Competency-based Quality Management System Auditor Certification

To ensure continued maximum effectiveness, a quality management system requires regular performance assessment. This is best achieved by using competent auditors.

The QMS Certification Scheme has been accredited by JAS-ANZ to the internationally recognized standard, ISO/IEC 17024:2003 General requirements for bodies operating the certification of persons.
 
RABQSA's Competency-based QMS Auditor Certification Scheme meets and exceeds the qualification guidelines described in ISO 19011:2002.

Competency-based certification means that RABQSA will be required to examine your knowledge, skills, personal attributes and qualifications specific to the scheme and/or scope of certification. Refer to the QMS Criteria & Guidance document for specific requirements.

The table below provides a summary of certification requirements.  Details of these requirements are available in the criteria document.

Please telephone RABQSA prior to applying

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Grade Knowledge
Competencies

(section 3)
Skill
Competencies

(examined in
audit situation
by RABQSA examiner
(section 4)
Qualifications
(education
training,
work experience)
(section 5)
Personal
Attributes

(section 6)

Provisional
QMS Auditor
RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-QM N/A N/A N/A

QMS Auditor RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-QM Auditing a QMS as team member Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. PAAS Master®

Principal
QMS Auditor
RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-QM Auditing a QMS as solo auditor Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. PAAS Master®

Lead
QMS Auditor
RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-QM, RABQSA-TL Auditing a QMS as audit team leader Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. PAAS Master®

Business
Improvement
QMS Auditor
RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-QM, RABQSA-TL, RABQSA-OI Auditing a QMS as audit team leader Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. PAAS Master®