FD116: ISO 9001 Training: 2015 QMS Foundation Course

This ISO 9001 training: 2015 QMS foundation course teaches the management systems approach and the requirements of ISO 9001.

Course ID: 1805

This CQI/IRCA certified ISO 9001 training: 2015 QMS Foundation course will provide learners who have an existing, basic knowledge of, or experience in, quality management with an understanding of the management systems approach and the requirements of ISO 9001. Successfully completing the CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 9001:2015 QMS Foundation Training course does not satisfy the training requirement to become an IRCA certified auditor.

This CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 9001 training: 2015 QMS Foundation course is tailored for those seeking to enhance their knowledge base in quality management. It empowers learners to navigate ISO 9001, providing a solid foundation for comprehending the standards and practices associated with quality assurance.

For those aspiring to become IRCA certified auditors, additional training is required beyond the foundational level. This QMS Foundation level course ensures a deeper understanding of auditing processes and practices in accordance with the standards set by CQI/IRCA. Upon completion of this course, learners should consider furthering their training with the ISO 9001 Internal Auditor and ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training courses.

This ISO 9001 training course is aimed at those beginning their career in quality with an auditing role, quality engineers, technicians and similar. It provides a basis for learners who wish to go on to complete CQI/IRCA Certified QMS Internal Auditor or Lead Auditor courses.

a) Management systems

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review, and continual improvement.

b) Quality management

  • The fundamental concepts and the seven quality management principles (see ISO 9000)
  • The relationship between quality management and customer satisfaction.

c) Quality management terms and definitions

  • The commonly used quality management terms and definitions (as defined in ISO 9000).

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4-12 candidates

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FD116: ISO 9001:2015 QMS Foundation Course currently does not have any dates scheduled. If you are interested in this course, please click below to get in touch with us so we can organise a date for you.

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You will have the knowledge to:

  • Explain the purpose of a quality management system, of quality management systems standards, and the business benefits of improved performance of the quality management system
  • Outline the structure and content of ISO 9001 and its relationship with ISO 9000
  • Recognize the specific quality management related requirements of ISO 9001

You will learn the skills to:

  • Understand the processes involved in establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, measuring, analysing, evaluating, reviewing, maintaining, and improving a quality management system, including the significance of these for QMS auditors
  • Outline, with reference to the PDCA cycle and the model of a process-based quality management system, the structure and content of ISO 9001
  • Make reference to the seven quality principles, explain the relationship between ISO 9001 requirements and ISO 9000

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This ISO 9001 training course is also available as an eCourse. With no deadlines or time restrictions, our eCourses are designed to be completed online at your own pace and our costs are inclusive of materials, issue of certificate and tutor support.

For more information about our ecourses please contact us at training@tptconsultancy.com or via the form below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

IRCA and CQI stand for International Register of Certificated Auditors and Chartered Quality Institute. The CQI exists to make society better by supporting excellence in, and the widespread adoption of, quality management. IRCA is the leading professional body for management systems auditors.

We accept the following methods of payment, BACS transfer or credit/debit card. Please see our terms and conditions for further details.

Yes, all our training courses can be delivered in house for your team, we also offer a bespoke training option if you need the training tailored to your organisation or specific requirements.

Yes, all learners will receive a comprehensive set of training materials. As we are conscious of our environmental impact, our default position is that materials are provided digitally through our partner Mimeo Digital. This allows learners the flexibility to view materials on a laptop, tablet or to print if preferred.

We will also provide loan copies of the necessary standards for use during the course.

We don’t offer a residential option, but if you require accommodation during your training please contact us and we can provide you with a list of recommended local hotels.

All our open training courses are held at our bespoke training facility; Orbit Business Centre, Merthyr Tydfil. For an overview of the venue please click here.

Yes, refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch will be provided. If you have any dietary requirements, please make sure to tell us prior to the course start so that we can provide suitable catering.

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