With the aim of continuous improvement on Quality Management Service, the Internal Audit Team of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region X undergone a two-day Internal Audit Course on ISO 19011:2018, Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems conducted by AGF Consulting Group last March 24 and 25, 2022 via Zoom.

Day 1 of the two-day training entails four (4) modules on the introduction to ISO, Management Principles and Audit Criteria given by Certified Professional Quality Specialist, Jong Fernandez. It comprised of introduction to ISO and Seven Management Principles, introduction to Internal Audit Points for ISO 9001/ISO 14001, Leadership and Commitment Audit, and Risk Management, Resource Planning and Operations Audit.

Day 2, focused on Audit Proper: Understanding Audit Activities from Preparation to Follow-up that comprised four (4) more modules namely, Principles of Audit; Conducting Audit Activities; Audit Reports, Nonconformance and Corrective Action Reports; and Competence and Evaluation of Auditors. The training was led by Information Security and Business Continuity Consultant, Mr. Ted Ramirez.