ISO 50001:2018 - Energy Management System - Internal Auditor eLearning Course


The course consists of two separate eLearning modules:

1. ISO 50001:2018 - Energy Management System Introduction

This will familiarise you with the process to establish, implement, operate, monitor, review and maintain a EnMS based on the framework and requirements of ISO 50001:2018.

2. ISO 50001:2018 - Energy Management System Internal Auditor

Learn how to conduct an internal audit of a EnMS based on ISO 50001:2018 so that you can report on the effectiveness of the management system implementation in accordance with ISO 19011:2018 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 as applicable.

Completion criteria: learners will be required to complete the entire course and gain a pass mark of 80% or more in the final assessment.   Upon successful completion learners will be able to download a certificate of completion.

You will be granted 12 months access to this course, effective from the date of purchase.


In this course you will learn:

  • The purpose of an EnMS and the business and environmental benefits of improving energy management performance
  • The requirements of ISO 50001:2018 
  • Audit types and the principles of auditing 
  • How to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an EnMS to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 50001:2018 and in accordance with ISO 19011:2018 (and ISO/IEC 17021-1 where appropriate).


The course is designed for experienced energy professionals who have an understanding of the management systems approach to improve energy performance.


Before starting this course it is recommended that learners have the following prior knowledge of energy management principles and concepts such as: 

  • Principles of fuel combustion, heat transfer and energy flow
  • Relevant sources of energy regulation, guidelines and standards
  • Methods and technologies for increasing efficiency
  • Energy measurement units, sources, costs, tariffs and scheduling
  • Energy use data analysis methods
  • Energy performance indicators, monitoring and performance measurement
  • The impact of organisational processes and equipment on energy efficiency
  • Electricity use: motors, drives, lighting, computers
  • Energy related legislation and how legal compliance forms part of an energy management system