ISO 45001:2018 Internal Auditor Training

ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Lead Auditor Course (CQI IRCA)

Be the next Occupational Health & Safety auditor

Be the next Occupational Health & Safety auditor


  • 15th - 19th July 2024: ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor Training
    9 am to 6 pm | 5 Days
  • 19th - 23rd Aug 2024: ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor Training
    9 am to 6 pm | 5 Days
  • 30th Aug - 4th Sep 2024: ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor Training
    9 am to 6 pm | 5 Days

ABOUT THE iso 45001 lead auditor COURSE

The success of an organization, the penetration of its products and services in the market, efficient internal procedures, and a healthy economic status depends essentially on how OH&S requirements are consistently ensured, maintained and improved.

Effective audits assist an organization to implement its OH&S management system in this spirit. The feedback from our customers has encouraged us to offer Lead Auditor Training Courses for all Management System Standards. The course will be conducted by our experienced lead auditors, who have audited numerous organisations from diverse industries.

This intensive course is a key requirement in becoming a registered Auditor / Lead Auditor. It is a participative training course, which uses case studies, role plays and exercises. The course is structured to provide in-depth understanding of OH&S Requirements (ISO 45001: 2018) requirements, knowledge and skills required to assess the OH&S management system of an organisation.

This comprehensive five-day course comprises of case studies, training, role-plays to ensure that the participant thoroughly understands the role of an auditor / lead auditor and acquires the expertise needed to perform effective audits. Participants who successfully complete the course will be presented with an CQI-IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors) registered ‘Certificate Of Achievement.’

Duration: 5 - day course
CPD Points: 40 SDUs
CPD Code:

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THE occupational health and safety training?

The caliber of an auditor is crucial to the performance of companies and ultimately to the success of management system. This comprehensive course provides hands on training to ensure that auditor thoroughly understands the role and acquires the expertise needed or required to perform the audit effectively.


  • Course objectives

    • Understanding the ISO 45001:2018 requirements.
    • Understanding the concepts of identification of Hazards, Risk and Opportunities
    • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of an auditor / Lead Auditor
    • Learning to plan, conduct and report the audit
    • Understanding the principles and practice of auditing.
    • Understanding of OH&S terminologies
    • Understanding of OH&S competence requirements
    • Communicate effectively with the auditee and audit client.
    • Organise and direct audit team members.
    • Prevent and resolve conflict with the auditee and/or within the audit team.
    • Prepare and complete the audit report.
    • Learning through case studies & exercises

  • Course content

    1. OH&S Management System
    • OH&SMS Purpose, Concept of PDCA and Benefits
    • OH&SMS Terms and Definitions
    • OH&SMS Requirements

    2. Auditing OH&S Management System
    • Terms and Definitions – Auditing
    • Audit / Certification Process
    • Conduct of Audit – Activities
    • Audit Process - Audit Method
    • Audit Plan
    • Audit Working Document (Check List) and Sampling plans for auditing
    • Audit Evidence and Audit Findings
    • Communication during audit
    • Principles of Auditing
    • Competence & evaluation of auditors
    • Roles and responsibility of guide and observers
    • Conducting an audit - Initiating audit

    3. Roleplays
    • Review of Documented information
    • Audit Planning
    • Conducting Audit Activities
    • Conduct of Opening Meeting
    • Preparing Documented information for Audit
    • Conduct of Audit
    • Conduct of Closing Meeting

    4. Conducting an audit
    • Identifying and recording
    • Nonconformities
    • Nonconformity Writing

    5. Reporting audit results
    • Conducting the closing meeting
    • Preparing the audit report
    • Distributing the audit report

    6. Corrective Actions
    • Corrective action responsibilities
    • Follow up scheduling

    7. ISO 45001:2018 Registration
    • Choosing a registrar
    • The registration process
    • Surveillance audits

    8. Exercises / Roleplay (80% of course time)

    9. Written examination



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