ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System Lead Auditor (IRCA Certified) - Virtual Classroom



  • Understand the ISO 14001:2015 standard
  • Plan an audit against a set of audit criteria
  • Successfully execute an environmental management systems audit
  • Understand the differences between QMS and EMS audits
  • Create clear, concise and relevant audit reports
  • Understand risk and opportunities associated with significant environmental aspects
  • Annex SL framework based on which ISO 14001:2015 is structured
  • ISO 14001:2015 requirements
  • Auditing ISO 14001:2015
  • What to look for in "Context of the Organization”
  • What to look for in “Leadership”
  • What to look for in "Planning”
  • What to look for in “support”.
  • What to look for in “Operation”.
  • What to look for in "Performance evaluation & Improvement"

Who the course is for

  • HSE Managers, Internal Auditors, Management Representatives & Members of Energy teams
  • Employees already working in ISO 14001 certified organizations or organizations planning to achieve certification
  • Individuals working as a consultant or subject matter expert on ISO 14001 or other management systems
  • Any individual aspiring to pursue his/her career in the field of ISO 14001 & Management System Auditing

Course Contents

  • Environmental Management Systems Overview & Environmental Issues
  • What to look for in Context of the organization
  • What to look for in Implementation and Operation
  • What to look for in Leadership. Planning and Support
  • What to look for in operation, performance evaluations and improvements
  • Environmental legislation & auditing for the process of implementation and compliance
  • Audit management and technique
  • Accreditation & Certification processes (ISO 17021, IAF MD1)
  • Auditor Competence (ISO 19011, IRCA norms)
  • Practical Exercises workshops and Feedback


  • Students should have knowledge of the ISO 14001 standard gained prior to this training course and students with no prior knowledge may not be successful in this course.
  • Students are expected to have the following prior knowledge of the following environmental management principles and concepts:
    • The concept of environmental sustainable development.
    • The purpose of an initial EMS review.
    • Evaluation of activities, products and services in order to establish the environmental aspects associated with normal operating conditions and abnormal conditions such as; start up and shutdown and emergency.
    • Typical methods for evaluation of the significant impacts.
    • Environmental legislation To help bridge any knowledge gaps, Bureau Veritas Training will provide pre-course self-learning documents for students to study


The CQI-IRCA Exam will be administered online on Friday, at the conclusion of the training class.

Course dates

Start Date End date Info
2/15/2021 08:00 AM 2/19/2021 05:00 PM Add To Cart
4/12/2021 08:00 AM 4/16/2021 05:00 PM Add To Cart
6/14/2021 08:00 AM 6/18/2021 05:00 PM Add To Cart