To equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to assess and report on the conformance and effective implementation of an environmental management system in accordance with ISO 19011.
Describe the responsibilities of an internal auditor and describe the role of internal audit in the maintenance and improvement of management systems, in accordance with ISO 19011.
Explain the purpose and structure of ISO 14001, and explain the principles, process and selected techniques used for the assignment and management of environmental aspects and impacts, including the significance of these for EMS auditors.
Plan and prepare for internal audit gather audit evidence through observation, interview and sampling of documents and records.
Write factual audit reports that help to improve the effectiveness of the management system.
Suggest ways in which the effectiveness of corrective action might be verified
Overview of ISO 14001:2015
Purpose and requirements of internal auditing of EMS
EMS standards and certification body requirements for internal auditing
Environmental effects and training needs of EMS auditors
Preparation, performance, objective evidence, questioning and communication
Audit findings, reporting, corrective actions, follow-up and close-out and management review