This course aims to provide individuals who intend to perform QMS audits with the knowledge and skills needed to assess and report on the conformance and effective implementation of processes (quality management system), and to contribute to the continual improvement of the management system. This course arms local ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System auditors with the skills to help organizations adequately maintain and improve their systems, hence meet compliance requirements. Several local companies are noncompliant after failing to maintain their systems, due to a shortage of competent auditors in the job market.
Why you should enroll
By taking this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the responsibilities of a QMS auditor and describe the purpose of QMS auditing in the maintenance and improvement of management systems
- Describe with reference to the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle the Model of a Process-based Quality Management System, the purpose and structure of ISO 9001:2008.
- Plan, conduct and report a QMS audit as part of establishing quality management systems in accordance with ISO 19011:2011.
What this course offers:
These are the topics covered in the QMS Auditor programme:
- Concepts of Quality Management System
- What Is an Audit?
- The Process-Based Quality Audit
- Types of Audits
- Programming Audits
- The Auditor Within the System
- Audit Preparation
- Performance of The Audit
- Arriving at Audit Judgments
- Reports, Records, Follow-Up and Corrective Action
- Root Cause Analysis
Who is this course for?
- Individuals assigned the responsibility to implement quality management systems in their organization
- Individuals who need to understand the benefits of quality management for their organization
- Those interested in or starting a career in quality management
- Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) / Managing Directors / Business Unit Leaders / Departmental Heads
- Management representatives appointed in terms of the standard – clause 5.5.2
- Departmental quality representatives
- Individuals identified by management for further development
- Production Staff, Supervisors, Managers, Executive Management
- Any person who can be a custodian or help in the maintenance and improvement of the system.