ISO 26000 Lead Auditor

ISO 26000 Lead Auditor training enables you to gain comprehensive knowledge of the key principles and subjects of social responsibility, which are required to audit the integration of a Social Responsibility Program (SRP) within an organisation. The Lead Auditor training will equip you with the necessary expertise to measure an organisation’s performance in terms of sustainable development, legal compliance and society’s welfare based on ISO 26000.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to measure organisations SRP performance based on best practices.

Who should attend

  • Auditors seeking to master the skills needed to measure an organisation’s Social Responsibility performance
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master the audit of a Social Responsibility Program
  • Individuals responsible for integrating Social Responsibility behaviour within an organisation
  • Auditors seeking to gain comprehensive knowledge of Social Responsibility principles, core subjects and best practices

A fundamental understanding of ISO 26000 and comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.

Course agenda

DAY 1 | Introduction to Social Responsibility Programs (SRP) and ISO 26000

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

Training material

The participant will receive training materials containing more than 400 pages of information and practical examples in electronic form via the KATE application. As part of the full-time course, the participant will also receive training materials in printed form.


The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

  • DOMAIN 1 | Fundamental principles and concepts of a Social Responsibility Program (SRP)
  • DOMAIN 2 | Social Responsibility Program (SRP)
  • DOMAIN 3 | Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • DOMAIN 4 | Preparation of an ISO 26000 audit
  • DOMAIN 5 | Conducting an ISO 26000 audit
  • DOMAIN 6 | Closing an ISO 26000 audit
  • DOMAIN 7 | Managing an ISO 26000 audit program

The exam takes the form of a test consisting of 12 essay questions. It is an open-book exam, where candidates are allowed to use the following reference materials: training course materials, any personal notes taken during the training course, a hard copy dictionary, a hard copy of a standard. The exam lasts 3 hours and can be taken online or in paper form. If you do not pass the exam, you can repeat the exam for free within 12 months.


The price includes participation in the course, electronic training materials, exam and PECB certification fees. The price of the full-time course also includes a printed copy of the training material, lunch on teaching days and small refreshments.


Information about the course

Course Duration: 5 days
Exam:  Yes
Exam Duration:  3 hrs
Retake Exam:  Free

Training dates

Aug 5

ISO 26000  – Lead Auditor

CS/EN, Prague
44990 CZK (1800 EUR)
Aug 26

ISO 26000  – Lead Auditor

CS/EN, On-line
33990 CZK (1360 EUR)
CredentialExamProfessional experienceAudit experience
PECB Certified ISO 26000 Provisional AuditorPECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead AuditorNoneNone
PECB Certified ISO 26000 AuditorPECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead AuditorTwo years: One year of work experience in Social ResponsibilityAudit activities: a total of 200 hours
PECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead AuditorPECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead AuditorFive years: Two years of work experience in Social ResponsibilityAudit activities: a total of 300 hours
PECB Certified ISO 26000 Senior Lead AuditorPECB Certified ISO 26000 Lead AuditorTen years: Seven years of work experience in Social ResponsibilityAudit activities: a total of 1,000 hours

Training dates

Type Language Starts from Place Price
On-site CS/EN ? 2024-08-05 Prague 44990 CZK 1800 EUR ? Inquiry
On-line CS/EN ? 2024-08-26 On-line 33990 CZK 1360 EUR ? Inquiry