API Lead Auditor Training

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In this 3-day intensive course, you will gain a thorough understanding of how to audit a quality management system, at the same time enhancing your knowledge and skills through an interactive and practical approach to auditing. The course offers a hands-on approach that enables you to apply various auditing techniques through real-world scenarios and role-play.

This course uses ISO 19011:2011, “Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems,” as the basis for teaching the auditing techniques discussed throughout the course. To apply these auditing techniques, this course teaches how to audit an API Spec. Q1 quality management system. Those with familiarity in API Spec. Q2, ISO 9001, and other management system standards are still encouraged to attend, as this course focuses more so on the auditing techniques, rather than training in a specific standard. For training in your standard, visit our Training Services page for additional information.

This course is ideal for those interested in internal auditing and / or lead auditing. For those pursuing an API auditor certification, this course fulfills the training requirement for all API auditor certification schemes, which are:

Need more information? View our list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Overview

API-U_ProudProvider_Lg-e1422917940679

In this 3-day intensive course, you will gain a thorough understanding of how to audit a quality management system, at the same time enhancing your knowledge and skills through an interactive and practical approach to auditing. The course offers a hands-on approach that enables you to apply various auditing techniques through real-world scenarios and role-play.

This course uses ISO 19011:2011, “Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems,” as the basis for teaching the auditing techniques discussed throughout the course. To apply these auditing techniques, this course teaches how to audit an API Spec. Q1 quality management system. Those with familiarity in API Spec. Q2, ISO 9001, and other management system standards are still encouraged to attend, as this course focuses more so on the auditing techniques, rather than training in a specific standard. For training in your standard, visit our Training Services page for additional information.

This course is ideal for those interested in internal auditing and / or lead auditing. For those pursuing an API auditor certification, this course fulfills the training requirement for all API auditor certification schemes, which are:

Need more information? View our list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for those already familiar with working under a management system standard (API Q1, Q2, ISO 9001, etc.).

NOTE: There are no prerequisites for the course; however, it is recommended that you have a working understanding of a management system standard prior to registering for this course. For training in your standard, visit our Training Services page for additional information.

  • Quality system auditors
  • Personnel involved in managing their organization’s audit program or in leading audits of their organization’s management system
  • Professionals seeking certification or continuing education to maintain their certification
  • Auditors looking to upgrade their auditing skills
  • Personnel responsible for assisting their organization in achieving conformity to API Spec. Q1, Q2, ISO 9001:2015, or other management system standard

Duration

The duration of this course is 3 days:

  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Price

$1,795

Course Material

  • Training participant workbook
  • Practical exercises
  • Case studies
  • Copy of API Spec. Q1

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will learn gain an understanding of:

check mark ISO 19011

check mark Process auditing and management system interfaces

check mark Audit schedule, plans, objectives, and scope

check mark How to manage an audit program

check markAuditing and interviewing techniques

check mark Objective evidence and how to record it

check mark Audit behavior, traps, and what not to say

check mark Documenting nonconformances

check mark Conducting audit follow-up and corrective action effectiveness

Course Agenda

  • Requirements and Definitions
  • Principles of Auditing
  • Auditor Behavior and Competency
    • Personal objectives for auditing
  • The Audit Program and Structure
    • Process Auditing
    • Management system interfaces
  • Responsibilities of the Audit Team
  • Beginning the Audit
  • Objective Evidence
  • The Audit Process
    • Audit plans
  • Documenting Audit Nonconformities
  • Ending the Audit
    • Preparation for audit exit meeting
    • Conducting the audit exit meeting
  • Audit follow-up

Go Beyond Training

Industry training is just one facet of the services we provide. Get web-based QMS software to make your management system and implementation more efficient for total quality management.

  • Increase Efficiency
  • Reduce Risk and Cost
  • Improve Customer Satisfaction
  • Ensure Compliance

ISO 9001:2015
API Spec. Q1
API Spec. Q2
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Client Testimonial

“Excellent course. It is very clear that Bud Weightman is a seasoned veteran in the field and does a great job of training.”

Jason Thomas

Quality Control Inspector, CST Industries

Training Center Location

14614 Falling Creek Drive
Suite 250
Houston, TX 77068

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Training Center Location

14614 Falling Creek Drive
Suite 250
Houston, TX 77068

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