Foundation Course for ISO 14001

Course Summary

This course assists delegates to learn about the best practices for implementing and managing an Environmental Management System (EMS) as specified in ISO 14001:2004. This training also helps to understand how ISO 14001 relate with other management systems. The participants learn different components of an EMS, including the EMS policy, procedures, measuring performance, management’s commitment, internal audit, management review and Continual improvement.

Course Objective
  • To understand the implementation of an Environmental Management System in accordance with ISO14001
  • To understand the relationship between an Environmental Management System with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To know the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage an Environmental Management System
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to contribute in implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS) as specified in ISO14001
Course Outline
  • Introduction to the ISO 14001
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Fundamental principles in Environmental Management
  • General requirements: presentation of the clauses 4 to 4.6 of the ISO 14001 standard
  • Implementation phases of the ISO 14001 framework
  • Continual improvement of Environmental Management System
  • Identification and Evaluation of Environmental Aspects/Impacts and their Significance
  • Principles and design of processes and controls
  • Documentation of processes and controls of a EMS
  • Implementation of a document management framework
  • Monitoring and reviewing the system
  • Conducting an ISO 14001 certification audit
  • Certified ISO 14001 Foundation exam