entry Requirements? There aren’t any. You are not required to have any prior knowledge of auditing or management system implementation in order to take the Lead Auditor course.

This course is particularly relevant for participants seeking to;

  • Auditors wanting to perform and lead management system certification audits
  • Project managers or consultants wanting to master the audit process
  • Individuals responsible for the quality, safety or environmental systems in an organization
  • Expert advisors for each relevant standard
  • Technical experts wanting to prepare for external auditing functions.

Delivery Options & Cost

Classroom: Compass Assurance Training regularly hold classroom training courses across the country. See our training calendar for the next classroom training dates near you.

On-Premises: Have four or more people at your workplace that need to take a course? We can come to your premises and deliver the training course in-house. Contact Us for a customised training package.

Cost: $1850 (ex-GST)

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