Basic Information:

ISQSH Certified Healthcare Quality Systems Auditor (CHQSA) is a professional who is an expert in Auditing and Leading Audits for a healthcare system. They are expected to have auditing skills, knowledge and expertise of a Lead Auditor as well as thorough healthcare expertise which will be a unique advantage when a healthcare system is being audited. A system audit is the highest level of audit in scope and a Certified Healthcare Quality systems Auditor should be equipped to audit a whole system whether as an Auditor or as a Lead Auditor.


ISQSH Certified Healthcare Quality systems Auditor (CHQSA) exam consists of 125 Questions, 4 hours exam, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) to assess the candidate’s understanding of the CHQSA Body of Knowledge. Candidates have to score minimum 70% to pass the Examination.

Candidate Eligibility Requirements:

Certified Healthcare Quality systems Auditor (CHQSA) requires work experience of 3 years in healthcare industry. Proof of employment in healthcare industry needs to be submitted while applying for the exam (As per Global Industry Classification Standard healthcare industry includes Healthcare services – Hospitals and Clinics, Biomedical industry, Pharmaceuticals industry, Biotechnology and Life Sciences.)

Recertification Requirements:

ISQSH Certified Healthcare Quality systems Auditor (CHQSA) needs to be recertified every 3 years by passing a simple online test available on the ISQSH website covering the entire CHQSA Body of Knowledge. The Recertification test consists of 50 questions and the passing score on the test will be 70%. In case candidates do not take the recertification within the due date or if they do not pass the recertification test, they need to be certified again by taking the full exam again. The objective is to ensure that the candidate maintains the same proficiency over the years.

Examination Dates:

All ISQSH Certification Examinations are available throughout the year. The Exams are administered online through proctored third party testing agencies. Kindly write to us at for more information.

Certification Fees:




Examination Fees

GBP 300

GBP 350

Retake Fees

GBP 250

GBP 300

Recertification Fees

GBP 75

GBP 75