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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).

Upcoming Course Dates

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

Start/End Date and Time Location Fee Enroll
  • Nov 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Nov 29, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Houston, TX
Homewood Suites Houston Galleria
2950 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056
United States
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USD $1970.00Enroll
  • Dec 10, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 12, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Dec 13, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GAUSD $1970.00Enroll
  • Jan 07, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jan 08, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jan 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jan 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GAUSD $1970.00Enroll
  • Jan 14, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jan 15, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jan 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jan 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San José, CAUSD $1970.00Enroll
  • Feb 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Feb 05, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Feb 06, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Feb 07, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Houston, TXUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • Feb 11, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Feb 12, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Feb 13, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Feb 14, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tysons, VAUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • Mar 11, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 12, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 13, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Mar 14, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CAUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • Mar 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mar 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Mar 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dulles, VAUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • Apr 01, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 02, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 03, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Apr 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ann Arbor, MIUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • Apr 08, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 09, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Apr 11, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chicago, ILUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • Apr 22, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 23, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Apr 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Apr 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Houston, TXUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • May 13, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • May 14, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • May 15, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • May 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, GAUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • May 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • May 21, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • May 22, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • May 23, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Portland, ORUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • Jun 03, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 04, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 05, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jun 06, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
San Diego, CAUSD $1870.00*Enroll
  • Jun 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Jun 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Jun 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Philadelphia, PAUSD $1870.00*Enroll