Cognicert ISO 41001:2018 Facility Management System Lead Auditor Course

Cognicert Limited

The “ISO 41001:2018   Lead Auditor” course provides comprehensive training for participants to be able to:

  • Understand to audit each and every ISO 41001:2018  requirements
  • Learn fundamental auditing skills;
  • Implement methods to comply with the ISO 41001:2018
  • Audit process and techniques
  • Improve Auditor’s skills and techniques
  • Examine the requirements of ISO 41001 from an Auditor Perspective
  • Write Audit reports process and follow up corrective actions
  • Plan, Lead, Conduct and report an ISO 41001 audit;
  • Effectively verify root cause analysis as part of the ISO 41001 Management procedure on corrective action


  • Persons responsible for conducting internal audits according to ISO 41001:2018 requirements
  • Persons involved in the ISO 41001:2018 certification audit process


Background and Development of ISO 41001:2018    

Definition of ISO 41001:2018

Benefits of ISO 41001:2018

Types of Audits

Why  Audits are needed

Introduction to the Requirements of the ISO 41001:2018 Standard

Interpretations of Key Terms

Elements of a Management System

The ISO 41001:2018     Standard

Continual Improvement Cycle

Management Process Model

Management System Requirements

The Documentation Requirements of ISO 41001:2018

Management Responsibility

Resource Management

Measurement, Analysis and Improvement

The Process Management Approach

Process Management Approach

The Planning Phase

Establish Process Measurements

Analyze the Process

Design or Redesign the Process

Process Mapping

Introduction to Document Control

Elements of Documents

Process Approach to Documentation

Identifying Documents and their Owners

Types of Documents

Master Document List

Document Control

Revisions and Maintenance

Tips for Document Writers

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

ISO 17025:2015

Fundamentals of  Auditing

Decide how to Audit

Principles of Auditing

Managing an Audit Programme

Preparation & Planning Of Audits
Preparation Of checklist

ISO 17021:2015 and ISO 41001:2018

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

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

 Duration: 5 days

Training Methodologies

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

Audit and Qualification
Learning is assessed through:

  • 3 hours open examination. Passing the exams qualifies the candidate for Cognicert ISO 41001 Lead Auditor (Provisional Auditor Certificate)
  • Practical experience of 20 days with activity log qualifies participants for our Cognicert ISO 41001 Lead Auditor (Auditor Category) I.D Card and Certificate
  • Practical experience of 40 days with activity log qualifies participants for our Cognicert ISO 41001 Lead Auditor (Lead Auditor Category) I.D Card and Certificate

Self-Study Material, Exam and Certification 

Online Training, Material, Exam and Certification 

Classroom Training, Material, Exam and Certification – Locations here

February 27 January 22, 2022
March 24 February 22, 2022
April 21 March 22, 2022
May 18 April 22, 2022
June 22 May 24, 2022
July 27 June 22, 2022
Aug 24 July 22, 2022
September 21 August 24, 2022
October 19 September 15, 2022
November  23 October 13, 2022
December 18 November 11, 2022

Cancellation: 3 weeks before examination attract 100% refund. 0% refund after.