ISO 14001:2015 Requirements and Internal Auditing

 

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Training provided and run by a Certification Body (CB). BSI are the National Standards Body of the United Kingdom.

Environmental management is no longer a moral choice but a business necessity. Organizations that recognize the benefits of a sustainable model are best positioned to thrive in changing environmental conditions. An ISO 14001:2015 EMS helps you drive sustainable growth, stimulate innovation and gain access to new markets.
An effective EMS audit provides a solid framework for meeting customer challenges and realizing benefits such as environmental protection, resource conservation and improved energy efficiency. Optimize your auditing skills in line with the internationally recognized ISO 14001:2015 and boost your internal audit capabilities.

This training combines our ISO 14001 Requirements and Internal Auditing training courses.

The BSI Training Academy can teach you the essential knowledge and skills an internal auditor needs, along with the areas your Certification Body (CB) will be generally looking for to comply with generic internal auditing requirements in management system standards. This will include the meanings and intention of certification criteria and associated theories, methodologies, techniques or tools.
An effective EMS audit provides a solid framework for meeting customer challenges and realizing benefits such as environmental protection, resource conservation and improved energy efficiency. Optimize your auditing skills in line with the internationally recognized ISO 14001:2015 and boost your internal audit capabilities.


This course develops the necessary skills to assess and report on the conformance and implementation of processes based on ISO 14001:2015. You’ll learn how to initiate an audit, prepare and conduct audit activities, compile and distribute audit reports and complete follow-up activities.


The British Standards Institution (BSI, a company incorporated by Royal Charter), performs the National Standards Body activity (NSB) in the UK. BSI, together with other BSI Group Companies, also offers a broad portfolio of business solutions other than the NSB activity that help businesses worldwide to improve results through Standards-based best practice (such as certification, self-assessment tools, software, product testing, information products and training). Training courses are provided by BSI as part of its non-NSB services.


Who should attend?

Anyone involved in the auditing, maintaining or supervising of an ISO 14001:2015 EMS.

What will I learn?

This course will help you:

  • Identify the key requirements and benefits of ISO 14001:2015
  • Manage environmental risk and drive continual improvement
  • Address concerns that feed directly into your corporate responsibility
  • Demonstrate environmental commitment to clients, regulators and the public

You will learn about:

  • Importance and benefits of an ISO 14001:2015 EMS
  • Key requirements, terms and definitions of ISO 14001:2015
  • Structure of ISO 14001:2015 which incorporates the Annex SL common framework for management system standards
  • Main concepts such as process approach, Plan-Do-Check-Act, lifecycle perspective, aspects and impacts

You will learn to explain:

  • The guidelines of management system auditing according to ISO 19011:2018
  • The application of these guidelines to auditing ISO 14001:2015

You will have the skills to:

  • Initiate the audit
  • Prepare audit activities
  • Conduct audit activities
  • Prepare and distribute the audit report
  • Complete the audit
  • Audit follow-up

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Identify the key requirements and benefits of ISO 14001:2015
  • Manage environmental risk and drive continual improvement
  • Address concerns that feed directly into your corporate responsibility
  • Demonstrate environmental commitment to clients, regulators and the public.
  • Recognize areas your Certification Body (CB) will be generally looking for to comply with generic internal auditing requirements in management system standards. This will include the meanings and intention of certification criteria and associated theories, methodologies, techniques or tools
  • Prepare, conduct and follow-up on ISO 14001:2015 audit activities
  • Identify and apply the benefits and requirements of an ISO 14001:2015 audit
  • Gain the skills to assess an organization’s capability to manage its EMS
  • Write factual audit reports

What's included?

  • Detailed course notes
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate

Course Guide