Auditor training

IRCA approved training organisations offer training courses based on a wide range of management systems standards and industry sectors.

Image of training providersWhy choose an IRCA approved training organisation?

IRCA promotes best practice in global auditor training. We set high standards so you can be assured of the very best in training and subject matter expertise when you choose IRCA certified training from one of our approved training organisations. Our management system certification and training solutions help organisations like yours meet customer expectations.

Our team at IRCA require all approved training organisations to have competent trainers which use a variety of participative training methods to engage our delegates. Our learning methods will enable you to apply new knowledge and skills that can quickly and easily transfer to your own organisation.

There are over 90 IRCA approved training organisations operating in over 100 countries. Find a course with an approved training organisation that operates in your area.

Raising the standard of auditors and auditor training

IRCA certified training can help you to demonstrate your competence as an auditor and go on to achieve professional recognition as an IRCA certified lead auditor.

IRCA develop and publish course criteria that our training organisations design and deliver. Before any course can achieve the status of being IRCA certified it must undergo a rigorous design review, also incorporating a visit from one of our IRCA training assessors who will pass the course.

By completing this thorough review you can be confident that your provider of choice will bring their own unique selling points to their training as well as providing you with an event proven to meet our criteria.

Your pathway to auditor competence

Foundation courses

An essential pre-requisite to internal auditor and lead auditor training. This course will give delegates an underpinning knowledge of management systems and the requirements of the management system standard. This course is recommended for delegates who require a general understanding of the requirements of a standard.

Internal auditor courses

These courses provide delegates with skills-based training that will enable them to perform an internal audit of part of a management system and report on its effective implementation and maintenance.

Lead auditor courses

These courses are for delegates who want to develop the knowledge and skills to carry out first-, second- and third-party audits of complete management systems and assess conformity with the applicable management system standard.

Conversion auditor courses

These courses are for delegates who have successfully completed lead auditor training and want to extend their auditor competence to include another discipline. These courses are recommended for lead auditors working in, or with, organisation that operate combined or integrated management systems.

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