ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Course

Code: ASL/EMS/4-2021
Duration:  5 Days


Learn to Perform an Internal Audit of your Environmental Management System

Course Objectives

The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of environmental management systems against ISO 14001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as applicable. It is a concentrated and comprehensive training in the theory and practice of auditing an Environment Management System based on ISO 14001:2015. Gain a practical understanding of the responsibilities of an environmental manager/auditor, and the techniques and methodologies required to effectively audit an EMS.

Who Should Attend?

ISO 14001 Lead Auditor course is designed for anyone who wishes to audit an organization’s ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System.

Anyone who desires an in-depth understanding of the ISO 14001:2015 Audit Process.

Every individual who needs to learn how to complete both internal and external audits, but specifically, this course would be beneficial for:

    • Internal auditors
    • HSEQ Consultants & professionals
    • Environmentalists
    • Quality managers
    • Sustainability professionals
    • Engineers
    • Project managers and consultants
    • Executives
    • Environmental management representatives
    • Environmental Regulators

Our Fees Covers the following:

    • The ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Classroom Training
    • ISO 1400:2015 Lead Auditor Course Manual
    • Examination & Certificate
    • Experienced Instructor

This course will help you:

    • Interpret the ISO 14001:2015 requirements
    • Understand environmental terms and definitions
    • View the ISO 14001:2015 requirements from an auditor’s perspective o Plan, manage, and schedule an audit program
    • Identify, understand, and manage environmental aspects and impacts
    • Provide critical knowledge for your management and staff on ISO 14001:2015
    • Learn how to audit for ISO 14001:2015 and create effective documentation
    • Qualify additional staff in the ISO 14001:2015 requirements
    • Gain insight into the ISO 14001:2015 audit requirements to augment/sustain your existing program
    • Gain knowledge to help manage a successful ISO implementation project

Course Duration: Five (5) Days 


Day One

    • ISO and Environmental Terminology and Definitions
    • Background and Rationale for Environmental Management
    • Environmental Aspects and Impacts
    • Introduction to the ISO 14001:2015 family of documents
    • Analysis of the Contents of ISO 14001:2015
    • Audit of Active Manufacturing (Audit #1)

Day Two

    • Environmental Management System (EMS) Requirements
    • Analyzing EMS Audit Findings
    • Audit of Active Mfg. to ISO 14001:2015 and Manual (Audit #2)
    • Exemplar Global and U.S. Certification System
    • Auditor Qualifications
    • Roles and Responsibility of Auditors
    • Creation of Effective Audit Checklists

Day Three

    • Audit of Active Mfg. Document Audits (Audit #3)
    • Tips for the Professional Auditor
    • Audit of Active Mfg. – Department Audit (Audit #4)
    • Compiling Audit Findings
    • Documentation in the Environmental Management System
    • Planning and Conducting Effective Audits
    • Refining Interview and Note-Taking Skills
    • Applicability of the Elements to Company Situations
    • Prevention vs. Detection

Day Four

    • Audit of Active Mfg. Dept and System Auditing (Audit #5)
    • Corrective Action Initiation and Closure
    • Refining Audit Interview and Note-Taking Skills
    • Creation of an Audit Report
    • Conducting the Audit
    • Preparation and Presentation of a Closing Meeting


Day Five

  • Review and Exam


ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Examination

Upon completion of classroom training, to get certified, delegates must pass the examination which will be completed at the end of the final day of the course else the candidate will be issued a certificate of attendance.

Your Facility: We can offer exceptional deals in-house at our training facility and on-site (8 Delegates Minimum) training at a location of your choice for a number of your staff.

Course Fee: Contact us

To Register: Request for course booking form via [email protected]