OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor Course

40 Hrs / 35 PDU'S

OHSAS 18001:2007 is an internationally applied British Standard for occupational health and safety management systems. Organizations worldwide recognize the need to control and improve health and safety performance and do so with occupational health and safety management systems (OHSMS). IRCA certified OHSAS Lead auditor training course provide Safety management professionals with the knowledge and skills required to assess the conformance of an organization’s Safety Management System to ISO 18001.


Course Description
Health & Safety Management System – OHSAS lead auditor course is designed not only to help people perform capable and value-adding health and safety audits, but also to develop attendees wider understanding of health and safety management systems design and implementation. Particularly helps to the attendees on main subjects such as interrelating the management function of the organizations to the policy, hazards and risks, objectives & targets, management programs, operational controls and compliance to the legislation.

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the OHSAS lead auditor course, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Audit the processes and management system effectively
  • To make a process audit and a procedure or a clause audit
  • Prepare and plan audits in a risk-based manner and effectively
  • Behave as a successful auditor
  • Select the audit team 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?

  • Individuals wishing to become certified auditors/lead auditors wishing to make career in OHSAS auditing.
  • Safety officers, executives & managers
  • OHSAS management representative
  • Existing internal auditors of OHSAS
  • Occupational health & safety Consultants

Eligibility Criteria

  • No pre-requisites to attend OHSAS 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

  • FIM Qatar will take the responsibility to register you for IRCA Approved OHSAS examination.
  • At the end of training OHSAS Lead Auditor Course you will take a 2 Hours exam at our Centre.

Course Contents

IRCA approved OHSAS Lead Auditor course Syllabus
  • Terms and Terminology Used in OHSAS and Auditing
  • Quality Management
  • PDCA
  • OHSAS Documentation – Documents And Records
  • Auditing OHSAS
  • Audit Types
  • Auditing the Health and Safety Management System 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

  • Complete Course Materials
  • IRCA certified training course certificate
  • Detailed course notes
  • OHSAS certified & Experienced trainer
  • Assistance for exam
  • You will gain 40 CPD points on completing the course
  • Free Retrain for No-Pass Students

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