ISO 39001 - Lead Auditor


Summary

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS) as specified in ISO 39001:2012 and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with the certification process of the ISO 19011 and ISO 17021 standards. Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit.

 

Who should attend?

  • Internal auditors
  • Auditors wanting to perform and lead a Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS)  certification audits
  • Project managers or consultants wanting to master the Road Traffic Safety Management System audit process
  • CxO and Senior Managers responsible for the Road Traffic governance of an enterprise and the management of its risks
  • Members of a road traffic safety team
  • Expert advisors in road traffic safety
  • Technical experts wanting to prepare for a road traffic safety audit function

 

Learning objectives

  • To acquire expertise to perform an ISO 39001 internal audit following ISO 19011 guidelines
  • To acquire expertise to perform an ISO 39001 certification audit following ISO 19011 guidelines.
  • To acquire necessary expertise  to manage an RTSMS audit team
  • To understand the operation of an ISO 39001 conformant Road Traffic Safety Management System
  • To understand the relationship between a Road Traffic Safety Management System, including risk management, RTS performance factors and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To improve the ability to analyze the internal and external environment of an organization, its risk assessment and audit decision-making

 

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS) concepts as required by ISO 39001

  • Normative, regulatory and legal framework related to road traffic safety
  • Fundamental principles of road traffic safety
  • ISO 39001 certification process
  • Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS)
  • Detailed presentation of the clauses 4 to 10 of ISO 39001

Day 2: Planning and Initiating an ISO 39001 audit

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Audit approach based on evidence and on risk
  • Preparation of an ISO 39001 certification audit
  • RTSMS documentation audit
  • Conducting an opening meeting

Day 3: Conducting an ISO 39001 audit

  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
  • Audit test plans
  • Formulation of audit findings
  • Documenting nonconformities

Day 4: Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an ISO 39001 audit

  • Audit documentation
  • Quality review
  • Conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an ISO 39001 audit
  • Evaluation of corrective action plans
  • ISO 39001 Surveillance audit
  • Internal audit management program

Day 5: Certification Exam

 

Prerequisites

ISO 39001 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of ISO 39001 is recommended

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playing and oral presentations
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

Examination and Certification

  • The “Certified ISO 39001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of road traffic safety

          • Domain 2: Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS)
          • Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles
          • Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 39001 audit
          • Domain 5: Conducting an ISO 39001 audit
          • Domain 6: Closing an ISO 39001 audit
          • Domain 7: Managing an ISO 39001 audit program
  • The “Certified ISO 39001 Lead Auditor” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • For more information about the exam, refer to PECB section on ISO 39001 Lead Auditor Exam
  • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 39001 Provisional Auditor, Certified ISO 39001 Auditor or Certified ISO 39001 Lead Auditor depending on their level of experience.  Those credentials are available for internal and external auditors
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential
  • For more information about ISO 39001 certifications and PECB certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 39001 Lead Auditor Certification

General Information

  • Exam and certification fees are included in the training price
  • A student manual containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants
  • In case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions.