A CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor OH&SMS training course online or in person (Course ID: 1866)

This 5 day ISO 45001 Lead Auditor training course available online or in person, teaches delegates the knowledge and skills required to conduct a complete an OH&S audit, from effectively planning the audit, to conducting the audit, reporting on the findings and ensuring follow up action is completed.  It is designed for those carrying out first, second or third party audits of an OH&S Management System.

This course was the first of its kind to meet the CQI and IRCA PR357 course specification ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor (Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems).

Assessment is by continuous assessment and an examination on the final day. Successful completion of this course satisfies the training requirements for initial certification as an IRCA OHSMS auditor.

  • ISO 45001 and other OH&S standards
  • Audit planning
  • Documentation requirements
  • OH&S legislation and codes of practice
  • Hazard identification
  • Audit checklists
  • Risk assessment and development of risk management controls
  • Audit frequency, emergency planning and audit scope
  • Opening meetings
  • On-site audit process, including interviewing techniques, notetaking and making judgements
  • Non-conformances, corrective actions and follow-up
  • Closing Meetings

  • Those wishing to perform first, second or third party audits of an OH&S management system
  • Those implementing and responsible for an ISO 45001 certified OH&S management system
  • Anyone seeking CQI and IRCA registration as an OH&S Lead Auditor (other membership criteria may apply)
  • Those leading audit teams

This course (and all CQI and IRCA auditor courses) cannot cover the requirements of the applicable standard in detail.  Therefore, some delegates find it beneficial to attend our Introduction to ISO 45001 training course to gain a better understanding of ISO 45001 and its requirements.  We offer a discount of £100 if you book this with your ISO 45001 Lead Auditor training course.  To take advantage of this offer please contact us on 0333 123 9001.

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On completion of this highly interactive and participative ISO 45001 lead auditor course, delegates will be able to:

  • Plan, develop and implement an internal or external audit process appropriate to your organisation which supports your OH&S policy.
  • Conduct ISO 45001 audits to professional criteria with confidence, gathering objective evidence through observation, interviewing and document trails to provide factual audit reports that will facilitate continuous improvements to the OH&S programme.
  • Develop their own skills, techniques and competence as an auditor.
  • Assess compliance of an organisation to meet your company’s own internal or external OH&S (e.g. Certification Body) requirements.

This certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training Course can be held at your premises, a venue of your choice or online in our Virtual Classroom. Dedicated training is often cost effective if you wish to train several employees. This Lead Auditor course includes interactive workshops and case studies covering subjects such as ‘Audit Preparation’, ‘Audit Performance’ and ‘Non-conformance Statement Writing’. Arrange for this course to take place on a date and place that is convenient for your team.

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