Overview of ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems training course

Course venues and dates

1 day course

Dublin: 19 November 2018


Course objectives

On completing this course the participant will:

  • Understand the underlying structure of ISO 14001 and all elements of an EMS,
  • Be able to identify and evaluate environmental aspects and impacts,
  • Have an understanding of environmental legislation,
  • Develop environmental objectives, targets and implementation programme,
  • Identify appropriate environmental controls,
  • Draft relevant EMS documentation,
  • Identify relevant performance monitoring approaches,
  • Understand internal auditing, corrective and preventive actions.


Course programme

  • Background and introduction to environmental management,
  • The PDCA cycle, requirements of ISO 14001 and the EMAS Regulation,
  • Initial Environmental Review (IER),
  • EMS scope and environmental policy,
  • Process flow analysis,
  • Environmental issues, impacts and evaluation of aspects,
  • Principles of environmental legislation and current legislation,
  • Development of environmental objectives, targets and management programme,
  • Environmental roles, responsibilities, training and communication,
  • EMS documentation and document control,
  • Control of operational activities,
  • Planning for emergency response,
  • Performance monitoring, measurement and compliance evaluation,
  • EMS audits and management reviews,
  • Role of third party auditors/certification bodies and preparation for certification,
  • Key do’s and don’ts.

Case studies, discussions and interactive, problem- based individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning.


Who should attend

This course will be of interest to anyone in the company who is involved in the design, development and implementation of an EMS. The course will also be of interest to environmental auditors and individuals looking to improve their knowledge of good environmental management practice. 

Course brochure: Overview of ISO 14001 Environmental management systems


Course contact details

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