0016-ISO-14001:2015-Environmental-management-system-lead-auditor-training

Auditor / Lead Auditor Training Program on Environmental Management System based on ISO 14001:2015

Face-to-face Training05 daysAdvancedVirtual Classroom

Our ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor course is structured to provide a flexible and convenient learning environment. Through a combination of interactive modules, real-world case studies, and practical exercises, you will develop the skills necessary to assess and enhance quality management systems within various organizational contexts. This environmental auditor course will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to become a proficient auditor in environmental management systems. Some of the apparent benefits of this ISO 14001:2015 Certification Course are:

  • Internationally accepted CQI|IRCA approved ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Training Certificate
  • Deep insights into auditing ISO 14001:2015 international standard requirements
  • Understanding of the audit process to conduct activities based on ISO 19011:2018
  • Understanding purpose, benefits, and environmental performance through more efficient use of resources, reduction of waste, gaining a competitive advantage and the trust of stakeholders aligned with ISO 14001:2015
  • Understanding of mandatory documentation requirements of ISO 14001:2015
  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of auditors and lead auditors
  • Will be able to carry out Internal (1st party) and Supplier (2nd party) audits of an organization to add value to the organization’s objective
  • Will be able to develop and improve the existing processes as per ISO 14001: 2015 to gain competitive and financial advantage through improved efficiencies and reduced costs
  • Will be able to impart awareness to the people within the organization on the importance of EMS
  • Will be able to qualify for the conduct of external audits (3rd Party)
  • Will be able to pursue careers, such as consultant and auditor

ISO 14001:2015 international standard specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving an environmental management system within the organisation’s context.

This comprehensive five-day environmental management system lead auditor course is structured to provide a basic understanding of ISO 14001:2015 requirements blended with presentations, case studies, exercises, workshops, and role-plays to ensure that the participant thoroughly learns about the role of an auditor / lead auditor and acquires the expertise needed to perform effective audits.

At the end of this ISO 14001: 2015 training course, you will be able to:

  • Gain essential knowledge and understanding of EMS ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 19011:2018 audit process
  • Assess the Environmental Management System of an organization in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 standard and ensure improved performance of EMS
  • Plan – Conduct and Manage – Complete the EMS audit in accordance with the audit principles of ISO 19011
  • Understand the necessary document requirements of EMS by referring to the sample documents of an organization

This ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Training will provide you with the tools to make a meaningful impact on organization's environmental sustainability efforts. The course outline is as follows:

1. EMS Concepts and ISO 14001:2015 Standard
  • EMS concepts and benefits
  • Relationship between PDCA and ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001 standard requirements
  • EMS documentation

2. Auditing Concepts

  • Audit objectives and auditing principles
  • Types of audits
  • Audit methods
  • Audit process

3. Roles, Responsibilities, and Competency of Auditors

  • Auditor and lead auditor’s responsibilities
  • Competency of auditors
  • Auditor's qualification and certification
  • Auditor evaluation methods.

4. Planning an Audit

  • Pre-audit planning
  • Reviewing documentation
  • Developing an audit plan
  • Preparing checklists or working documents
  • Communication factors

5. Conducting an Audit

  • Opening meeting
  • Effective interviewing techniques
  • Collecting and verifying objective/audit evidence
  • Identifying and recording nonconformities
  • Closing meeting
  • Do’s and Don’ts of auditing

6. Reporting Audit Results

  • Preparing the audit report
  • Distributing the audit report

7. Follow-up Actions

  • Follow-up actions of an audit
  • Corrective action of reporting
  • Follow-up scheduling
  • Monitoring corrective action

8. CQI|IRCA Certification

  • Registration process
  • Code of conduct

9. Written Examination (Online)

The ISO 140012015 Lead Auditor course is designed for professionals seeking to enhance their expertise in environmental management systems and auditing practices. Individuals from various backgrounds and industries can benefit from attending this course, as environmental concerns and sustainable practices are relevant across sectors. The course is particularly suitable for:

  • Top management, Head of Business Units, Functional Head
  • Environmental Managers and Core Group Members are responsible for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and improving Environmental Management Systems
  • Environmental Management System and Sustainability Consultants
  • Environmental Management System Management Representative
  • Anyone who needs to audit an organization’s ISO 14001
Individuals and Existing Internal Auditors who wish to build a career as a Certified Lead Auditor.


Business Benefits

Participating in an Environmental Management System Lead Auditor course can benefit organizations of all sizes and industries. By equipping employees with the skills and knowledge to effectively manage and audit environmental management systems, companies can achieve various advantages that contribute to their sustainability, compliance, and overall success. Here are some key business benefits that can be derived from the ISO 14001: 2015 training:

  • Contribute to sustainable development initiatives
  • Enhance environmental compliance with current and future statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Enhance company reputation and the confidence of stakeholders through better environmental performance
  • better environmental performance of suppliers by integrating them into the organization’s business systems
  • Prevent pollution and contribute to international protocols such as Kyoto, Montreal, etc., as applicable to the organization’s products and services
Financial advantage through improved efficiencies and reduced costs.

Prior knowledge of Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015) is mandatory.

Please Note: The EMS lead auditor course is not for filling gaps in the knowledge about the standard; but for enhancing the knowledge about the same with regards to conducting relevant audits.

A pre-test is carried out to test the prior knowledge.

The EMS lead auditor course will be conducted by our experienced lead auditors, who have audited numerous organisations. The trainers are qualified and approved by CQI|IRCA with a proven track record in ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor certification.


TÜV SÜD South Asia is an approved training partner of CQI|IRCA and fulfils all compliances of the course PR315: EMS ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor training course reference No 2383. Participants who score 70% and above in continuous assessment, plus a minimum of 50% overall and in each section and above in the final written examination, will be issued a CQI|IRCA accredited certificate of successful completion of the course, which is renowned in certification and carries worldwide acceptance. Unsuccessful candidates will be issued a certificate of attendance.

The final examination will be conducted Online by CQI|IRCA. The exam framework for the ISO 14001: 2015 lead auditor certification Course is:
  • Exam duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Total number of items/questions: 40
  • Total marks available: 80
  • Learners must achieve the minimum pass mark for each domain and an overall score of 40 marks (50%)
  • Open book exam. Learners will require access to the relevant ISO standards (electronic or paper copy permitted)

1. What is the mode of the ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor course?
The ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor course is available in either mode Face to Face or virtual instructor led training.

2. Is VILT a live training, or do I get access to watch pre-recorded videos?
The virtual instructor-led training (VILT) is a live training session where you can interact with the trainer. Pre-recorded videos are not available or permitted.

3. Will I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?
Please refer to Cancellation and Refund Policy page.

4. Can the dates of the EMS lead auditor course be customized?
The training dates of the EMS lead auditor course are published in advance, and a half-yearly calendar is announced. You can let us know your preferred dates for exclusive training by contacting us at (insert link).

5. How does the EMS Lead Auditor Training help?
The EMS Lead Auditor training adequately equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills in EMS to conduct effective audits.

6. To whom is the environmental auditor course training relevant?
The environmental auditor course is most relevant for:
Personnel who want to pursue an auditing career in Environmental management and who are interested in assessing the EMS of an organisation
Consultants who want to be in an advisory role to an organisation
Top Management, professionals’ responsible environmental improvements for sustainable development initiatives.

7. Are there any prerequisites to attending the ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor course training?
Prior knowledge of ISO 14001 standards is desirable. This ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor course is not for filling gaps in the knowledge about the standard, but for enhancing the knowledge about the same with regards to audit context.

8. What is the format of the examinations?
Examinations are conducted online in an open-book format with remote proctoring. This exam pattern is consistent for both Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) and Face to Face modes of instruction.

9. What is the duration of the ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor certification examination?
The ISO 14001 lead auditor certification exam duration is 1 hour 45 minutes. For any participant having a physical disability that will place the learner at a substantial disadvantage in an online exam situation, CQI|IRCA permits an additional time of 30 minutes to complete the exam.
The online exam must be completed within 30 days from the last date of the course. (For more details, refer the CQI|IRCA Examination Learner guide).

10. How are participants assessed during the ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor certification course?
There are two assessment methods:
Continuous assessment: Participants are assessed throughout the training course for punctuality, presentation skills, interactive approach, involvement, role-play, daily tests, etc.
Written exam: Participants must appear for an online examination (open book) at the end of the course, which is remotely proctored.

11. What is the passing criterion for a written examination?
Participants must achieve a minimum pass mark of 50% in each domain and an overall score of 40 marks (50%) to pass the exam successfully.

12. Will I be awarded a certificate for attending the ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor training course?
Certificate of successful completion for the ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor training course will be awarded only if:
Participants score 70% and above in the continuous assessment and
Participants achieve a minimum pass mark of 50% in each domain and an overall score of 40 marks (50%) in the written online exam.
A soft copy of the certificate will be issued.
The Certificate of Attendance: will be awarded only if Participants who have satisfied the attendance requirement and have not been successful in the online final examination or the continuous assessment component.

13. Is it possible to retake the online environmental auditor course final exam? Under what conditions is this possible?
Students who fail the environmental auditor course written examination, but pass the continuous assessment, are allowed to retake the CQI|IRCA examination only once within 12 months from the last training date.
However, the students who fail the continuous assessment will not get a chance to retake the final online exam but will have to attend the whole course again.
The online exam must be completed within 30 days from the date of receipt of the exam link. (For more details, refer the CQI|IRCA Examination Learner guide).

14. Will I be charged for an online EMS lead auditor course exam retake?
Yes, additional charges would be applicable for a retake the EMS lead auditor course exam, and you will have to contact one of the TÜV SÜD representatives for the fees and exam retake details.

15. What format will the training material be available in?
For Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT), the training material will be provided in a digital format.
For Face-to-Face training, hard copies of the training material will be provided.

16. From where do we procure ISO standards & guidelines?
ISO standards can be downloaded from ISO websites and BIS websites.
https://standardsbis.bsbedge.com/
https://www.iso.org/store.html

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