PT236: ISO 9001:2015 QMS Internal Auditor

This practitioner level course provides the knowledge and skills to perform internal audits based on ISO 9001.

Course ID: 1732

The aim of this CQI/IRCA certified course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform an internal audit of part of a quality management system based on ISO 9001 (or equivalent), and report on the effective implementation and maintenance of the management system in accordance with ISO 19011. Learners who successfully complete this course will satisfy part of the training requirements for initial certification as an IRCA Certified QMS Internal Auditor. This course is also an ideal stepping stone for those individuals who wish to progress to the Lead Auditor course.

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at those auditing, maintaining or supervising ISO 9001:2015.


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) ISO 9001

  • An understanding of the requirements of ISO 9001 and the commonly used quality
    management terms and definitions, as given in ISO 9000, which may be gained by
    completing a CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 9001:2015 Foundation (QMS)Training course
    or equivalent.

Course Summary

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2 days

4-12 candidates

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Course Dates

Date Delivery Method Cost (+VAT)
13th Nov 2023 – 14th Nov 2023 Virtual £750 Select Date
16th Jan 2024 – 17th Jan 2024 Classroom £800 Select Date
13th Feb 2024 – 14th Feb 2024 Virtual £750 Select Date
12th Mar 2024 – 13th Mar 2024 Classroom £800 Select Date
9th Apr 2024 – 10th Apr 2024 Virtual £750 Select Date
7th May 2024 – 8th May 2024 Classroom £800 Select Date
11th Jun 2024 – 12th Jun 2024 Virtual £750 Select Date
9th Jul 2024 – 10th Jul 2024 Virtual £750 Select Date
6th Aug 2024 – 7th Aug 2024 Classroom £800 Select Date
10th Sep 2024 – 11th Sep 2024 Virtual £750 Select Date
8th Oct 2024 – 9th Oct 2024 Classroom £800 Select Date
5th Nov 2024 – 6th Nov 2024 Virtual £750 Select Date
3rd Dec 2024 – 4th Dec 2024 Classroom £800 Select Date

Course Outcomes

You will have the knowledge to:

  • Describe the guidelines of management system auditing according to ISO 19011
  • Apply ISO 19011 guidelines to auditing ISO 9001
  • Explain the importance of the internal audit process
  • Identify the process approach when auditing

You will learn the skills to:

  • Initiate the audit
  • Prepare audit activities
  • Conduct audit activities using the process approach
  • Prepare and distribute the audit report
  • Complete the audit
  • Conduct audit follow-up activites

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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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