ISO 28000 Lead Auditor

ISO 28000 Lead Auditor

Mastering the Audit of a Security Management System (SMS) for the Supply Chain based on ISO 28000


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ISO 28000 Lead Auditor


This course is available to be delivered in a classroom and Live-Training model.
Live Training brings you the dynamic environment of the classroom, to your desk. Using your computer, you interact with the trainer and the trainees as if you were with them in the classroom.

ISO 28000 Lead Auditor Path

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Supply Chain Security Management System (SMS) and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011; the certification process according to ISO 17021. Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to conduct efficiently an audit.

Training Methodology
This training is based on both theory and practice:
  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases;
  • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playings and narrative presentation;
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation;
  • Practice test similar to the certification exam.
To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited.

  • Internal auditors;
  • Auditors wanting to perform and lead Supply Chain Security Management System (SMS) certification audits;
  • Project managers or consultants wanting to master the Supply Chain Security Management System audit process;
  • Persons responsible for the supply chain security or conformity in an organization;
  • Members of a supply chain security team;
  • Expert advisors in supply chain security
  • Technical experts wanting to prepare for an supply chain security audit function.

Participants should understand English as the course documentation is in this language.

Duration (days)
5 days

Learning Objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:
  • acquiring the expertise to perform an ISO 28000 internal audit following ISO 19011 guidelines
  • acquiring the expertise to perform an ISO 28000 certification audit following ISO 19011 guidelines and ISO 17021, ISO 28003 specifications
  • acquiring the necessary expertise to manage a Supply Chain SMS audit team
  • understanding the operation of an ISO 28000 conformant Supply Chain Security Management System
  • understand the relationship between a Supply Chain Security Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • improve the ability to analyze the internal and external environment of an organization, risk assessment and audit decision-making in the context of a Supply Chain SMS

  1. Introduction to Supply Chain Security Management System (SMS) concepts as required by ISO 28000
    • Presentation of the standards ISO 28000, ISO 28001, ISO 28004 and regulatory and legal framework related to Supply Chain Security
    • Fundamental principles of Supply Chain Security and physical security
    • ISO 28000 certification process
    • Supply Chain Security Management System (SCSMS)
    • Detailed presentation of the clauses of ISO 28000

  2. Planning and Initiating an ISO 28000 audit
    • Presentation of the standards ISO 28000, ISO 28001, ISO 28004 and regulatory and legal framework related to Supply Chain Security
    • Fundamental principles of Supply Chain Security and physical security
    • ISO 28000 certification process
    • Supply Chain Security Management System (SCSMS)
    • Detailed presentation of the clauses of ISO 28000

  3. Conducting an ISO 28000 audit
    • Communication during the audit
    • Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
    • Audit test plans
    • Formulation of the audit findings and documentation of nonconformities

  4. Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an ISO 28000 audit
    • Audit documentation
    • Conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an ISO 28000 audit
    • Evaluation of corrective action plans
    • ISO 28000 surveillance and internal audit management program

  5. ISO 28000 Lead Auditor Certification Exam

  • The Certified ISO 28000 Lead Auditor exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of supply chain security
    • Domain 2: Supply Chain Security Management System (SMS)
    • Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles
    • Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 28000 audit
    • Domain 5: Conducting of an ISO 28000 audit
    • Domain 6: Closing an ISO 28000 audit
    • Domain 7: Managing an ISO 28000 audit program
  • The “Certified ISO 28000 Lead Auditor” exam is available in different languages.
  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • The exam result is sent via email to the candidate within eight weeks after the examination, being the exam result graduated in qualitative note: "Pass or Fail".
  • In the case of a failure, the result will be accompanied with the list of domains in which you had a mark lower than the passing grade.

After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials: "Certified ISO 28000 Provisional Auditor", "Certified ISO 28000 Auditor" or "Certified ISO 28000 Lead Auditor" depending on their level of experience.
Those credentials are available for internal and external auditors.
A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential.
ISO 28000 Lead Auditor is a certification program aligned on ISO 17024 standard.

Requirements for “Auditor” certifications:
CertificationExamProfessional experienceSMS Audit experienceSMS project experience
ISO 28000 Provisional AuditorISO 28000 LA ExamNoneNoneNone
ISO 28000 AuditorISO 28000 LA Exam2 years
1 year of supply chain security work experience
Audit activities totalling 200 hoursNone
ISO 28000 Lead AuditorISO 28000 LA Exam5 years
2 years of supply chain security work experience
Audit activities totalling 300 hoursNone

Our specialists are renowned consultants and auditors, with several years of experience in the areas of implementation, auditing and training in family ISO 28000, with particular focus on ISO 28000 and related standards, ISO 27001, ISO 27005 and ISO 31000 and other associated standards. Our experts are also specialists in other supply chain related security requirements such as ISPS code, WCO Safe framework and others related, using this expertise and the ISO 28004 standand for effective integration of this requirements with an SMS implemented based on the ISO 28000 requirements. Some of our experts work directly in the improvement of these standards through its participation in the committees responsible for these standards in various countries.

General Information
  • Training in English language.
  • Course manual in English, containing over 450 pages of information, practical examples, case-study and step-by-step audit methodology.
  • Behaviour Participation Certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits.
  • Certification Exam in English.
  • Certification Diploma after successful examination and formal process registration. This process has no associated cost.
  • Coffee break in the morning and afternoon (Applies to all training that take place in Behaviour facilities)

  • ISO 28000 is an auditable Security Management System (SMS) for the Supply Chain.

  • ISO 28000 allows certification and international recognition of an organization. Allows access to new markets and optimization of operations. Allows improve quality, increase productivity, competitive advantage, customer satisfaction and sales.

  • ISO 28000 Lead Auditor course bases its pedagogical model in a certification program aligned with ISO 17024 standard, which defines the requirements for certification of people, fulfilling the recommendations of ISO.

  • ISO 28000 Lead Auditor course is geared towards to the audit of the standard, through a step-by-step audit process. Thus, throughout the course, in addition to the basic concepts of SMS for the Supply Chain, are presented the steps needed to prepare and start the SMS for the Supply Chain audit process and the management of audits through an audit program, which includes the selection of the approach, the audit methodology, selection and skills of the auditors, steps and approaches for evidence collection and drafting of findings and nonconformities, among other activities needed to prepare the auditor to audit the SMS for the Supply Chain of his organization or to participate and lead audits for an certification body, using the best practices of audit according the ISO 19011 and the requirements for certification bodies in ISO 17021.

  • One of the strengths of the ISO 28000 Lead Auditor course, in addition to inclusion of implementation methodology, is that it allows to prepare professionals for the audit of ISO 28000 certification and the registration in the certifying body. Addresses itself to this end, the recommendations of ISO 19011 and the ISO 17021 - requirements for certification bodies.

  • ISO 28000 Lead Auditor certification exam is conducted at the end of the course, on the last day of training, which focuses on development questions and case studies allowing the certifying entity to measure, more effectively, the knowledge of the candidates.

  • Upon success in the exam, professional will achieve one of the ISO 28000 certifications levels. In case of failure, professional may repeat the exam at no additional cost, within 1 year after the date of the 1st examination.

  • Behaviour Pedagogical Model aims to provide a learning environment conducive to acquisition of competences, in accordance with objectives of each training program. Promoting interaction, participation and appreciation of experiences, we contribute to meaningful learning, certification and international recognition but, above all to the development of critical thinking and autonomy.

  • Behaviour is an organization accredited by DGERT (Portuguese Government Entity) and certified on ISO 9001. Behaviour has its Quality Management System (QMS) implemented in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001, the requirements of DGERT, the requirements of the European standard NP 4512 and the standard ISO 10015.

Dates and Price

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