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IRCA Lead Auditor Courses

IRCA LEAD AUDITOR COURSES (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 & ISO 22000)

Designed for delegates requiring all knowledge and skills necessary to interpret a Management Systems Standard in the context of a second party supplier or third party certification audit.

The Duration of all these courses are for 5 days plus a 2-hour written examination.

Qdot provides the following Lead Auditor Training Programs:

Lead Auditor- ISO9001:2015

At the conclusion of the course, successful delegates should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of a Quality Management System and explain 7 principles of quality management;
  • Interpret requirements of ISO 9001 in the context of an audit.
  • Describe roles and responsibilities of auditors and lead auditors;
  • Plan and conduct an audit in accordance with ISO 19011;
  • Report the audit, including writing valid, factual and value-adding non-conformities;
  • Undertake audit follow-up activities, including evaluating the effectiveness of corrective action;

Course Contents:

  • ISO 9000 Standards series;
  • 7 Quality Management Principles;
  • Process Approach including the PDCA Cycle;
  • ISO 9001:2015 Standard Requirements;
  • Quality Management System documentation;
  • Auditing Standard ISO 19011 requirements;
  • Auditor’s Roles and Responsibilities;
  • Audit Planning;
  • Checklists, Non Conformance Reports;
  • Audit Reporting;
  • Final Team Meeting / Follow-up;
  • Verification / Audit Records;
  • Accreditation / Certification and Auditor Registration;
  • Exercises, case study etc.;
  • Course Examination.

Lead Auditor- ISO14001: 2015

IRCA certified EMS auditor training course provides environmental management professionals’ the knowledge and skills required to assess the conformance of an organization’s environmental management system to ISO 14001:2015.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the course, successful delegates should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of Environmental Management System and explain the principles;
  • Explain the inter-relationship of ISO14001:2015 and ISO 19011;
  • Interpret requirements of ISO 14001:2015 in the context of an audit;
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of auditors and lead auditors;
  • Plan and conduct an audit in accordance with ISO 19011;
  • Report the audit, including writing valid, factual and value-adding nonconformities;
  • Undertake the audit follow-up activities, including evaluating the effectiveness of corrective actions.

Course Contents:

  • Contents of ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 19011Standards;
  • Principles, impact assessment methodology of environmental issues;
  • Process approach including the PDCA Cycle;
  • ISO 14001:2015 Standards Requirements;
  • Environmental Management System documentation;
  • Auditing Standard ISO 19011 requirements;
  • Auditor’s Roles and Responsibilities;
  • Audit Planning, Checklists, Non-conformance Reports;
  • Audit Reporting, Final Team Meeting / Follow-up;
  • Verification / Audit Records;
  • Accreditation / Certification and Auditor Registration;
  • Exercises, case study etc;
  • Course Examination.

Lead Auditor- OHSAS18001

IRCA certified OHSAS auditor training course provides Health a Safety management professionals the knowledge and skills required to assess the conformance of an organization’s Safety management system to ISO 18001.

At the conclusion of the course, successful delegates should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of Safety Management System and explain the principles;
  • Explain the inter-relationship of ISO18001 and ISO 19011;
  • Interpret requirements of ISO 18001 in the context of an audit;
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of auditors and lead auditors;
  • Plan and conduct an audit in accordance with ISO 19011;
  • Report the audit, including writing valid, factual and value-adding non-conformities;
  • Undertake the audit follow-up activities, including evaluating the effectiveness of corrective actions.

Course contents:

  • Contents of ISO 18001 and ISO 19011 Standards;
  • Principles, impact assessment methodology of safety and health issues;
  • ISO 18001 Standards Requirements;
  • Safety Management System documentation;
  • Auditing Standard ISO 19011 requirements;
  • Auditor’s Roles and Responsibilities;
  • Audit Planning, Checklists, Non-conformance Reports;
  • Audit Reporting, Final Team Meeting / Follow-up;
  • Verification / Audit Records;
  • Accreditation / Certification and Auditor Registration;
  • Exercises, case study etc.
  • Course Examination.

Lead Auditor- ISO22000:2005

Learning objectives:

To train potential auditors / lead auditors and to provide detailed knowledge of auditing processes for ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System and ISO 19011:2002. The course is also aimed to provide practical training on auditing skills for Food Safety Management Systems, including HACCP. At the conclusion of the course, successful delegates should be able to:

  • Identify the elements of Food Hygiene and Sanitation, HACCP and Quality;
  • Should be able to develop and document Pre-Requisite program;
  • Able to identify CCP and Establish HACCP Plan;
  • Have the competency to plan, undertake and report results of audits of Food Safety Management system and to follow-up any consequent corrective actions;
  • Outline the skills in auditing food safety management system components against criteria (such as HACCP, GMP, Legislation, QA) by use of a generic model for the audit process;
  • Identify personal attributes, ethics and values that are desirable to be in competent food safety auditors;

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Food Safety Management System;
  • Understanding of the basic conditions and activities necessary to maintain hygienic environment throughout the food chain to ensure safe food suitable for human consumption;
  • Understanding the purpose, contents and interrelationship of HACCP, general principles of food hygiene, operational prerequisite programme;
  • Interpretation of the requirement of ISO 22000 in the context of an audit;
  • Plan and conduct an audit in accordance with ISO 19011;
  • Report the audit, including writing valid, factual and value adding nonconformities;
  • Good manufacturing practices, good hygienic practices and such other practices to ensure food safety;
  • Evaluation of prerequisite programmes including operational prerequisite programmes;
  • Identification of hazards, hazard analysis, identification of critical control points and corrective actions, selection and assessment of control measures;
  • Explain the concept of statutory and regulatory requirements in food safety and emergency preparedness to deal with food safety issues;
  • Exercises and exam.
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