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.

The online pre-course Executive Introduction to ISO 9001:2015 is included with your registration and must be completed prior to attending the classroom training.

Course ID: QUAL 1107P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

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After you complete your registration follow the "How to Access Your Course Content" instructions which display on the section details (summary) page for this course.

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

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Apr 30, 2018 May 4, 2018 Apr 20, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595 18420
Section Details Jul 9, 2018 Jul 13, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595 18422
Section Details Sep 10, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Aug 31, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595 18424
Section Details Oct 29, 2018 Nov 2, 2018 Oct 19, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595 18426
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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
16348 Jul 11, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595
16350 Sep 12, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,595
16352 Oct 31, 2016 Nov 4, 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.

Groups: If 2 or more people from your organization are registering for this course, you can recieve 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