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Following the publication of the ISO/DIS 9001 version in May, SGS has introduced a new training course ‘Introduction to ISO/DIS 9001:2015. SGS is the first professional learning and development organisation to offer the one-day course as IRCA Approved CPD. The course is suitable for any organization that holds a valid ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems certificate, is interested in becoming certified or in general keen on learning about the updates.

The approval by IRCA, the world’s foremost auditor registration body, is a strong merit. In addition to the 10’ 000 IRCA registered auditors choosing their CPD, auditors registered with other bodies and professionals from other sectors will recognise the value and importance of the IRCA name.

About ISO/DIS 9001:2015

The Draft International Standard (DIS) version of ISO 9001 contains a few main areas of proposed changes:

  1. Structure and terminology, including incorporation of  Annex SL framework;
  2. The wider internal and external context of a organisation’s Quality Management Systems (QMS) (Clauses 4 and 6);
  3. Detailed Quality Management System (QMS) requirements’ (broadly clauses 5 & 7 – 10).

A most notably, the DIS version encourages more external focus on quality management as a part of risk-based approach.

How can SGS help?

SGS is in a unique position to help organizations in their transition to ISO 9001:2015. In addition to the introduction course, SGS offers a bespoke course on Annex SL / Risk Management, gap assessments against the requirements of ISO/DIS 9001:2015 to those planning to become certified against ISO 9001:2015 when it is published. An overview on Annex SL could be found on SGS ISO9001 website.

Future updates

A copy of the ISO/DIS 9001 standard can be purchased.

The official ISO 9001:2015 working group (ISO/TC 176/SC 2) responsible for the development and publishing of the ISO 9001:2015 standard will develop a matrix showing a correlation between the clauses of ISO9001:2008 and ISO/DIS 9001:2015, which will be available shortly at ISO TC/176/SC2 Home Page

Further information and updates on the development of ISO 9001: 2015 and its publication schedule will be issued by SGS as they become available.

For further information about IRCA Approved CPD, please visit IRCA Website

For more details, please contact:

Shilpa Chaudhary
System & Services Certification
Marketing Communication

SGS India Private Limited
SGS House, 4-B, Adi Shankaracharya Marg,
Vikhroli (West),Mumbai 400 083,
Maharashtra, India
t: +91 22 66408746(D)

About SGS

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