ISO 14001:2015 - Lead Auditor

ISO 14001:2015 - Lead Auditor

  • Country: United Arab Emirates

  • City: Abu Dhabi

START DATE: 25 Aug 2019

END DATE: 27 Aug 2019


  • COURSE TYPE: Management Of Organizational Excellence & Quality



 ISO 14001:2015 - Lead Auditor
Programme Objectives


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

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

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

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

ü Assess the effectiveness of methodologies to control environmental hazards.

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

ü Determine the adequacy and effectiveness of the EMS.

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

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

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

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

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

ü Communicate effectively with the auditee and audit client.

ü Organize and direct audit team members.

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

ü Prepare and complete the audit report.

Couse Outlines

v Introduction and Welcome

v The Principles of ISO 14001

v The Need for ISO 14001 and the Family of Standards

v ISO 14001:2015 Requirements

ü Group Exercise: Context of the Organization

ü Group Exercise: Interested Parties

ü Group Exercise: Audit Scenarios

v ISO 14001:2015 Requirements (cont’d) 

ü Group Exercises: Audit Scenarios (cont’d)

v Compliance Obligations and World Environmental Situation

ü Independent EMS Written Exercise

v Introduction to Turtle Diagrams and Audit Trails

v Management of Audit Programs

v Audit Planning and Preparation

ü Breakout Exercise 1: Writing an Objective and Scope Statement

ü Breakout Exercise 2: Documentation Review

ü Breakout Exercise 3: Creating an Audit Plan

v Performing the Audit

ü Breakout Exercise 4: Performing an Audit

v Writing Nonconformity Statements

ü Breakout Exercise 5: Writing Nonconformity Statements

v Closing Meeting

v Completing the Audit Report

v Corrective Action and Closeout

ü Management Systems Auditing Written Exercise

v Leading Audit Teams

v Management System Certification Scheme and Auditor Qualifications

ü Leading Management Systems Audit Teams Written Exercise

v Review of Audit Process and Audit Management Strategies

ü Leading Management Systems Audit Teams Mock Audit Case Study

v Practical Application of Audit Principles and Instructor Interviews