Environmental Management Systems Auditor/ Lead Auditor Training Course

The Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Internal and Lead Auditor Training will equip students with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of environmental management systems against ISO 14001:2015, in accordance with ISO 19011.

Training Course Accreditation: The training course is accredited by IRCA.

Session Date & Location: For session dates and locations please contact us at business.assurance@intertek.com.

Through five days of lectures, discussions, and workshops, you will:

  • Annex SL Appendix 2 and the framework for the new high level structure
  • New requirements for Context, Leadership, Planning, Support and Operation
  • Understand how to prepare for, conduct, report and follow up on an audit
  • Be equipped with skills in assessing and improving an organization's quality system
  • Acquire the knowledge on how to present data and information gained during an audit
  • Gain sufficient knowledge of advising the organization on the preparation required prior to second or third party audit

At the end of the course the students will be able to:

  • describe the purpose of an EMS and explain the principles, processes and techniques used for the assessment and management of environmental aspects and impacts, including the significance of these for EMS auditors.
  • explain the purpose, content and interrelationship of ISO 14001:2015, the ISO 14000 series guidance standards and the legislative framework relevant to an EMS.
  • explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 19011.
  • have undergone training recognised by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)for persons wishing to become an IRCA EMS Auditor.