ISO 9001 Foundations is a two-day training courses which focuses on the concepts of quality and quality management, and provides an overall explanation of ISO 9001 requirements for a quality management system (QMS). In this training course, you will be acquainted with the various aspects of a QMS based on ISO 9001, such as the role of top management, risks and opportunities, quality policy, processes that shape product and service provision activities, requirements for performance evaluation, and the importance of continual improvement.
After completing this course, you can sit for the exam. If you successfully pass the exam, you can apply for the “Certificate Holder in ISO 9001 Foundation” designation. This certificate demonstrates that you have a general knowledge of ISO 9001 requirements for a QMS and enables you to be part of QMS implementation projects.
The ISO 9001 Foundations training course is intended for:
The training course is participant centered and contains:
There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.
Introduction to quality concepts, QMS, and clauses 4–6 of ISO 9001
Clauses 7–10 of ISO 9001 and certificate exam
Upon successful completion of this training course, the participants will be able to:
The exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certificate Programme. It covers the following competency domains:
First, a candidate needs to complete the PECB ISO 9001 Foundation training course. Then, they need to take the exam and after successfully passing the exam, candidates will be able to apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 9001 Foundation” certificate. This is an entry-level credential.
There are no prerequisites on professional or management system project experience required. Thus, following the training course, passing the exam and applying for the certificate are the only certificate program requisites that certificate holders shall meet before obtaining the certificate.
For more information please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.
The certificate requirements are:
|MS audit/assessment experience
|QMS project experience
|PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 9001 Foundation
|Complete the PECB ISO 9001 Foundation Training Course
|Pass the PECB ISO 9001 Foundation exam
|Signing the PECB Code of Ethics