Learn how to implement an effective environmental management system (EMS) that meets the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 on this Implementing ISO 14001 training course.

The first day of this 2-day course starts with an overview of the standard before looking at important considerations in planning an implementation, including context, scope and life cycle, together with ways to identify and assess environmental aspects, impacts, risks and opportunities.

Day 2 takes a closer look at the standard’s requirements on topics such as roles, processes, monitoring, documentation and management reviews.

Students benefit throughout the course from a practical mix of tutorials, discussions and workshops.
By the end of the course delegates will understand the requirements and considerations for implementing ISO 14001 within their organisation.

This course is suitable for:

  • those wishing to implement and maintain an ISO 14001 environmental management system (EMS)
  • environmental managers needing to understand the feasibility of implementing an ISO 14001 based EMS
  • managers with responsibility for the effectiveness of an existing ISO 14001 management system
  • staff needing an in-depth understanding of ISO 14001 requirements

Topics covered by this course include:

  • an overview of ISO 14001:2015, its content and structure
  • sustainability, sustainable development and ISO 14001
  • the need for a life cycle perspective within the EMS
  • identification and assessment of environmental aspects and impacts
  • examination of core requirements of ISO 14001 within a structured sequence
  • the process of a gap analysis
  • consideration of the design of the EMS
  • exploration of a common example for implementing an ISO 14001 EMS
  • responsibilities, competence and communication
  • the certification process
  • EMS maintenance and audit programmes

On completion of this Implementing ISO 14001 training course delegates will be able to:

  • understand what is required for the implementation of an ISO 14001 EMS, including the process of a gap analysis, implementation phases and the maintenance of an effective EMS
  • explain to internal and external audiences how an EMS can benefit an organisation’s environmental performance.

The Implementing ISO 14001 training course can be provided at your offices, a venue of your choice or online on your chosen date. This dedicated training is often more cost effective and convenient for those wishing to train a number of employees.

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