ISO 55001 Lead Auditor Certification

The ISO 55001 Auditor certifications are credentials for professionals needing to audit an Asset Management System (AMS) and, in case of the “ISO 55001 Lead Auditor” Certification, able to manage a team of auditors.
The principal competencies and knowledge skills needed by the market are the ability to proficiently plan and perform audits compliant with the certification process of the ISO 55001 standard and to master the audit techniques and to manage (or be part of) audit teams and audit program.

Various professions may apply for this certification:

  • Auditor wanting to perform and lead Asset Management System (AMS) audits as the responsible of an audit team
  • Project manager or consultant wanting to master the Asset Management System audit process
  • Person responsible for the asset management or conformity in an organization
  • Member of the asset management team
  • Expert advisor in asset management
  • Technical expert wanting to prepare for an asset management audit function 

The requirements for “Auditor” certifications are:

Credential Exam Professional experience MS audit/ assessment experience Other requirements
ISO 55001 Provisional Auditor PECB Certified ISO 55001 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent None None Signing of PECB Code of Ethics
ISO 55001 Auditor PECB Certified ISO 55001 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent Two years: One year of Asset Management work experience Audit activities totalling 200 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO 55001 Lead Auditor PECB Certified ISO 55001 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of Asset Management work experience Audit activities totalling 300 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics

For certification purposes, the following audit types constitute valid audit experience:

If an applicant doesn’t have all requirements to apply for the credentials of ISO 55001 Lead Auditor, he/she may apply for the credentials of ISO 55001 Auditor or ISO 55001 Provisional Auditor.

  1. Pre-assessment/pre-audit
  2. Gap analysis
  3. Internal audits
  4. Second party audits
  5. Third/external audits
  6. Opinion audit

To be considered valid, these audits should follow best audit practices and include most of the following activities:

  1. Audit planning
  2. Audit interview
  3. Managing an audit program
  4. Drafting audit reports
  5. Drafting non-conformity reports
  6. Drafting audit working documents
  7. Documentation review
  8. On-Site Audit
  9. Non-conformity follow-up actions
  10. Leading a team of auditors

 

Informations and registration:

Poza-site-ANAlexandra Niculae, Training Director ENVISO

alexandra.niculae@enviso.org

0723.592.977


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