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Combined Quality Internal & Lead Auditor

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Start date: 8th May 2014
Location: RRC Plymouth
Duration: 7 days
Managing centre: CBIC

Study Material 
Candidates will be provided with supporting study information. Candidates will be encouraged to make their own notes during the course programme.

Aim of the Course 

This qualification is suitable for those wanting to enter the profession of quality, auditing and management. It covers a range of subjects related to the business of auditing.

The course will enable those attending to assist and lead an audit team whose objective it is to audit the quality management system of an organisation against the requirements of ISO 9001:2008. The course will also equip candidates with a sound knowledge of the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 and the quality management principles that underpin it.


Course Content 
The course will cover:
  • IRCA Registration Requirements
  • Principles of Business Management
  • Business Management Systems
  • Management System Standards
  • The Eight Quality Management Principles
  • ISO 9001 Requirements and Application
  • Introduction to Auditing
  • Accreditation and Auditor Registration
  • Managing the Audit Programme
  • Audit Planning and Preparation
  • Audit Performance
  • Audit Reporting and Follow Up.
The course will also cover the principles of continuous improvement and allow individuals to advise in this area from an informed perspective.

Qualifications Awarded 
The examination is on the last of day the course. The exam is in order to qualify as a Lead Auditor.

Two certificates will be issued by the training provider on successful completion of the course, one for the Internal Auditor qualification and one for the Lead Auditor qualification.

This combined course is intensive, hence students should expect to commit themselves to a workload that requires a significant amount of energy and enthusiasm.

IRCA is a division of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) - the UK’s professional body for ‘quality management professionals’.

The British Standards Institute use IRCA as the industry standard for auditing.

Certificates for both qualifications will be issued direct to successful candidates by the training provider about 4 weeks after the examination.

Finally, it is imperative that potential students note that individual demands of this course are commensurate with the level of study – this is a level 2/3 qualification.

Employment Opportunities 

Individuals with these qualifications can expect to command salaries of between £25K and £40K as auditing professionals, dependant upon experience, more for overseas. Please go to the CQI website using the following link to browse associated quality auditing employment opportunities: www.thecqi.org/Knowledge-Hub/Find-a-job/.

These qualifications are highly regarded by employers as quality becomes the benchmark for continuous improvement hence just having these qualifications in any industry commands respect.


Study Materials 
Candidates will be provided with supporting study information. Candidates will be encouraged to make their own notes during the course programme.

Continuous Assessment and Tasks 

Students are advised to reinforce material covered during the course itself during self study time of an evening.

This is a very intensive course. Students will be asked to complete questions and activity based learning throughout the course.

Course members will carry out some of their own research; this will be valuable practice in an important part of the course. The research will be guided by the study notes and constant feedback will be provided through tutor support.


All dates & locations for this course  

To check availability or to book a place contact Civ: 028 94456200 or Mil: 9491 56200.

July 2014 
Date: 24th July 2014    Location: RRC Tidworth

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September 2014 
Date: 18th September 2014    Location: RRC Plymouth

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October 2014 
Date: 9th October 2014    Location: RRC Tidworth

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November 2014 
Date: 27th November 2014    Location: RRC Plymouth

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February 2015 
Date: 23rd February 2015    Location: RRC Plymouth

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April 2015 
Date: 16th April 2015    Location: RRC Tidworth

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July 2015 
Date: 23rd July 2015    Location: RRC Tidworth

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September 2015 
Date: 28th September 2015    Location: RRC Plymouth

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Right Management reserves the right to cancel and/or amend course dates, times, contents and venues as listed on this website. Every effort will be made to give the Service leaver as much notice as possible and a reasonable course alternative or alternatives may be suggested, if possible. If this is not possible or the alternative(s) is/are not acceptable to the Service leaver, Right Management, who deliver all non-contract courses listed, may refund in full the total amount paid to date for non-contract funded courses, or, in the case of MOD Contract Funded courses, in agreement with the MOD, the Service leavers IRTC grant will not be notionally reduced.
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Eligibility

There are no pre requisites for this course but some exposure to quality systems/auditing would be an advantage.

Course providers are required to take reasonable steps to ensure that prospective course members have a good chance of successfully completing the course; therefore students will need to demonstrate that they can meet the required standard of core skills. This includes numeracy/written/verbal communication skills. CTP students should have the necessary skills to complete the course but they may also be assessed during the course.

Finally, it is imperative that potential students note that individual demands of this course are commensurate with the level of study – this is a level 2/3 qualification. Course members will be required to commit themselves to an intensive period of study, which is demanding of their time and energy.

Course fees
This course is delivered by Right Management and sits outside the MOD contract-funded training programme and therefore, Service leavers are required to fund the course before attendance. Cost of the course to be paid direct to the Course Booking & Information Centre in advance as soon as possible after course booking or your place maybe re-allocated. Payment to be made by credit/debit card over the phone.

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If you are using Enhanced Learning Credits the provider name for the Claim Authorisation Note is Right Management Ltd 1208. We shall need your original Claim Authorisation Note with your payment in advance as soon as possible after course booking or your place maybe re-allocated. It will not be accepted on the first day.

Funding
For all funding advice please speak to your SRA.

Qualification
Internal Auditor qualification
Lead Auditor qualification

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