Auditor Skills Training Course


Develop the skills of auditors further by instructing your delegates on the tools and techniques needed to complete an effective audit.

From planning to evaluation this content offers the knowledge and skills needed to organize and lead a basic audit. 

You will get the following:

  • An 87 Customizable PowerPoint Slides.
  • An 81 Page Instructor Manual.
  • A 67 Page Training Manual.
  • 17 Free Training Games.
  • 17 Free Training Icebreakers.
  • 12 Practical Expert Training Guides.
  • 2 Course Tests.
  • A Course Activities/Exercises.
  • A Reading List.
  • Course Advertorial.
  • An Action Plan.


How To Present An Auditor Skills Training Course

This Auditor Skills Training Course is an easy and fun course used in various training workshops, meetings, and activities. It is suited for groups of 12-15 people but can be applied to larger groups by forming smaller groups. It only needs about a day to present the content.

It is easy to present this course. Download the content you’ll need (slide deck, manual and guides). And then follow the course outline.

The content can be rebranded and customized by adding a logo.

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Course Description

An audit is a systematic, independent, and documented process for obtaining audit evidence and evaluating it objectively to determine the extent to which audit criteria are fulfilled (ISO 9000:2000).

The Auditor Skills Training Course begins with the focus that an audit includes:

  • Product – focus on one product as it flows through the systems of an organization.
  • Process – concentrate on the effectiveness of a process to identify improvements.
  • Regulatory – explore compliance with a set of regulatory guidelines. Such as those imposed upon the Pharmaceutical industry by the FDA.

The course then explores several types of audits, and how to set up an audit schedule. It then details how to form an audit team and perform a basic audit. And how to manage documentation.

Delegates will also learn about the seven stages of an effective audit.
For instance:

  1. Initial preparation.
  2. Detailed planning.
  3. Opening meeting.
  4. Auditing.
  5. Reporting.
  6. Closing meeting.
  7. Follow-up.


Who Should Attend

This auditor skills course is designed to enhance the skill set of all categories of teams in the workplace.

What Your Delegates Will Learn

At the end of this auditor skills training course, your delegates will:

  • Define types of audits.
  • Set up an audit schedule.
  • Form an audit team.
  • Perform a basic audit.
  • Manage relevant documentation.
  • Understand the audit process.

Course Outline

There are six key sections in this course.

1. Auditor skills training course

  • Understand key aspects they need to understand.
  • Learn about types of reviews.
  • Discover how audits are an opportunity that benefits companies.
  • Find out about traditional views of an audit (criteria-based audit and audit objectives).

2. Quality audit systems

  • Explore pre-audit activity.
  • Understand how to create an audit history.
  • Identify how to define the scope of an audit.
  • Recognize the benefits of reviews.
  • Explore essential aspects of audits (e.g., the scope of the audit and process flow).

3. How to set up an audit team

  • What an audit team needs.
  • Build clear roles and responsibilities.
  • Recognize the challenges of working in teams.
  • Identify how to guide, plan, and schedule an audit.
  • Define documentation and checklists.

4. Performing an audit

  • Identify the role and responsibilities of the lead auditor.
  • Apply key meeting activities.
  • Understand who should attend opening meetings?
  • Recognize the importance of managing activity and gathering evidence.
  • Sharpen questioning skills, observation, and note-taking skills.
  • Explore when an audit needs to be aborted.
  • Describe the critical role of audit team meetings.

5. The auditor

  • Recognize the components of recording non-compliances.
  • Understand scaling.
  • Define and leverage non-conformance reports.

6. Final steps

  • Recognize the importance of closing meetings.
  • Identify how to hold a closing meeting.
  • Communicate the need for follow-up.

Auditor Skills Training Course Overview

  • A 87 Customizable PowerPoint Slides.
  • An 81 Page Instructor Manual.
  • A 67 Page Training Manual.
  • 17 Free Training Games.
  • 17 Free Training Icebreakers.
  • 12 Practical Expert Training Guides.
  • 2 Course Tests.
  • Course Activities/Exercises.
  • A Reading List.
  • A Course Advertorial.
  • An Action Plan.

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Why We Created This Auditor Skills Training Course

Audit skills are the skills and knowledge required to participate in and perform an effective audit.

These skills include:

  • Critical thinking.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Business awareness.
  • Technical report writing skills.
  • Communication skills.

There are three key reasons why companies are accepting that they need to invest more widely in terms of learning and development initiatives.

To illustrate:

  • 2021 LinkedIn Learning Report identified that upskilling and reskilling are the top priority for Learning and Development (L&D) professionals globally.
  • The World Economic Forum highlights that an internal department will deliver 39% of training.
  • And a LinkedIn Report also found that 94% of employees surveyed would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development.

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