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Classroom Training

At The Knowledge Academy, our classroom-based training courses allow delegates to study and learn in a friendly, engaging, and interactive environment. We ensure the very best level of teaching, with first-rate instructors, resources, and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide courses of varying durations and can arrange weekend and residential courses in order to suit your requirements.

Furthermore, our classroom courses are carried out in thousands of locations worldwide, making training easily accessible wherever you are. Our courses typically begin at 9.00 am and continue until 5.00 pm each day, with breaks and refreshments provided. , As our most popular form of training available, we pride ourselves in continuously delivering an outstanding learning experience for our delegates in the classroom.

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  • Direct support from our experienced trainers throughout the course
  • Training courses available in thousands of locations globally
  • Partake in engaging and valuable activities in the classroom to boost your learning potential
  • Receive an all-encompassing learning experience

Online Training

Our online-based training courses aim to provide you with a complete training experience. Due to their flexibility, these courses are greatly suited to busy working professionals, or any individual who would prefer the convenience of an online training course.

Our Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses remove the time and cost associated with travelling to course locations. You can complete your chosen course in any location, and work at your own pace, as the learning portal can be accessed 24/7. All of our online training courses have technical and administrative support and mobile access. Furthermore, each course has been carefully designed to incorporate informative, instructive, and engaging content. In this way, online learning can guarantee a valuable and enjoyable training solution.

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  • Our flexible online courses provide you with 24/7 access
  • Take your time with 90 days from first login to complete the course
  • Enjoy an engaging and interactive learning experience
  • Courses available through our easy-to-use learning portal

Onsite Training

Our Onsite training option allows you to select any of our courses and receive training at a venue of your choice, by any method of your choice.

Onsite courses deliver training to multiple employees at once, thus reducing travel expenses and providing you with the ultimate convenience and value for money. In addition, this option allows you to receive a training course that has been specifically tailored to meet your business needs, ensuring first-class quality, applicability, and value.

By choosing to bring bespoke training to the office, you can improve business performance, and make your organisation more streamlined, resourceful, and profitable. With over 25 years’ of experience, we are the market-leaders of Onsite training.

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  • Reduce the costs of employees taking time away from the workplace to train
  • Streamline your business with this bespoke training solution
  • Maximise your training budget
  • Monitor your employees’ progress and ensure that they receive applicable qualifications

Virtual Training

Our Virtual training courses provide you with the option to learn using a specialised simulated virtual environment. In this environment, our expert training instructors will be able to convey information and provide you with the all the knowledge you require to earn your qualification with The Knowledge Academy. As the largest global training provider, this method of training allows us to extend our training scope to those who may not be able to attend a classroom course itself, but would like to receive direct training and support from an instructor.
Using this training delivery method, you would benefit from the convenience of remote access and the elimination of the time and cost associated with travelling to a training venue.

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  • Receive direct support from our experienced trainers
  • Acquire the benefits of a classroom course, without the need to travel
  • Train from the comfort of your own home using remote access
  • All virtual training courses come with technical and administrative support
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ISO 14001 Foundation

  • Includes The Knowledge Academy's ISO 14001 courseware folder & certificate
  • ISO 14001 Foundation provided by the world's largest training company 
  • ​All our ISO 14001 courses are delivered by highly experienced trainers

Available delivery methods for this course:




Live Virtual

Course Information

ISO 14001 Foundation Overview

Module 1: Environmental Management System

  • Aspects

  • Impacts

  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Benefits


Module 2: Environmental Policies

  • Define PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act)


Module 3: Series of ISO/EMS 14001

  • ISO/EMS 20000-1:2004

  • ISO/EMS 20000-1:2011

  • ISO/EMS 20000-1:2015


Module 4: Introduction to ISO 14001

  • ISO 14001

  • Structure of ISO 14001

  • The Benefits of Being Certified

  • Elements of ISO 14001

  • Requirements

  • PDCA


Module 5: The Planning Phase

  • Environmental Aspects

  • Scope of EMS

  • Leadership and Commitment

  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Environmental Policy and Objective


Module 6: Risk and Opportunities Involved

  • Environment Aspects Identification

  • Environment Aspects Evaluation

  • Implementation Planning


Module 7: Operation Planning and Control

  • Introduction

  • Managing Outsourcing

  • Prepare and Response for Emergency

  • Operating Ems


Module 8: Check and Act

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Internal Audit Programme

  • Management Review

  • Continuous Improvement

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ISO 14001 Foundation Overview

The one-day ISO 14001 Foundation training course introduces delegates to an environmental management framework that is designed to help businesses meet its environmental requirements and commitments. Training will focus on the key terms, definitions, and necessities of ISO 14001. From this course, delegates will be able to competently apply the key principles to existing processes within their organisation.


Delegates will discover techniques that they can implement within their organisation in order to provide best practices in the environmental management system. By applying the knowledge acquired on this course, each candidate will be able to develop and regulate plans and provide products and facilities that continuously meet customer and regulatory requirements.


The ISO 14001 Foundation course is the first part of the four stage ISO 14001 certification that will produce a fully competent ISO user, who can implement the skills and knowledge obtained throughout the training to their organisation. The following three stages are: ISO 14001 Internal Auditor, ISO 14001 Lead Auditor, and ISO 14001 Lead Implementer


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Who should attend?

This course is suited for professionals working in the following roles:

  • Senior Managers

  • Inspectors, Group Leaders, and Supervisors

  • Lead Auditors

  • Environmental Superior, Consultants, and Auditors

  • Internal and External Managers



It is required that delegates have prior knowledge of the core principles of the environmental management system. Furthermore, some experience of working in the field would be beneficial, although this is not required.

ISO 14001 Foundation Exam

In order to complete this ISO 14001 Foundation training course delegates must pass the associated examination, which will be taken at the end of the day when all content has been covered. The exam is:

  • 30 questions

  • Multiple choice

  • 40 minutes in duration

  • 50% pass mark (15/30)

  • Closed book


This training course includes:

  • The ISO 14001 Foundation Examination

  • The Knowledge Academy's ISO 14001 Foundation Manual 

  • Certificate

  • Experienced Instructor 

  • Refreshments 

ISO 14001 Foundation FAQs

ISO 14001 is an Environmental Management standard that provides a framework for organisations to build their environmental requirements and commitments around.
Candidates should have prior knowledge of the main principles of the environmental management system. Also, some experience in this field will be beneficial.
This course is 1 day in duration.
Yes, in order to complete this ISO 14001 training delegates must pass the associated exam.
We provide classroom-based ISO 14001 Foundation training in a range of locations across the world.
Yes, this ISO 14001 Foundation course is the first of a series of four certifications. The following certifications include; ISO 14001 Internal Auditor, ISO 14001 Lead Auditor, and ISO 14001 Lead Implementer.
The course will begin at 9 am and finish by 5pm. We ask that candidates arrive at the venue by 8:45 to ensure that the course can begin promptly at 9am.
The Knowledge Academy offer: ISO 9001, ISO 20000, ISO 14001, ISO OHSAS 18001, ISO 22301, ISO 27005, and ISO 13485.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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