Quality Systems Internal Auditor

Start date: 08 April 2019

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Westpark Business Campus, Shannon, Co Clare

Certificate: International Register of Certificated Auditors

Cost: Great Value RRP €600 pp - Members €300pp Non-Members €350pp

Programme overview

Two-day course providing attendees with the necessary skills to be an effective internal auditor in accordance with International Standard 9001.


Learning outcomes

Participants will achieve the following learning outcomes:-

Describe the responsibilitites of an internal auditor and describe the role of internal auditing in the maintenance and improvement of management systems

Describe the reference to the Plan, Do Check, Act (PDCA) cycle and the Model of a Process-based Quality Management System, the purpose of ISO 9001

Plan, conduct and retport and follow-up an internal QMS audit as part of quality management system in accordance with ISO 19011.

Who is the course for

Any person with responsibility for conducting internal QMS audits – Departmental Managers and supervisory staff, Quality Managers, Quality Engineers and supervisory staff, Staff with responsibility for designing and implementing quality systems and Personnel responsible for Supplier/External Audits.


Introduction to Quality Systems

PDCA and Process-based QMS

 Risk-based thinking & the Process Approach

The QMS Audit Process

Competencies and responsibilities of internal auditors

Audit Preparation – pre-audit activities

Audit checklists

Conducting the audit – gathering evidence

Interview techniques/questioning skills

Reporting the audit and follow-up

Corrective action


Training Provider Profile

SQT are a training partner rather than a provider of courses. They seek to make a significant and measurable contribution to the organisations they work with. For over 25 years they have brought the latest thinking, the leading techniques and the most accomplished industry trainers into ambitious organisations, large and small, throughout Ireland, the UK and beyond.


Quality Systems Internal Auditor