Integrated Management System Lead Auditor (Based on the revised 2015 standards)

You need this course if...

  • You want to audit Integrated Management Systems (IMS) against ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001 requirements
  • You are an Auditor or QHSE Manager or Quality System Manager and want to add to your credibility with a qualification by a well-recognized certification body.

You will learn …

  • The purpose of an IMS and the principles of management systems
  • Essential definitions to help you interpret and audit an IMS
  • To analyse clauses of the international standards and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements
  • The roles and responsibilities of an auditor and lead auditor
  • To simultaneously audit against the similar requirements of the standards
  • The concept of risk management in an Integrated system
  • To prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes and between members of an audit team
  • How to audit processes for conformance and effectiveness, including any specific objectives
  • Ho understand interrelation between different clauses of the standards.
  • To prepare thoroughly for audit and produce process based checklists
  • To gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation
  • How to evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and non-conformance with requirements
  • To report findings accurately against requirements of the standards, write and grade non-conformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action
  • How to relate your audit findings to the policy and objectives of the organisation and present your overall evaluation to top management

You will need …

  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001 and experience of auditing
  • Ideally to have attended our ISO 9001:2015 or ISO 14001:2015 or OHSAS Lead auditor course
  • To understand the basics of how organisations work and the role of top management

Your future development

  • Tutored Audits (coached live audit at your company)
  • See our Business Improvement courses

In-house/Company training 

This course can be delivered as an in-company event for those organisations that have more than five people to attend this course.