ISO 14001:2015 - Lead Auditor

ISO 14001:2015 - Lead Auditor

  • Country: United Arab Emirates

  • City: Abu Dhabi

START DATE: 15 Aug 2021

END DATE: 19 Aug 2021

UNIT: 5 days

  • COURSE TYPE: Management Of Organizational Excellence & Quality



 ISO 14001:2015 - Lead Auditor

Program Objectives


§ Understand the application of environmental management principles in the context of ISO 14001:2015.

§ Relate the environmental management system to the organizational products, services, activities and operational processes.

§ Relate organization’s context and interested party needs and expectations to the planning and implementation of an organization’s environmental management system. 

§ Assess the risk of significant environmental impacts and activities identified in the context of the organization's EMS management system.

§ Assess the effectiveness of methodologies to control environmental hazards.

§ Assess the EMS roles and responsibilities within the context of the organizational environment.

§ Determine the adequacy and effectiveness of the EMS.

§ Understand the application of the principles, procedures and techniques of auditing.

§ Understand the conduct of an effective audit in the context of the auditee’s organizational situation. 

§ Understand the application of the regulations, and other considerations that are relevant to the management system, and the conduct of the audit.

§ Practice personal attributes necessary for the effective and efficient conduct of a management system audit.

§ Establish, plan and task the activities of an audit team.

§ Communicate effectively with the auditee and audit client.

§ Organize and direct audit team members.

§ Prevent and resolve conflict with the auditee and/or within the audit team.

§ Prepare and complete the audit report.

Couse Outlines

§ Introduction and Welcome

§ The Principles of ISO 14001

§ The Need for ISO 14001 and the Family of Standards

§ ISO 14001:2015 Requirements

§ Group Exercise: Context of the Organization

§ Group Exercise: Interested Parties

§ Group Exercise: Audit Scenarios

§ ISO 14001:2015 Requirements (cont’d) 

§ Group Exercises: Audit Scenarios (cont’d)

§ Compliance Obligations and World Environmental Situation

§ Independent EMS Written Exercise

§ Introduction to Turtle Diagrams and Audit Trails

§ Management of Audit Programs

§ Audit Planning and Preparation

§ Breakout Exercise 1: Writing an Objective and Scope Statement

§ Breakout Exercise 2: Documentation Review

§ Breakout Exercise 3: Creating an Audit Plan

§ Performing the Audit

§ Breakout Exercise 4: Performing an Audit

§ Writing Nonconformity Statements

§ Breakout Exercise 5: Writing Nonconformity Statements

§ Closing Meeting

§ Completing the Audit Report

§ Corrective Action and Closeout

§ Management Systems Auditing Written Exercise

§ Leading Audit Teams

§ Management System Certification Scheme and Auditor Qualifications

§ Leading Management Systems Audit Teams Written Exercise

§ Review of Audit Process and Audit Management Strategies

§ Leading Management Systems Audit Teams Mock Audit Case Study

§ Practical Application of Audit Principles and Instructor Interviews