What is ISO 9001?  ISO 9001 overview & course requirementsINTRODUCTION TO AUDITING

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Introduction to Auditing


This ONE-DAY interactive and practical foundation course is delivered in-house and designed to provide delegates who will be performing internal audits with a basic knowledge of the purpose and benefits of internal audits and the process for conducting them. It explores the main principles and features of a process based management system and addresses basic auditing skills, in order to:

  • Understand the business benefits of conducting Internal Audits
  • Identify the skills necessary to become a competent Internal Auditor
  • Have an awareness of what is involved in planning and conducting an Internal Audit

Key Skills / Learning Objectives

Through the combination of interactive tutorials and workshops, our course will enable the delegates to:

  • Assess the business benefits of implementing an internal audit programme.
  • Gain confidence in their skills to become a competent Internal Auditor and progress to the formal IRCA-Approved Internal Auditor course.
  • Plan and prepare for an internal audit and develop questioning styles and sampling techniques that can be applied when auditing processes.
  • Write factual nonconformity reports that help to improve the effectiveness of the management system.

Course Outline

  • Reporting Overview of the role of the auditor.
  • Principles and basic constituents of a management system and how internal auditing can benefit business and how it may be used for business improvement.
  • The format and features of a process-based management system
  • The Internal Audit process and the management of it
    • Planning
    • Execution
    • Reporting
    • Corrective Actions
  • Sources of information and further development

Who Should Attend?

  • Those new to auditing wishing to gain a basic knowledge in auditing skills and management systems
  • Those responsible for assessing the business needs/benefits of an internal audit programme as part of a management systemt
  • Managers and/or process owners
  • Management Trainees

Booking and Course Fees

Fees include:

  • Delegate workbook, including reference information
  • Training provided by qualified and experienced tutors with extensive practical management auditing experience across a variety of manufacture and service industries
  • Certificate verifying attendance and completion of course

This course is for delivery in-house only. Offering better value for money, in-house training can be customised and designed to meet specific individual and company needs.

Please Contact us to discuss your in-house requirements.

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