ISO 28001 Supply Chain Security Management System Lead Auditor Course

The “ISO 28001: 2007   Lead  Auditor” course provides comprehensive training in the ISO 28001: 2007   standard and all its requirements from the Lead auditor’s point of view, as well as basic skills necessary to Lead  audit activities. It’s a practical-oriented training that should be considered “a must” for every ISO 28001: 2007   Lead auditor. The interactive training program, complete with quizzes, will provide the necessary technical knowledge and understanding of all ISO 28001: 2007   requirements to implement the requirement of the standard and  complete ISO 28001: 2007   audit . This ISO Lead auditor training should be taken by individual with interest in conducting internal as well as third part audits according ISO 28001: 2007 standards.


Participants will learn how to:

  • Audit each and every ISO 28001: 2007 requirements
  • Implement methods to comply with the ISO 28001: 2007 requirements.
  • Audit process and techniques
  • Examine the requirements of ISO 28001: 2007 from an Lead Auditor Perspective
  • Write Auditing reports and follow-up corrective action
  • Plan, conduct and Lead ISO 28001: 2007 audit, and report audit results;
  • Effectively use root cause analysis as part of the ISO 28001: 2007 to validate corrective action

• Persons responsible for conducting Lead an external audits according to ISO 28001: 2007   requirements
• HSE Managers, Environmental Manager/ Coordinators


Background and Development of ISO 28001: 2007  

Definition of ISO 28001: 2007

Major Changes in ISO 28001: 2007

Benefits of ISO 28001: 2007

Types Of Audits

Why Management System Audits are needed

Requirements of the ISO 28001: 2007 Standard

Interpretations of Key Terms

Elements of a Supply Chain Security Management System

The ISO 28001: 2007 Standard

Principles of Supply Chain Security Management

Continual Improvement Cycle

Supply Chain Security Management Process Model

Supply Chain Security System Requirements

The Documentation Requirements of ISO 28001: 2007

Management Responsibility

Resource Management

Product Realization

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

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

Principles of Auditing according to ISO 19011:2018 and ISO 17021: 2015

Fundamentals of Lead Auditing

Decide how to Audit

Managing audit programme

Reviewing application

Determining audit duration

Planning audit

Conducting opening meeting

Collecting audit evidences

Managing conflict in an audit

Reaching audit conclusion

Conducting closing meeting

Writing Audit report

Conducting audit follow

Validating corrective actions

Certification Decision

Reviewing audit report

Making certification decision

Continuous improvement

Surveillance audit

Extension of scope

Withdrawal or cancellation of certification

Recertification audit

  • Duration: 5 days
  • 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 

Classroom Training Location Here (Fee to be decided by delivery partners)




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July 27

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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.

  • Assessment and Qualification
    Learning is assessed through:
  • 3 hours open examination. Passing the exams qualifies the candidate for Cognicert ISO 28001 Provisional Auditor
  • 2 years relevant experience  and 25 audit days evidence in an audit log qualifies participants for Cognicert ISO 28001 Auditor (Auditor Category) I.D Card and Certificate
  • 6 years relevant experience  and 50 audit days evidence in an audit log qualifies participants for Cognicert ISO 28001 Lead Auditor (Lead Auditor Category) I.D Card and Certificate