ICEB ISO 9001 Certified Lead Auditor

ICEB ISO 9001 Certified Lead Auditor

The IECB's Official ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training Course

The ISO 9001 Lead Auditor 4-day training course enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform a Quality Management System (QMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques.

During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and the certification process according to ISO/IEC 17021-1.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master the audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and gain "Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding this Certificate,, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.

Duration: 4 days
Delivery: Live online
Presented by: John McGlone

Dates & Times

➡️ 15 - 18 January 2024 | 4 x 7 hrs | 9:00am–4:00pm GMT
➡️ 11 - 14 March 2024 | 4 x 7 hrs | 9:00am–4:00pm GMT

➡️ Ask John for latest availability & schedule, to find out more details about the training, or to attend in person (London only).

This course can also be delivered privately to your team, either in the standard format or tailored for your organisation.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the operations of a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 9001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks

  • Understand the auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011

  • Learn how to lead an audit and audit team

  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 9001 in the context of a QMS audit

  • Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in QMS audits

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples

  • Practical exercises include examples and case study discussions

  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam


A fundamental understanding of ISO 9001 and comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.

What's Included?

  • Course Slide Deck

  • Official Study Guides

  • The Exam

Who Should Attend?

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Quality

  • Management System (QMS) certification audits

  • Managers or consultants seeking to master a Quality Management System audit process

  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with QMS requirements

  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for a Quality Management System audit

  • Expert advisors in Quality Management

Our Guarantee

  • We are an approved IECB Training Partner.

  • You can learn wherever and whenever you want with our robust classroom and interactive online training courses.

  • I strive to give our delegates the hands-on experience.

  • The one-off cost covers the training, all course materials, and exam voucher.

  • My aim: To achieve a 100% first time pass rate on all our instructor-led courses. Pass first time or ‘train’ again for FREE.


Delegates sit a combined exam, consisting of in-course quizzes and exercises, as well as a final 12 question, essay type exam on Day 4 of the course. The overall passing score is 70%, to be achieved within the 150 minute time allowance.

Exam results are provided within 24 hours, with both a Certificate and a digital badge provided as proof of success.

Training Instructor accredited by: IECB - International Examination & Certification Board
Certification Body: IECB - International Examination & Certification Board