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

March 11, 2019, 8:00 am - March 14, 2019, 5:30 pm



Please note: This course does include a prework assignment. Familiarization of the Standards prior to class is expected.

This unique training option allows you to take 4 full days of classes and achieve certificates stating that you have successfully completed the Exemplar Global Certified Quality & Environmental Management System Lead Auditor Courses (Pillar Management Associates is the certified course provider). The course is a comprehensive training in lead auditor techniques, methodology, practices and skills. It was designed and developed by a team who created and managed an accredited Certification Body.

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



March 11, 2019, 8:00 am
March 14, 2019, 5:30 pm
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