Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019

EMS ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Course.

ISO 1400:12015 Environmental Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Course.

Course covers in-depth the process for auditing the requirements of ISO 14001 standard.

Delegates will know how Environmental Management System (EMS) provides organizations with a systematic approach to environmental improvement.

Delegates will learn to use the international EMS standard ISO 14000 as the framework for environmental improvement, sustainability programs, carbon-reduction strategies, environmental compliance and operational efficiencies.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the requirements and business benefits of an EMS.
  • Acquire the skills for auditing the requirements of ISO 14001 standard.
  • Determine environmental aspects and impacts.
  • Implement and manage EMS audit programs covering first, second, and third party audits.
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow-up effective EMS audits in accordance with ISO 19011 guidelines.

Course Contents

  • What is ISO 14001 and why use it?.
  • ISO 14001 Structure.
  • Auditing Environmental Planning requirements.
  • Auditing Support and Operation requirements.
  • Auditing Performance Evaluation and Improvement requirements.
  • Environmental Audit.
  • EMS Audit Planning and Preparation.
  • Conduct EMS Audit and Follow up.


  • 5 Days / 40 Hrs.

Course Prerequisite:

Delegates must have the following prior knowledge:

  • 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.
  • Environmental management: The intended outcomes of an environmental management system:
    • Fulfilment of compliance obligations.
    • Enhancement of environmental performance.
    • Achievement of environmental objectives.
  • 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 an CQI|IRCA Certified EMS Foundation Training course or the equivalent.


  • Delegates shall be awarded a certificate of successful completion for passing the written examination and the continual assessment.
  • Non Successful delegates shall receive a certificate of attendance approved by AASTMT.
  • Successful delegates shall receive certificate approved by CQI|IRCA

Teaching Language

  • English / Arabic


  • Productivity and Quality Institute or Company Headquarters

Instructor/Trainer Qualification

  • Fulfills CQI|IRCA requirements for this scheme.

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