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ISO 14001:2015 EMS internal auditor training from SGS – develop the knowledge and skills to perform an internal audit of an environmental management system (EMS), with the potential to achieve certification under the Exemplar Global Auditor Certification Scheme.

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This course enables participants to build the knowledge and skills, and develop a practical toolkit, for performing internal audits of an EMS according to ISO 14001 and ISO 19011.

What will you learn?

On completion of this course, you will:

  • Understand environmental management in the context of ISO 14001:2015
  • Understand environmental requirements
  • Know how to apply an EMS to various operational processes
  • Be able to use an EMS to ascertain the significance of environmental impacts and activities, and identify the risks and opportunities that arise from them
  • Know the effectiveness of methodologies to control environmental hazards
  • Understand the functions of an EMS within the context of an organizational environment
  • Be able to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of an organization's EMS
  • Understand how to apply principles, procedures and methods of auditing
  • Understand how to conduct an effective audit in the context of the auditee's organizational situation
  • Understand the application of regulations and other considerations relevant to the audit, the management system and the conduct of the audit
  • Know which personal behaviors are necessary for the effective and efficient conduct of a management audit

This course is aimed at:

  • Internal auditors
  • EMS auditors, including lead and business improvement EMS auditors
  • Principal auditors
  • Those working within environmental management systems who wish to expand their auditing capabilities

Recognition of Current Competence and Recognition of Prior Learning is available. Please contact us to learn more.

Exemplar Global Competency Unit Certification

Participants may choose to take the Exemplar Global TPECS Competency Unit exams in conjunction with this training course. Examinees who demonstrate competence on the exams will receive an Exemplar Global Certificate of Attainment for the following competency units:

  • Exemplar Global – EM – Environmental Management Systems
  • Exemplar Global – AU – Management Systems Auditing

To earn a Certificate of Attainment, examinees must successfully complete a written exam for each competency unit, and a role play exam for the AU competency unit.

Why SGS?

SGS is an Exemplar Global Certified TPECS Provider for the EM and AU competency units. As a leader in professional training, we draw on years of global experience. Our courses are delivered by specialists who will support you on your professional journey.

Contact us today to book your place on our ISO 14001:2015 EMS internal auditor training course.