ISO 9001 Lead Implementer Certification

The ISO 9001 Implementer certifications are professional certifications for professionals needing to implement a Quality Management System (QMS) and, in case of the ISO 9001 Lead Implementer Certification, needing to manage an implementation project.

The principal competencies and knowledge skills needed by the market are the ability to support an organization in implementing and managing a Quality Management System as specified in ISO 9001:2015 planning, implementation, surveillance, re-examination and operation of a QMS, continual improvement of business processes and quality, management’s commitment, follow-up and review.

Various professions may apply for this certification:

  • Manager or consultant wanting to implement an Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Project manager or consultant wanting to master the Quality Management System implementation process
  • Person responsible for the quality management or conformity in an organization
  • Member of the quality management team
  • Expert advisor in quality management
  • Technical expert wanting to prepare for an quality management audit function

The requirements for “Implementer” certifications are:

Credential Exam Professional experience QMMS project experience Other requirements
ISO 9001 Provisional Implementer PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO 9001 Implementer PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent Two years: One year of quality management work experience Project activities totalling 200 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO 9001 Lead Implementer PECB Certified ISO 9001 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of quality management work experience Project activities totalling 300 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics

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

If an applicant doesn’t have all requirements to apply for the credentials of ISO 9001 Lead Implementer he/she may apply for the credentials of ISO 9001 Implementer or ISO 9001 Provisional Implementer.

  1. Internal implementation
  2. External/consulting implementation
  3. Partial implementation

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

  1. Drafting an QMS implementation business case
  2. Managing an QMS implementation project
  3. Implementing a QMS based on ISO 9001
  4. Implementing corrective action/s
  5. Adopting a risk-based thinking approach
  6. Performing internal audit
  7. Performing a management review
  8. Performing evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a QMS based on ISO 9001
  9. Managing a quality management team

 

Informations and registration:

Poza-site-ANAlexandra Niculae, Training Director ENVISO

alexandra.niculae@enviso.org

0723.592.977


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