ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certification Training

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ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certification Training

Become a Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor – the highest and most prestigious auditor qualification. The comprehensive lead auditor training also includes detailed explanations of all ISO 9001 requirements from the auditor's point of view, and setup and management of an audit program. The high-quality online course is in multimedia format, interactive, and full of real-life examples and practical tips. On demand – so you can learn anywhere and anytime.

This Exemplar Global training program includes the official ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Examination and Certification.

About 32 hours (on demand) | Materials & Exam included | Exemplar Global Certification

USD 1,290.00


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Become a Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and expand your career opportunities. The ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certification Training provides you with the official certification and comprehensive skill set to manage an audit program and conduct effective audits as a solo auditor or leader of an audit team.


First we give you an overview of the characteristics and operational processes you can expect in an effective ISO system. The course then explains all ISO requirements and the kind of evidence an auditor would seek to verify their effective implementation. Next we teach you auditing techniques and the various responsibilities of QMS auditors before focusing on setting up and managing an audit program and leading team audits.

Our down-to-earth explanation of the ISO requirements and the countless examples and practical tips all contribute to developing competent lead auditors with the skills to add value to the company. Revised in 2023, this course incorporates the latest interpretations and best practices. The accredited course meets the requirements of ISO 19011, and is accepted worldwide.

It's online training of the highest quality – certified by Exemplar Global.

The interactive online training is self-paced and on-demand; it takes about 30 hours to complete. Take it anywhere and anytime, and pause and resume as needed to make the program fit your personal schedule.


The course includes the official ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Examination. The proctored assessment meets the stringent requirements set by Exemplar Global and takes about 2-3 hours to complete. It consists of 141 questions in multiple-choice format, has a passing score of 70%, and no time limit.

The exam concludes with a comprehensive review of your answers and explanation of any mistakes. In case you failed, you may re-take the assessment as many times as needed without charge, or, alternatively, be issued a Certificate of Attendance as evidence of training.


After successfully completing the exam, you'll receive your official ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Certification as evidenced by a powerful Certificate of Attainment with Exemplar Global Competency Units. Your credentials provide certified proof of competence in the following disciplines:

Quality Management Systems:   Exemplar Global Competency Unit QM

Auditing Management Systems:   Exemplar Global Competency Unit AU

Leading Audit Teams:   Exemplar Global Competency Unit TL


Upon successful completion of this training program, you will:

Have the practical skills to conduct a complete internal or external audit, including preparation, opening and closing meetings, auditing, and writing audit reports

Be able to conduct solo audits, as well as manage and lead a team of auditors

Know how to set up and operate an audit program

Be able to add business value to audits and your company's audit program

Be recognized as Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

Enjoy enhanced career opportunities and employment potential

Be able to get registered as Exemplar Global Registered ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

Learning Content

The course combines lectures, videos and practical examples.


ISO 9001 - The Basics

The Foundation and Structure of ISO 9001

The Process Approach and PDCA Cycle

ISO 9001:2015 Requirements

ISO 9001:2015 Documentation

Introduction to Internal Audits


Setting Up an Internal Audit Program

Managing and Leading Team Audits



You don't need any previous knowledge of ISO 9001 and/or auditing. However, it is necessary to have a copy of the ISO 9001:2015 standard at hand when taking this course.

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See for yourself why our ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certification Training is perfect if you want to become an expert lead auditor with the professional certification to prove it.


ISO 9001 Online Lead Auditor Certification Training

Exemplar Global

9001Simplified is an Exemplar Global Certified Training Provider and Examiner (TPECS). For you, this translates into several benefits:

A course that meets the highest international standards – you're truly learning from the best

You'll get an Exemplar Global certification that's recognized internationally

Exemplar Global certified proof of successfully acquired competence in Quality Management Systems (QM), Auditing Management Systems (AU), and Leading Team Audits (TL)

Ability to seek registration as Exemplar Global Registered ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

Access to Exemplar Global online resources, including webinars, online events, and Auditor OnLine

Access to a wide range of business development tools, career support, and job board notifications

Access to the exclusive ExemplarLink community where you can interact with other graduates and industry professionals

Training Provider & Examiner Certification Scheme

Convenient for Individuals and Corporations

Learners study independently whenever and wherever they choose, no matter if in the office, at home or by the beach. Pause and resume the self-paced course and examination as and when needed.

Corporate buyers may use the online course management dashboard to assign employees to purchased courses and monitor their progress. Simply select the course quantity you need and get instant access to the online dashboard upon payment.

Professional Certification

Certificates impact career success and pay. Your ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Certification is guaranteed to impress with these features:

Exemplar Global certified evidence of competence in in Quality Management:   Exemplar Global Competency Unit QM

Exemplar Global certified evidence of competence in in Auditing Management Systems:   Exemplar Global Competency Unit AU

Exemplar Global certified evidence of competence in in Leading Audit Teams:   Exemplar Global Competency Unit TL

Prestigious Exemplar Global certification mark

3.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Easy and reliable verification of authenticity using block-chain technology

Secure addition to your online resume

Digital integration with LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media to securely promote your professional skills

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Educational Approach

Educational Approach

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

This course has been designed and developed in-house by our team of senior consultants and experienced instructors, and has been audited for quality and effectiveness. All lessons are carefully presented by our professional e-learning instructor in clear, accent-free English.

Graphics and Animations

Award-Winning Design

Lessons are illustrated by our award-winning graphic designer to visually reinforce learning content and concepts. The multimedia format with its rich animations, videos and text creates a learning experience that's both enjoyable and effective.

Study Guide

Included Materials

Study Guide
Included is a Study Guide that summarizes the entire course in 335 pages. Download and use it to follow the lectures and take notes, to prepare yourself for the examination, and as a reference and reminder of what you have learned.

Audit Checklist
The course includes an audit checklist template, complete with customization instructions, so that freshly trained auditors can start auditing without delay.

List of Required Documents and Records
Also included is a guide that shows which documents and records are strictly required by ISO 9001:2015, which are recommended, and which can be omitted.

The ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certification Training is

Audit ISO 9001

You want to serve as a solo auditor, audit team leader, audit program manager, or own ISO 9001 projects

Understand ISO

You want the skills to conduct internal and third-party audits, and the ability to add business value

Save time

You need the flexibility to take your training anytime and anywhere to fit your schedule

Certified Lead Auditor

You seek to improve your pay and career opportunities as a Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

Suitable to audit organizations of any size and industry worldwide.

What's included
Login credentials for course / course management dashboard, downloadable materials, proctored examination, Competency Units, digital certificate, Exemplar Global access.

A computer, tablet or smartphone, and internet access. High speed connection isn't essential.

The course and exam take about 32 hours to complete (on-demand) with 3.2 CEUs.

Revised April 2023 / compliant with ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 19011:2018

Technical support and access to an instructor are available when needed.

30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
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Course access
Access to course and examination is available immediately after payment for 3 months (can be extended).

Exam format:  multiple-choice
Total questions:  141
Duration:  2-3 hours
Passing score:  70%

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

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