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Q: How do I update my training for the new ISO 45001 standard?

The new ISO 45001 standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems is being introduced in March 2018.  If you have completed OHSAS 18001 training previously then the ISO 45001 Auditor Migration training course could be the best option for you.

Organisations certified to OHSAS 18001 will have three years to migrate to the new standard.

Bywater offers a range of ISO 45001 training courses.

If you have any questions about the training contact us on 0333 123 9001.

 

Q: What does IEMA stand for?

IEMA stands for Institute for Environmental Management & Assessment.

The Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) is the professional home of over 15,000 environment and sustainability professionals from around the globe. IEMA’s role is to support individuals and organisations to set, recognise and achieve global sustainability standards and practice

Find out more about IEMA on their website.

Q: How do I update my training for the new ISO 17025:2017 standard?

The new ISO 17025 standard was introduced in December 2017 for the laboratory industry, Bywater offers a range of training courses for the new ISO 17025:2017 standard.

If you have completed ISO 17025 training previously then the Transition to ISO 17025:2017 training could be the best option for you.

We also offer the following ISO 17025 training courses

Internal Auditor training course

Lead Auditor training course

Q: What makes a good auditor?

A good auditor requires a number of attributes and skills, find out if you could be a good auditor with our quick 1 minutes roundup.

Q: What is the difference between internal and lead auditor training?

Internal Auditor training enables you to undertake audits within your organisation.

Lead auditor training enables you to complete audits within your organisation, for 2nd party suppliers and 3rd party external organisations.

We offer a wide selection of internal auditor training and lead auditor training courses.

The decision on which course is right for you will often depend on the organisation you work for and your career path. If you need to discuss which course is best for you please do contact our training team on 0333 123 9001 who will be happy to help you.

Q: When will the new ISO 45001 standard be available?

ISO 45001 is due to replace the OHSAS 18001 standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. The FDIS  published in November 2017 and the final publication of the standard is due in March 2018. Organisations certified to OHSAS 18001 will have three years to migrate to the new standard.

Bywater offers a range of ISO 45001 training courses including a ISO 45001 Auditor Migration training course that enables people to update their skills from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001.

 

Q: Where are auditor jobs advertised?

Internal and Lead Auditor jobs are advertised on a number of websites, and you can sign up to receive alerts when jobs match your requirements. If there are particular companies that you would like to work for we recommend searching their website as they may not use recruitment agencies or job board websites. In addition local and national newspapers may also advertise so it’s worth checking these out too.

Websites that advertise auditor jobs

Qualityjobs.org.uk

Auditandrisk.org.uk

Pharmiweb.com

Totaljobs.com

Reed.co.uk

Simplyhired.co.uk

Jobsite.co.uk

Retailchoice.com

Michaelpage.co.uk

Q: Are training course materials provided?

Yes, every delegate will receive a training course folder that you can use to make notes and take away with you at the end of the course.

Q: I need an invoice to be able to book a place on a public course

Please complete the booking form for the relevant training course, date and location. The team will then process the booking and send you joining instructions and an invoice.

If you need further assistance please do contact us on 0333 123 9001.

Q: How do I update my training for the new IATF 16949:2016 standard?

The new IATF 16949 standard was introduced in October 2016 for the automotive industry, Bywater offers a range of training courses for the new IATF 16949:2016 standard.

If you have completed TS/ISO 16949 training previously then the Understanding IATF 16949:2016 could be the best option for you.

We also offer the following IATF 16949 training courses

Internal Auditor training course

Lead Auditor training course

Q: Do I receive a certificate of attendance?

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance provided they have attended the full duration of the course. If the course includes an exam you will receive a certificate of completion if you pass and have attended the full duration of the course.

Please note this does not include contract management and procurement training courses.

Q: Is there an exam on the ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training course?

Yes, there is a 2 hour closed book exam on the last day of the course.

Q: Where are public training courses located?

Bywater’s public training courses are located across the UK. See our public course location page for more information including course dates. Residential options are also available to make the experience as convenient as possible for you.

Q: Is there an exam on the ISO 9001 Internal Auditor training?

Yes, there is a 20 minute multiple choice test on the last day of the training course.

Q: What happens if I fail my Lead Auditor training course?

You have the opportunity to resit the exam, there is a time limit when this must be completed. We also try to arrange a time for you to discuss the failed exam with the tutor who can guide you on what areas need improvement. There is a fee of £145 + VAT to resit the exam. Please contact the training team on 0333 123 9001 to discuss this further.

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