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ISO 14001 Internal Auditor

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Length: 3 days
Price: 995 - 1,070 GBP excl. VAT
Provider: Bywater plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 07/03/2017 - Coventry
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ISO 14001 Internal Auditor

Bywater Excel - Auditing Courses and Training

IEMA Approved ISO 14001 Internal EMS Auditor Course - 3-Day Course

This is a three-day internal auditor course approved by the UK Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). BywaterExcel's training is a recognised qualification for environmental management systems (EMS) auditors demonstrating competence in internal EMS auditing.

BywaterExcel's highly interactive and practical course is designed to provide delegates with a sound knowledge of all elements involved in auditing an Environmental Management System (EMS) and an auditing skill base, in order to:

  • Determine compliance and identify areas for improvement against the requirements of ISO 14001 and related standards
  • Competently conduct effective audits and implement corrective action programmes
  • Identify areas for continuing improvement that provide on-going benefits to your company's growth and success.
  • Contribute to the requirements to register as an IEMA Environmental Auditor.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

BywaterExcel's course will be valuable for:

  • Employees who have been nominated to carry out environmental system audits.
  • Experienced Quality auditors who want to audit environmental management systems and also need to show professional competence in this subject.
  • Environmental / Health & Safety auditors and managers who wish to understand the EMS auditing process.
  • Senior business managers who will be required to evaluate the outcome of their organisation's internal EMS audits.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Key Skills / Leanring Objectives:

Through the combination of interactive tutorials, practical workshops and case studies following the stages of a live audit, BywaterExcel's  will enable the delegates to:

  • Interpret the requirements and principles of ISO 14001 and other EMS standards and codes of practice.
  • Plan and prepare for an internal audit with an understanding of auditing processes and documentation.
  • Identify environmental aspects and determine audit priorities.
  • Create appropriate audit checklists and improve auditor skills and interviewing techniques.
  • Produce professional audit reports and justify cases for corrective action and improvement.
  • Achieve the formal training requirements to allow progression to becoming an IEMA Environmental Auditor specialising in EMS assessments.

Practical workshops are designed to reinforce the discussions and topics, building on skills of audit planning and structure, nonconformity writing, conducting audit interviews, evaluating findings and reporting results back to Senior Management. Evening work groups prepare responses to case study situations.

Please be aware that there is an examination on the last day.

Upon successful completion of the course and exam, a certificate will be presented which will contribute to the requirements to register as an IEMA Environmental Auditor that specialises in EMS assessments.

Training Course Content

An overview of key elements covered in the :

  • Defining the purpose and structure of the EMS Standards ISO 14001, Eco-Management and Audit Regulation (EMAR)
  • Review of environmental legislation and codes of practice
  • Environmental impacts and assessment
  • Auditing skills and techniques:
    • Planning - use of checklists, resources and timing
    • Interviewing and evaluation of information and findings
    • Observation - objective evidence
    • Evaluating the significance of nonconformities
    • Communicating and presenting audit reports
    • Corrective actions and effective follow-up programmes
    • Effective improvement - planning, monitoring and results
  • Sources of information and further development
  • Open book exam


 The price includes course materials, lunch, and certificate.  

This course can also be run in-house and tailored to your organisation's requirements.

In-House Training - Making an Informed Decision

Training that is delivered in-house can be a more cost-effective training solution as well as being more specific to
organisational needs.

As specialists in in-house training, Bywater Excel have compiled a document outlining the key features and benefits of in-house training, helping you decide if it's right for you.

Download the paper

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Reviews by course attendees

Welsh Water   |   17/06/2016   |   Bywater
The course fully met my expectations and the workshops were very useful. The course materials contained lots of useful information and was explained properly. Found the technical requirements module of the course very useful. Tutor was excellent; very informative and approachable; engaging, interesting and captivating. Course materials were exce...
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DWR Cymru Welsh Water   |   13/06/2016   |   Bywater
Course taught the UKAS requirements in understandable sectors; refreshed my knowledge of ISO 17025. Tutor was well organised and very informative, engaging and enthusiastic; applied the information to practical issues. Training materials thoroughly covered everything
Satellite Applications Catapult   |   10/06/2016   |   Bywater
The course met our specific company needs. The tutor was very helpful and approachable.
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