CQI and IRCA Certified
ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Training Course

Online course available - meet training requirements for CQI and IRCA certification

Gain the confidence to effectively audit an EMS in accordance with internationally recognized best practice techniques. Demonstrate your commitment to a sustainable model by transforming existing auditor skills to ISO 14001:2015. Consolidate your expertise with the latest developments and contribute to the continuous improvement of the business.

You’ll grasp the key principles and practices of effective EMS audits in accordance with ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 19011 “Guidelines for auditing management systems”. Using a step-by-step approach, you’ll be guided through the entire audit process from initiation to follow-up. Over 5 days, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills required to undertake and lead a successful environmental management systems audit. Learn to describe the purpose of an ISO 14001:2015 EMS audit and how to satisfy third-party certification. You’ll acquire the skills to plan, conduct, report and follow-up an EMS audit that establishes conformity and enhances environmental performance.

Note:
You will sit a 2 hour exam to test your knowledge and understanding. IRCA course reference number: A17903.

Who should attend?

Anyone with the need to audit an organization’s ISO 14001:2015 EMS.

Prerequisites:
You should have a good knowledge of ISO 14001:2004 and the key principles of an EMS. If not, we strongly recommend you attend our ISO 14001:2015 Requirements course. It will also help if you have attended an Internal or Lead Auditor course or have experience with conducting internal or supplier audits.

What will I learn?

  • Explain the purpose and benefits of an EMS
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Gain the skills to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate).

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Grasp the aims, benefits and requirements of an ISO 14001:2015 audit
  • Interpret ISO 14001:2015 requirements for audit application
  • Plan, conduct and follow-up auditing activities that add real value
  • Access the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use
  • Build stakeholder confidence by leading and managing processes in line with the latest requirements
  • Grasp the application of risk-based thinking, leadership and process management
  • Meet training requirements for CQI and  IRCA certification.

Our high impact accelerated learning approach is proven to fast-track learning by improving knowledge retention and skill application. This course is activity-based, resulting in a deeper understanding of material and greater impact on job performance.

What is included?

This training course is HRDF claimable.

On completion, you will be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate.

    Discover our ISO 14001 Qualifications 

    Our ISO 14001 auditor qualifications will give you a BSI Mark of Trust, reassuring your customers and suppliers that your skills have been validated. You can achieve Practitioner or Professional status by successfully completing courses, exams and demonstrating practical application.



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Available as an in-house course

Call us and speak with our training advisors on running an in-house training.

  • Suitable for large groups
  • Flexible and convenient
  • Tailored for your needs

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