ISO 14001 Internal Auditor

ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Internal Auditor Training Course

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ISO 14001:2015 EMS Internal Auditor Training Course


The ISO 14001 EMS Internal auditor’s course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to audit an environmental management system (EMS) in their organization. The course is based on the ISO 14001 standard, which provides a framework for managing and improving environmental performance.

Course Objectives:

The main objectives of the ISO 14001 EMS Internal Auditor’s Course are as follows:

  • To provide participants with an understanding of the key principles of environmental management systems, ISO 14001 standards, and the auditing process.
  • To enable participants to develop the necessary skills to conduct internal EMS audits, including planning, preparation, execution, and reporting.
  • To provide participants with the knowledge and tools necessary to identify non-conformities and opportunities for improvement in their organization’s EMS.
  • To enable participants to communicate effectively with management and other stakeholders regarding audit findings and recommendations.
  • To enable participants to contribute to the continuous improvement of their organization’s EMS.
Topics Covered: 
  • Introduction to Environmental Management Systems
  • Understanding the basics of EMS
  • The importance of EMS in managing environmental risks
  • The benefits of implementing an EMS
  • The ISO 14001 Standard
  • Overview of the ISO 14001 standard
  • Understanding the requirements of the standard
The process approach to EMS
  1. Internal Auditing
  2. Understanding the principles of auditing
  3. Planning and conducting an internal audit
  4. Reporting and follow-up of audit findings
  5. Audit Techniques
  6. Sampling techniques
  7. Interview techniques
  8. Documentation review techniques
  9. Environmental Aspects and Impacts
  10. Understanding environmental aspects and impacts
  11. Identifying and evaluating environmental aspects and impacts
  12. Managing environmental aspects and impacts
Key Learning Points:
  • Understand the basics of an EMS and its importance in managing environmental risks.
  • Gain knowledge of the ISO 14001 standard and its requirements.
  • Develop skills to plan and conduct an internal audit of an EMS.
  • Learn audit techniques such as sampling, interviewing, and documentation review.
  • Understand how to identify, evaluate and manage environmental aspects and impacts.
  • Improved environmental performance: By auditing an EMS, you can identify areas for improvement and help your organization improve its environmental performance.
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements: Auditing an EMS can help ensure that your organization complies with regulatory requirements related to environmental management.
  • Cost savings: Identifying areas for improvement and implementing changes can help your organization save costs by reducing waste, improving resource efficiency, and preventing environmental incidents.
  • Enhanced reputation: By demonstrating a commitment to environmental sustainability through auditing an EMS, you can enhance your organization’s reputation.
  • Professional development: The course provides valuable knowledge and skills that can be applied to your current and future roles within your organization.
  • Attend all the training sessions to gain the full knowledge of the course.
  • Participate actively in group discussions and exercises to enhance your learning experience.
  • Practice audit techniques to gain proficiency in planning and conducting an audit.
  • Ensure that audit findings are communicated effectively to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Continuously improve your knowledge and skills related to EMS auditing.
  • Don’t ignore areas for improvement identified during the audit process.
  • Don’t rush through the audit process, as taking the time to properly audit an EMS can yield long-term benefits.
  • Don’t neglect to follow up on audit findings and recommendations.
  • Don’t underestimate the importance of effective communication and stakeholder engagement.
  • Don’t compromise on the integrity and impartiality of the audit process.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is ISO 14001 Training?

The ISO 14001 lead auditor training course is a four-to-five-day course based on the critical aspects related to ISO 14001 (environmental management system standard). It helps in auditing the environmental systems and evaluate the existing policies and processes. Skill-training and knowledge expansion are critical for recognizing the unique auditing situations. In the end, there is an exam to certify the competence of the attendee.

How do I get started with the ISO 14001 Training?

Connect to IRQS to learn about the training facilities and get started with the auditing course. We offer end-to-end support to inform you about the course requirements. Register with us and get started.

How long will it take to get ISO 14001 Training completed?

The entire course content is forty hours long. It can take five days to complete the course content through class sessions. Get more information by reading the course brochure for ISO 14000 training.

Why choose IRQS for ISO 14001 Training?

IRQS is the best choice for ISO 14001 training. We have transformed over 10,000 careers and helped them gain professionally with the auditor training. With 42+ global offices, we have trained candidates for more the 25 years. Our expertise and experience make us the ultimate choice for the ISO 14001 training with 40 hours of learning content. Count on our expertise and training facilities. We offer online, offline, and on-site training solutions to ease the requirements. Connect to us for the training programs, developed and delivered by subject matter experts with competitive educational credentials.

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