SGS Academy Hong Kong - ISO 14001:2015 Auditor Transition Course (Module 1 & 2 Combined Course)

ISO 14001:2015 Auditor Transition Course (Module 1 & 2 Combined Course)

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This training course with two modules consists of introduction of features of Annex SL and content relating to ISO 14001:2015 requirements. The purpose of this IRCA recognized course is to equip participants with an understanding of the difference between ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 14001:2015. By undertaking the transition training at the earliest opportunity, you can also equip yourself with the knowledge and understanding to audit against these new standards, placing yourself ahead of the competition.


  1. Introduction of Annex SL and High Level Structure;
  2. Scope and structure of ISO 14001;
  3. Discuss key differences in ISO 14001:2015 to ISO 14001:2004;
  4. Develop the skills to conduct auditing  against  ISO 14001:2015;
  5. Roadmap to transition arrangement of EMS certification;
  6. Test


  • Course successful completion only satisfies part of the requirement for certification of auditor.
  • The successful completion certificate is valid for 5 years for the purpose of certification by CQI/IRCA. 

Remark for Exemption:

1. Delegate who has successfully completed the CQI/IRCA Certified ANNEX SL Auditor Course (CQI/IRCA Registration no. 17902 - PT 211) can exempt the 1st day training of the course. 

2. Delegate needs to submit certificate for approval in advance. 

3. Delegate who successfully completed the 2nd day training and passed the exam will be only issued a certificate - ISO 14001:2015 Module 2 – Auditor Transition Course by CQI/IRCA (CQI/IRCA Registration no. 17905 - PT 216).

Remark: For CQI/IRCA Registration, those who may apply for IRCA’s ISO 14001:2015 auditor status (any grade) may need to present their ISO 14001:2004 course certificates to CQI/IRCA

 The tutor is registered CQI/IRCA Lead Auditor and approved tutor with considerable audit experience and knowledge.

CERTIFICATION (Attendance: 100%):
 Delegates who successfully completed the course and passed the test will be issued Two Certificates by CQI/IRCA, which designate fulfillment of the training requirements for updating Auditor registration from ISO 14001:2004 to ISO 14001:2015.

(CQI/IRCA Ref.: M1: 17902 - PT 211 & M2: 17905 - PT 216)

 Venue: T.S.T. / Wan Chai / Sheung Wan/ Jordan Training Centre / HKSTP/ TBC
 Medium: Cantonese supplemented with English material

*Early Bird Price will be offered to participant whose enrolment is made one month prior to the course or online booking

*This course has been subsidized by Recycling Fund (The Fund aims at providing training and certification services for grantees of Small-scale Standard Projects Type I)


Upon completion of this course, Learners  will be able to:

  • Have an awareness of the changes arising as a result of amendments to the environmental management system (EMS) specific content of ISO 14001:2015;
  • Know and understand the requirements of ISO 14001:2015;


This course is suitable for personnel with roles and responsibilities in the development, implementation & management of Environmental Management System, and in particular senior management staff of EMS certified organizations, in particular CQI/IRCA Registered Auditors. 

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