Quality Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor
(incorporating ISO 13485:2016 requirements) IRCA Approved 18229
This IRCA registered course will give you the very latest training in how to audit medical device quality quality systems in addition to giving you an internationally recognised qualification that your notified body and your customers will recognise.
This five-day course is recognised by regulatory agencies as the qualification for auditors and quality managers and gives you the same qualification as your notified body assessor. This course is delivered by expert auditors with wide experience of the medical device industry and will give you the skills required to perform internal, supplier or notified body audits.
Early Bird Price £1,300 + VAT
Two for less £2,150 + VAT
- Developing skills to ensure you get maximum benefits from quality system audits
- A practical guide to the purpose of a Medical Device Quality Management Systems
- Steps to become a value-added quality auditor; the key steps you should follow to plan, prepare, perform and lead effective quality management system audits
- How you can effectively perform quality audits by knowing the right questions to ask
- The secrets of becoming a ‘process based’ auditor and why this is important for ISO 9001 systems
- How to plan for and make sampling plans
- How you can write a non‐conformity that will deliver an effective corrective action every time
- How to ‘calibrate’ your audit technique and your nonconformities with your notiifed body
- The skills required to lead an audit team
- Key system elements such as links to ISO 9001, risk management, validation and post-market surveillance
- Registration with CQI/IRCA
This course is for anyone who wishes to conduct, and potentially lead, medical device quality audits. The course is also useful for someone who would like to have a wider understanding of medical device quality management system design and implementation. This will include senior managers, operations managers, quality managers and anyone else who needs to use and audit ISO 13485 quality management system.
To attend, please see IRCA Pre Course Knowledge Requirements. If you need for background consider our Introduction to ISO 13485 Training Course – available for the discounted cost of only £250, this will give you a good one day introduction in preparation for this Lead Audit Course.
This course will give you a good understanding of how to perform quality audits in your organisation and at your suppliers. The course also gives you the same level of training as your ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certification body assessor. This will help you and your organisation to identify gaps in your quality management system as a basis for improvement of regulatory compliance and system effectiveness.
Learning becomes easier and more effective if you, as a delegate feel involved and participate. We not only lead the training we also encourage thought and analysis by delegates who subsequently gain greater insight and ability. We know you will then be more effective auditors.
As an IRCA approved training partner, this course, our company and our trainers undergo an intensive inspection and assessment every year with the International Register of Certificated Auditors to give you the peace of mind that your qualification is valid and will be recognised by your customers and certification body.
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I found the course very helpful to understanding more about ISO 13485 and how to carry out internal audits. Alistair was very helpful on any questions I had and very good at explaining different areas....
Found this course to be very helpful & it gives you a better understanding on how to audit properly & what you are looking for...
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The training was very excellent, well informed and tutor knowledge of auditing was tremendous. It will really help me to conduct future audits....