CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 14001:2015 Auditor Conversion (EMS) training course (Course ID: 2375) – for existing Lead Auditors

This 3-day ISO 14001 Auditor Conversion training course is designed for existing 1st, 2nd and 3rd party auditors.  The course provides delegates with the knowledge and skills to audit an environmental management system (EMS) against ISO 14001. In addition the course provides an overview of ISO 14001 inclusive of its purpose and benefits.

The course incorporates tutor-led modules, discussions and workshops along with role plays and a central case study to allow delegates to put ideas learnt into practise. For example, delegates will  work in teams to create an EMS Audit Plan and Checklist, undertake a role-play of a senior management interview and complete a simulated site audit. Finally, the course concludes with an examination.

During the course delegates will acquire the knowledge to:

  • describe the purpose and benefits of an environmental management system
  • understand the key clauses of ISO 14001
  • explain the plan-do-check-act (PDCA) framework and its application to environmental management processes
  • understand the difference between legal compliance and conformance with ISO 14001
  • explain the role of an EMS Auditor
  • plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an EMS
  • evaluate objective evidence to identify nonconformities

  • Delegates who have achieved Lead Auditor certification in another discipline, for example ISO 9001 or ISO 45001
  • Experienced 1st, 2nd and 3rd party auditors who are now seeking to audit against ISO 14001

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On successful completion of this ISO 14001 Auditor Conversion Training Course delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of an environmental management system and of ISO 14001
  • Perform a 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audit of an EMS against ISO 14001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021, as applicable
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an EMS to establish conformity with ISO 14001

Our ISO 14001:2015 Auditor Conversion training course is available at a venue for your choice, for instance your premises or within our Virtual Classroom. Dedicated training is often more cost effective and convenient for those looking to train three or more delegates. In addition, training can take place on your preferred date.

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