ISO 9001:2015 Combined Introduction and Auditor course

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A cost effective 5 day course to help learners apply the ISO 9001:2015 requirements to their organization and to develop skills to conduct effective internal QMS audits


5 days

Course fee per learner

Please request a quotation

Course dates  

Dates need to be agreed upon


To be supplied by your organization


The course is presented by Annatjie Barkhuizen

SAATCA registered QMS Lead Auditor

Course material provided       

Learners receive, comprehensive course notes, various hand-outs and exercises

Who should attend      

Anyone involved with the implementation, maintenance and auditing of ISO 9001:2015

Quality management systems

This course is best suited for people that will do internal audits within their organization

Prerequisites for learners

  • Knowledge about the QMS in your organization is recommended
  • Willingness to learn and the right attitude

Leaner assessment

Learners will be evaluated for participation, attendance and performance on a continual basis throughout the course.

Learners are also required to pass a written exam at the end of the course (2 hours)


  • A certificate of attendance is issued to learners who achieved 100% attendance but who did not write the examination or who did not pass the examination.
  • A certificate of successful completion is issued to learners who passed the examination. The pass mark for the examination is 60%

Course outcomes

By the end of the Introduction course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain quality management definitions and concepts
  • Explain the benefits of a QMS
  • Explain the PDCA methodology
  • Explain the quality management principles
  • Explain the process approach
  • Explain the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 standard as given in clauses 4 – 10 including:
  • Context of the organization
  • Leadership
  • Planning and risk assessments
  • Support processes
  • Operations
  • Monitoring and measurement
  • Improvement
  • Recognize the value of documentation
  • Explain the differences between procedures and records
  • Explain how to maintain and retain documented information

 By the end of the Auditor course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain audit definitions and concepts
  • Explain audit responsibilities
  • Schedule audits
  • Plan audits
  • Prepare checklists
  • Evaluate documents
  • Conduct an opening meeting
  • Apply the process approach when auditing
  • Collect and verify audit evidence
  • Write audit findings and nonconformities
  • Conduct a closing meeting
  • Write an audit summary report
  • Conduct an audit follow-up
  • Evaluate root causes and corrective actions implemented for audit nonconformities