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 Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer credential. By holding a 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.
A fundamental understanding of ISO 9001 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.
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
The Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer exam fully meets the requirements of the 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
For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.
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. For more information about ISO 9001 certifications and the certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.
The requirements for Implementer Certifications are:
|Credential||Exam||Professional experience||QMMS project experience||Other requirements|
|Certified ISO 9001 Provisional Implementer||Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent||None||None||Signing the Code of Ethics|
|Certified ISO 9001 Implementer||Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent||Two years: One year of work experience in Quality Management||Project activities: a total of 200 hours||Signing the Code of Ethics|
|Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer||Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent||Five years: Two years of work experience in Quality Management||Project activities: a total of 300 hours||Signing the Code of Ethics|
|Certified ISO 9001 Senior Lead Implementer||Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer exam or equivalent||Ten years: Seven years of work experience in Quality Management||Project activities: a total of 1000 hours||Signing the Code of Ethics|
Note: 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: