Think Like an Auditor: Free Resources from the ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group

Think Like an Auditor: Free Resources from the ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group

Did you know that the ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group provides several guidance papers and presentations that contain ideas, examples, and explanations about the auditing of quality management systems? Better yet, these materials are free for you to use as a refresher or expand your knowledge base.

What is the ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group?

It's an informal group of quality management system (QMS) experts, auditors, and practitioners drawn from the ISO Technical Committee 176 Quality Management and Quality Assurance (ISO/TC 176) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).

What is available on the site?

This is an excellent resource for those getting started in the world of ISO Quality Management Systems – Offering information on the difference between Added Value Audits versus ConsultancyAudit PlanningAudit Reports, and the always popular quality asset, and Audit Checklist.

Additionally, featured among the many resources on the ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group website are downloadable papers on Internal AuditingDemonstrating ConformityReviewing and Closing Non-ConformitiesRisk-Based Thinking.

Why is this important?

Preparation is key to a successful audit and effective implementation or continual improvement of a Quality Management System. Whether you are looking to prepare for an upcoming audit, clarify an audit finding, or just want to brush up on your understanding of the ISO 9001 auditing process, these resources are available at your convenience.

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The Quality Assessments Division of Smithers would be happy to assist you with any questions you may have or find resources to help you achieve your Quality Management goals. If you have specific questions regarding any of these resources or have not found what you're looking for, please reach out to us. You may also visit Smithers Quality Assessments News & Resources for more helpful information.



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