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ISO 14001 Environmental Management Lead Auditor – UK (IRCA & IRCA Certified)
June 24 - June 28
One event on April 23, 2019 at 12:00 am
One event on May 20, 2019 at 12:00 am
One event on June 24, 2019 at 12:00 am
This five-day training course is designed for those wishing to develop their environmental auditing skills to a professional level either to improve company auditing processes or to audit systems in a third party capacity. This course is registered with the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI/IRCA) International Register of Certificated Auditors. The course will provide delegates with an extensive insight into the important world of environmental standards, their development and the certification process.
The course will help delegates to understand the principles of good Environmental Management and to develop their knowledge of the environmental management standards. It will also develop delegates’ knowledge & understanding of different audit types, and the practical skills required to plan, execute and report environmental management audits. On completion of the course we expect delegates to be able to:
➢Understand Principles, processes and techniques used for the assessment and management of environmental aspects and impacts.
➢Explain the purpose, content and interrelationship of ISO 14001, the ISO 14000 series guidance standards and the legislative framework relevant to an EMS.
➢Plan, conduct, report and follow-up an audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and through analysis of ISO 14001.
➢Undertake role of Auditor to Plan, perform, conduct and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and through analysis of ISO 14001
➢Terms and Terminology Used in Environment and Auditing
➢Purpose & Benefits of Environmental Management
➢EMS – Management and Processes interrelationship
➢Regulations & Other Requirements ➢Accreditation, & Certification ➢Benefits of Accreditation
➢People in The Audits and Responsibilities
➢Audit Process Exercise
➢Audit Objectives and Audit Scopes
➢Auditor Selection and Audit Team Formation
➢Stage 1 Audit
➢Check List Preparation
➢Stage 2 Audit
➢Nonconformity Recording and Reporting
➢Follow Up Audit & Corrective Actions
What are the Benefits?
Attendees will develop a detailed understanding of environmental management systems, know the criteria required for implementing a successful CQI/IRCA approved environmental management systems and how to assess against the ISO 14001 and environmental management assessment series standards.
➢Confidence in effective environmental management system audits
➢Easily meet ISO 14001 EMS requirements for certification
➢Ability to carry out third party EMS audits
➢Add to their environmental management career credentials
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for those who have the main responsibility for implementing and maintaining their environmental management system; for those who are required to regularly assess performance of other companies and for those who are seeking to develop their auditing and environmental skills.
Style of Delivery And Course Leaders
A combination of presentations and guided exercises and a highly interactive role-play exercise involving a simulated audit makes this course both highly beneficial and enjoyable for participants. Our course leaders have substantial experience in the field of environmental management systems design and implementation. They are qualified and experienced auditors with extensive practical management experience across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceuticals, national and international governments.
Course Material Includes: Course Syllabus, Reference Standard, Sample Exam Paper, Guidelines/Reading Material, Case Studies / Forms, Assignments/ Exercises, Evaluation Form
Tutored Audits: Following the course, participants have an opportunity for further development for their subsequent in-company audits to be observed and tutored to provide practical on-site training
Assessment: This course satisfies the training requirements for those who wish to register as Auditor/Lead Auditor to IRCA. Course attendees are assessed on their knowledge and understanding throughout the course and will also be required to sit a 2-hour closed book examination to assess their level of understanding.
Certification: Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a CQI/IRCA certified certificate.