BSBSS00128 - Lead Auditor Skill Set

The BSBSS00128 - Lead Auditor Skill Set provides individuals an overview of the skills and knowledge required to lead a quality audit across a wide-range of businesses and industries. Ideally suited to individuals where part of their job role includes leading audits within a range of industries, this course provides an overview of core fundamental topics including initiating, participating, leading and reporting on quality audits.

The BSBSS00128 - Lead Auditor Skill Set course comprises of core units of competency covering disciplines including:

  • Preparation for and participation in quality audits as a member of a quality audit team.
  • Initiation and leading quality audits
  • Reporting on the outcomes of quality audits and
  • Undertaking appropriate follow up actions surrounding the outcomes of quality audits

Individuals may wish to undertake Mentor Education's nationally recognised BSB50920 - Diploma of Quality Auditing course, which provides a full formal auditing related diploma qualification.

This course can also be completed in conjunction with the BSBSS00122 - Compliance Skill Set as part of the Auditing and Compliance Short course.

Mentor Education’s BSBSS00128 - Lead Auditor Skill Set is a nationally recognised qualification, complying with the AQF standard and ASQA standards for Registered Training Organisations.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded the BSBSS00128 - Lead Auditor Skill Set. The units of competency from this course meet industry requirements for leading an audit in a range of industries.

Units from this skill set may contribute to credit towards BSB50920 Diploma of Quality Auditing.

Skill Set Entry Requirements

This is an open entry course with no pre-requisite qualifications.

We also recommend that students undertaking this course:

  • Are over 18 years of age at the time of commencement
  • Have successfully completed a year 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Have a strong grasp of computer/technical skills
  • Microsoft Office (or freeware equivalent) installed on their computer
  • Access to a reliable high-quality internet connection
  • Adequate literacy/numeracy skills

Course Duration

Students will be required to undertake 4 core units. Course units are delivered sequentially and should be completed over a 12-weeks period.

Skillset Outline

Core units

  • Participate in quality audits
  • Initiate quality audits
  • Lead quality audits
  • Report on quality audits

Download a brochure for detailed course unit information.

Course Delivery

100% online learning.


Assessments will vary amongst individual units and may include:

  • Short Answer Questions
  • Long Answer Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Case Study and Scenario’s
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Research Tasks
Activities that form part of the self-directed study and learning include:
  • Set reading (textbook/workbook)
  • Instructed research
  • Self-directed research
  • Forums

Online Learning Experience


Throughout their study time with Mentor Education, each student is supported by a fully resourced student support team trained in managing the needs of todays students.

Whilst completing their qualification, students are entitled to unlimited e-mail and phone support by our experienced student support team between Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, so they are never left to feel ‘lost’ or stuck during their studies.

Learning Materials

Mentor Education has developed this qualification with student needs central to its structure.

TThe learning materials offered in this course are designed to give students exposure to what they would actually do in the workplace and includes textbooks, learner guides, study guides, PowerPoint presentations and live online classroom-based tutorials - all included in the initial enrolment fee with no more to pay.

Flexibility and Delivery

In addition to the accessible and easy to understand self-directed learning materials, the course gives students additional options on how to best engage with their study commitments.

Upfront payment

Full upfront course fee payments can be made for this course, with regular special discount offers available for upfront payments.

Payment plans are not available for this course.

Flexible Delivery Options: Nationwide

Mentor specialises in providing professional education and training services to you anywhere, any-time. We appreciate that learning needs differ for each individual and organisation, which is why we allow you to select the approach that works best for you.

Your Study Options: