Internal Audit for SARCs – ISO 15189:2022 and FSR Statutory Code of Practice

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This blended 2-day course will provide delegates within the SARC sector with the skills and knowledge to design and develop their internal auditing processes. It has components of self-directed eLearning supported by a trainer-led workshop activity in a virtual learning environment.

  • Overview

    This course will ensure delegates can effectively evaluate their services to be assured they are consistently delivering technically valid and competent services to their key users whilst meeting the requirements of ISO 15189:2022 and the FSR Statutory Code of Practice.

    The application of the skills developed on this course will enhance the delivery of audits to benefit service users including patients. The knowledge gained will support the applicant in demonstrating conformity with the requirements of Internal Audit for SARCs – ISO 15189:2022 and the FSR Statutory Code of Practice as well as driving confidence in patient care and quality of service.

    This blended course includes 8 hours of self-directed eLearning online, followed by a 1-day interactive online workshop led by UKAS trainers.

    Please note – For learners to successfully complete UKAS Blended programmes, they must have first completed all associated online learning activities before attendance at the Virtual Instructor Led workshops.

    Delegates who complete this training will be able to attend our free post-course drop-in sessions to support their learning. The hour-long virtual sessions run monthly and can be attended as many times as required to ask our training team any post-course questions.

    Please ensure you read the minimum requirements for this course before booking to attend.

  • Learning outcomes of this course

    Using a combination of interactive eLearning material and workshops our course will enable delegates to:

    • Understand how risk & opportunity impact upon internal audits and non-conformities
    • Apply their knowledge and understanding of auditing principles to allow the design, planning, justification, and delivery of internal audits
    • Categorise non-conformity cause, impact, and action to address underlying issues and understand the importance of effective action
    • Undertake a structured preparation for the internal audit process, including feedback to relevant stakeholders
    • Relate the value of internal audit reports and well-defined management review to the effective close-out and progression of audits actions.
  • Key topics
    • Understanding risks and opportunities for improvement
    • Effective auditing techniques (including process, procedure and output)
    • Roles and responsibilities for audit, auditor skills and human aspects of auditing
    • Records and reporting back
    • Non-conforming work, cause analysis and corrective actions
    • Management Review
  • Who should attend?

    This course is designed to introduce key stakeholders in Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) to the internal audit requirements of ISO 15189:2022 and the related Forensic codes and extend their understanding of key tenets of internal audit through a variety of online interactive workshops.  It is suitable for anyone who is responsible for implementing and maintaining auditing systems, or those responsible for undertaking internal audits within a SARC. This could include (but is not limited to):

    • SARC Managers/Directors and Leads
    • SARC Quality Managers/Officers and/or Leads
  • Minimum requirements

    Learners will be required to complete the initial eight hours of self-directed eLearning online for this course, activity prior to attending the instructor-led session.

    NOTE: If the pre-course submission is not completed at least one week in advance of the course start date, the learner will not be permitted to access the instructor-led session and the standard terms and conditions of transfer/cancellation will apply.

    Learners will need access to the ISO 15189:2022 Standard, either electronic or hard copy. Standards can be purchased from BSI or ISO.

    UKAS Academy virtual courses are usually delivered via the Adobe Connect application. Download links for this free programme can be found within our minimum requirements.

    Any additional requirements will be detailed in the joining instructions sent after a booking has been confirmed.

  • Meet the trainers

    All UKAS trainers are dedicated professionals with years of practical experience in their specialist areas.  Many UKAS trainers have previously worked as Assessment Managers, giving delegates the benefit of their wealth of knowledge.

Date/Time Venue Price
11/10/2023 - 11/10/2023 Virtual course £845 exc VAT

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