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ISO 9001 Foundations is a two-day program which focuses on the concepts of quality and quality management, and provides an overall explanation of ISO 9001 requirements for a quality management system (QMS). In this training course, you will be acquainted with the various aspects of a QMS based on ISO 9001, such as the role of top management, risks and opportunities, quality policy, processes that shape product and service provision activities, requirements for performance evaluation, and the importance of continual improvement.
After completing this course, you can sit for the exam. If you successfully pass the exam, you can apply for the “Certificate Holder in ISO 9001 Foundation” designation. This certificate demonstrates that you have a general knowledge of ISO 9001 requirements for a QMS and enables you to be part of QMS implementation projects.
The ISO 9001 Foundations training course is intended for:
Managers and consultants seeking to know more about quality management.
Professionals wishing to get acquainted with ISO 9001 requirements for a QMS.
Individuals engaged in or responsible for quality management activities in their organization.
Individuals wishing to pursue a career in quality management.
Upon successful completion of this training course, the participants will be able to:
Describe the quality management concepts, principles, and definitions.
Explain the main ISO 9001 requirements for a quality management system.
Identify potential actions and approaches that organizations can use to achieve conformity to ISO 9001.
The program is participant centered and contains:
Lecture sessions are illustrated with graphics, examples, and discussions.
Interactions between participants by means of questions and suggestions.
Quizzes with similar structure to the exam.
There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.
The exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:
Domain 1: Fundamental concepts and principles of quality management and a QMS based on ISO 9001.
Domain 2: ISO 9001 requirements for a quality management system —Clauses 4 to 10.
For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.
First, a candidate needs to complete the PECB ISO 9001 Foundation program. Then, they need to take the exam and after successfully passing the exam, candidates will be able to apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 9001 Foundation” certificate. This is an entry-level credential.
There are no prerequisites on professional or management system project experience required. Thus, following the program, passing the exam and applying for the certificate are the only certificate program requisites that certificate holders shall meet before obtaining the certificate.
For more information please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.
The certificate requirements are:
|Designation||Program||Exam||Professional experience||MS audit/assessment experience||QMS project experience||Other requirements|
|PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 9001 Foundation||Complete the PECB ISO 9001 Foundation Training Course||Pass the PECB ISO 9001 Foundation exam||None||None||None||Signing the PECB Code of Ethics|
Certificate and examination fees are included in the price of the training course.
PECB will provide over 200 pages of instructional materials containing explanations, guidance, and practical examples.
An attestation of course completion worth 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued.
In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free.
Open an account on the PECB website: https://pecb.com/en/user/checkEmail
Get your PECB ID.
Buy your course via MARKO Advance Store.
In the checkout page, write your PECB ID in the “Order notes ” section.
Make the online payment and complete your order.