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Lead \ External Auditor Training Course

This 3 Day Lead \ External Auditor training course is designed to increase employees’ understanding of how to prepare, plan and lead other auditors in conducting internal and external audits. Employees will receive a detailed walk through of common requirements of ISO 9001:2015, API Spec Q1 /Q2, etc. and be provided with clear interpretations of requirements. This course will take future or existing lead and external auditors through the audit cycle of planning, preparation, auditing, reporting and follow up. Employees will participate in several exercises and mock audits to further reinforce skills and concepts to take back to their organizations. This course will focus on training an Auditor in every area of auditing so that they can successfully conduct internal and external audits of your organization’s supply chain. A competency test will be given upon completion and all participants who achieve a passing score will receive a certificate of completion.

Who Should Attend

  • Lead Auditors
  • Internal Auditors
  • External \ Supplier Auditors
  • Management representatives
  • Quality Professionals

Start End Times

9am – 4:30pm




Internal Auditor


1.8 (see criteria)

 Learning Outcomes

  • Types of Audits,
  • Role of a Lead Auditor,
  • Principles of Auditing (ISO 19011),
  • Auditing Methods and Techniques,
  • Detailed Walk Through and Interpretations of Quality Standards (ISO 9001) from an Auditing Perspective,
  • Various Thought Provoking Exercises,
  • Audit Cycle (Planning, Preparation, Audit, Audit Report and Follow-up),
  • Defining Audit Scope,
  • The Audit Team,
  • Developing Audit Questions and Checklists,
  • Preparing an Audit Agenda,
  • Process-oriented Auditing,
  • Collecting Objective Evidence,
  • Opening Meetings,
  • Conducting the Audit,
  • Closing Meeting,
  • Nonconformity Classifications,
  • Writing Corrective Action Requests,
  • Writing Audit Reports,
  • Performing Follow Up,
  • Data Analysis,
  • Mock Audits and Exercises to Develop Auditing Skills
  • Competency Test
  • Certificate of Completion

Course Material Included

  • Course slides
  • Lead Auditor Scenarios
  • Standard in Checklist Format
  • Audit Plan Example
  • Corrective Action Request Example
  • Audit Report Example
  • Audit Planning Worksheet Example
  • Competency Test

Suggested Items to Bring With You

  • Management System Standard
  • Supplier Audit Procedure

Call us today at 832-326-9796 or email us at to contact one of our management system consultants to set up an onsite training at your facility. The ISO 9001 Group can assist your organization in its training needs!

Convenient and Secure Payment Options:

Pay online, quickly and securely.

Send payment to P.O. Box 672151, Houston, Tx. 77267 prior to the course.

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Some key features of our courses:

IACET Accredited \ CEUs

Real life experiences

30 days of free consultation (phone/email)

Interactive delivery

Case studies

Competency testing

End of course evaluations

Course materials and resources

Certificate of completion

Course Location

5629 FM 1960 Rd W
Suite 200
Houston, Texas  77069


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