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ISO 14001 Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course

This IRCA approved 5-day course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to perform first, second and third party audits of Enviroenment Management System.

 

Increasingly, business and industry all over the world are required to demonstrate their ability to successfully manage environmental issues.
 
The risks of environmental accidents and litigation can be identified, managed and continually reduced by implementing an EMS based on ISO 14001. Operating an effective environmental management system relies upon an effective audit by a competent EMS auditor. This requires a comprehensive understanding of risk assessment, risk management and improvement processes.
 
The IRCA EMS auditor programme supports the third-party certification of ISO 14001. We certify different categories of auditors - those employed by certification body/registrars, consultants and internal auditors as well as developing and promoting good auditor training and auditing best practice.

 

The Benefits of ISO 14001

 

  • When developed and implemented effectively, the ISO 14001 standard can even enhance an organization's bottom line through increased efficiency of operations and by attracting environmentally conscious customers by taking a more eco-friendly business approach.
  • Providing your company with assurance that you meet, and will continue to meet, your environmental management system commitments and corporate policy requirements.
  • Verifying your systems for recognizing and complying with environmental laws and regulations.
  • Increasing profits through potential process improvements and energy conservation.
  • Reducing your environmental liability.
  • Reduced cost of waste management
  • Savings in consumption of energy and materials
  • Lower distribution costs
  • Improved corporate image among regulators, customers and the public

 

Who Should Attend? 

 

  • When developed and implemented effectively, the ISO 14001 standard can even enhance an organization's bottom line through increased efficiency of operations and by attracting environmentally conscious customers by taking a more eco-friendly business approach.

  • Providing your company with assurance that you meet, and will continue to meet, your environmental management system commitments and corporate policy requirements.

  • Verifying your systems for recognizing and complying with environmental laws and regulations.

  • Increasing profits through potential process improvements and energy conservation.

  • Reducing your environmental liability.

  • Reduced cost of waste management

  • Savings in consumption of energy and materials

  • Lower distribution costs

  • Improved corporate image among regulators, customers and the public

 

Learning Objectives

 

  • Understand environmental management terminology, principles, processes, and techniques for the assessment and management of environmental aspects and impacts, including their significance for EMS.
  • Understand the purpose, content, and interrelationship of ISO 14001, the ISO 14001 series guidance standards, and the legislative framework relevant to an EMS.
  • Understand the role of an EMS Auditor to plan, conduct, report, and follow-up an audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021.
  • Be able to undertake the role of an Auditor in planning, conducting, reporting, and follow-up an audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021 by interpreting the requirements of ISO 14001.