The Environmental Management System Auditor/Lead Auditor course has been created to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and abilities to conduct audits, including first-party, second-party, and third-party audits of Environmental Management Systems based on the ISO 14001 standard. The course is designed in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021 standards, and it satisfies the requirements for individuals seeking certification as an Auditor or Lead Auditor.
The course covers Environmental Management System Concepts that are
aligned with the ISO 14001:2015 standard requirements.
Roles and responsibilities of auditors
Planning an audit
Conducting an audit
Reporting audit findings
Who Should Attend?
The course is suitable for Management Representatives, core group members, and process heads who are responsible for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and auditing Environmental Management Systems.
All employees who have a direct impact on EMS are encouraged to participate in the course.
Individuals who are responsible for conducting first-party, second-party, or third-party audits can benefit from the course.
Management System Professionals and Consultants can also benefit from the course.
Personnel from Certification Bodies are encouraged to participate in the course.
The course is also appropriate for students who want to develop cross-functional skills for future assignments.
The course is suitable for those individuals who want to pursue external auditing as a future profession and become a registered ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor.
To attend this course, delegates are expected to have prior knowledge in the
They should be able to explain the purpose of an Environmental Management System, the Environmental Management System standards, and the benefits of improving the performance of the Environmental Management System for a business. Additionally, they should be able to outline the structure and content of ISO 14001 and its relationship with ISO 9000.
They should be able to outline the structure and content of ISO 14001 and its relationship with ISO 9000.
They should be able to explain the specific Environmental management-.
related requirements of ISO 14001.
Delegates can acquire this prior knowledge by completing a certified EMS
Foundation Training course or an equivalent program.
Upon completing this course, delegates should be able to:
a) Explain the purpose of an Environmental Management System, Environmental Management System standards, management system audit, third-party certification, and the benefits of improving Environmental Management System performance for a business.
b) Describe the role of an auditor in planning, conducting, reporting, and following up on an Environmental Management System audit, in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021 as applicable.
c) Develop the skills to plan, conduct, report, and follow up on an audit of an Environmental Management System, by ISO 14001:2015, ISO 19011, and ISO/IEC 17021 as applicable, in order to establish conformity (or otherwise).
The course is conducted through a virtual classroom and workshop, and the necessary standards and requirements will be communicated via email.
Methodology of Delivery
The course is delivered using the following methods:
a) Workshops and exercises that promote accelerated learning
b) Role-play, case studies, and group and individual discussions
c) Mock audits and presentation of findings
Upon completion of the course, there will be a two-hour examination. Successful delegates will receive a certificate of achievement. Delegates who attended the full course but did not pass the exam can retake the exam within 12 months of the course end-date.
5 days/ 40 Hours
The course is led by highly experienced Environmental Management Professionals from Crescosafe who have extensive experience in auditing and training.
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