ISO 37101 Lead Auditor Training

ISO 37101 Lead Auditor training course enables you to perform a management system for sustainable development in communities (MSSDC) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures, and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and the certification process according to ISO/IEC 17021-1.

After completing the training, you can sit for the exam, and if you pass, you can apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 37101 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding this credential, you demonstrate that you are capable and competent to audit organizations and communities that have based their management system for sustainable development on ISO 37101.


Who should attend?

Auditors seeking to perform and lead certification audits for a management system for sustainable development in communities  based on ISO 37101.

Individuals seeking to master the audit process of an MSSDC.

Internal auditors responsible for maintaining conformity to the requirements of ISO 37101.

Technical experts seeking to prepare for an MSSDC audit.

Expert advisors in sustainable development management.



This training course is based on theory and best practices used in MSSDC audits.

Understand the operations of a management system for sustainable development in communities (MSSDC) based on ISO 37101.

Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 37101 and other standards and regulatory frameworks.

Understand the auditor’s role in planning, leading,  and following up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011.


Day 1: Introduction to the management system for sustainable development in communities (MSSDC) and ISO 37101.

Day 2: Audit principles, preparation, and launching of an audit.

Day 3: On-site audit activities.

Day 4: Closing the audit.

Day 5: Certification exam.


Participants attending this training course are required to have a thorough understanding of the ISO 37101 requirements, sustainable development concepts and principles, a general understanding of the management system standard (MSS) audits, and knowledge of audit principles and techniques. 



CPD certification credits: 31.

Exam duration: 3 hours.

Exam retakeYes.


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