Cognicert ISO 3834:2021 Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials Lead Auditor Course

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The “ISO 3834:2021 (Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials) Lead Auditor” course provides comprehensive training for participants to be able to:

  • Understand to audit each and every ISO 3834:2021   guidelines;
  • Learn fundamental auditing skills;
  • Implement methods to comply with the ISO 3834:2021
  • Audit process and techniques
  • Improve Auditor’s skills and techniques
  • Examine the requirements of ISO 3834 from an Auditor Perspective
  • Write Audit reports process and follow up corrective actions
  • Plan, Lead, Conduct and report an ISO 3834 audit;


  • Persons responsible for conducting certification audits according to ISO 3834:2021 requirements
  • Persons involved in the ISO 3834:2021 certification audit process


Background and Development of ISO 3834:2021     

  • Definition of ISO 3834:2021
  • Benefits of ISO 3834:2021
  • Types of Audits
  • Why Audits are needed
  • ISO 3834– overview
  • Elements of 3834

Introduction to the Requirements of the ISO 3834:2021  Standard

  • Technical Review – materials type, welding process, NDE etc.,
  • Welding coordination personnel competencies
  • Responsible Welding coordinator (RWC) as per ISO 14731
  • Sub-contracting of welding activities
  • Heat Treatment & NDE
  • Inspection & TestingEquipment
  • Welding and related activities
  • Welding consumables
  • Storage of parent materials
  • Post-weld heat treatment
  • Inspection and testing
  • Calibration and validation of measuring, inspection and testing equipment
  • Identification and traceability

ISO 19011:2018

  • Fundamentals of Internal Auditing
  • Decide how to Audit
  • Principles of Auditing

Managing an Audit Programme

  • Preparation & Planning Of Audits
  • Preparation Of checklist

ISO 19011:2018 and ISO 17021:2015

Audit Activities

ISO 17021:2015  Audit Process

  • Certification Audit processes and criteria
  • Identification of Non-Conformities [N/C’s].
  • Documenting the Audit (Audit Report)
  • Conducting Audit Follow-Up
  • Practical Auditing Exercise

Introduction to Management Review

  • Making Management Review relevant to Management
  • What will be reviewed?
  • Establishing the Objectives
  • Planning the Management Review
  • Output of Management Review

Competence and Evaluation of Auditors.

Creating a Corrective Action Plan

  • What is Root Cause Analysis?
  • When (and when not) to use Root Cause Analysis
  • The Root Cause Analysis Process
  • How to construct a Root Cause Analysis Checklist
  • Examples of how a well-run Root Cause Analysis Process works
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions

Training Methodologies

  • Case Study
  • Individual Exercises
  • Role Play
  • Group Exercises
  • Group Presentation
  • Examination

Self-Study Material, Exam and Certification 

Online Training, Material, Exam and Certification 

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