Intertek Launches Its "School of Auditing"

Specialized training courses help attendees gain valuable skills in management systems auditing.

Boxborough, MA, September 14, 2011 --( Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions to a wide range of industries worldwide, announces the launch of the "School of Auditing," a specialized set of training courses in its popular Intertek Academy program.

The courses offered in the "School of Auditing" provide attendees with the latest requirements, techniques, and best practices in management systems auditing. Attendees will directly benefit from the knowledge of experienced auditors by having ample opportunity to work and learn directly with them. Each course combines instructor-led discussions with hands-on workshops to give attendees a complete and thorough understanding of the topic.

Intertek's offerings range from two-hour webinars to five-day lead auditor courses in a classroom setting. Courses are available for many popular standards such as ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO/TS 16949:2009, AS9100C, FSSC 22000, and MDD.

A full list and schedule of the courses offered in North America is available at Additional courses are being added to the schedule regularly.

Tuition for the "School of Auditing" training seminars includes all course materials (such as workbooks and guidance documents), lunches and refreshment breaks, and a certificate of attendance for each attendee. Attendees may use the certificate to claim Continuing Education Units (CEUs) towards their training requirements.

Intertek can also offer any of its "School of Auditing" courses as a public or on-site training program. To learn more, email

In addition to these management systems auditing courses, Intertek also offers auditor training programs in the areas of corporate social responsibility (CSR), environmental and quality control to improve transparency, consistency and quality service across the entire global supply chain.

About Intertek
Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and 30,000 people in over 100 countries around the world. Intertek Group plc (LSE: ITRK) is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Visit:

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