ISO 14001:2015 Online Internal Auditor Training Program

Learn how to perform ISO 14001 internal auditor activities

Learn how to perform ISO 14001 internal auditor activities

Course Description

This is a hybrid learning course that consists of two components:

  • The first phase of the course requires that you successfully complete the TÜV SÜD Academy self-paced, digital ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System (EMS) Awareness. This digital component MUST be successfully completed at least 24 hours prior to the start of internal auditor portion of the course.
  • Phase two is an instructor-led course on internal auditing that meets in an online classroom. Students will be free to engage with the instructor and ask questions regarding both the ISO 14001 awareness course and internal auditing. You will be registered to begin ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System (EMS) Awareness when you submit payment for this internal auditor course.

This hybrid, instructor-led, online, internal auditor course prepares learners to perform internal auditor activities, evaluate your organization’s environmental management system (EMS) for regulatory compliance, and draft quality reports while suggesting corrective actions when necessary. The ISO 14001 standard provides a systematic framework for integrating environmental management practices by supporting environmental protection, pollution prevention, waste minimization, as well as energy and materials consumption reduction.

Organizations that have an ISO 14001 certification demonstrate their commitment to continuous improvement and reduced environmental impact. A well-trained, capable internal auditor team maintaining the integrity of your environmental management system (EMS) can significantly improve your bargaining position when taking part in public and private green procurement tenders. As consumers are becoming increasingly aware of environmental and ecological issues, ISO 14001 certification helps your brand Successful completion of the both course exams is required to receive a TÜV SÜD Academy certificate for this course.

Course Benefits

Learners who successfully complete the course will be able to perform internal auditor activities and transfer internal auditor knowledge to offer corrective measures for problematic environmental management system processes.

This course is specially designed for:

Management representatives, ISO 14001 EMS Steering Committee members, lead EMS auditors, internal EMS auditors, personnel responsible for legal requirement updates, and ISO 14001 conformance.

Course Agenda

Day 1 - Module 1: ISO 14001 Awareness

  • ISO 14001 History
  • High-Level Structure
  • Introduction to ISO 14001:2015
  • Key changes in ISO 14001:2015
  • Overview of the ISO 14001:2015
  • Comparison between ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 14001:2015
  • Conversion Process and Timeline

Day 2 - Module 2: ISO 14001 Audit Process

  • Initiating an ISO 14001 audit
  • Document Review
  • ISO 14001 Audit Plan
  • ISO 14001 Audit Work Documents
  • Opening Meeting
  • Execute the ISO 14001 audit
  • Documenting Non-conformities
  • Closing Meeting
  • ISO 14001 Audit Report
  • ISO 14001 Audit Follow-up

Learning Assessments

Attendees must attend both days and successfully complete the exam to receive the TÜV SÜD Academy Internal Auditor Certificate.

Course Materials

Learners must obtain a copy of the ISO standard to be referenced during the course. The standard may be purchased through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) ( and/or American Society for Quality (ASQ) (


Prior knowledge of the ISO 14001 standard is required to excel in this training. 


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