ISO/TS 29001 Lead Auditor Exam
Who should Apply?
The objective of the “Certified ISO 29001 Lead Auditor” examination is to ensure that the candidate has the knowledge and the skills to audit a Petroleum, Petrochemical and Natural Gas Industries Quality Management System (OGQMS) based on ISO 29001 and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. If you’re a consultant and/or ISO auditor in quality Petroleum, Petrochemical and Natural Gas Industries Quality Management System looking to understand the value of a OGQMS for an organization, to certify your skills, stand out to employers/clients and maximize your earning potential, PECB’s “Certified ISO 29001 Lead Auditor” credential is the right choice for you.
Content of the exam
The “Certified ISO 29001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
Prepare for the exam
Candidates are responsible for their own study and preparation for the exam. No specific set of courses or curriculum of study is mandatory as part of the certification process. The completion of a recognized PECB “Certified ISO 29001 Lead Auditor” course or program of study can significantly enhance your chance of passing a PECB certification examination.
How to Apply?
Candidates must complete the exam application form here. Candidates will be required to register for a password-protected account where they can then create, manage, update, and submit their application.
You must register at least fourteen (14) days before the exam date.
Take the exam
Candidates will be required to arrive at their chosen location at least 30 minutes before the beginning of the certification exam. Candidates arriving late will not be given additional time to compensate for the late arrival and if late more than 30 minutes after the beginning will not be allowed to enter the examination room. They will also be required to remain outside the examination room and to be given an individual briefing prior to being permitted to enter the examination room and commence the examination.
After the exam and application for certification
It may take up to 8 weeks for candidates to receive their exam results. All results are sent via email. The examination results will not include the exact grade that you had, only whether you passed or failed. In the case of a failure, the results will be accompanied with the list of domains in which you had a mark lower than the passing grade to provide guidance in preparing yourself to retake the exam.
After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 29001 Provisional Auditor, Certified ISO 29001 Auditor or Certified ISO 29001 Lead Auditor, depending on their level of experience. The requirements for certification are explained in detail in PECB certification section.
Certification fees are included in the examination price.
A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all other requirements related to the selected level of credential.