ISO 9001:2015 Transition Training Courses in Central Scotland

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save £100if updating any SQMCISO 9001 qualification

The September 2018 deadline has passed.

However, this does not mean that auditors trained to the defunct '2008' version of ISO 9001 have to yet retrain on a full 2 day Internal or 5 day Lead Auditor training course. It is still possible to refresh your CV -- in line with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 -- with SQMC. Auditor certificates quoting the '2008' version of the Standard are obsolete, and will likely be rejected during your organisation's next surveillance or certification audit.

As most auditors have now updated their previous qualification, SQMC will discontinue this module after our final public course date (see below).

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I'm not an auditor. Is it still worthwhile?

This Transition workshop will be beneficial for anyone responsible for the implementation or maintenance of an ISO 9001-based Quality Management System. Managers affected by a QMS should also consider attending the course, to gain a clear understanding of how the changes and additional clauses will impact their role.

Freelance consultants and trainers will also want to attend, and the course is worth 7 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points in the Chartered Quality Institute.

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very brief summary of what's covered

This course focuses predominantly on the 'nuts and bolts' of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard.  The most notable issues to be covered during our ISO 9001:2015 Transition workshop are:

  • The major new clause which covers the Management of Risk
  • The other major new clause covering the Context of an Organisation
  • An explanation of "Annex SL" - the inspired framework on which all Management Systems Standards are being be built


Participants who successfully complete the SQMC continuous assessment exercises throughout the course are awarded with a Scottish Quality Management Centre Certificate of Successful Completion.

Please note this 1 day course/qualification does not satisfy IRCA's 'Auditor Certification Scheme' requirements, for which a 2 day course (with elongated Annex SL coverage) is required. However, for everyone else (and for HR purposes and ISO 9001:2015 Registration requirements) a 1 day Auditor Transition course/qualification - such as ours - is adequate.

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Length of course

1 day (9.00 am until 5.00 pm)

SQMC-trained auditors may save on advertised price

Save £100 when purchasing your place on this Transition workshop if you previously undertook your ISO 9001 (2008 version) Internal Auditor or ISO 9001 (2008 version) Lead Auditor training with us (offer will be applied to your invoice after enrolling).  Your certificate number will be required to claim the saving, however if you are unable to quote this, our admin staff can locate this information in our database.

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Price Includes

  • ISO 9001:2008>2015 Correlation Matrix
  • Course notes
  • Quality, restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Certificate


Designed for anyone already familiar with the outgoing 2008 version of ISO 9001.


1 day

Price Comparison*

BSI £545
SQMC £449
* With alternative providers of the same type of course.

Assessment & Certification

Those who successfully complete their assessed exercises will be awarded with a Transition Certificate, updating their previously held ISO 9001 auditor qualification; in line with the requirements of the Standard.

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