Training course

Approval Training Course Information

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Foundation courses

These courses provide a general understanding of management systems. It is highly recommended for those wishing to go on to attend internal auditor training.

Internal Auditor courses

These courses enable delegates to develop their knowledge and skills to perform an internal audit of part of a management system, and report on its effective implementation and maintenance.  Upon successively completion of the HKICA approved internal auditor courses, the attendee is equipped with extensive industry knowledge that relates to the relevant management system standards, associated code of practices/ regulatory requirements and the audit skill that facilitates them to assess their own organization”s management systems, as well as leading them to the registration of HKICA Certified Internal Auditor.

Lead auditor courses

These courses enable delegates to develop their knowledge and skills to carry out first, second and third-party audits of complete management systems and assess conformity with a standard.  Upon successively completion of the HKICA approved lead auditor courses, the attendee is equipped with an in-depth industry knowledge that relates to the relevant management system standards, associated code of practices/ regulatory requirements and the audit skill that facilitates them to perform independent second party audits or third party certification audits. The courses also lead them to the registration of HKICA Registered Lead Auditor or Registered Auditor.

Conversion auditor courses

Conversion courses enable individuals who have successfully completed a Lead Auditor course to extend their competence to another discipline. They are recommended for lead auditors working in, or with, organisations that operate integrated management systems.

Transition training courses

Transition training courses provide the knowledge of the changes to a revised ISO standard and the skills to audit against the revised standard. It is recommended for professionals working in organisations certified to an ISO standard that has been revised (e.g. ISO 9001), or those looking to work with a newly revised standard.

Approved CPD courses

Approved CPD courses provide knowledge and skills relating to a range of topics, not limited to auditing. This can include management systems knowledge, general auditing knowledge, technical knowledge, or skills training (such as soft skills).

Benefits of attending an HKICA Certified course

  • Provide both the technical and practical understanding of the ISO standard and the auditing process
  • Use interactive learning methods, enabling delegates to learn quickly and retain knowledge
  • Equip delegates with practical skills to plan and conduct audits in the workplace
  • Are regularly assessed by independent technical experts, giving delegates confidence in the quality of the course
  • Enhance delegates’ learning through participative environments with small class sizes and group activities

Please download the below document for more information towards the application for the Training Organization and to apply for certification of your training course(s) by HKICA

Approval of Training Organizations and Courses

Schedule of fees for training organization

Application for CSQMSA training organization

Application for CSQMSA training course