Toolbox Talks - Internal Audit Training


Introduction to Management System audits

  • What is an audit?
  • Audit criteria and Audit Evidence
  • What is the purpose of an internal audit?
  • Which types of audits are there?
  • Auditors and auditees - roles and responsibilities

Phases of an Internal Audit and How to prepare and plan an Internal Audit

  • Audit phases
  • Scope and objective
  • Documental verification
  • Preparing the Audit Plan using the process approach vs using the ISO clause approach

How to do the field Internal Audit

  • Opening meeting

How to build an Audit Programme

  • Purpose of the Audit Program
  • Content of the Audit Programme
  • Audit Programme Manager

How to be a good internal auditor

  • Auditor profile and behaviour
  • Auditor competence and skills
  • Audit techniques
  • Establishing priorities when conducting audits

How to prepare an audit report

  • Findings reporting
  • Findings classification
  • Audit conclusions

Response to the audit report
Evaluation of the Internal Audit Process - continuous improvement

  • Accepting root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • The Internal Audit Process - monitoring and evaluation

Most frequent ISO 9001 findings - clause by clause

  • Examples - Most frequent ISO 9001 findings
choose a standard

What Standard are you looking to obtain:

ISO 9001 – Quality Management System Standard
ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System Standard
ISO 27001 – Information Security Management System Standard
ISO 20001 - Information Technology Service Management Part 1
ISO27701:2019 – Privacy Management System Standard
ISO 30071-1 - Digital Accessibility Standard
ISO 37001 – Anti-Bribery Management System Standard
ISO 45001 – Health and Safety Management Standard
ISO 50001 – Energy Management System Standard
ISO 14064:1 - Quantification And Reporting Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Removals
ISO 14067 - Carbon Calculator
PAS 2060 - Carbon Neutrality
ISO 17024 - Conformity Assessment of the Certification of Persons
ISO 17025 – The competence of testing and calibration laboratories
ISO 20121 – Event Sustainability Management System Standard
ISO 37301:2021 – Legal Compliance Management System 
ISO 31000 - Risk Management
ISO 37002 - Whistleblowing
The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)
ISO 22000 – Food Safety Management System Standard
BES 6001 - Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products
ISO 22301 – Business Continuity Management System Standard
IATF 16949 – Automotive Quality Management System Standard
ISO 44001- Collaborative business relationships
BS 8900 - Guidance for managing sustainable development
SOC2 Compliance
ESOS – Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme
FIAS – Fertiliser, Security & Traceability
Lexcel – Legal Management System
MOD Standards
SECR - Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting
TISAX® – Information Security for the Automotive Industry
AS 9100 - Aerospace Quality Management System | Aqms
esos Energy Audits
ISO 45003 - Occupational Health and Safety Management
ISO 42001:2023 - Artificial Intelligence 
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