Certified ISO Lead Auditor


Duration : 5 Days
Language : English
Exam Duration : 3 Hours
Category : Auditing
Level : Professional
CPD Credits : Equivalent to 37 Hours
Exam Retake : Available (Free within 24 Months)

Course Objectives:

The purpose of the MQA Certified ISO Lead Auditor Course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of management systems against respective ISO Management Systems like 9001, 14001, 45001, 27001, etc. in accordance with ISO 19011 and the certification process according to ISO/IEC 17021-1. This course will be delivered online or in-house with an experienced MQA Certified Instructor. Below are the course objectives for references:
  • Understand the purpose and operations of a respective ISO Management System.
  • Understand how to interpret the requirements of respective ISO Management System in the context of an ISO Management System audit.
  • Understand how to plan and lead an audit and audit team.
  • Understand the Auditor’s roles and responsibilities in accordance with ISO 19011.
  • Understand how to complete an effective audit using a structured and approved approach.
  • Understand how acquire the competencies of an auditor to draft audit reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011.

Who Should Attend?

  • Internal Auditors
  • Quality Managers
  • ISO Management System Professionals
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for an ISO Management System audit
  • Managers or consultants wants to master an ISO Management System audit process
  • Anyone responsible for maintaining conformance with ISO Management System requirements

Course Agenda:

  • Day 1: Introduction to ISO Management System and ISO 19011
  • Day 2: Audit Principles, Preparation and Auditor Roles and Responsibilities
  • Day 3: Audit Execution Activities
  • Day 4: Audit Closing & Reporting
  • Day 5: Course Recap & Certification Exam

MQA Lead Auditor Examination:

The “MQA Certified ISO Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the respective accreditation boards. The exam covers the following competency domains:
  • Domain 1: ISO Management System’s Fundamental Principles
  • Domain 2: ISO Management System Requirements
  • Domain 3: Audit Planning Activities
  • Domain 4: Audit Execution Activities
  • Domain 5: Audit Closing Activities
  • Domain 6: Audit Reporting Activities
  • Domain 7: Managing the ISO Audit Program

MQA Auditor Certifications:

After successfully completing the training and exam, you can apply for the related credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential:
MQA Certified
ISO Provisional Auditor
MQA Lead Auditor Training or Equivalent 1
MQA Lead Auditor Exam or Equivalent 1 Passing Score
Minimum 3 Years of Total Experience Required
MQA Certified
ISO Auditor
MQA Lead Auditor Training or Equivalent 1
MQA Lead Auditor Exam or Equivalent 1 Passing Score
Minimum 5 Years of Total Experience Required
Minimum of 200 Hours of Audit Experience
MQA Certified
ISO Lead Auditor
MQA Lead Auditor Training or Equivalent 1
MQA Lead Auditor Exam or Equivalent 1 Passing Score
Minimum 10 Years of Total Experience Required
Minimum of 300 Hours of Audit Experience

1 MQA accepts any related training completion certificate from the authorized training provider only and final decision is with the respective MQA Committee taking the decision.

Why MQA?

  • Experienced Trainers:
    All of our trainers have vast experience and expertise in related field and are excited to pass this knowledge to the participants in an effective way.
  • Interactive Learning:
    Our trainings are delivered with lots of quizzes and workshops to ensure that training is interactive or bidirectional not only unidirectional.
  • Quality Training Delivery Assured:
    Our trainers are assessed by participants after each course as well as by the MQA Committee on regular basis.
  • Small Batches:
    Our courses have a maximum of 10 participants per batch to ensure that you are getting the best learning experience.
  • Simplest MQA® Certification Cycle:
    We offer a very simple way to get certified for the respective course as we are not insisting that participants will go through MQA training classes only but if the participants has attended similar training from any other training provider who is authorized from a valid accreditation board then we consider that training and issue Certification based on other requirements fulfilment.
  • Lowest Fees:
    We are offering this training in a very competitive fees in which Certification Cost is included with NO RENEWAL fees, and if the participant is going for Certification only then we will take one-time fees which is lowest in market.

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