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ISO 9001 Lead Auditor courses in Aberdeen.

5-day advanced Quality Management Systems training, equivalent to 40 CPD hours.

2 - 6 Sept. 2024

(The Atholl Hotel, AB15)

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15 - 19 July, 2024

(09:00 - 17:00 BST)

Come to Aberdeen to gain the most in-demand credential for supply chain auditors of Quality Management Systems, and catapult your career to new heights.

It's the one and only 'ticket' recognised by all of the top Certification Bodies when hiring, and both the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) have independently accredited our ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training for over three decades (licence number A18054).

Aberdeen captures the essence of Scotland's natural beauty and entrepreneurial spirit. Its rich heritage, breathtaking landscapes, international airport, and thriving industries make it an exceptional destination for visiting learners. We love Aberdeen because its steadfast commitment to quality standards sets a prime example for companies worldwide. By embracing robust management systems and availing themselves of the training opportunities available from local institutions like SQMC, businesses in Aberdeen are elevating their performance and contributing to a greener, safer, and more prosperous future for all. 

The Atholl Hotel is an SQMC venue in Aberdeen.
Our 5 day course venue: the Atholl Hotel*

*Subject to class size and availablility. Please contact us if you'd like confirmation of the venue for your preferred course dates, prior to booking.

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The 'Granite City' - where tradition and innovation harmoniously coexist.

Aberdeen is a thriving business nucleus with a profitable commitment to Quality.

Nestled on the stunning northeast coast of Scotland, Aberdeen beckons visitors with its unique blend of rich history, natural beauty, and a vibrant industrial scene. From its picturesque landscapes and cultural heritage to its thriving business community, this charming city has so much to offer SQMC students visiting to attend our regular, week-long, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training courses, hosted here.

Aberdeen's allure lies in its ability to seamlessly blend old-world charm with modern amenities. The city boasts a myriad of attractions, including the majestic Dunnottar Castle, the enchanting Union Terrace Gardens, and the iconic Marischal College. Nature enthusiasts will find solace in the picturesque Duthie Park and the pristine Balmedie Beach, while art lovers can indulge their senses at the Aberdeen Art Gallery and the Belmont Filmhouse. With a vibrant events calendar that includes the acclaimed Aberdeen International Youth Festival and the festive Winter Festival, there's never a shortage of excitement in this thriving city – regardless of the season you visit to take your ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training.

Beyond its tourist attractions, Aberdeen thrives as a hub for various industries, notably the energy sector, including oil and gas, renewable energy, and emerging technologies. With a rich offshore oil heritage and an unwavering commitment to innovation, Aberdeen remains at the forefront of global energy developments. Its highly skilled workforce and world-class infrastructure make it an ideal location for companies seeking to operate in this dynamic sector.

Given its prominence in the worldwide economy, it won’t surprise you to hear that Aberdeen is also known for its unwavering commitment to Quality Assurance, environmental sustainability, and safety management systems. Companies based in Aberdeen understand the significance of adhering to rigorous quality standards and maintaining robust management systems, many of which with the support of the Scottish Quality Management Centre (SQMC). Embracing these practices not only ensures efficiency and productivity but also showcases their dedication to the well-being of their employees, the community, and the environment.

In line with Aberdeen's commitment to excellence, numerous training providers offer comprehensive courses in Quality Standards, Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and Safety Management Systems (SMS). These programs equip businesses with the necessary knowledge and skills to implement effective strategies, comply with regulations, and continuously improve their operations. Whether it's ISO 9001 for quality management, ISO 14001 for environmental management, or ISO 45001 for occupational health and safety, companies in Aberdeen have access to top-notch training resources to elevate their performance and ensure a sustainable future.

  • 96% pass rate in 2023
  • 27% better than IRCA average
  • CQI & IRCA exam fees included


Free International Standards included - Save £650!

  • ISO 9001:2015 (worth £160*)
    You'll receive a complimentary copy of the central standard for QMS.
  • ISO 9000:2015 (worth £246*)
    We also include the 'QMS Fundamentals and Vocabulary' in your pack.
  • ISO 19,011:2018 (worth £244*)
    The "auditor's bible" - a guide to auditing best practice. Worth every penny!
*non-member prices from British Standards Institute.

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