CQI & IRCA is the leading professional body for management system auditors and offers a globally recognized business qualification. CQI & IRCA represents over 10,000 registered auditors in 150 countries and every year, around 60,000 delegates attend CQI & IRCA certified training course. CQI & IRCA Certified courses are recognized as an industry leader and CQI & IRCA endorsement means that you can be confident that the course you are attending: Covers the key knowledge and skills you need to start your journey as a management systems auditor will be taught by tutors who are experienced auditors and trainers who have fulfilled CQI & IRCA tutor competency requirements will be taught using a variety of proven practical student focused learning techniques to help you learn and enjoy the course has a limited class size to maximize participation and optimize your learning has been regularly assessed by an CQI & IRCA approved technical assessor. Completion of this course is the first step to becoming CQI & IRCA registered, to find out more please visit www.irca.org/join.
ISO / TQM consultants, Health and Safety consultants
Fire & Safety officers.
Personnel from Institutions / Companies aiming for and working towards Safety Certification
Students / Job Seekers in Safety field / Career development.
a) Management Systems
The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility policy
Objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review and continuous improvement.
b) Quality management
The fundamental concepts and the seven quality management principles (see ISO 9000):
Engagement of people
Evidence-based decision making
The relationship between quality management and customer satisfaction.
c) ISO 9001 Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 9001 and the commonly used quality management terms and definitions, as given in ISO 9000, which may be gained by completing CQI & IRCA Certified QMS Foundation Training course or equivalent.
How is it assessed
There is a 2 hours close book exam on the final day (pass mark 70%)
This is a Chartered Quality Institute and International Register of Certificated Auditors (CQI/IRCA) certificated training course. Learners who pass both the examination and continuous assessment will receive a certificate of achievement that satisfies the formal training requirement for certification as a CQI/IRCA auditor or lead auditor. The certificate of achievement is valid for a period of five years from the date of the last day of the course for the purpose of certifying as an auditor with the CQI/IRCA