EMS (ISO 14001:2015) Internal Auditor

Training Course


The main focus of this course is to provide participants with a solid understanding of a fundamental principles and concepts of ISO 14001 that includes:

comprehension of the  environmental policy, identification of environmental aspects and impacts, establishment of objectives and targets, conduction of internal audits, management of corrective actions and etc.

By the end of this two-day course, you will have the ability to create and and implement an efficient environmental management system that adheres to ISO 14001 requirements. this will involve understanding the necessary documentation, developing and maintaining procedures and ensuring compliance with with applicable legal regulatory obligations.

Course Type

  • Virtual
  • Classroom
  • In-house

Who should attend?

  • Individuals responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a EMS to the organization

  • Those requiring the knowledge and skills necessary to interpret the ISO 14001 standard in the context of internal auditing.

What will you learn?

  • The business benefits of implementing an EMS and the background to ISO 14001 and EMAS
  • The purpose, intent and key requirements of ISO 14001
  • The contribution of the internal EMS audits to your management system
  • The role and responsibilities of an Internal EMS Auditor
  • To plan your audits by developing effective checklists
  • To verify that current practice in your organisation conforms with defined requirements
  • To improve the stability and robustness of management systems
  • To gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and sampling of documentation
  • To report the findings accurately
  • What is corrective action and who takes responsibility
  • To follow up and verify the effectiveness of corrective action taken

What do you need to prepare

  • A basic understanding of environmental issues before attending this course would be advantageous, but not essential
  • To have conducted internal audits in any of the following disciplines: quality management, health and safety and/or environment would equally be advantageous, but not essential
  • Ideally you will have attended our ISO 14001 Appreciation and Interpretation

Course Length

  • For the virtual courses, 16 hours delivered in 2 sessions or 16 hours delivered in 4 sessions
  • 2 days for the traditional face to face classroom course.

What is included

  • Training course materials
  • Lunch and refreshments (for public attendees only)

  • Exemplar Global Approved Certificate

This WECERT‘s training course satisfies the formal training requirements stipulated by the Exemplar Global.

Exemplar Global certified training is mapped to a unique competency framework based on the latest skills needed by employers. As an Approved Training Partner, WECERT has been thoroughly assessed to ensure the highest standards.

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