ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training

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ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training

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

About 32 hours (on demand) | Materials included | Exemplar Global certified

USD 645.00


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Become a Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor. The ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor 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. Released in mid 2022, 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 32 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 your official Lead Auditor Certification with Exemplar Global Competency Units. The prestigious credentials are accepted worldwide and satisfy the training and competency requirements for individuals seeking registration under the Exemplar Global Lead Auditor Registration Scheme. Your certification also prepares you to work as a registrar auditor and to own ISO 9001 auditing projects.

This intensive online course is targeted at lead auditors, leaders of an audit team, solo auditors, and audit program managers, as well as all auditors seeking the prestigious qualification as 'Exemplar Global Certified Lead Auditor'.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

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

Know how to set up and operate an audit program

Have the skills to manage and lead a team of auditors

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

Course 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



The course includes an optional exam; it's in multiple-choice format, has a passing score of 70%, and can be re-taken unlimited times without charge. If you forgo or fail it, you'll still receive a Certificate of Attendance.


This course is designed for individuals with little or no previous knowledge of ISO 9001. You need to have a copy of the ISO 9001:2015 standard at hand when taking this course.

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ISO 9001 Online Lead Auditor Training

Exemplar Global Accredited Training

9001Simplified is an Exemplar Global Certified Training Provider and Examiner. Students successfully completing the course receive a Certificate of Attainment with the QM, AU and TL Exemplar Global Competency Units. Benefits for students include:

Our accreditation means that this course meets international standards and you're learning from the best.

Competency Units are more than evidence of training – they are proof of successfully acquired competence.

Your Exemplar Global Certificate of Attainment ensures that your credentials will be accepted worldwide.

Certification satisfies the training and competency requirements for individuals seeking registration under the Exemplar Global Lead Auditor Registration Scheme.

As a graduate you'll gain access to a wide range of business development tools and 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 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.

Become a Certified Lead Auditor

Translate your training into career success!   As a graduate of this course, you'll become a Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor with impressive credentials. Your powerful certification includes:

Achievement certified and 3.2 CEUs awarded by the International Standards Corporation to fulfill continuing education requirements.

The prestigious Exemplar Global accreditation mark ensures worldwide acceptance.

Includes the Exemplar Global Competency Units QM, AU and TL as evidence that competence has been acquired.

Certifications are verified by Accredible, blockchain-secured, and accessible online to promote your achievements.

With only a click of the mouse, you can share your achievements on LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media, or add your digital certificate to an online resume.

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High Quality Training

Highest Quality

Learning content is logically 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.

Professional E-learning Instructor

Authors and Presenters

The course has been designed in-house by our ISO consultants and instructors, and is carefully presented by our e-learning instructor in clear, accent-free English.

Graphics and Animations

Award-Winning Design

Lessons are illustrated by our award-winning designer. The multimedia format with its rich animations, video, 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 optional final exam, 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 Training is

Audit ISO 9001

You want to serve as a solo auditor, audit team leader, or audit program manager

Understand ISO

You want complete audit skills 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 career opportunities as a Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

Suitable for organizations of any size and industry worldwide.

What's included
Login credentials for course / course management dashboard, Study Guide, Audit Checklist, List of Required Documents and Records, and a course certificate.

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

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

Released April 2022 / compliant with ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 19011:2018

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

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Course access
Access to this course is available immediately after payment for 3 months (can be extended).

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