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ISO 14001 Training courses

Online Instructor-led (5 days)

Classroom (5 days)

Online Self-paced (40 hours)

ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 14001

  • What is ISO 14001?
  • Reasons for implementation
  • ISO 14001:2015
  • Benefits of ISO 14001:2015
  • 1400 family of standards
  • Aims of ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001:2015 timeline
  • The ISO 14001 Model
  • Policy requirements
  • Requirements of ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001 structure

Module 2: ISO 14001 Clauses

  • Context of the organisation
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance evaluation
  • Improvement

Module 3: Operation Planning and Control

  • Introduction to operation planning and control
  • Communication
  • Control of documents
  • Nonconformity

Module 4: Environmental Management Systems

  • Environmental policy
  • EMS model
  • Integration
  • Emergencies
  • Management review
  • Implementation and operation of the specific requirements

Module 5: Phases of an Audit

  • EMS audit procedure
  • Performance
  • Preparation and planning of an audit
  • Reporting
  • Follow-up and closure

Module 6: Planning an EMS Audit

  • Selecting a team
  • Identifying the objective and scope
  • Identify criteria
  • Plan a program (Certification Process)
  • Confirming with the client
  • Develop checklist and working documents

Module 7: The PDCA Cycle

  • Plan
  • Do
  • Check
  • Act
  • Check and correct the actions

Module 8: Planning of EMS

  • Introduction to planning
  • Actions to address risks and opportunities
  • Quality objectives and planning to achieve them
  • Planning of changes
  • EMS project
  • Scope
  • Policies for managing the environment
  • Identify the environmental aspects
  • Risk assessment
  • Structure of management

Module 9: Implementation of EMS

  • Define the document management process
  • Operations management
  • Communication between the team
  • Determine policies and procedures
  • Training and awareness plan

Module 10: EMS Measurement and Continuous Improvement

  • Measurement
  • Monitor regularly
  • Continual improvement of project
  • Management processes
  • Resolve the problems
  • Analysis and evaluation
  • Model of continual improvement

Module 11: Phases of Implementation

  • Policy
  • Procedures
  • Optional job instructions
  • Other documents

Module 12: Implementation Tasks

  • Preparation
  • Planning
  • Developing tasks
  • Implementing tasks
  • System certification
  • Operations and maintenance

Module 13: Introduction to Lead Auditing

  • Definitions and terms
  • Internal and external audit
  • Purpose of auditing
  • Functions and limitations of auditing
  • Types of audit

Module 14: Tasks of a Lead Auditor

  • Review the EMS documentation
  • Verify that EMS conforms to ISO 14001
  • Samples the elements after verification
  • Review Gap Analysis
  • Following procedures
  • Reviewing procedures

Module 15: Leading Management System Audit Teams

  • Establish and plan the activities of a team
  • Effective communication with the auditee and audit client
  • Organising and directing team members
  • Prepare and complete reports
  • Use of remote auditing methods

Module 16: Roles and Responsibilities of the Audit Team

  • Initialise, plan, and conduct the audit
  • Report results
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Formal training
  • Evaluate results
  • Present the complex issues
  • Fair presentation of reports
  • Follow the standards of ISO 14001
  • Follow the instructions given by an auditor

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Who should attend this ISO 14001 Training Course?

This ISO 14001 Lead Auditor course is designed for individuals who need to learn how to complete both internal and external audits. Specifically, this course would be beneficial for:

  • Internal auditors
  • Quality managers
  • Sustainability professionals
  • Engineers
  • Project managers and consultants
  • Executives
  • Environmental management representatives

Prerequisites

As a prerequisite of this course, candidates must have completed the ISO 14001 Foundation certification.  

ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Course Overview

This ISO 14001 Lead Auditor training course consists of a 5-day course that aims to teach delegates the complexities of completing both internal and external audits that are required to sustain Environmental Management Systems. The course will cover all processes of completing an audit from start to finish, including reporting, procedures, principles, and techniques.

This ISO 14001 allows organisations to implement procedures that match up to best practise standards. This increases the efficiency of the company and allows the quality of the product or service that the organisation provides to be improved. This will have a direct impact on customer satisfaction, with the additional benefits of reducing costs and increasing profit margins.

This ISO 14001 Lead Auditor training is the third of a four-part series within ISO 14001. Prior to completing this course, delegates can complete the ISO 14001 Foundation course and the ISO 14001 Internal Auditor course. To complete the series, candidates can undertake the ISO 14001 Lead Implementer certification. 

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ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Examination

In order to complete this ISO 14001 Lead Auditor training course, delegates must pass the associated exam which, will be completed at the end of the final day of the course. The exam is:

  • 40 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • 40 minutes in duration
  • 50% pass mark (20/40)
  • Closed book

What's included in this ISO 14001 Training Course?

This ISO 14001 Lead Auditor training course includes:

  • The ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Manual 
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

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
  • 1400 family of standards
  • Aims of ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001:2015 timeline
  • The ISO 14001 Model
  • Policy requirements
  • Requirements of ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001 structure

Module 2: ISO 14001 Clauses

  • Context of the organisation
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance evaluation
  • Improvement

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Who should attend this ISO 14001 Training Course?

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

Prerequisites

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 Course Overview

The one-day ISO 14001 Foundation training course introduces delegates to an environmental management framework that is designed to help businesses meet their 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 stages 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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What's included in this ISO 14001 Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The ISO 14001 Foundation Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy's ISO 14001 Foundation Manual 
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

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

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 14001

  • What is ISO 14001?
  • Reasons for implementation
  • ISO 14001:2015
  • Benefits of ISO 14001:2015
  • 1400 family of standards
  • Aims of ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001:2015 timeline
  • The ISO 14001 Model
  • Policy requirements
  • Requirements of ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001 structure

Module 2: ISO 14001 Clauses

  • Context of the organisation
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance evaluation
  • Improvement

Module 3: Operation Planning and Control

  • Introduction to operation planning and control
  • Communication
  • Control of documents
  • Nonconformity

Module 4: Environmental Management Systems

  • Environmental policy
  • EMS model
  • Integration
  • Emergencies
  • Management review
  • Implementation and operation of the specific requirements

Module 5: Phases of an Audit

  • EMS audit procedure
  • Performance
  • Preparation and planning of an audit
  • Reporting
  • Follow-up and closure

Module 6: Planning an EMS Audit

  • Selecting a team
  • Identifying the objective and scope
  • Identify criteria
  • Plan a program (Certification Process)
  • Confirming with the client
  • Develop checklist and working documents

Module 7: The PDCA Cycle

  • Plan
  • Do
  • Check
  • Act
  • Check and correct the actions

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Who should attend this ISO 14001 Training Course?

Any individual who wishes to become an internal auditor should attend this course. Similarly, anybody who is already involved in auditing and maintaining ISO 14001 can attend this course to improve their practice. Others who may find this course useful are:

  • Environmental Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Team Leaders

Prerequisites

As a prerequisite of this course, candidates must have completed the ISO 14001 Foundation certification. 

ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Course Overview

By attending this two-day ISO 14001 Internal Auditor training course with The Knowledge Academy, delegates will learn the methodologies and techniques used for auditing the processes of an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System. Delegates can take their knowledge and apply it professionally to tasks involving auditing, maintaining, and supervising an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, preparing reports, and completing follow-up activities.

This training opportunity also enhances knowledge of environmental issues and legislation and improves skills used for assessing and reporting on the conformance and establishment of processes based on ISO 14001. As an Internal Auditor, by utilising your knowledge of ISO 14001, you will also be capable of suggesting solutions to problems and verifying the effectiveness of any corrective action.

This ISO 14001 Internal Auditor training is the second of four courses within ISO 14001. The first course is ISO 14001 Foundation and the following courses are ISO 14001 Lead Auditor and ISO 14001 Lead Implementer.

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What's included in this ISO 14001 Training Course?

This ISO 14001 training course includes:

  • The ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy 14001 Internal Auditor Manual 
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Examination 

In order to complete this ISO 14001 Internal Auditor training course, candidates must pass an examination. This will take place at the end of the final day of the course after all content has been covered. The exam is:

  • 30 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • 40 minutes in duration
  • 50% pass mark (15/30)
  • Closed book

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Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

ISO 14001 Lead Implementer Course Outline

This ISO 14001 Lead Implementer training course consists of 7 modules, which will cover the following content:

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 14001

  • Objective and Structure of course
  • Standard framework
  • Planning of EMS implementation
  • Define Environment Management System
  • Fundamental principles of environmental management
  • Analyse the existing management system

Module 2: Planning of EMS

  • EMS project
  • Scope
  • Policies for managing the environment
  • Identify the environmental aspects
  • Risk assessment
  • Structure of Management

Module 3: Implementation of EMS

  • Define the document management process
  • Operations management
  • Communication between the team
  • Determine policies and procedures
  • Training and awareness plan

Module 4: EMS measurement and continuous improvement

  • Measurement
  • Monitor regularly
  • Continual improvement of project
  • Management processes
  • Resolve the problems
  • Analysis and Evaluation
  • Internal Audit

Module 5: Continual improvement

  • Planning
  • Environmental policy
  • Management review
  • Implementation and operation of the specific requirements
  • Check and correct the actions

Module 6: Phases of Implementation

  • Policy
  • Procedures
  • Optional Job Instructions
  • Other documents

Module 7: Implementation tasks

  • Preparation
  • Planning
  • Developing task
  • Implementing task
  • System certification
  • Operations and maintenance

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Who should attend this ISO 14001 Training Course?

This ISO 14001 Lead Implementer course is designed for individuals who are responsible for Environmental Management and need the skills to implement one in their organisation. This course would be especially beneficial for:

  • Environmental expert advisors
  • Project managers
  • Quality managers
  • Auditors
  • Consultants
  • Engineers
  • Executives
  • Members of environmental teams
  • Technical experts who want to prepare for an EMS project

Prerequisites

As a prerequisite of this course, candidates must have completed the ISO 14001 Foundation certification. 

ISO 14001 Lead Implementer Course Overview

This ISO 14001 Lead Implementer training consists of a 3-day course that aims to provide delegates with the sufficient skills to implement and maintain an Environmental Management System. These skills include; risk identification, estimation, and evaluation of issues that could be impeding the company’s progress. Therefore, this training course will teach delegates how to implement new or improved methods and processes that are based on informed decisions.

The aim of this ISO 14001 series is to use the ISO 14001 framework to build on the existing Environmental Systems to meet the organisation’s requirements. The series, therefore, offers delegates four stages that make up the full process of improvement. This ISO 14001 Lead Implementer course ensures that delegates can make changes that match best practice guidelines and that are profitable for the organisation.

This ISO 14001 Lead Implementer training course is the fourth and final part of the ISO 14001 series. Prior to undertaking this course, delegates can complete the ISO 14001 Foundation, ISO 14001 Internal Auditor, and the ISO 14001 Lead Auditor courses to complete the full certification.    

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What's included in this ISO 14001 Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The ISO 14001 Lead Implementer Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy 14001 Lead Implementer Manual
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

ISO 14001 Lead Implementer Examination

In order to complete this ISO 14001 Lead Implementer course, candidates must pass an exam. This will be taken at the end of the final day of the course when all content has been covered. The exam is:

  • 30 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • 40 minutes in duration
  • 50% pass mark (15/30)
  • Closed book

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We provide The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, exam, certificate, experienced instructor and refreshments
ISO 14001 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of ISO 14001 is recommended
Lead Implementer courses enable participants to develop an expertise to support an organization in implementing and managing a Management System based on ISO. All our lead implementer courses are consistent with the good practices of project management established in ISO 10006 (Quality Management Systems - Guidelines for Quality Management in Projects) and Integrated Implementation Methodology for Management Systems
NO, you will not get certified as a Lead Auditor if you do not have the required experience. However, you can choose to apply for “Provisional auditor” or “Auditor” (if you prove to have had 200 hours audit activities) and then later you can achieve a “Lead Auditor” credential when you have the required experience of 300 hours audit activities. Upgrade is free of charge if you're a member in good standing
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