ISO 14001:2004 Lead Auditor Course (IRCA Certified) A17487

Duration: 5 days

  • Global environmental issues
  • ISO 14001 & EMAS, ISO 14010, 14011, 14012 and ISO 19011
  • Identification of environmental aspects
  • Legislative requirements
  • Continual improvement process
  • Prevention of pollution
  • Certification & verification
  • Auditor skills and registration
  • Audit planning, execution and reporting
  • NCR's and categorization
  • Audit case study and role-play
This five-day advanced auditor's course designed for those people wishing to develop their environmental auditing skills to a professional level either to improve company auditing processes or to audit systems in a third party capacity. This course is registered with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

This course satisfies the training requirements for those who wish to register as Lead Auditor to IEMA. Course attendees are assessed on their knowledge and understanding throughout the course and will also be required to sit a 2-hour open book examination to assess their level of understanding.

Who Should Attend?
This course is invaluable for those who have the main responsibility for implementing and maintaining their environmental management system; for those who are required to regularly assess performance of other companies and for those who are seeking to develop their auditing and environmental skills.

Course Objectives
The course will help delegates to understand the principles of good Environmental Management and to develop their knowledge of the environmental management standards. It will also develop delegates' knowledge & understanding of different audit types, and the practical skills required to plan, execute and report environmental management audits. On completion, delegates will be able to evaluate the effectiveness of an EMS based on the ISO 14001 or EMAS standards at a level acceptable to certification bodies.

Course Content
  • Auditor registration
  • Audit case study and role-play
  • Global environmental issues
  • ISO 14001:2004 & EMAS
  • Prevention of pollution
  • ISO 19011
  • Certification & verification
  • Roles and responsibilities of auditors
  • Auditor skills & development
  • Audit planning, execution and reporting
  • NCRs and categorization
  • Identification/evaluation of environmental aspects
  • Overview of current environmental legislative requirements

What Are The Benefits?
This course satisfies the formal training requirements for those wishing to register with the IEMA Auditor Registration Scheme. Attendees will develop a detailed understanding of environmental management systems, know the criteria required for implementing a successful certified EMS and how to assess against the ISO 14001 and EMAS standards.

In-House Courses
Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

Style of Delivery And Course Leaders
A combination of presentations and guided exercises and a highly interactive role-play exercise involving a simulated audit makes this course both highly beneficial and enjoyable for participants. Our course leaders have substantial experience in the field of environmental management systems design and implementation. They are qualified and experienced auditors with extensive practical management experience across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceuticals, local and national government.

Delegates successfully completing the course, including examination, will be awarded an IEMA registered certificate.