ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditor (Onsite Course)

Course Fee: USD $4000.00*
Continuing Education Units: 1.6
Course Duration: 2 Days

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This on-site Internal Auditor course explains the requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 quality standard and conveys the principles and practices of effective auditing.

On Day 1, the ISO 9001:2008 requirements are interpreted for the manufacturing, software, and services industries. Class exercises at the end of each of the five major ISO 9001:2008 clauses help reinforce the application of the requirements.

On Day 2, the concepts, methods, and techniques in the ISO 19011:2011 Auditing Guidelines standard are covered. Exercises on checklists, interviews, and writing nonconformities are included to prepare students for efficient and effective internal auditing.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain basic quality system concepts
  • Understand the process approach
  • Describe the ISO family of standards
  • Interpret ISO 9001:2008 requirements
  • Identify the required documentation
  • Understand internal auditor responsibilities
  • Apply ISO 19011:2011 auditing guidelines
  • Recognize the audit principles and practices
  • Conduct all the phases of an internal audit
  • Prepare effective audit reports


This course is intended for anyone responsible for conducting, managing, or participating in internal quality audits. Students may be senior managers, quality managers, implementation teams, and new internal auditors.

Outline (Day 1)

  • Quality Concepts
  • Quality Management
  • Process Model
  • Requirements
  • Quality Management System (4.1 – 4.2.3)
  • Class Workout
  • Management Responsibilities (5.1 – 5.6)
  • Class Workout
  • Resource management (6.1 – 6.4)
  • Class Workout
  • Product Realization (7.1 – 7.6)
  • Class Workout
  • Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement (8.1 – 8.5)
  • Class Workout
  • Clause Quiz

Outline (Day 2)

  • Audit Concepts
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Audit Initiation>
  • Document Review
  • Audit Preparation
  • Exercise: Checklists
  • Audit Execution
  • Exercise: Interviews
  • Nonconformity Writing
  • Exercise: Scenarios
  • Audit Reporting
  • Audit Completion
  • Corrective Actions
  • Audit Follow-up
  • Audit Principles
  • Audit Benefits


  • ISO 9001:2008 Quick Reference
  • ISO 9001:2008 Requirements Summary
  • Audit Quick Reference
  • Audit Procedure for Exercise



Two-days: Requirements (Day 1) and Auditing (Day 2).

Class Hours

Day 1: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 2: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM


The flat rate for the 2-day onsite course is $4000, plus $50 per student, plus instructor travel expenses. The class size should be at least 4 students and no more than 20 students.


If you have any questions about this course, please call us at 770-862-1766 or send an e-mail to [email protected].

Whittington & Associates

We are committed to providing expert training, effective consulting, and valuable auditing. If you have any questions about our services, please contact us at 770-862-1766, or [email protected].