Training Reservation:

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Course



This is where you will see the public course schedules and register for the on-line course.

The public and on-line course is for those candidates who need to obtain more knowledge and understanding of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard in addition to its application in the audit process.

This public course includes Module 1  - Competency Unit - QM in addition to Module 2 - Competency Unit - AU and Module 3 - Competency Unit -TL meet the requirements for application  Provisional Auditor status. 

Upon completion of this course participants will be fully knowledgeable of the ISO 9001:2015 standard, be competent to conduct audits of suppliers, be able to prepare their organization for ISO 9001:2015 registration and understand the economic advantages of quality management systems.

COURSE CONTENT: The course consists of lectures, workshop exercises, case studies and team assignments covering the following:

Quality management. ISO 9001:2015 requirements, documentation techniques, procedures/work instructions, conducting audits, audit preparation, Audit techniques, audit reporting, writing nonconformances, internal audits, and corrective/preventive actions.

This course meets the training requirements for professional registration as lead auditor, auditor and provisional auditor.

A certificate is awarded to students who satisfactorily complete the course at the conclusion. The certificate is issued with a unique serial number. This is one of the first requirements to becoming a registered auditor.

You must also register here for all 3 modules of the on-line and virtual Lead Auditor course.

If you wish to register for only a particular module (QM - AU - TL), you must click on the module(s) of your choice.

The on-line and virtual course is $1,195 per person. 

Additional information for the participant who selects the virtual course

This instructor-led course is comprised of three successive components delivered in convenient, 3 six to eight hour days

Day 1 - Competency Unit-QM

Day 2 – Competency Unit-AU

Day 3 – Competency Unit TL
Many of Gladhill Associates International’s virtual courses provide electronic access to course materials for 30 to 90 days depending on the course. For lead auditor courses the participant will be e-mailed the course materials, case studies, quizzes, scenarios as well as copies of the applicable standards.

Note: Refunds cannot be issued if course materials have been sent and/or accessed.  Chrome and Edge browsers are recommended – Internet Explorer is not supported. 

Note: We would need a minimum of six (6) participants to hold a virtual class room course.


An Internet-based, instructor led course utilizing web and teleconferencing technologies to allow participants to interact without traveling.  Virtual courses offer interaction with instructor and participants using Internet capabilities.

Participants have access to interaction both with the instructor and other participants in an Internet-based learning environment (white board, Q&A tools, application sharing, and breakout rooms).  Virtual courses are classroom-like experiences offered using the latest Internet tools. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) - Requirements standard and development process;
  • Identify ISO 9000:2015 QMS terms;
  • Describe the intent and requirements of ISO 9000:2015;
  • Determine the evidence needed to demonstrate conformity to ISO 9000:2015;
  • Apply the process approach and Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) methodology;
  • Evaluate documented information required by ISO 9000:2015 and the interrelationships between the quality/environmental processes, quality planning, policy, and objectives; 
  • Apply the principles, processes, and methods of auditing;
  • Demonstrate the activities involved in preparing for an audit;
  • Determine an effective audit in the context of the auditee’s organizational situation;
  • Apply effective audit skills and practice personal behaviors necessary for an effective and efficient conduct of a management system audit; 
  • Establish and plan the activities of an audit team;
  • Manage the audit process;
  • Prepare the audit report and perform an audit follow-up;

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to Quality Management Systems
  2. Analysis of ISO 9000:2015 (Introduction and Clauses 4-10) 
  3. Organizational Impact on Quality Management System 
  4. Auditing Quality Management Systems 
  5. Management System Audits 
  6. Auditor Competence 
  7. Audit Program 
  8. Audit Techniques 
  9. Audit Cycle
  10. Team Leader Roles and Responsibilities 
  11. Prepare for an Audit 
  12. Conduct an Audit 
  13. Prepare an Audit Report 
  14. Audit Completion and Follow-Up 

Who Should Attend:  

Those responsible for planning and scheduling an internal audit program for ISO 9000:2015. 

Those who wish to become an Exemplar Global certified/registered auditor.

Those who must perform audits to ISO 9000:2015 manufacturing, suppliers, managers, or anyone interested in conducting first-party, second-party, or third-party audits.

This is a Virtual course!

Online instructions: Our virtual training a modern browser with current software updates. We advise using one of the following browsers with our training courses.

  • Google Chrome Version 50 or greater
  • Internet Explorer Version 10 or greater

We strongly advise aginst attempting to use a smart phone or other small handheld devices for this training. Many courses will contain graphics that will be very difficult to view on a small screen.
Price: $1195 per Student

Once the registration details are confirmed the student(s) will recieve an email with instructions on how to proceed with the online training course.

This class requires a minimum number of students. Until we reach that minimum you can make a reservation to indicate your intent to attend this class

After we have the minimum number, we will notify you with a link to make your payment at that time.

If at any time you need to cancel the reservation please do so by contacting us using the information on our "Contact page".

Please insure all data is correct!

You may click on any of the sections above to make corrections. Note: To change Course, you will have to return to the Courses page using the Main menu bar at the top.

Please send your payment and a copy of the email confirming this registration to:
Gladhill Associates International
8535 Windfall Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Phone: (602) 321-7702
The registrations will only be completed once the payment has been confirmed.
Please send your purchase order and a copy of the email confirming this registration to:
Gladhill Associates International
8535 Windfall Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Phone: (602) 321-7702
The registrations will only be completed once the payment has been confirmed.