Skip to Menu Skip to Search Contact Us India Websites & Languages Skip to Content

SGS is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) to deliver all IRCA certified courses through the Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) format. 

The IRCA is the world's first and largest international certification body for auditors of management systems and is a division of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI).

VILT is the middle ground between classroom based training and eLearning – training is scheduled as though for a classroom but is delivered remotely and hosted by a live instructor via a conferencing application. Learners get the benefit of collaboration with others while avoiding issues associated with travel, such as safety and costs.

It is especially beneficial during these uncertain times, when organizations face numerous challenges continuing with ‘business as usual’, as it offers  employees continuous learning in a safe environment. Maintaining current certifications and offering a supportive environment is key to minimizing commercial impact.

SGS Academy courses have been adapted to be delivered remotely to ensure the safety and welfare of our learners and tutors, with the same quality delivery, so the same qualifications can be achieved.

SGS Academy VILT courses are a convenient and cost effective way for individuals and businesses to accelerate their knowledge and skills in a safe environment. To ensure our courses remain engaging, all sessions which are delivered virtually include tutor led presentations/sessions and a series of activities where learners and tutors are able to interact with each other and work in groups as they would in a classroom. 

Learn more about our VILT courses.

Discover the best, most cost effective solutions for you and your business. Get in touch with SGS Academy today.


A global leader in professional training, SGS Academy has unrivalled expertise in professional development training. Our courses enable learners to gain the skills and knowledge they need to stay up to date with industry regulations and best practice, and to advance in their careers. Businesses can rely on SGS Academy to help them to develop and retain talent, reduce risk, enhance quality and efficiency, and become more sustainable.



SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.