ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Course (CQI IRCA)

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The key objective of this course is to train the participant in fulfilling a key requirement in becoming a registered Auditor / Lead Auditor. The course is structured to provide an in-depth understanding of ISO 14001 requirements, knowledge and skills required to assess the Environmental Management System of an organisation.

Our interactive learning style and networking opportunities will help you:
  • Receive a globally recognised ISO 14001:2015 EMS certificate
  • Gain a 360⁰ understanding of the Environmental Management Systems audits
  • Learn from our team of experienced and knowledgeable TÜV SÜD experts in EMS
  • Learn through lectures, case studies, group exercises, and discussions
  • Network and build relationships with other professionals interested in Environmental Management Systems

The ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) auditor/lead auditor course is CQI and IRCA (http://www.quality.org/) accredited. With world-class training from TÜV SÜD experts, the course will give you an edge in the Environmental Management Systems market.

The key concepts and principles of ISO 14001:2015, including

  • Correct and relevant understanding of the Environmental Management System principles and ISO 14000 series of standards
  • Interpret the requirements of ISO 14001 in the context of an audit
  • Identifying the gaps within the existing Environmental Management System vis-à-vis the requirements specified in ISO 14001:2015
  • Enable candidates to train the organisation personnel for effective implementation and auditing of the EMS
  • Roles and responsibilities of Auditors and Lead Auditors
  • Plan, conduct and report the audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Ability to do third-party audits
  • Learning through case studies and exercises

In this course you will learn:

1. EMS Introduction and Concepts
  • Purpose and benefits of Environment Management System, including an understanding of the basic EMS principles
  • Background of ISO 14000 series of standards
  • High-Level Structure
  • Environmental management system requirements based on ISO 14001
  • Sustainability and Pillars for Environment
  • Aspect / Impact understanding
  • Environmental documentation
2. Auditing Principles
  • Auditing Objectives
  • Types of Audits
  • Process Approach
3. Roles and responsibilities of Auditors
  • The Lead auditors’ responsibilities
  • The Auditees’ responsibilities
  • Auditors' Qualification and Certifications
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
  • Collecting objective/audit evidence
  • Effective interviewing techniques
  • Identifying and recording nonconformities
  • Preparing for the closing meeting
6. Reporting audit results
  • Conducting the closing meeting
  • Preparing the audit report
  • Distributing the audit report
7. Corrective Actions
  • Corrective Action responsibilities
  • Follow-up Scheduling
  • Monitoring Corrective Action

8. ISO 14001 Registration

  • The registration process
  • Surveillance audits

                  9. Exercises/Roleplay (50% of course time)

                  10. Written examination

                  The ISO 14001 EMS lead auditor course is specially designed for:

                  • Environment Professionals with experience in the implementation and auditing of Environment Management Systems
                  • Management representatives and core group members responsible for establishing, implementing, maintaining, auditing and improving EMS
                  • Executives from organizations willing to implement, maintain and improve upon their Environment Management Systems as per ISO 14001: 2015

                  Participants attending this course should have adequate knowledge of the ISO 14001 series of standards and some prior knowledge of EMS Auditing. Having no prior knowledge may lead to unsuccessful completion of this course, and the gaps in this knowledge may not be covered during this course.

                  Upon completion of our ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor course, you will be able to:

                  • Conduct effective environmental management system audits in accordance with ISO 14001:2015
                  • Identify and evaluate non-conformities
                  • Recommend and monitor corrective actions

                  This course can lead to a variety of career opportunities in the field of environmental management, including:

                  • Lead auditor
                  • Environmental manager
                  • Regulatory affairs manager
                  • Consultant

                  The course content and structure are designed by the domain experts from TÜV SÜD. With immense experience and knowledge of the relevant standards, our product specialists and technical experts at TÜV SÜD have developed the course content based on the current business landscape and market requirements.

                  Participants will be assessed throughout the course.

                  1. Continuous Evaluation: Punctuality, presentation skills, interactive approach, involvement, role-play, daily tests, etc.

                  2. Online Examination: Final examination would be conducted by CQI/IRCA

                  • Exam duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
                  • Total number of items/questions: 40
                  • Total marks: 80
                  • Learners must achieve the minimum passing marks 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)

                  Issue of certificate:

                  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.

                  1. Besides attending the instructor-led ISO 14001 lead auditor course, can I also attend e-learning courses?
                  Yes, you can register for any e-learning course at TÜV SÜD.

                  2.How do I enroll for the ISO 14001 EMS lead auditor Course?
                  Please click “Buy now” to enroll and check out your cart.

                  3.What is the ISO 14001 lead auditor course methodology?
                  The course is delivered through lectures, discussions, case studies, and group exercises.

                  4.Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?

                  • If you communicate the cancellation to us by email within 14 days before the confirmed training date, we will not provide a refund for the training.
                  • If you communicate the cancellation to us by email more than 14 days before the confirmed training date, we will provide a 50 % refund for the training.

                  5.Are there any tests in the middle of the ISO 14001 lead auditor Course?
                  Participants are assessed throughout the course in two ways:

                  • Continuous evaluation: This includes punctuality, presentation skills, interactive approach, involvement, roleplay, and daily tests.
                  • Written examination: This is a closed-book exam at the end of the course. No study materials or other materials are allowed for reference.

                  The passing mark for the examination is 63%. Participants who score 70% or higher will receive a certificate of achievement. Participants who score lower than 70% will receive a certificate of attendance. To receive a certificate, candidates must have 100% attendance.

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