CQI/IRCA approved Auditor/Lead Auditor Training on ISO 45001:2018

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 OH&S management systems to the new ISO 45001 standard, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021 guidelines for management system auditing. In detail, the training course will provide technical knowledge and practical skills to become an internationally recognized OHS Management System Auditor/Lead Auditor.

Course Features

This course is registered with CQI/IRCA, London (Course Regn. No. 1892) and satisfies part of the formal training requirements for individuals seeking registration under the CQI/IRCA OHSMS Auditor/Lead Auditor Registration Scheme. The course includes series of lectures with individual/syndicate/role play exercises for better learning.

Prior knowledge/pre-requisite


All the delegates are expected to have basic knowledge of the PDCA-cycle, the core elements of management systems, concepts of hazard identification, risk assessment and control, prevention of work-related injury, relevant national and local OH&S legislation and requirements of the ISO 45001.

Knowledge of English is essential.


Who should attend ?

• Individuals wishing to become certified auditors/lead auditors wishing to make career in OHSMS auditing.

• Safety officers, executives & managers.

• OHSMS management representative

• existing internal auditors of OHSMS

• Occupational health & safety Consultants

Course Contents

• Course Introduction

• OHSMS Auditor certification & CQI/IRCA Registration Scheme

• Overview of ISO 45001:2018, planning & Implementing an OHSMS

• Introduction to OHSMS Auditing & Certification process

• Auditing principles

• Audit Planning

• Auditing Techniques

• International Agreement & OH & S Legislation

• Audit Protocol

• Recording & Reporting Non Conformities

• Evaluating the Audit Findings

• Audit Reports & Records

• Corrective Action & Audit Close out process

• Audit follow-up & surveillance reporting

• Continuous Assessment exercises & feedback

• Syndicate & role play exercises & feedback

• Written Examination & summing up


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


5 Days