You need this course if:

You want to audit Environmental Management Systems again ISO 14001 requirements

You are an Auditor or Environmental System Manager and want to add to your credibility with a widely accepted qualification

You want to satisfy the formal training requirements for IRCA certification.



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You will learn:

The purpose of an environmental management system and the business and societal benefits of improving environmental performance

The Plan-Do-Check-Act framework with regards to ISO14001

The interrelationship between management responsibility, the context of the organization, environmental policy, environmental planning, implementation of the policy, operational control, checking of performance management review and continual improvement

Essential terminology to help you interpret and audit ISO14001 requirements defined in ISO14001

The difference between compliance obligations and conformance with ISO 14001

To plan and conduct an interview with top management

How to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an environmental management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 14001 and in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate)

To prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes and between members of an audit team

To prepare thoroughly for an audit and produce checklists (including process based checklists)

The contribution that audits make to the effectiveness of a management system

That auditing for conformity can improve the stability and robustness of management systems

The roles and responsibilities of an auditor and lead auditor

To gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation

To report findings accurately against the requirements of ISO 14001, write and grade nonconformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action

The certification requirements to become a registered auditor/lead auditor with IRCA

This course is delivered in partnership with LRQA

Course Duration: Five Days

Date Location or Virtual
14th – 18th September 2020 Aberdeen
16th – 24th September 2020 Virtual
12th – 20th November 2020 Virtual
23rd – 27th November 2020 London
11th – 15th January 2021 Birmingham
1st – 9th February 2021 Virtual
6th – 14th May 2021 Virtual
17th – 21st May 2021 Cumbernauld
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