Certified Lead Auditor (CLA)

Certified Lead Auditor (CLA) in collaboration with the AQS for the ISO Certification

International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-tertiary and Higher Education (QAHE) is an ISO 9001: 2015 (Quality Management System), ISO 20000:2018 (Service Management System) and ISO 27001:2013 (Information Security Management System) Certified Organization providing certification and accreditation services to Professionals, Higher Education Institutions, Certification Bodies, E-Learning Management System Providers and Training Organizations.
Certified Lead Auditor (CIA) issued by AQS, UK cobranded with International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-tertiary and Higher Education (QAHE) is considered to be the most prestigious level of auditing credential, which is designed for senior and experienced quality management and development executives, who want to go beyond the education, and other business / quality assurance project development certifications. The CLA certification allows experienced Internal Auditing managers and directors to acquire new skills and advanced techniques in managing and controlling today’s complex quality assurance issues.


  • L-1 Business Leadership
  • L-2 Conversational Leadership
  • L-3 Risk Management
  • L-4 Project Management Fundamentals
  • L-5 Performance Management
  • L-6 Advanced Writing Skills
  • L-7 Experiential Learning Reflection

**Prior Learning Experience is generously accepted for credits transfer

Mode of Learning/Assessment

CPT is delivered online, and all assessments shall be done online.


The candidate must hold a bachelor’s university degree; OR Post-graduate / Master’s university degree or above, or globally equivalent.


  • 6-month online access + E-Certificate (PDF) – US$300 – awarded by AQS
  • 6-month online access + Hardcopy Certificate – US$500 + Courier Fee – Awarded by QAHE

Sample Certificate

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