ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training

Course Description

Learn how to approach ISO 9001:2015 registration from the professional lead auditor's point of view and focus on key audit skills that enhance auditing capability. This intensive workshop covers key aspects of leading an audit team for your firm, another firm, or vendors/suppliers.

Georgia Tech - EI2 is an Exemplar Global Certified TPECS Provider for the AU, QM and TL Competency Units.

Important Course Information

This course is taught in a classroom but includes an online pre-course to be completed before the classroom session begins.

Follow the instructions below to register, then activate your online course account and login to the online course location (HELIX):

1.) Click the "Register" button below to register for the section you wish to attend and complete your online registration

2.) Check your email for the message with the link to activate your Georgia Tech account

3.) Take note of your username displayed during the account activation process; you will need it for step 4

4.) Click here to access your online course in HELIX with your username and the password created during account activation

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Jul 11, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595 16348
Section Details Sep 12, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595 16350
Section Details Oct 31, 2016 Nov 4, 2016 Oct 21, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595 16352
View previous sections
View Previous Sections
CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14105 Jul 14, 2014 Jul 18, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595
14106 Sep 15, 2014 Sep 19, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595
14104 Nov 3, 2014 Nov 7, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595
15442 Mar 2, 2015 Mar 6, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595
15459 May 11, 2015 May 15, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595
15502 Jul 13, 2015 Jul 17, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595
16346 May 9, 2016 May 13, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595

Special Discounts

There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Group:  If 2 or more people from your organization are registering for this course, you can receive 10% off – Use coupon code MULTI

Who Should Attend

Quality management system auditors, management reps and quality managers undergoing a third-party audit, individuals pursuing Exemplar Global QMS auditor certification

How You Will Benefit

  • Apply ISO 9001:2015 to a set of situations.
  • Find information about Exemplar Global.
  • Identify objective evidence.
  • Identify and document nonconformities.
  • Develop an audit plan and checklist.
  • Review an agenda for an opening meeting.
  • Use interviewing skills and take notes.
  • Evaluate objective evidence for conformance.
  • Identify which requirement of ISO 9001:2015 applies to a given set of findings.
  • Use closing meeting techniques.
  • Present audit findings clearly and objectively.
  • Prepare an audit report.


  • Evaluate a quality system for conformance
  • Learn audit methods and techniques
  • Report findings and follow up the audit
  • Conduct opening and closing meetings
  • Record and report nonconformities
  • Examine quality system documentation
  • Complete practical and written exams



  • Attendees with international addresses must purchase a copy of the ISO 9001:2015 standard and bring it to class. By contractual agreement, the standard cannot be shipped outside the US.


  • Attendees with US addresses will receive a copy of the ISO 9001:2015 standard via US mail and must bring it to class.

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Israel