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5 Day QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course

The Course

This course is registered by the I.R.C.A. as providing training for individuals in accordance with the I.R.C.A. Scheme for Registration of Auditors of Quality Management Systems seeking to operate with independent assessment bodies and satisfies the IRCA/IATCA requirements for Auditor/Lead Auditor Training to ISO 9001:2008 (IRCA/2245/07/2, April 2007.)

Who should attend?

Those anxious to qualify as external auditors and anyone seeking detailed understanding of Quality Management Systems to the new ISO 9001:2008 standard and their implementation. It is recommended that delegates have a basic knowledge of the standard.

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Education Resources

Listed here are a some of the many training opportunities that exist for the typical roles and skills that you may be interested in as a future employee. Our thanks to Pathfinder Magazine for supplying the following articles:

All about Enhanced Learning Credits

The Enhanced Learning Credits scheme offers military personnel the opportunity to study for recognised civilian qualifications ... read this article

Open and Distance Learning

The main benefit of open and distance learning (ODL) is that it lets you take control of the learning process ... read this article

Assessment Centres - Process, Preparation and What to Expect

Outlining the growing popularity of identifying talent through assessment centres  ... read this article

Job Search Campaign

Back to basics to tackle the principles of the job search campaign ... read this article

Psychometric Assessments

Personal experience and tips on how best to approach psychometric assessments, an important aspect of the selection process ... read this article

Training for Industry Sectors


Organisations all over the world, in each and every employment sector and in every kind of business, need someone that can understand and manage the finances... read the article

Administrative Management

The Institute of Administrative Management advise on the importance of gaining the right qualifications and studying at the right place for you ... read the article


Aviation and aerospace are industries that offer Service Leavers incredibly diverse career opportunities... read the article


Pathfinder discovers a competitive sector that affords you the opportunity to make a real difference ... read the article

Close Protection

UK and International CP requires a broad pro-active mix of personal and security related skills to protect a diverse range of clients ... read the article

Computing / IT

The lowdown on why now is the time to think about a career in IT ... read the article


The construction industry is integral to the infrastructure of the UK, contributing to key building, engineering and restoration projects that benefit both businesses and individuals ... read the article

Dangerous Goods Driving

Under the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2007, all drivers and vehicle attendants - in fact,  all personnel involved in the carriage of dangerous goods - require training and instruction ... read the article

Diving (Commercial)

Commercial diving can be a rewarding career for those with the required qualifications … read the article

Diving (Recreational)

Whether you want to work as a commercial diver or in sport and recreation, you must gain the necessary qualifications before earning a living beneath the waves … read the article


Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) was introduced across the European Union to maintain high driving standards and improve road safety. All professional bus, coach and lorry drivers must hold a Driver CPC if they want to drive for a living ... read the article


There is a constant need to maintain old infrastructures as well as developing new ones within the UK. This means that electricians are always in demand ... read the article

Energy and Utilities

Whether you’re leaving the Armed Forces after a few years of service or leaving after a long military career, the energy and utilities sector could be for you … read the article


Engineering can provide you with an interesting, stimulating and well remunerated career ... read the article

Facilities Management

Facilities management is an industry that provides the opportunity for an exciting, reliable and lucrative career choice ... read the article

Health and Safety

Developing a new career without a vocational qualification is becoming increasingly difficult. This is certainly true when it comes to health and safety ... read the article


The UK’s Logistics Sector is actively seeking men and women leaving the armed forces to swell its ranks. Importantly, it is providing the bridge from military to civilian life ... read the article


The marine environment offers a range of varied, challenging and fascinating careers ... read the article

Maritime Security

Since the times the first ships deployed to sea, there have been a large number of people seeking to make a profit and material gains both legally and illegally ... read the article


The UK’s National Health Service offers more than 300 different career options for people who are committed to making a difference … read the article

Oil and Gas

As the energy industry enters an exciting new era, the demand for skilled workers continues to grow and intensify ... read the article

Project Management

A career in project management can provide Service leavers with choice and flexibility, with the versatility to move between sectors and industries … read the article


Sales people are the key staff in any organisation. Nothing happens in any business until a deal is done and something is sold ... read the article


The Security Industry Authority (SIA) give us all the latest on the licensing rules that cover operatives such as security guards, door supervisors and bodyguards … read the article


Jobs in the telecoms industry range from the very technical to the highly creative and employers are interested in applicants with diverse skills and experience ... read the article

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