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Online Course ISO 9001 Foundation Course for Auditors

Course Description

This course provides a detailed clause by clause overview of the ISO 9001:2008 requirements, particularly in an audit setting. This course is particularly useful as a foundation for those who wish to be trained as auditors. It is also useful for staff in preparation for audits so that they know what auditors would want to see.

This course has been developed by IRCA lead auditors who have experience in various industries. Examples provided covers many sectors, including service and manufacturing sectors.

Why this course?

  • Preparation for anyone who plans to complete other Quality Management Systems based training courses such as the IRCA/2245 Quality Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor training course or the IRCA/2180 Internal QMS Auditor training course.
  • Introductory course for any staff involved in the development, implementation and management of an ISO 9001:2008 management system.


What will I learn?

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • detail the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard, clause by clause
  • explain the evidences to look for to determine conformity or nonconformity of each clause
  • provide examples of conformity and nonconformity to the ISO 9001 requirements


Course Structure

  • Introduction
  • ISO 9001 Clause 0,1 2 & 3
  • ISO 9001 Clause 4.1
  • ISO 9001 Clause 4.2
  • ISO 9001 Clause 5.1 to 5.3   
  • ISO 9001 Clause 5.4 to 5.6
  • ISO 9001 Clause 6.1 & 6.2
  • ISO 9001 Clause 6.3 & 6.4
  • ISO 9001 Clause 7.1 & 7.2
  • ISO 9001 Clause 7.3 & 7.4
  • ISO 9001 Clause 7.5 & 7.6
  • ISO 9001 Clause 8.1 & 8.2
  • ISO 9001 Clause 8.3 to 8.5


How long will it take?

The course is designed in a series of half-hour lessons that will require participants to follow a sequential structure with tests at the end of each session to gauge understanding. The course can be completed in 8 hours straight or over a period of time. We recommend not to exceed two weeks so that participants do not lose the learning momentum.

How to register?

For enrollment, please email to

Course Preview

Preview 1

This part introduces the Course Contents, Visual Presentation of Quality Management Principle 4 -- Process Approach and Key Points of Documentation in ISO 9001: 2008.

Preview 2

This part explains methods to evaluate Customer Satisfaction, Definition of Correction, Corrective Action and Preventive Action and Example of Summative Assessment.

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