Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Auditor Conversion Training Course



Accreditation  IRCA A17235
DurationThree days 
Session Dates and Location


Intended For

Experienced management systems auditors seeking additional skills in auditing OH&S management systems.
AimTo equip existing auditors of other management systems with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of OH&S management systems using the principles of ISO 19011.

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

  • describe the purpose of an OH&S management system.
  • explain the scope of OH&S management system standards and, where applicable, other criteria.
  • describe the principles, processes and techniques used for the assessment of risk and the significance of these in OH&S management sytems.
  • interpret the requirements of OH&S management systems standards in the context of an audit.
  • effectively plan, conduct and report an audit of an organisation's management and operation in accordance with the requirements of relevant OH&S audit criteria.
  • undertake audit follow-up activities including evaluating the effectiveness of corrective and preventive action.
  • have undergone training recognised by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)for persons wishing to become OH&SMS auditors.
  • The content of an Occupational Health & Safety Policy based upon 18001
  • Implementation of an OH&S Management System
  • Integration with Other Management Systems
  • Planning Audits
  • Conducting Audits
  • Interview Skills
  • Report Writing
  • Key National OH&S Legislation
  • Identifying and Assessing OH&S Risks
  • Monitoring OH&S Performance
  • Continual Improvement
  • Certification Requirements