TRAINING DAYS: 5

(4 days of training + 1 day exam)

CPD CERTIFICATION

31 Credits

EXAM DURATION

3 Hours

EXAM RETAKE POSSIBLE?

Yes. Free one more exam in 12 months

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Training, PECB exam and certification

Why Should You Attend?

ISO 9001 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of Quality Management Systems and consequently improve an organization’s customer satisfaction and overall performance and effectiveness.

After mastering all the necessary concepts of Quality Management Systems, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Implementer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement ISO 9001 in an organization.


Who Should Attend?

  • Managers or consultants involved in Quality Management
  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of a Quality Management System
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with QMS requirements
  • QMS team members

Learning objectives

This training course will help you:

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 9001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a QMS
  • Learn how to interpret the ISO 9001 requirements in the specific context of an organization
  • Learn how to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain a QMS
  • Acquire the expertise to advise an organization in implementing Quality Management System best practices

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Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in the implementation of a QMS
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  • Practical exercises are based on a case study which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites

A fundamental understanding of ISO 9001 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.


Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 9001 and initiation of a QMS

Day 2: Plan the implementation of a QMS

Day 3: Implementation of a QMS

Day 4: QMS monitoring, measurement, continuous improvement and preparation for a certification audit

Day 5: Certification Exam 


Examination

The “PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a Quality Management System (QMS)

Domain 2: Quality Management System (QMS)

Domain 3: Planning a QMS implementation based on ISO 9001

Domain 4: Implementing a QMS based on ISO 9001

Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a QMS based on ISO 9001

Domain 6: Continual improvement of a QMS based on ISO 9001

Domain 7: Preparing for a QMS certification audit


General Information

Certification fees are included on the exam price.

Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed.

An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.

In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free.

Certification

After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

Note: PECB Certified Individuals who do possess the Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor Credentials are qualified for the respective PECB Master Credential, given they have taken 4 additional Foundation Exams which are related to this scheme. For more detailed information about the Foundation Exams and the overall Master Requirements, please go to the following link:  https://pecb.com/en/master-credentials. 

To be considered valid, these implementation activities should follow best implementation practices and include the following activities:

1. Drafting a QMS plan

2. Initiating a QMS implementation

3. Implementing a QMS

4. Monitoring and managing a QMS implementation

5. Performing continual improvement measures