Lead Auditor for ISO 14001

Course Summary

This course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit an Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14001 and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011; the certification process according to ISO 17021.

Course Objective
  • TounderstandprinciplesofEnvironmentalManagement
  • Interpretation of ISO 14001 requirements in the context of an audit.
  • Rolesandresponsibilitiesofauditorsandleadauditors
  • To plan, delegate, conduct & manage EMS external (second and third party) as well as internal audits in accordance with the principles & guidance of ISO 19011.
  • To understand key concepts in Environmental Management System auditing
  • To improve practical auditing skills to become internationally recognized certified Lead Auditor.
Course Outline
  • Introduction to Environmental Management System (EMS) concepts as required by ISO 14001
  • Planning and Initiating an ISO 14001 audit
  • Conducting an ISO 14001 audit
  • Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an ISO 14001 audit
  • Certification Exam