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ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor (TPECS)

BSI's "ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor" competency- based 4-day course teaches the principles and practices of effective environmental management systems (EMSs) and process audits in accordance with the ISO 14000 series of standards and ISO 19011:2018, "Guidelines on Auditing Management Systems". Experienced instructors guide students through the entire audit process, from managing an audit program to reporting on audit results. Our qualified instructors will help you to boost your audit capabilities with the latest development of the new 19011 standard. Students gain necessary auditing skills through a balance of formal classroom tutorials, practical role-playing, group workshops, and open forum discussions.

This course comprises the following three Exemplar Global TPECS Competency Units whose outcomes are certified by Exemplar Global:

  • EM - Environmental Management Systems
  • AU - Management Systems Auditing
  • TL - Leading Management Systems Audit Teams

Attendees successfully completing this course receive a Certificate of Attainment for each of Exemplar Global Competency Units listed above.

New to TPECS?

For more information, please see our Understanding the TPECS Course Structure page.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand environmental management definitions, concepts, and guidelines
  • Understand the purpose of the ISO 14000 series
  • Understand the requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 standard
  • Identify aspects and impacts
  • Apply ISO 19011:2018 concepts, new terminology and guidelines
  • Understand the types of risks and opportunities associated with auditing 
  • Initiate the audit and conduct opening meetings
  • Understand auditor responsibilities
  • Conduct all phases of an audit adopting a risk-based approach, particularly in the section of audit planning
  • Conduct on-site activities
  • Understand environmental legislation
  • Communicate effectively during the audit
  • Apply the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use
  • Generate audit findings
  • Prepare audit conclusions
  • Conduct closing meetings
  • Reporting audit results
  • Conduct an audit follow-up
  • Understand the registration process

Course Materials:

Students receive comprehensive course manuals with reference materials.

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals interested in conducting firstparty, second-party, or third-party audits
  • Environmental Management Representatives
  • Quality Directors
  • Regulatory Affairs Managers
  • Health, Safety, and Environmental Managers
  • Cross functional team members of an implementation project

Prerequisite:

A prior review of the ISO 14001:2004 standard and internal audit experience is suggested for this course. Knowledge of the Annex SL is suggested.

Course Logistics:

There are written tests on each of the competency units in turn on Days 2, 3 and 4. Detailed exam instructions will be provided. Certificates of Attainment in each competency unit will be provided for students who are deemed "Competent" for each competency unit. Certificates of attendance are provided to those who do not pass the competency test(s), and students will be given the opportunity to retake the test(s).his Course is also available as part of BSI’s Connected Learning Live service. A virtual instructor lead training course taught live online in a virtual classroom. Scheduled times and dates are available here: Connected Learning Live ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor (TPECS)

Hard Copies: At the start of the course, a physical copy of the Student Handbook will be provided.

Soft Copies: Prior to the course, an email with instructions on how to access the online Student Handbook, which can be viewed, downloaded or printed, will be sent to students.

NOTE: Copies of the standards are not included in the class fee. BSI will make reasonable efforts to have loaner copies for use during the class, but students are encouraged to bring their own copy. Soft copies of the digital loaner standard cannot be printed or downloaded.

Upcoming Course Dates

The venues for scheduled courses are tentative until receipt of course confirmation from BSI.

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  • Dec 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Dec 19, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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