Environment Management System Lead Auditor Course

Auditing the environmental management system of an organization as a third party, independently and partially, sometimes becomes very tricky and difficult. Since the performance of a full environmental management system can only be identified by audits. Identification of the system performance and identification of effectiveness requires auditors with special knowledge and skills. This course is mainly for preparing the auditors with such knowledge and skills.
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 17021, as applicable.

Course Program
Terms and Terminology Used in Environment and Auditing, Purpose & Benefits of Environmental Management, PDCA, EMS – Management and Processes interrelationship, Emergency Preparedness, Auditing EMS, Audit Types, Regulations & Other Requirements, Accreditation, & Certification, Benefits of Accreditation, People in The Audits and Responsibilities, Auditor Characteristics, Audit Process Exercise, Audit Objectives and Audit Scopes, Audit Duration, Auditor Selection and Audit Team Formation, Stage 1 Audit, Audit Planing, Check List Preparation, Opening Meeting, Interviewing, Stage 2 Audit, Nonconformity Identification, Audit Review, Closing Meeting, Nonconformity Recording and Reporting, Audit Reporting, Follow Up Audit & Corrective Actions.

What You Will Get?
By Attending this course you will be able to:
* How to audit the environmental aspects-impacts and management system effectively
* How to make a process audit and a procedure or a clause audit in environmental management
* Prepare and plan audits in a risk based manner and effectively
* Behave as a successful auditor. Learn about the most effective auditing techniques
* Select the audit teams and evaluate their performances
* Effectively get prepared for an audit
* Effectively audit the processes assigned
* Evaluate the findings and the conformities, nonconformities and improvement points effectively
* Run opening and closing meetings and report the audits and nonconformities
* Effectively follow up the audit findings
* Explain the accreditation and certification
* Add new certificate to your carrier.

Who Should Attend?
Environment management system lead auditor course is designed not only to help people perform capable and value-adding environment audits, but also to develop attendees wider understanding of environment management systems design and implementation. Particularly helps to the attendees on main subjects such as interrelating the management function of the organizations to the policy, aspect-impacts, objectives & targets, management programs, operational controls and compliance to the legislations.

Pre-Course Requirement?
This course will benefit you best with your initial knowledge about;
a) Management systems
 The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
 The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review, and continual improvement.
b) Environmental management
The intended outcomes of an environmental management system:
 Enhancement of environmental performance
 Fulfilment of compliance obligations
 Achievement of environmental objectives.
c) ISO 14001
Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 14001 and the commonly used environmental management terms and definitions, as given in ISO 14001, which may be gained by completing a CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 14001:2015 Foundation (EMS) training course or the equivalent.

Which Course After This?
After attending this course you might attend other CQI/ IRCA courses