CQI/IRCA ISO 14001AUDITOR CONVERSION COURSE
The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of environmental management systems against ISO 14001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021, as applicable.
Objectives of Course
Delegates will, at the end of the course be able to:
Describe the purpose of an environmental management system and of environmental management systems standards. Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an environmental management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 14001 and in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate). Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an environmental management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 14001 and in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate).
3 full Days:
Day 1: 9am- 5pm |
Day 2: 9am- 5pm |
Day 3: 9am- 5pm
To be successful on the course delegates must:
● Complete/attend all elements of the course
● Pass the continuous assessment (focused on the three learning objectives)
● Pass the written examination (focused on the three learning objectives).
Delegates are expected to have the following prior knowledge:
Recommend prior knowledge: FD113 ISO 14001:2015 Foundation (EMS)
1) Management systems
The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review, and continual improvement.
2) Environmental management
The intended outcomes of an environmental management system: Enhancement of environmental performance Fulfilment of compliance obligations Achievement of environmental objectives.
3) ISO 14001
Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 14001 and the commonly used environmental management terms and definitions, as given in ISO 14001, which may be gained by completing a CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 14001:2015 Foundation (EMS) Training course or equivalent.
4) Management system audit
Knowledge of management systems audit is required through the satisfactory completion of a CQI and IRCA Certified (or the acceptable alternative) Lead Auditor Training course in another discipline. In addition, you must inform delegates who have not successfully completed a CQI and IRCA Certificated (or acceptable alternative) Lead Auditor Training course in another discipline that they are unlikely to complete this 24 hour course successfully and will find the 40 hour ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor (EMS) Training course more appropriate