ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems Internal Auditor Training Course

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The objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to perform an internal audit of part of an environmental management system based on ISO 14001 and report on the effective implementation and maintenance of the management system in accordance with ISO 19011 and to contribute to the continual improvement of the management system.

This course refers to ISO 14001:2015 as the management system standard that provides the context for internal audit. However, this Course does not address ISO 14001:2015 in detail.


Prior Knowledge Requirements

1. Management Systems

  • Knowledge of environmental management systems and the requirements of ISO 14001


2. Environmental Management

  • Understanding of the concept of environmental sustainable development
  • The purpose of an initial review as the basis for establishing an environmental management systems
  • Evaluation of activities, products and services in order to establish the environmental aspects
  • Considerations of environmental aspects with respect to: 1) Emission to air, release to water and land; 2) Use of raw materials, natural resources and energy; 3) Energy emitted and lost eg: heat, radiation, vibration, steam, and compressed air; 4) Public nuisance such as light pollution, noise and odour
  • Environmental legislation and how legal compliance forms part of an Environmental Management Systems
  • Typical methods for evaluation of the significant impacts of the environmental aspects identified and how their ranking influences operational control and priorities for improvement


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

  • Using the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle be able to expain the process-based environmental management system model for ISO 14001, and the role of internal audit in the maintenance and improvement of environmental management systems
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an internal environmental management system audit, in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an internal audit of part of an environmental management system based on ISO 14001, and in accordance with ISO 19011


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