ISO 13053 Lead Auditor Certification

The ISO 13053 Auditor certifications are credentials for professionals needing to audit the Quantitative Methods in Process Improvement (Six Sigma) and, in case of the ISO 13053 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 13053:2011 standard and to master the audit techniques and to manage (or be part of) audit teams and audit program.

Various professionals may apply for this certification:

  • Internal auditors
  • Auditors wanting to perform and lead Six Sigma quantitative methods in process improvement audits
  • Project managers or consultants wanting to master the Six Sigma process improvement quantitative method
  • Persons responsible for the quality and process improvement or conformity in an organization
  • Members of a quality team or process improvement team
  • Expert advisors in quantitative methods, process improvement, Six Sigma, and DMAIC methodology
  • Technical experts wanting to prepare for a process improvement based on Six Sigma quantitative methods audit function

The requirements for “Auditor” certifications are:

Credential Exam Professional experience MS audit/ assessment experience SSMS project experience Other requirements
ISO 13053 Provisional Auditor PECB Certified ISO 13053 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent None None None Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO 13053 Auditor PECB Certified ISO 13053 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent Two years: One year of Six Sigma work experience Audit activities totalling 200 hours None Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO 13053 Lead Auditor PECB Certified ISO 13053 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of Six Sigma work experience Audit activities totalling 300 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics

If an applicant doesn’t have all requirements to apply for the credentials of ISO 13053 Lead Auditor he/she may apply for the credentials of ISO 13053 Auditor or ISO 13053 Provisional auditor.

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

  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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