ISO 9001:2015 Auditor Certification Training

Develop your internal auditing skills and become a certified auditor.

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certification Training

Focusing on practical applications, this comprehensive online course equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform audits that drive value within your organization. Delve into a detailed explanation of all ISO 9001 requirements through the eyes of an auditor. Our high-quality online training program features a multimedia format, including interactive elements, real-world examples, and actionable insights. On demand – so you can learn anytime, anywhere.

This Exemplar Global training program includes Examination and Certification.

About 20 hours (on demand) | Materials & Exam included | Exemplar Global Certification

USD 895.00


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Become a Certified ISO 9001 Auditor! Our ISO 9001:2015 Auditor Certification Training provides you with the professional certification and equips you with a comprehensive skill set to conduct efficient internal audits as part of an audit team.

Whether you aim to take part in your company's ISO 9001 internal audit program or join external audits, this course instills the confidence, skills, expertise, and professional certification necessary for success.

Flexibility is key. The interactive online training and exam are self-paced and accessible on any device, allowing you to fit your learning around your busy schedule. While the course and examination are designed to be completed in about 14-20 hours, you have the flexibility to go at your pace. Our bite-sized lessons make it easy to understand and digest the content.

Revised in 2023, this Exemplar Global accredited course is fully compliant with ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 19011:2018 and integrates the most recent interpretations and industry best practices.


By successfully completing this training program, you will:

Possess the practical skills required to conduct internal audits, including preparatory tasks, conducting meetings, performing audits, and drafting audit reports

Bring tangible business value to audits and your organization's audit program

Earn recognition as a Certified ISO 9001 Auditor

Qualify for registration as an Exemplar Global Certified ISO 9001 Auditor


The first part of the course provides an overview of the characteristics and operational processes that you should expect in an effective ISO system. Knowledge of these features is essential to effectively interpret the requirements and verify their implementation. We then move on to explain all ISO requirements and the kind of evidence auditors would seek to verify that an organization is meeting these requirements. The course then moves on to teach you auditing techniques and the various responsibilities of QMS auditors.

This comprehensive course will not only develop competent internal auditors who can add value to their company, but it also provides thoughtfully designed curriculum with down-to-earth explanation of the ISO requirements for effective and enjoyable learning. Furthermore, 9001Simplified is an Exemplar Global Certified Training Provider and Examiner, which gives you confidence that your online course is of the highest standard.

Course Content

The course combines lectures, videos and practical examples.


ISO 9001 – The Basics
Gain an understanding of ISO 9001, its purpose, and how it applies to different organizations. Discover the impact of a well-implemented ISO 9001 system on employees and their work. Learn to identify common mistakes that lead to an ineffective system.

The Foundation and Structure of ISO 9001
Understand the importance of Annex SL and the Quality Management Principles in comprehending the standard. Explore the seven principles that form the basis of ISO 9001 and inform its requirements.

The Process Approach and PDCA Cycle
Grasp the core concepts of the Process Approach and the PDCA Cycle, which are essential for conducting process audits. Real-life examples from various industries enhance your understanding.

ISO 9001:2015 Requirements
Gain an in-depth understanding of every ISO 9001:2015 requirement. Learn how to interpret these requirements in different situations and organizations, with practical applications and tips provided for each clause.

ISO 9001:2015 Documentation
Explore the different types of documented information and their forms. Understand which documents and records are mandatory and which are typically found in effective ISO systems.

Introduction to Internal Audits
Lay the foundation for auditing skills by learning the basics of internal auditing. Understand the concept and workings of an audit program, explore the benefits of a well-implemented program, and learn about different audit approaches.

Develop your audit skills step by step. Learn how to prepare for an audit, plan it effectively, and conduct it professionally. Acquire the necessary skills for information security, sampling, interviewing, and presenting audit findings. Finally, understand how to prepare an audit report, complete the audit, and follow up on findings.


Included Materials

Study Guide
Download a 288-page Study Guide that summarizes the entire course. Use it for lecture notes, references, preparation for the exam, and reminders of what you've learned.

Audit Checklist
Start auditing immediately with the included audit checklist template, along with customization instructions.

List of Required Documents and Records
Obtain guidance on the documents and records strictly required by ISO 9001:2015.

ISO 9001 Auditor Examination

This training program includes the ISO 9001 Auditor Examination, a rigorous assessment designed to assess your knowledge of the course content. Comprising 110 multiple-choice questions, the online exam meets the stringent requirements set by Exemplar Global. With no time constraints, the examination usually takes 1.5-2.5 hours to complete. To successfully pass, a minimum score of 70% is required.

Upon completion of the examination, you will receive a comprehensive review of your answers, including an explanation of any mistakes made. In the event that you do not pass, you're welcome to retake the assessment as many times as needed free of charge. Alternatively, you may be issued a Certificate of Attendance as evidence of the training you have completed.

ISO 9001 Auditor Certification

After successfully completing the examination, you will receive the professional ISO 9001 Auditor Certification. Endorsed by a Certificate of Attainment from Exemplar Global, this certification provides proof of competence in the areas of Quality Management Systems (Exemplar Global Competency Unit QM) and Auditing Management Systems (Exemplar Global Competency Unit AU).

Your ISO 9001 Auditor Certification is accepted worldwide, enhancing your career opportunities. Additionally, our certification satisfies the training and competency requirements for individuals seeking registration under the Exemplar Global Auditor Registration Scheme.

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An Alternative

If you are planning to conduct solo audits, work for a registrar or own auditing projects, our online ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certification Training is the perfect alternative to gain essential skills and certification.

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See for yourself why our ISO 9001:2015 Auditor Certification Training is perfect for gaining internal auditing skills and the professional certification to back them up.


ISO 9001 Online Auditor Certification Training

Exemplar Global

As an accredited Exemplar Global Certified Training Provider and Examiner under TPECS (see our badge), 9001Simplified ensures that our course meets the highest international standards. With our training program, you can gain valuable knowledge and skills while receiving an Exemplar Global certification that holds international recognition.

You will also have access to comprehensive online resources, including webinars and the ExemplarLink community, where you can interact with graduates and industry professionals. This network provides opportunities for ongoing learning and professional development, helping you enhance your expertise, and improve your career prospects.

Certificate: ISO 9001:2015 Auditor Certification Training

Professional Certification

Obtaining a professional certification can help you advance in your career. The ISO 9001 Auditor Certification offers valuable features, including:

Proof of attaining Exemplar Global Competency Units for Quality Management (QM) and Auditing Management Systems (AU), demonstrating your expertise in these areas

2.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that can contribute to your ongoing professional development

Easy and reliable verification of authenticity using blockchain technology, ensuring the credibility of your certification

Digital integration with LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media platforms, allowing you to securely promote your professional skills to a wider audience

What Is TPECS?

The Training Provider and Examiner Certification Scheme (TPECS) by Exemplar Global is a rigorous certification program dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of training and certification processes. Choosing a course offered by a TPECS member, such as 9001Simplified, guarantees effective learning and skill development.

TPECS members undergo independent audits to ensure compliance with international standards, enabling them to issue globally recognized Certificates of Attainment with Exemplar Global Competency Units. These certificates substantiate the knowledge and proficiency of certified individuals, validating their expertise to employers and clients worldwide. As well as 9001Simplified, TPECS Training Providers include industry giants such as BSI, Bureau Veritas and TUV.

Benefits of our Online Training

How does our course format benefit learners and employers?

Flexibility for Learners

With on-demand access, learners have the freedom to personalize their learning schedules and optimize their time management. Whether in the office, at home, or by the beach, learners can study independently, choosing the duration and frequency of their study sessions. Our self-paced course and exam can be accessed on any device, allowing learners to pause and resume as needed. This level of flexibility translates into significant time savings.

Cost Savings for Corporations

The on-demand flexibility of our course not only benefits learners but also reduces downtime for employees, resulting in substantial cost savings for employers. With our online training, resources are effectively utilized, maximizing efficiency.

Convenience for Corporations

Corporate buyers can easily purchase bulk course access and utilize our online course management dashboard to assign employees to the purchased courses and monitor their progress. Upon payment, instant access to the online dashboard is granted, simplifying the entire process.

Branding and Delivery Options for Corporations

To ensure a tight alignment with your brand and technical resources, we offer customization options:

Custom Branding We can provide a custom branding package that includes a course player utilizing your company name, logo, and coloring scheme, a custom URL (e.g.,, and branding of the Study Guide using your company's logo. Please contact us to specify your needs. A one-time customization fee of USD 1,990.00 applies.

Your Own LMS We can enable corporations to run our courses on their own Learning Management System (LMS) for seamless integration with their HR and training processes. Please contact us to specify your requirements.

Educational Approach

Educational Approach

The learning content is logically structured, gradually developed, and easy to understand. Plenty of real-life examples illustrate the subject matter, and the numerous practical tips and best practices can be readily applied. Stand-alone and scenario-based quizzes prepare you for the certification exam.

Professional E-learning Instructor

Authors and Presenters

Our an in-house team of senior consultants, lead auditors, and experienced instructors designed and developed this course, and it has been audited for quality and effectiveness. All lessons are presented by our professional e-learning instructor in clear, easy-to-understand, and accent-free English.

Graphics and Animations

Award-Winning Design

The lessons in our course are visually reinforced by our award-winning graphic designer. With rich animations, videos and text – all of which can be viewed on any device – you'll have an engaging learning experience that sticks with you long after the course is over!

Login credentials for course / course management dashboard, downloadable materials, official examination, Competency Units, digital certificate, Exemplar Global access

Technical Requirements
A computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access (high speed connection not essential)

No prior knowledge of ISO 9001 required. You need to have a copy of the ISO 9001:2015 standard available.

Duration & Schedule
About 20 hours to complete | 20 CEUs
Self-paced and on-demand

Revised April 2023 | Compliant with ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 19011:2018

Technical support and instructor access available as needed

Money-Back Guarantee
Comprehensive 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee for risk-free purchase

Course Access
Immediate access after payment for 3 months (extendable)

Exam format:  multiple-choice
Total questions:  110
Duration:  1.5 - 2 hours
Passing score:  70%

Title:  Certified ISO 9001 Auditor
Competency Units:  QM, AU
Accreditation:  Exemplar Global

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