Quality Manual Template

  • Which Template should I buy?

    Our templates contain different operational procedures and associated documentation, forms and process-maps. You should choose the version according to your business type and document the procedures that are applicable to you. View a list of the operational procedures within each Template.

    If you design or manufacture products, you should always choose the 'manufacturing' version.

    'Mandatory' 'Service' 'Manufacturing'
    • Consultants/Management
    • Creative/Marketing
    • Education
    • Finance/Investment
    • Printing/Publishing/Media
    • Retail
    • Recruitment
    • Airports
    • Call Centres
    • Catering
    • Distribution/Supplier
    • Health Care
    • IT/Communication
    • Security
    • Aerospace/Defence
    • Construction
    • Design and Build
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Energy and Power
    • Manufacturing
    • Mechanical Engineering

    Please contact us if you are unsure which version of the Template is suitable for you.

  • Who are they for?

    New Implementation:

    • Companies who want to implement ISO completely in-house themselves
    • Project managers managing external ISO consultants
    • Quality managers who plan and mange the implementation, with the aid of external ISO consultants

    Refining existing QMS documentation:

    • Auditors like to see continuous improvment to your Quality Manual, Procedures, and Process-maps. Our Templates are often used as a 'quick-win' to help acheive this.

    Our Templates give you a simple, methodical approach that can be applied by any type of organization - large or small. The process is the same.

  • How long will it take?

    A. If you are just looking for help documenting your Quality Manual and Procedures - this will take 2 to 3 days.

    B. Implementing ISO 9001 will take anywhere from 1 month to 9 months, depending on:

    • The size of your organization
    • Your business type, how many procedures you document, and the records that you keep
    • Management commitment
    • Resources

    For more information regarding the steps needed to gain ISO 9001 certification please read How do I implement ISO 9001?

  • What format are the templates?

    All of the templates are supplied in MS Word (2007) format and can be easily modified to suit your specific requirements.

  • Do the templates use styles and headings?

    Yes, the templates use commonly formatted body text and heading styles which are easily modified to suit your requirements.

  • Do you provide ongoing support?

    Yes, we provide ongoing technical support and can also advise on questions regarding the templates and their application.

  • Are the headings linked to the table of contents (TOC)?

    Yes, the table of contents (TOC) is auto formatted to align with headings 1,2, etc.

  • If I purchase a quality manual template, will I need to buy any of your other ISO 9001 templates?

    No, if you purchase the Mandatory Quality Manual Template, the Service or Manufacturing versions you do not need to purchase any of our other templates, you will have everything that you need.

  • Would the templates be classed as being 'universally acceptable'?

    Yes, our templates are purchased and used Worldwide. ISO 9001 is an international standard and this is reflected in our templates.

  • How should I assign document numbers and their sequence?

    We use the same numbering sequence as ISO 9001 in our quality manual templates. You are free to replace these with a system that works best for your staff and for the business - as long as the system is logical, documented and communicated, it should be more than adequate.

  • Do the quality manual packages include everything I need to prepare for ISO certification?

    Yes, the quality manual packages contain everything required to achieve ISO 9001 certification.

  • How do I communicate the documentation within my organization?

    Store it on a local server or intranet which everyone has access to.

  • Do I need to purchase the Quality Manual Template and the Operational Procedures?

    No.

    View our Buy ISO Templates comparison page. Our products are in columns, the contents of the products are in the rows. If there is a tick - that means that this is included in the product.

    For example, '5.5.3 Internal Communication' is included in the 'Service' and 'Manufacturing' Templates, but not the 'Mandatory' Template.

    tick screenshot example

    View our Buy ISO Templates comparison page.

  • Do I need to buy the Internal Audit Template as well as the Quality Manual Template?

    No. The Internal Audit and Gap Analysis Template is included in the Quality Manual Template.

    View our Buy ISO Templates comparison page. Our products are in columns, the contents of the products are in the rows. If there is a tick - that means that this is included in the product.

    For example, '5.5.3 Internal Communication' is included in the 'Service' and 'Manufacturing' Templates, but not the 'Mandatory' Template.

    tick screenshot example

  • What do the 'ticks' mean in the tables on your website?

    Our products are in columns, the contents of the products are in the rows. If there is a tick - that means it is included in the product.

    For example, '5.5.3 Internal Communication' is included in the 'Service' and 'Manufacturing' Templates, but not the 'Mandatory' Template.

    tick screenshot example

    View our Buy ISO Templates comparison page.