ISO 9001 QMS Foundation Course

CQI and IRCA Certified QMS Foundation Training courses will equip you with knowledge and understanding necessary to implement and maintain a quality management system within your organization in accordance with ISO 9001 quality management standards series. It will also provide with the basic understanding necessary to become an auditor capable of assessing the conformance and performance of an organisations’ quality management systems.

This course teaches you the process approach, the seven quality management principles and the requirements of ISO 9001.

Duration: 1 Day

Who Should Attend

This is for professionals requiring an introduction to the ISO 9001 family of standards course, especially those involved in the design, implementation and management of a quality management system (QMS). Successful completion of this course is a requirement for certification as an Internal Auditor on IRCA’s QMS Scheme.

This course is also very helpful for any professional responsible for implementing, maintaining or supervising a quality management system within their organisations.

Course Benefits

This course will help attendees in understanding the requirements for developing and implementing a quality management system based on the requirements of ISO 9001 series of standards. It will also explain the process management approach, and the Plan-Do-Check-Act principles. Attending this course will also help in understanding and implementing the requirements for risk-based thinking, and continual improvement of the quality management system.


  • Background to Quality Assurance
  • Setting quality objectives
  • The ISO 9001:2015 series standards
  • Measurement and analysis
  • Process Approach
  • Continual improvement
  • The 7 quality management principles
  • Organisational Context
  • ISO 9001 clause requirements
  • Risk based thinking