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Training - Lead Auditor CQI and IRCA ISO 9001 Quality

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The benefits of implementing a Quality Management System based on ISO 9001 are numerous:

  • improving the company's overall performance, in particular by strengthening its position in its sector,
  • reduction of client audits, preservation of know-how and practices and facilitation of international work,
  • improvement of practices and perpetuation of know-how
  • Involvement of staff through new responsibilities and commitment to the Management System, as well as participation in its implementation,
  • understanding of the organisation through the identification and description of processes,
  • definition of shared objectives.

 

THE BENEFITS OF THIS TRAINING

At the end of this course, you will be able to :

  • Master all the steps to perform a Quality Management System audit
  • Pass the CQI and IRCA Quality Management System Lead Auditor exam, a prerequisite for becoming a CQI and IRCA Certified Audit Manager / Auditor
  • Adopt the appropriate behaviours for conducting and carrying out a quality management system audit

Training ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor (QMS) certified by CQI and IRCA under reference 17971 (PR328).

 

WHO IS CONCERNED?

Any professional wishing to become an Audit Manager / CQI and IRCA Auditor and to perform 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits:

  • Quality Engineer
  • Department Manager or Director
  • Senior auditor
  • Consultant
  • Individuals wishing to become consultants or third party auditors

Training: have the following knowledge:

Management system

  • The PDCA cycle
  • The main elements of a Management System and the relationship between management, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, evaluation, review and continuous improvement

Quality management

  • The fundamental concepts and the 7 principles of quality management
  • The relationship between quality management and customer satisfaction

ISO 9001: knowledge of the requirements of ISO 9001 and commonly used terms and definitions related to quality management according to ISO 9000

Auditing: having already carried out audits

In order to validate the registration, you will have to commit to the possession of the prerequisites presented above.

Certification: more information on CQI and IRCA certifications at www.quality.org/knowledge/join-irca.

 

COURSE AND CONTENT OF THE TRAINING

UNDERSTAND EACH STEP OF THE AUDIT METHODOLOGY IN LESS THAN 2 MINUTES (VIDEO CLIPS)

Set of videos of less than 2mns each, to understand the audit methodology

Each video introduces you to all or part of a step in the methodology and offers you a tip to succeed in that step.

  1. Audit - what is it?
  2. What is the purpose of preparing the audit?
  3. Points to check
  4. Audit plan
  5. Interview guide
  6. What is the purpose of the opening meeting
  7. Produce audit findings
  8. Formulating audit findings
  9. Why conduct an interview?
  10. Documented information
  11. Observe activities
  12. How to prepare audit findings
  13. Closing meeting
  14. Why write an audit report
  15. Audit follow-up - carrying out the audit follow-up
  16. How to organise your internal audits
  17. Auditor skills and how to build an audit team

LEAD AUDITOR CQI AND IRCA QUALITY ISO 9001

1 - The concepts

  • Distinguish between the concepts of quality, quality assurance and quality management
  • Understand the context and developments of the ISO 9000 series of standards
  • Measuring the place of quality management and the audit system in the modern economy
  • Review of ISO 19011 and ISO 17021 requirements
  • Mastering the different types of audit and their methods

2 - Preparation

  • Establish internal and external audit programmes
  • Planning and preparing an audit
  • Review of a quality manual
  • Building an audit plan
  • Establish an audit checklist

3 - Implementation

  • Conducting an audit Part 1, 2 and 3
  • Mastering investigation techniques
  • Develop the skills needed to handle difficult situations with confidence

4 - The conclusion

  • Reporting audit results
  • Checking corrective actions
  • Implementing follow-up audits
  • Positioning the audit as a tool for improvement during management reviews
  • Encourage the company to improve and meet the requirements of ISO 9001

5 - IQC and IRCA registration

    • CQI and IRCA auditor/audit manager registration.

 

WHY CHOOSE THE AFNOR GROUP?

We are committed to the success of your training

  • 40 years of experience in training
  • 12 training centres around the world
  • 17 e-learning modules
  • 10,000 trainees per year
  • Training courses leading to a diploma and certification (ICA, IRCA, etc.)
  • A presence of 40 international locations.

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Protection and respect of privacy

The processing of personal data is necessary for the examination of your request, made in your capacity as a professional, to AFNOR Group. If necessary, this data may also be used to send you commercial information.

In accordance with current European regulations, you have the right to access, rectify, erase, withdraw consent, limit processing, oppose processing and portability of your data.

These rights may be exercised by sending a message to the AFNOR DPO.

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Detailed information on the use of your data and the exercise of your rights can be found in the AFNOR Group's charter on the protection of personal data and privacy.

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