Baseline Auditor Training

This two day course is the first step in qualifying as an Excellence Baseline Auditor. It combines lecture sessions, discussion, and exercises to develop the knowledge and capabilities needed to audit against the BEX Excellence Baseline.

Course Details

  • Audit scope and approaches
  • Professional auditor characteristics and behaviour
  • Communication styles
  • What to expect when auditing
  • The audit process
  • Auditing against the BEX Excellence Baseline™
  • Timing
  • Sampling
  • Evidence
  • Non-conformities and Areas for Improvement
  • Asking, listening and observing skills
  • Evaluating findings & determining the audit result
  • Reporting

Participants also benefit from one-to-one coaching and feedback during the course.

Target Audience

Institute members who want to qualify as Baseline Auditors either to offer Baseline Auditing services to others or to conduct internal audits in their own organization.

Course duration

2 x 8 Hours (including breaks)


Class size

4 to 12 people

Those who successfully complete the course (including the continual assessment) and pass the exam, qualify as Apprentice Auditors and qualify as BEX Baseline Auditors. Once they demonstrate their capability to audit independently in real-life audits, they become qualified Baseline Auditors.

Course Code:


Baseline Auditor Qualification


In-house: Negotiable
Open Sessions: €499 (Members)
Plus VAT where applicable


[NPS ranges from -100 to +100, positive scores are good]

NPS +83%

Highly professional, I learned a lot and the whole course ran very smoothly.”
Niall Ward, Dublin

Well delivered and engaging. A thorough introduction to auditing and the role of an auditor. Real world examples shared during the day really drove home the principles of the BEX Baseline.”
Tara McNicholas, Wicklow

Very interesting. Lots of information given but time taken to deal with questions…information was imparted in a very clear way. “
Karen Smyth, Galway

Very good. The material is excellent, I have taken auditor courses in past but this surpasses them in all sorts of ways.”
Ronan Traynor, Dublin

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