COST per delegate: Contact TIQMS for a formal quote

Duration:  Maximum 4 Months. There is no minimum period so delegates can complete the course in less than 4 months.
                    Start date is the day the materials are e-mailed.

Materials will be e-mailed as soon as payment is received.
Electronic Certificates will be supplied.

Learners should have successfully completed the Implementing a Quality Management System course or the distance learning course on Quality Management Systems 

Target Audience
Individuals who are responsible for carrying out internal audits against the ISO 9001:2015 requirements

By the successful completion of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of auditing quality management systems.
  • Understand and apply the ISO 19011:2018 guidelines for auditing
  • Prepare, plan, conduct and finalize audits
  • Write audit reports


  • Introduction to quality auditing and ISO 19011:2018                                                 
  • Clause 3 – Auditing Terms and definitions                                                    
  • Clause 4 – Principles of auditing                                                                    
  • Process & Product Audits                                                                               
  • Clause 5 – Managing an audit program                                                         
  • Clause 6 – Conducting an audit                                                                                 
  • Clause 7 – Competence and evaluation of auditors
  • Auditor evaluation matrices
  • Examples of discipline-specific knowledge and skills of auditors
  • Additional guidance for planning and conducting audits                              
  • The process approach to auditing a QMS                                          
  • Examples of nonconformities 

Certification and Certificates:
Learners are welcome to contact the Training Facilitator if experiencing difficulty. Should all assignments not be successfully completed within the 4 months period, no certificate will be issued. Learners will then have to re-register for the Training programme.

Successful Learners will receive an electronic TIQMS Certificate