ISO 9001:2015 Transition course


Are you already familiar with ISO 9001:2008 and want to find out about ISO_9001:2015? This comprehensive 2 day course introduces you to the new ISO high level structure for management system standards and explores the changes between ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015.

By attending, you’ll be able to identify the gaps in your current quality management system (QMS) and start planning your transition to the revised standard. The context of the organization and a typical risk assessment methodology will be discussed in detail during the course.


2 days

Course fee per learner

R 3 950.00 + VAT = R 4 503.00


This course is presented in-house only

Course material provided

Learners will receive an ISO 9001:2015 standard, comprehensive course notes, various handouts and exercises

Who should attend

Anyone with ISO 9001 responsibility, including:

  • Quality management representatives who will be converting the existing QMS to ISO 9001:2015
  • Operations managers and consultants
  • Persons currently developing new systems for certification to ISO_9001:2015
  • Internal and external management system auditors who will be auditing to ISO 9001:2015
  • Anyone interested in finding out how ISO 9001:2015 differs from the 2008 version

Course content

  • The background and rationale for the revision
  • The new high level structure and new common text
  • Significant changes in terms and definitions
  • New concepts and requirements - highlighted focus on:

       - Risk-based thinking
       - Context of the organization
       - Control of changes
       - Strategic direction of the organization
       - More focus on the process approach

  • Reduced and deleted requirements
  • Reduction in documentation requirements
  • Move from justifiable exclusions to demonstrated applicability
  • An overall review of the requirements in ISO 9001:2015
  • The revised quality management principles
  • Certification transition arrangements

Pre-requisite for learners

Learners should have a good knowledge of ISO 9001:2008 and the key principles of a QMS


Learners will receive a certificate of completion