Course Description

An environmental management system (EMS) based on the ISO 14001 standard is recognized worldwide as a superior methodology for reducing environmental hazards, maintaining regulatory compliance and as a cost-saving vehicle. EMS internal auditors assist an organization in maintaining an effective EMS and in meeting environmentally sensitive targets and objectives. Using environmental methodology and tools, this course helps your organization drive continuous improvement. Learn a range of internal EMS auditing skills that will help you become a strong advocate and auditor in your company's effort to obtain maximum value from its commitment to environmental issues. Gain confidence in your audit skills, from planning through reporting the results. Acquire actual experience working as a member of a functioning audit team during the course.

Course Outline

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand basic EMS terminology, environmental auditing and system evaluation using the ISO 19011 standard
  • Gain effective communication skills and techniques
  • Understand conflict management
  • Apply the ISO 14001:2015 clauses and relate them to the intent of the standard
  • Create a basic non-business model or metaphor for elements of the standard
  • Identify aspects and targets and prepare an implementation strategy
  • Perform audits based on the ISO 19011 standard
  • Define EMS terminology
  • Identify ISO 14001:2015 requirements

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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