Quality Training

Lead Auditor Training ISO 13485:2016 Connect Skills


This event is fully funded under Skills Connect for unemployed people who are currently seeking employment, subject to eligibility criteria.

Further details of Skills Connect and Skills Connect ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA can be found on the Skillnet Ireland Website

This CQI & IRCA Certified Blended ISO 13485:2016 Lead Auditor Course is ideal for anyone that wants to gain the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of quality management systems against ISO 13485:2016, in accordance with ISO 19011:2018 and ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015

Content includes

Three learning objectives/outcomes:
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the purpose of a quality management system, of quality management systems standards, of management system audit, of third-party certification and the business benefits of improved performance of the quality management system
2. Explain the role and responsibilities of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow-up a quality management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011, and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable
3. Plan, conduct, report and follow-up an audit of a quality management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 13485 and in accordance with ISO 19011, and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable

This is a blended learning program, consisting of:
  • 16 hrs of online & self-paced modules (= 2 days training)
  • 3.5 virtual classroom days (Practical Workshops)
  • Exam on final day (via eAssessment)

Entry Criteria (Prior Learning Requirements)

In registering for this course, each Learner must have the following prior knowledge before completing this course:
Management Systems
• The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) Cycle
• The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review and continual improvement.
ISO 13485
• Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 13485 and the commonly used quality management terms and definitions
• Knowledge of the requirements is a key pre-requisite in attending this course as without a good understanding, the course may be very challenging.

If any Learner does not meet the above entry criteria, successful completion of Comply Guru’s Online ISO 13485:2016 Foundation Course will ensure that they meet the above prior learning requirements.

FREE Foundation Course Included
Every participant will receive a complimentary license to Comply Guru’s CQI & IRCA Certified Online ISO 13485:2016 Foundation Course (8hrs). This course is recommended for everyone, both new & experienced Quality Professionals. For any Learners who declare that they fully meet the entry criteria, this course is not mandatory to complete but it is still recommended. A separate CQI & IRCA recognised certificate will be issued upon successful completion.


Successful completion of this course will entitle each Participant to a CQI & IRCA Recognised ISO 13485:2016 Lead Auditor Certificate of Achievement.
Course accreditation held by Comply Guru (Course No. 2244)

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Lead Auditor Training ISO 13485:2016 Connect Skills

Training Days

5 Days

Training Location

Available nationally, based on demand

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