"Being an IRCA auditor gave me the opportunity to be a team member of the organization during ISO certification.” - IRCA Internal Auditor, India

IRCA register auditors in 15 different schemes covering a wide range of industries and sectors. Each scheme has separate requirements which assess the skills, knowledge and experience specific to each industry.

To register with IRCA, auditors must apply for one or more schemes. Auditors can apply for up to six schemes in which they have experience. Please look at each scheme page to find out the specific requirements for each scheme.

Each scheme uses a key standard, such as:

• Quality management systems: ISO 9001
• Environmental management systems: ISO 14001

And each scheme is influenced by the following auditing standards:

• ISO 19011: Guidelines for auditing management systems (latest issue)
• ISO 17021: Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems (latest issue).

Please click below to find out more about each scheme:

Aerospace (AS/EN/JISQ 9100, 9110, 9120, ISO 9001)
Business Continuity (ISO 22301)
Energy (ISO 50001)
Environment (ISO 14001)
Food Safety (ISO22000)
Information Security (ISO 27001)
Information Technology Service Management (ISO 20000)
Occupational Health and Safety (OHSAS 18001)
Quality (ISO 9001)
Social Systems
Safety Schemes in Procurement 

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