Integrated Management Systems Lead Auditor Training

ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018

Integrated management systems development

Audit Integrated Management Systems

Our Integrated Management System Lead Auditor Course is delivered across 5 days and provides a comprehensive understanding of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 before delving into the practical auditing skills required to perform audits against integrated management systems as either part of a team or an audit team leader. It also provides a comprehensive understanding of ISO 19011 Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems.

This course includes modules AU, QM, EM, OH-45001 & TL (Exemplar Global TPECS) and all successful graduates will qualify as a provisional lead auditor with Exemplar Global.

Recognition of prior learning will be awarded for Modules AU & TL if they have been completed within the previous three years.

Module - AU/TL

Management Systems Auditing & Leading Audit Teams

1 Day
Module - QM

Quality Management Systems ISO 9001:2015

1 Day
Module - EM

Environmental Systems ISO 14001:2015

1 Day
Module - OH-45001

Safety Management Systems ISO 45001

1 Day

Roleplay and examination

1 Day

Who Should Attend the IMS Lead Auditor Course Training?

  • If you are developing, implementing and/or maintaining an Integrated Management System
  • Quality, Environmental and/or OHS Consultants
  • Auditors wanting to consolidate existing knowledge into a formal qualification
  • If you want to improve an existing Integrated Management System
  • If you want to conduct internal audits of an QMS/EMS/WHS management system
  • If you want to conduct external audits of an QMS/EMS/WHS management system as part of a team or an audit team leader

Course Structure

This Course is in module format such that the first day provides an introduction to auditing management systems and the skills required for auditing (Module AU) and those extra responsibilities of a Lead Auditor (Module TL). The subsequent three days focus on ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 in detail, respectively (Modules QM, EM & OH-45001). The fifth day comprises of the mock lead audit and written examination.

Day 1

Module AU – ‘Management Systems Auditing’

  • continual improvement & standards
  • audit process & communication skills
  • roles, responsibilities and skills of an auditor
  • ISO 19011 & ISO 17021 requirements
  • process-based auditing and sampling.

Module TL – ‘Leading Management Systems Audit Teams’

  • the certification process
  • lead auditor skills, abilities and Code of Conduct
  • legal/ethical aspects of auditing.
Day 2, 3 & 4

Module QM, EM & OH-45001 – ‘Auditing Quality, Environmental and Safety Management Systems’

  • initial Environmental Review and Risk Assessment
  • ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 in detail
  • new ISO 45001 in detail
  • new High-Level Structure (Annex SL)
  • workplace safety
  • initial Safety Review & risk assessment
  • ISO 45001:2018 transition requirements.
Day 5
  • mock external audit to develop practical auditing skills
  • course summary
  • written examination.

The instructors were interesting, well organised and funny and I now feel ready to join an audit team and learn how the theory is applied!

– IMS Graduate October 2022

Course Details

Length: 5 Days Price: $3,300 (incl. GST) Modules: Exemplar Global Module AU, QM, OH-45001, EM, TL
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