ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems Certifications

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PEOPLECERT Professional Certifications in Management Systems

The purpose of the PEOPLECERT certification is to verify professional skills and competence against the criteria set by ISO 9001 and is relevant to those professionals responsible for their organization’s Quality system. ISO 9001:2008 specifies the requirements for a quality management system where an organization:

  • needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and
  • aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system & the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

ISO/IEC 9001:

Quality ManagementSystems (QMS) is the recognized International standard, which defines the requirements for a service or product provider to deliver managed services or products of an acceptable quality for its customers. This standard is framework independent. As Quality becomes more vital to organizations seeking to achieve strategic goalson a daily basis, top performing service or product providers need to demonstrate world class service capabilities aligned to strategic goals.

The ISO/IEC 9001 standard for Quality Management Systems allows an organization to demonstrate achievement of excellence and compliance with global best practices for quality Management. PEOPLECERT’s ISO 9001 Foundation level qualification covers the knowledge required for a candidate to prove a solid understanding of the content and requirements of the international standard, ISO/IEC 9001: Quality Management Systems. In short, the Foundation certification covers the knowledge required to gain an understanding of the content and requirements of the international standard ISO/IEC 9001: Quality Management Systems. Other available levels of certification cover more advanced knowledge and application of the standard.

Learning Objectives:

As this is the Foundation level course, candidates will be introduced to the principles and core elements of the ISO/IEC 9001 standard for Quality Management Systems, and more specifically:

  • ISO/IEC 9001:2008: the standard which defines the requirements for a Quality Management System. 
  • ISO/IEC 9000:2008: which deals with the fundamentals of quality management systems.

Holders of PEOPLECERT’s ISO 9001: Quality Management Systems Foundation Certification will be able to demonstrate their knowledge, ability, competence and understanding in:

  • Definitions and principles of quality management in accordance with ISO/IEC 9001
  • Objectives and requirements in each section of the specification.
  • Scope, aims and use of the ISO/IEC 9001 Specification and Code of Practice.
  • Processes and objectives of ISO/IEC 9001 and Quality management (QM).
  • Fundamental requirements for a quality management system (QMS).
  • Eligibility and scoping statement requirements.
  • Requirements of the quality management system and the Plan, Do, Check, Act cycle.
  • How assessments, reviews and internal audits of quality Management systems against the requirements of the standard are used.
  • Application of the requirements in an organization.

Foundation Examination

The exam format is as follows:

  • Multiple choice
  • 40 questions per paper
  • 26 marks required to pass (out of 40 available) - 65%
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book.
  • Want to try a few foundation sample papers?

Contact us for free sample papers prepared by our Lead Trainer. Contact us - 9742900630, 9538388877.


Professional Examination


The exam format is as follows:

  • Multiple choice
  • 40 questions per paper
  • 26 marks required to pass (out of 40 available) - 65%
  • 90 minutes duration
  • Closed book.
  • Pre-requisites - ISO 9001 Foundation Certificate and formal training for ISO 9001 Professional Level.
  • Want to try a few foundation sample papers?

Contact us for free sample papers prepared by our Lead Trainer. Contact us - 9742900630, 9538388877.