Project Description

Systems Lead
Auditor Course

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Public or In-House

Face-to-Face or Virtual

5 Day Course
Suitable for

All levels | No pre-requisites

Support and improve your organisation’s management systems

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Name Date Location Cost
Systems Lead Auditor Course 10 - 14 October 2022 BRISBANE $2,895.00
The Systems Lead Auditor Course has been designed to accommodate the needs of contemporary management systems, taking a holistic view at the standards and regulatory requirements that organisations must meet.

Participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to manage and support the internal assurance programs run by their organisation. The course will be beneficial to those directly involved in all aspects of Management Systems development, maintenance, improvement, and monitoring. A feature of this systems audit training course is the application of Annex SL, with a view to understanding the complimentary requirements within an integrated management system.

As part of the course participants will also gain access to comprehensive online training for the ISO 45001:2018 Safety Management Standard.

The introduction of the Southpac Audit Maturity Model and the focus on approaching audits as a means for learning and improving make this essential training for all levels of management.


  • Management Systems Introduction
  • ISO standard elements and Annex SL structure
  • System documentation and processes control
  • Quality Management System Requirements

Planning and Preparing an Audit:

  • Introduction to the audit process, planning and scheduling
  • Review of the audit process and team selection
  • Document review and preparation of audit
  • Resources needed for an effective audit

On-site Audit and Follow Up

  • The four vital stages of an on-site audit
  • Interview techniques and interpersonal skills
  • Preparing accurate and practical audit feedback
  • Reporting and follow-up

Practical Exercise

  • Preparation for the practical audit
  • Preparation of checklists and working documents
  • Team briefing
  • On-site practical audit
  • Audit report writing – follow up of practical audit

Maturing the Audit Approach

  • Audit Maturity Model
  • HOP, Learning from failure and success
  • Human and Organisational Performance, Safety II and auditing

Upon successful completion of the lead auditor course, including all assessments, participants will receive the following nationally recognised units of competency:

BSBAUD411 | Participate in quality audits
BSBAUD511 | Initiate quality audits
BSBAUD512 | Lead quality audits
BSBAUD513 | Report on quality audits

Plus three globally recognised Exemplar Global Competency Units:

Exemplar Global -AU: Management systems auditing
Exemplar Global -QM: Auditing quality management systems
Exemplar Global -TL: Leading management system audit teams

An added bonus – receive an AQF Skill Set with the successful completion of this course: BSB00128 Lead Auditor Skill Set

While the course is particularly beneficial for those employed in high-risk industries, the knowledge and skills developed can be applied in a systems assurance role in any industry.

The Systems Lead Auditor Course can be delivered in-house with a specific focus on Quality, Safety or Environment Management Systems or in its standard form taking an integrated approach.

Southpac International is a contemporary training and consulting company focused on improving work. Our aim is to help organisations move off the plateau of performance, improve safety and simultaneously enhance outcomes across all other areas of business.

We’re here to help you bring out the best in your people and systems.

Our team are specialists in Human & Organisational Performance, Management Systems and Leadership – providing expertise in all three areas as needed to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.

We work with each organisation to understand how work happens and guide decision makers to reflect, learn and grow – harnessing the potential that already exists within its people. Because of that, we can offer a unique perspective and a more organic approach that drives more sustainable results.

This course is delivered on behalf of Southpac Aerospace Pty Ltd by Southpac International Group. It is the responsibility of Southpac International Group to recruit, enrol, support, train and assess students undertaking this course. Southpac Aerospace Pty Ltd, in consultation with Southpac International Group is responsible for support and certification of all students enrolled in this course.

Contact us now to reserve your seat or discuss your study options.

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Course Details:

Duration: 5 Days

Delivery: Face-to-Face or Virtual

Course Investment:
Virtual $2,695.00AUD (GST Exempt)
Face-to-Face $2,895.00AUD (GST Exempt)

Course Summary:

Southpac’s Systems Lead Auditor Course aims to elevate the internal assurance processes of any organisation. Participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to approach audits as a means for learning and improving, rather than an exercise to simply tick the boxes.


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