ISO 14001:2015 EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor Course

40 Hrs / 35 PDU'S

Obtain a detailed understanding of the key terms, definitions and requirements of ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and how the standard can help your organization to better meet its environmental obligations and commitments.
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.
Identify the structure and requirements of an effective environmental management system and what this means to you. Gain a thorough understanding of the history and development of ISO 14001:2015, key terms, definitions and the ISO standardized high level structure. You'll learn to interpret and apply the key concepts and principles of the standard to existing processes within your organization.


Upon successful completion of the EMS Lead Auditor course, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Audit the environmental aspects, impacts and management system effectively
  • To make a process audit and a procedure or a clause audit in environmental management.
  • Prepare and plan audits in a risk based manner and effectively
  • Behave as a successful auditor
  • Learn about the most effective auditing techniques
  • Select the audit teams and evaluate their performances
  • Effectively get prepared for an audit
  • Effectively audit the processes assigned
  • Evaluate the findings and the conformities, nonconformities and improvement points effectively
  • Run opening and closing meetings and report the audits and non-conformities
  • Effectively follow up the audit findings
  • Explain the accreditation and certification
  • Add new certificate to your career

Who should attend?

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • There are no pre-requisites to attend EMS Lead Auditor training.
  • To register with IRCA as an approved Lead Auditor, you need to have at least 20 days of third party experience including a minimum 15 days on site.
  • This must be completed after the successful completion of training program.

Exam Details

  • We will take the responsibility to register you for IRCA Approved EMS examination.
  • At the end of the Training QMS Lead Auditor Course you will take a 2 Hours exam 

Course Contents

Terms and Terminology Used in Environment and Auditing
  • Environment Management
  • PDCA
  • EMS Documentation – Documents And Records
  • Auditing EMS
  • Audit Types
  • Auditing the EMS Processes
  • Accreditation, & Certification
  • Benefits of Accreditation
  • People In The Audits And Responsibilities
  • Auditor Characteristics
  • Audit Process Exercise
  • Audit Objectives and Audit Scopes
  • Audit Duration
  • Auditor Selection and Audit Team Formation
  • Auditing Customer & Other
  • Auditing Outsourced
  • Stage 1 Audit
  • Audit Planning
  • Check List Preparation
  • Opening Meeting
  • Interviewing
  • Stage 2 Audit
  • Nonconformity Identification
  • Audit Review
  • Closing Meeting
  • Nonconformity Recording and Reporting
  • Audit Reporting
  • Follow Up Audit & Corrective Actions

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Our Value Added Services

  • A copy of the standard ISO 14001:2015 EMS Course Materials
  • Detailed course notes
  • IRCA certified training course certificate
  • You will gain 40 CPD points on completing the course
  • Free Retrain for No-Pass Students

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