ISO Auditor Training

About ISO Auditor Training 

ISO auditor training courses take place at several levels and phases. IAS handles all types of ISO auditor training in a comprehensive manner, including ISO Lead Auditor Training and ISO Internal Auditor Training, thanks to its extensive auditing expertise in the field of ISO.

ISO Auditor Training

Types of ISO Auditor Training Courses Provided by IAS

Lead Auditor Training

Integrated Assessment Services, in association with our sister concern, Empowering Assurance Systems (EAS), offers CQI-IRCA Accredited ISO lead auditor training. ISO lead auditor training is a voluntary certification course developed for professionals or individuals with sufficient expertise who wish to become Lead Auditor certified. Delegates who attend the ISO Lead Auditor Training course will gain a better understanding of the International Standards’ requirements. Participants will learn how to conduct a First Party Audit (Internal Audit), a Second Party Audit (Supplier Audit), and a Third Party Audit (External Audit).

After completing lead auditor training, business professionals will be able to execute external third-party audits as a globally recognized IRCA certified Lead Auditor. IAS offers IRCA-certified Lead Auditor Training courses on a variety of ISO standards, including the following:

Lead Auditor Training Course Duration: 5 days, 40 hours

Mode of Delivery for Lead Auditor Training

  • In-House / Open Classroom Lead Auditor Training: In this mode of delivery, the Lead Auditor is trained by a qualified and experienced instructor either at an onsite training room provided by the client’s organization or in a public open-classroom setting. IAS will provide a hands-on approach to learning, with a combination of lecture, case studies and interactive activities.
  • Tutor-Led Virtual Classroom Lead Auditor Training:This delivery method provides the same high-quality training as our in-house/open classroom option, but with the convenience of a virtual learning environment. IAS will provide a live, interactive instructor-led experience using web conferencing software. Our knowledgeable and experienced IRCA Coordinators will lead you through a hands-on virtual experience that includes interactive conversations, role play, and real-life case studies to consider.

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Who Should Apply for Lead Auditor Training?

The IRCA Lead Auditor Training Course is designed for business professionals who want to further their careers by conducting internal and external third-party audits. Individuals who complete lead auditor training cmay be engaged as lead auditors by third-party certification bodies and corporate companies to ensure compliance with international standards. Individuals with prior experience with the PDCA Cycle and a basic understanding of ISO management systems are encouraged to apply.

Lead Auditor Training Examination and Certification

Candidates must pass the IRCA examination in order to become a Certified Lead Auditor.  This exam is conducted by IRCA after the 5-day course is completed. Candidates who pass the exam with a 70% or higher will achieve the Lead Auditor Course Completion certificate.

Internal Auditor Training

Internal Auditor Training is provided to process owners and managers so that they can conduct ISO audits as planned and documented in the relevant areas of activity. In order for a company to pass third-party certification audits, internal audits must be conducted. Internal auditors must understand the internal control framework as well as ISO requirements. As a result, internal auditor training is essential for organizations to fully comprehend what they are auditing. Internal auditors are responsible for auditing the actions of businesses in conformity with ISO’s International Standards.

Types of Internal Auditor Training Courses Provided by IAS

The following are the most popular Internal Auditor training courses offered by IAS:

  • ISO 9001 – QMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO 14001 – EMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO 45001 – OHSMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO 22000 – FSMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO 27001 – ISMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO 22301 – BCMS Internal Auditor Training
  • IATF 16949 – Automotive QMS Internal Auditor Training
  • AS9100 – Aerospace QMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO 17025 – Lab-QMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO 15189 – Medical Lab-QMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO/IEC 20000 – ITSMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO 37001 – ABMS Internal Auditor Training
  • ISO 50001 – EnMS Internal Auditor Training
  • BRCGS Internal Auditor Training

Mode of Delivery for Internal Auditor Training

IAS offers both Open Classroom and Tutor-Led Virtual training for the internal auditor course. In these modes, the internal auditor course will take place for 2 days, totaling 16 hours of instruction. In addition to the In-House/Open Classroom and Virtual Classroom methods, IAS offers the following method of delivery of internal auditor training:

  • Self-Learning Internal Auditor Course: In this method of internal auditor training, participants will have 30-day access to a comprehensive online course bundle, which includes the essential elements of auditing principles, processes, and practices. Participants will receive PowerPoint slides, audio recordings, audit scenario exercises and quizzes that provide the necessary information to become an effective internal auditor. This form of internal auditor training is ideal for professionals who need to learn at their own pace and convenience. Upon completion of the internal auditor course, participants will be able to conduct successful first and second-part ISO audits in accordance with applicable standards and best practices.

Who Should Apply for the Internal Auditor Course?

Anyone interested in learning about internal auditing, audit methods, methodological aspects of ISO standards, and the principles that govern them should take the ISO internal auditor course. The internal auditor course covers the essentials of becoming a certified Internal Auditor-ISO. Participants who successfully complete the internal auditor course will be able to perform audits within their organizations.

Internal Auditor Course Examination and Certification

After completing the internal auditor course, participants will take the internal auditor course examination. Upon successful completion of the internal auditor course examination with a score of 70% or higher, participants will receive the Internal Auditor Course Completion Certificate. The certificate will be valid for three years and can be renewed if the participant is able to demonstrate their competency through auditing activities.

Benefits of the Internal Auditor Course

The internal auditor course provides individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct internal audits within their organization. Here are some of the benefits of taking an ISO Internal Auditor course:

  • Understanding of ISO Standards: The Internal Auditor course provides a comprehensive understanding of ISO standards and their implementation in the organization. This understanding can help individuals identify areas of improvement and recommend corrective actions.
  • Improved Organizational Performance: Internal audits conducted by trained ISO auditors can identify areas of improvement within the organization, leading to improved organizational performance, increased efficiency, and cost savings.
  • Enhanced Career Opportunities: ISO Internal Auditor course certification is highly valued in many industries and can enhance career opportunities. It demonstrates a commitment to professional development and continuous improvement, which are highly valued by employers.
  • Improved Risk Management:The ISO Internal Auditor course provides individuals with the skills and knowledge to identify and manage risks within the organization. This can lead to improved risk management and better decision-making.
  • Increased Credibility: ISO Internal Auditor course certification adds credibility to an individual’s skills and knowledge. It demonstrates a commitment to quality, professionalism, and continuous improvement, which can enhance their reputation and credibility.
  • Compliance with Regulations: Internal audits conducted by trained ISO auditors can help organizations ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards. This can help businesses avoid legal issues and fines related to non-compliance.

For more information on lead auditor training or the internal auditor course, please contact IAS today or visit our ISO Auditor Training frequently asked questions page! 

Also check out our blog on how to get ISO Certification!