Taking the lead in Quality Management

We aim to be industry leaders in the field of ISO Management and we believe that the key guiding principle, of long-lasting success, is the mastering and understanding of business processes. Gaining the title of a Lead Auditor is amongst the most prestigious in the ISO market. Qualifying as a Lead Auditor demonstrates that you have an unmatched understanding and knowledge of the relevant ISO standards and competence towards enhanced business improvement.


What does being a Lead Auditor mean?

A Lead Auditor is a professional qualification for audit team leaders. A Lead Auditor can be employed by a certification body or appointed to perform internal and supplier audits within an organisation. Through proper training, a Lead Auditor will develop the knowledge and skills required to conduct a competent audit on any of an organisation’s management systems.

The benefit that this qualification brings to an organisation is invaluable, as a Lead Auditor encompasses the requisite skills and expertise to perform internal, supplier and third-party certification audits competently and accurately.


How will becoming a Lead Auditor be of benefit to my organisation?

Becoming a Lead Auditor will provide you with the skills and capacity to plan, conduct, report and follow-up on an audit against a given ISO standard. This level of competence is an extremely valuable resource in terms of assurance, in that it adds credibility to organisations who self-regulate.

In the field of Quality Management, a Lead Auditor is able to identify the purpose, aims and benefits of the Quality Management System within their organisation. A certified Lead Auditor possess the ability to grasp the application of risk-based thinking, leadership and process management.  

A Lead Auditor has an informed understanding of the latest audit techniques and a keen knowledge of how to apply these techniques appropriately and effectively, so as to improve the organisation’s processes and outcomes. An additional benefit of becoming a Lead Auditor is that it builds stakeholder confidence by managing processes in line with the latest requirements.


Becoming a Lead Auditor against ISO 9001:2015

Risk ZA has developed an ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor training course that is in line with the requirements of the Southern African Auditor and Training Certification Authority (SAATCA).

We are proud to hold the SAATCA registration number 001 for our ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor course. SAATCA is accredited to ISO 17024, ensuring that successful Learners gain the international credibility the scheme offers. The course is based on the requirements of ISO 19011 and ISO 17021-1, which means that delegates will gain the knowledge and skill required for certification body audits.

Should you wish to attend our SAATCA Registered ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor course, visit our website https://www.riskza.com/training-schedule-booking/ to see when the next course is scheduled.

For more information, contact our team by emailing info@riskza.com or give us a call on +27 (0) 31 569 5900.

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