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ISO 9001 Lead Auditor courses, by arrangement, anywhere in Europe.

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

  • 96% pass rate in 2023
  • IRCA exam fee included
  • No re-sit charges
5 star rating

"I particularly liked the way the course was tailored to our needs. It was a friendly and motivating atmosphere, and a good stage for discussion."



IRCA Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor courses in the English language, delivered at any EU location, from one of Europe's oldest Quality training institutions.

Empower your team and enhance your organisation's quality management capabilities by hosting our acclaimed IRCA Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor course at your premises.

This course is delivered in the English language, offering a universal platform for learning and collaboration. Opting for English, a leading global business language, not only prepares your team for international quality standards and audits but also enhances their communication skills, making them more versatile and competitive in a global market.

Trusting SQMC, as one of Europe's oldest and most respected Quality training institutions, brings you a unique set of advantages. Our institution has a rich heritage of excellence and innovation in quality management training, backed by over three decades of recognition by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA). Our course content is not just about passing an exam; it's designed to instill deep, practical knowledge and insights from years experience leading the field. This external perspective, combined with our comprehensive understanding of international standards, offers your team a broader, more nuanced understanding of quality management systems, enhancing their ability to perform audits effectively across different cultures and regulatory environments.

By partnering with SQMC, your staff will receive a qualification that is not only accredited by the CQI and IRCA, but is also required by some of the world's leading Certification Bodies when hiring 3rd party auditors. This global recognition ensures that your team is equipped with the most current and in-demand skills and qualification, setting them apart in the industry.

Allow us to bring our expertise directly to you, providing a convenient, highly effective learning experience that promises to exceed your training objectives.

Clients enjoying our unrivaled aftercare include:



Free International Standards included - Save €750!

  • ISO 9001:2015 (worth €185*)
    You'll receive a complimentary copy of the central standard for QMS.
  • ISO 9000:2015 (worth €285*)
    We also include the 'QMS Fundamentals and Vocabulary' in your pack.
  • ISO 19,011:2018 (worth €285*)
    The "auditor's bible" - a guide to auditing best practice. Worth every penny!
*non-member prices from British Standards Institute.

Why choose SQMC?

A global standard in auditor certification.

SQMC began in 1989 as an ancillary unit within the Management Sciences faculties of one of the United Kingdom's leading universities, providing short auditing courses accredited by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA). Within four years we were awarded Centre of Excellence status by the Institute of Quality Assurance (IQA).

Nowadays, the IQA is known as the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), and SQMC has evolved into an independent, private training supplier to individual students and multinational corporations in 88+ countries.

Benefits of training with us:

  • Friendly guidance for your Training Needs Analysis
  • Courses for every experience level
  • Top tuition from leading, practicing QHSE auditors
  • Gain a deeper understanding of management systems
  • Develop key skills to help you shine in any audit scenario
  • Unsurpassed pass rates
  • First-class aftercare and learner support you can count on
  • Certificate verification service for employers
  • Our own internal QMS is held accountable by the CQI and IRCA.


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