Overview

This intensive course builds further on the technical understanding of the standard acquired in the CTDC® (Certified TIA-942 Design Consultant) course. It enables participants to develop skills and knowledge to conduct an internal audit program by applying widely recognised audit principles, procedures and techniques which are aligned with the ISO-19011 auditing guideline.

 

Objectives

After completion of the course the participant will be able to:

  • Prepare the organisation for an audit according to ANSI/TIA-942 including preparation of the required documents, resource planning and management of the audit process itself
  • Conduct an internal audit according to ANSI/TIA-942 following ISO-19011 guidelines
  • Facilitate and support the external audit to ANSI/TIA-942
  • Manage the post-audit process with respect to CAR (Corrective Action Reports), gap closing and _nal certification
  • Facilitate surveillance and recertification audits

 

Audience

The primary audiences for this course are quality directors and quality assurance managers, managers responsible for the governance of an enterprise and management of its risks, technical experts, project managers and consultants, internal auditors, compliance officers and virtually anybody involved in ANSI/TIA-942 compliance certification related projects either from an end-user or vendor perspective.

 

Prerequisites

Participants must hold a valid CTDC certificate in order to be able to register for the CTIA class.

 

Outline

Module 1: Fundamental concepts and process of an internal audit

  • Terms and de_nitions
  • Difference between an internal and external auditor
  • Audit principles
  • Auditor competency requirements

 

Module 2: Managing an audit programme

  • Establishing the audit objectives
  • Establishing the audit programme

 

Module 3: Planning the audit

  • Planning the schedule
  • Resource planning
  • Tools/equipment required
  • Document requirements
    – Design documents
    – Process documents
    – Declarations

 

Module 4: Conducting the audit

  • Conducting an opening meeting
  • Conducting the audit
  • Interviews
  • Document review
  • Facility review
  • Typical non-conformities
    – Architectura
    – Electrica
    – Mechanical
    – Telecommunications
  • Preparing the audit conclusions
  • Conducting the closing meeting

 

Module 5: Preparing and distributing the audit report

  • Audit report requirements
  • Classification of non-conformities
  • Typical format of an audit report

 

Module 6: Following up on the audit

  • The CAR – Corrective Action Report
  • Evaluation of the Corrective Action Report

 

Module 7: Requesting a formal external audit

 

Module 8: Issuing a conformity certificate

  • Requirements of the certificate
  • Registration of the certificate

 

Module 9: Surveillance audits

 

Module 10: Recertification audits

 

Exam: Certified TIA-942 Internal Auditor

 

Follow-On

  • CTEA® – Certified TIA-942 External Auditor

 

Related Certification

  • CTIA® is world-wide accredited by EXIN.