Auditing ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems training course

Course venues and dates

2 day course

Dublin: 19-20 November 2018


Course objectives

The course is designed to meet IEMA criteria for this course. On completing this course the participant will:

  • Understand the purpose, structure and different elements of the ISO 14001 Occupational Health and Safety standard,
  • Have a knowledge of how to implement an ISO 14001-based system,
  • Understand the importance of internal auditing for improvement of EMS,
  • Have a knowledge of managing audit programmes,
  • Understand the competencies and responsibilities of internal auditors,
  • Be able to plan and develop an internal audit based on appropriate audit criteria,
  • Be able to conduct an effective internal audit by proper gathering of evidence and interview,
  • Collect and objectively analyse the evidence and produce an internal audit report. 


Course programme

  • Introduction to Environmental Management Systems,
  • The purpose, structure and elements of ISO 14001,
  • Implementation of ISO 14001 and use of ISO 14004,
  • Introduction to 19011 auditing standard,
  • Establishing & managing an audit programme.
  • Pre-audit activities : Objectives, scope, planning and preparation of work documents,
  • Conducting audits – communications, managing audit teams, document review, physical observation, questioning skills & good interview technique,
  • Analysis of evidence, findings, conclusions and preparation of audit report,
  • Completion of audits and audit follow-up,
  • Competencies, responsibilities & CPD of auditors,

Case studies and interactive individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning.


Who should attend

Personnel who are to be Internal Auditors or who are responsible for managing audit programs and developing and implementing Environmental Management Systems (EMS). The course will also be of interest to Departmental Managers and line management, EMS Managers, or anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of EMS requirements.

Course brochure: Auditing ISO 14001 Environmental management systems training course


Course contact details

For more information call us now on 087 9678 372 or email us


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