CQI and IRCA certified OH&S Management Systems Auditor Conversion training course based on ISO 45001:2018 (course ID: 2387).

Extend your lead auditor expertise to occupational health and safety management systems (OH&SMS) with this CQI and IRCA certified ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion training course.

The course gives existing auditors the knowledge and expertise to perform 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits of an OH&SMS against ISO 45001:2018.

The highly interactive training focuses around a simulated site audit, enabling students to work together put lessons learned into practice.

Successful completion satisfies the training requirements for certification as an IRCA OH&SMS auditor for those who are already lead auditors in another discipline.

Assessment is by continuous evaluation and a written examination on the final day.

This CQI & IRCA ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion course is recommended for:

  • existing lead auditors in another discipline, such ISO 9001 or ISO 14001, who now wish to audit an OH&SMS against ISO 45001
  • those who have completed a CQI & IRCA lead auditor course in another discipline and have some understanding of ISO 45001.

Those with little or no prior knowledge of ISO 45001 will benefit from first attending our IOSH approved Introduction to ISO 45001:2018 training course before attending this ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion training course.

Click here to learn more about prior knowledge requirements.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • occupational health and safety overview
  • management systems audit overview
  • ISO 45001 requirements and other standards
  • OHS legislation and codes of practice
  • stage 1 audit
  • hazard identification and risk assessment controls
  • audit planning and checklists
  • opening meeting
  • senior management review
  • stage 2 audit: operational auditing
  • non-conformances, corrective actions and follow-up
  • closing meetings
  • auditor review
  • audit reports

On successful completion of this ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion training course delegates will be able to:

  • explain the purpose and benefits of OH&SMS
  • understand OH&S legislation and codes of practice
  • plan, conduct, report and follow up internal, external and supplier audits for an OH&S management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 45001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021 where appropriate
  • verify that the OH&S policy commits to compliance with regulatory and legal requirements
  • assess OH&S risks

Delegates who have already completed lead auditor training in another discipline will meet the training requirements for certification as an IRCA OH&SMS auditor on successful completion of this course.

Our certified ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion course can be held at a location of your choice, for example, your premises or within our virtual classroom. Dedicated training is often more cost-effective and convenient for those who wish to train more than three delegates.

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