CQI/IRCA Registered ISO 14001:2015 Auditor/Lead Auditor Course

Course Objectives

  • To enable delegates gain knowledge & skills required to perform first, second & third party audits of Environmental Management System against ISO 14001:2015 in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021.
  • To impart/enhance practical auditing skills to become internationally recognized certified Auditor/Lead Auditor.

Course Features

This course is registered with CQI/IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors, London) vide course registration no. A14479 and satisfies part of the formal training requirements for individuals seeking registration under the CQI/IRCA EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor Registration Scheme.

Who should attend ?
  • Individuals wishing to become certified auditors/lead auditors  wishing to make career in EMS auditing.
  • Environment engineers / officers / executives / managers.
  • EMS management representative
  • Existing internal auditors of EMS
  • Environment Consultants
Course Contents
  • IRCA Registration Scheme
  • Annex SL framework
  • Structure & Overview of ISO 14001:2015
  • Changes in  ISO 14001:2015 as a result of adoption of Annex SL
  • EMS auditing concepts, Auditing principles
  • ISO 19011 Vs ISO/IEC 17021
  • Audit Planning & preparation,
  • Audit Tools & Techniques
  • International Agreement & environmental Legislation
  • Audit Performance, Recording & Reporting Non Conformities
  • Audit reporting,
  • Corrective Action & audit follow-up
  • Surveillance audits
  • Continuous Assessment exercises & feedback,
  • Syndicate & role play exercises & feedback
  • Written Examination
  • All delegates should have reasonably good understanding on basic requirements of ISO 14001:2015 & environmental sustainable development. Additionally, they are also required to have an awareness on environmental aspects with due consideration to emissions into air and water, consumption of energy, release onto land, use of raw materials and natural resources.
  • Knowledge of English is essential.

Certificate of successful completion shall be issued to all the delegates who attend entire duration of the course & pass the written examination. Certificate of attendance shall be issued to those who do not pass the written examination.


5 Days