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IRCA EMS Lead Auditor ISO 14001:2015

CQI and IRCA Certified EMS Auditor Training courses will equip you to assess the conformance of organisations' environmental management systems to ISO 14001.

This course teaches you the management systems approach to managing environmental impacts, the requirements of ISO 14001, and how to plan, complete and report the audit of an entire EMS. Gain the confidence to effectively audit an environmental management system (EMS) in accordance with internationally recognized best practice techniques. Demonstrate your commitment to a sustainable model by transforming existing auditor skills to ISO14001:2015. Consolidate your expertise with the latest developments and contribute to the continuous improvement of the business.

Delegates who successfully complete this CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor (EMS) Training course (within the five years prior to making an application to become a certificated auditor) will satisfy the training requirements for initial certification as an IRCA EMS auditor.


ITI Institute in association with "Charis The Training Company, UK"

CQI IRCA Approved Training Partner
Partner ID - 6029932
Charis - The Training Company


Who should apply?

This course is ideal for anyone wishing to audit an organization’s ISO 14001:2015 EMS - environmental management systems

What will I learn?

  • Identify the purpose and benefits of an EMS
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and followup an audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Gain the skills to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit inaccordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate).

How will you benefit?

  • Grasp the aims, benefits and requirements of an ISO 14001:2015 audit
  • Interpret ISO 14001:2015 requirements for audit application
  • Plan, conduct and follow-up auditing activities that add real value
  • Access the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use
  • Build stakeholder confidence by leading and managing processes in line with the latest requirements
  • Grasp the application of risk-based thinking, leadership and process management
  • Meet requiremnets for IRCA certification.

Course Objective:

  1. Explain the purpose of an Environmental management system, of Environmental management system standards, of management system audit, of third-party certification, and the business benefits of improved performance of Environmental management system.
  2. Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an Environmental management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021, as appropriate.
  3. Plan, conduct, report and follow-up an audit of an Environmental management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 14001:2015, and in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021 where appropriate.

Course Key Features:

  • CQI IRCA Approved Training Partner
  • CQI IRCA Approved Course Materials
  • CQI IRCA Approved Certificate
  • World-class Training Materials with Hands-on Auditing Exercises


No pre-requisites to attend EMS Lead Auditor training.
To register with IRCA as an approved Lead Auditor, you need to have atleast 20 days of third party experience including a minimum 15 days on site.
This must be completed after the successful completion of training program.

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