05-Days’ CQI-IRCA Certified Lead Auditor Course on ISO 9001 Quality Management System

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IPS Pakistan offers a Chartered Quality Institute (CQI)-International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) certified, an intensive and highly rated 05-days’ ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Lead Auditor Course (17932), in collaboration with HKV Academy (01185621), a CQI-IRCA Approved Training Partner (ATP). The course comprises of lectures, interactive group and individual workshops, case studies, role-play exercises, giving touches of real time scenarios. Continuous Assessment and examination measure the success rate.

Target Audience

  • CEO’s / Directors
  • Quality Professionals
  • Quality Assurance/Control Officers
  • Management Representatives
  • Member(s) of Quality Team/Committee
  • Potential 3rd party / Certification Auditors
  • QMS Consultants
  • Personnel who wish to excel in the field of Quality Management System

Participants Will Learn

  • Understanding the fundamental concepts of Quality Assurance and Management.
  • Preparation and advising organization before third party assessment.
  • Meeting the training element requirements for certification as a Lead auditor
  • Understanding and practicing how to undertake, effectively prepare for, carry out, report and follow-up 1st, 2nd and 3rd party QMS Audits
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of their organization’s management system.
  • Understanding each requirement of ISO 9000 in its true virtue
  • Understanding how to take full benefits of ISO 9000 through effective QMS audits
  • Understanding detailed procedures, strategies and methods of QMS

Course Contents

  • Introduction of QMS requirements as per ISO 9001
  • Quality & Management System Concepts
  • Quality Vocabulary
  • Interpretation of QMS Requirements
  • Mandatory Documentation as per ISO 9001
  • Development, Implementation and Promotion and Auditing of QMS (& its elements)
  • Maintenance of QMS
  • Best Compliance Practices

Course Methodology

There is a balance between knowledge-based presentation, discussions, exercises and case studies. About two third of the time is spent on activity based learning. A mock examination paper will be discussed throughout the course to help students to be familiar with the style of the examination.


CQI-IRCA recommends that students are expected to have the following prior knowledge:

  1. a) Knowledge of the following Quality Management Principles and concepts: the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) Cycle; the relationship between QMS and customer satisfaction; commonly used quality management terms and definitions and the 8 Quality Principles as given in ISO 9000; the process approach used in quality management; the model of a Process Based QMS, the structure and content of ISO 9001.
  2. b) Knowledge of the requirements of ISO

Course Duration

05 Days / 40 Hours plus 2 hour Written Examination

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