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ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor Training


November 13 @ 8:00 am - November 16 @ 5:00 pm

*ISO 9001 may be taken independently of ISO 14001 and vice versa. Please select your desired course during registration.

Attendees successfully completing the examinations provided in conjunction with this course receive a Certificate of Attainment for these Exemplar Global knowledge competency units:
QM – Quality Management Systems 
EM – Environmental Management Systems
AU – Auditing Management Systems
TL – Team Leader

The Certificate of Attainment provides evidence of knowledge competency defined by Exemplar Global for certification as a Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor.
A prior review of the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards and internal audit experience is suggested for this course.

This course is delivered by SCMEP in partnership with Pillar Management Associates. Completion of this course satisfies the training requirements for certification by Exemplar Global as a lead auditor.

Please note: This course does include a prework assignment.

Quality Management Systems ISO 9001:2015 Overview:
Highlights of the session include:

  • Quality management systems as required by ISO 9001:2015
  • The process approach and the alignment of business strategies to operational performance indicators
  • How to address and understand various methods for risk-based thinking
  • Business leadership requirements
  • ISO 9001 requirements and interpretation
  • QMS historical perspective and regulations
  • Understanding documentation requirements
  • QMS audit programs (planning, scheduling, documenting, & reporting)
  • Evaluating system effectiveness
  • Evaluation of conformance and performance indicators of management systems
  • Audit reporting
  • Lead Auditor responsibilities, methods, & techniques
  • Activities of corrective action, customer complaint handling, and continual improvement

Environmental Management Systems ISO 14001:2015 Overview:
Highlights of the session include:

  • Understanding Environmental Management Systems and the concepts of aspect and impact identification and management
  • The Historical and Regulatory Perspectives of Environmental Management (conformance vs. compliance)
  • How to address and understand various methods of risk-based thinking
  • EMS Audit Programs (planning, scheduling, documenting, & reporting)
  • Evaluating Environmental Management System Effectiveness
  • Understanding documentation requirements
  • Evaluation of conformance and performance indicators of management systems
  • Audit Reporting
  • Lead Auditor responsibilities, methods, and techniques
  • Activities of corrective action and continual improvement

Who Should Attend:

  • 3rd party auditors
  • Internal Audit Managers and Internal Auditors
  • Consultants
  • EHS Managers
  • Management Representatives


November 13 @ 8:00 am
November 16 @ 5:00 pm
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