ISO 14001 Foundation Certification Overview

ISO 14001 Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 14001

  • What is ISO 14001?
  • Reasons for Implementation
  • ISO 14001:2015
  • Benefits of ISO 14001:2015
  • What is ISO 14000?
  • Standards of 14000 Family
  • Aims of ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001:2015 Timeline
  • ISO 14001 Model
  • Policy Requirements
  • Requirements of ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001 Structure

Module 2: ISO 14001 Clauses

  • Overview of ISO 14001 Clauses
  • Context of the Organisation
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement

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Who should attend this ISO 14001 Foundation Training Course?

The ISO 14001 Foundation Course is designed for individuals who want to gain a fundamental understanding of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and ISO 14001 standards. The following professionals and individuals can greatly benefit from attending this course:

  • Environmental Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Auditors
  • Compliance Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Environmental Consultants

Prerequisites of the ISO 14001 Foundation Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 14001 Foundation Course. However, a basic understanding of Environmental Management can be beneficial for the delegates.

ISO 14001 Foundation Course Overview

The ISO 14001 Foundation Training Course provides a fundamental introduction to a critical Environmental Management framework designed to assist businesses in meeting their environmental responsibilities. This course delves into key terms, definitions, and requirements of ISO 14001, equipping delegates with the knowledge needed to navigate environmental challenges.

It is essential for professionals across various industries to master ISO 14001, as it empowers them to play a pivotal role in environmental sustainability. Environmental Managers, Auditors, and anyone involved in regulatory compliance should aim to acquire expertise in ISO 14001. By mastering this subject, professionals can contribute significantly to their organisation's Environmental Management and regulatory compliance efforts.

The 1-day ISO 14001 Foundation Training Course by the Knowledge Academy offers an efficient and comprehensive way for delegates to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills. Through this training, delegates will learn how to apply the core principles of ISO 14001 to their organisations’ processes. They will also discover techniques for implementing best practices in Environmental Management Systems (EMS).

Course Objectives

  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of ISO 14001's fundamental principles
  • To effectively address environmental challenges in today's business landscape
  • To actively contribute to sustainable environmental practices in various industries
  • To empower environmental managers, auditors, and regulatory compliance professionals
  • To prepare for the ISO 14001 Certification by mastering foundational concepts

Upon obtaining this ISO 14001 Certification, delegates will emerge with a strong understanding of ISO 14001, empowering them to guide their organisations in Environmental Management and regulatory compliance. They will possess the knowledge and skills to implement sustainable practices, ensuring their companies consistently meet environmental requirements while contributing to a greener, more responsible future.

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What’s included in this ISO 14001 Foundation Training Course?

  • ISO 14001 Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISO 14001 Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 14001 Foundation Exam Information 

To achieve the ISO 14001 Foundation, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led ISO 14001 Foundation Certification. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 14001 Foundation Certification, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 14001 Foundation Certification. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led ISO 14001 Foundation Certification sessions.


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ISO 14001 Foundation Certification FAQs

The ISO 14001 Foundation Course is an introductory course that provides essential knowledge on the ISO 14001 standard, focusing on its principles, key requirements, and benefits for Environmental Management Systems.
To attend this ISO 14001 Foundation Course, candidates should have a basic understanding of the main principles of the Environmental Management System (EMS) and knowledge of ISO Management System Standards. Also, some experience in this field will be beneficial.
The duration of this ISO 14001 Foundation Course is 1 day.
The ISO 14001 Certification process involves understanding the standard, conducting a gap analysis, implementing necessary processes, internal auditing, management review, and completing a formal third-party compliance audit.
Obtaining ISO 14001 Certification enhances environmental performance, ensures legal compliance, reduces waste and costs, improves stakeholder relationships, and boosts corporate image and market opportunities.
This ISO 14001 Certification Course is available in four different training modes – online self-paced, online instructor-led, classroom, and onsite.
The key objectives of the course include gaining a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of Environmental Management, as well as the ability to interpret and apply the requirements of the ISO 14001 standard.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking ISO 14001 Foundation Training.
Please contact our customer support team to resolve any issues related to your course.
After completing the ISO 14001 Foundation Course, it's suggested to advance with the ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Course to deepen your understanding and skills in environmental management systems auditing.
The training fees for ISO 14001 Foundation Certification certification in Belgium starts from €1495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 14001 Foundation Certification.
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