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CQI IRCA ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Conversion Course

This course is aimed at senior environmental managers who have previously completed a lead auditor course in another standard and wish to learn how to carry out 3rd party audits on environmental management systems.

The ISO 14001 lead auditor conversion course is aimed at senior environmental managers who have previously completed a lead auditor course in another standard.  The course has been developed to assist those existing auditors of other management system standards to understand how to carry out 3rd party environmental management system audits.

This three day course is offered through our selected training partners and is fully accredited by the CQI & IRCA.  Therefore upon completion of the course you will receive an internationally recognised certificate and will also be able to apply for CQI & IRCA membership.

We have open courses available in Manchester, Milton Keynes and Surrey and can also provide this course as an in-house option, giving you the option to have a tailored course delivered at your workplace, at a time that suits you.  To find out how much this might cost simply complete the form at the bottom of this page.

COURSE INFORMATION

Price

£915 + VAT

Course Duration

3 Days

Start and Finish Times

08:30 – 17:30

Course Dates and Venues

CQI IRCA ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Conversion Course Content

The ISO 14001 lead auditor conversion course consists of a mixture of presentations, group exercises and a closed book exam.  Upon completion of the course you can expect to have gained a detailed understanding of the following areas:

  • The purpose of an environmental management system
  • The purpose and requirements of ISO 14001
  • How to manage environmental risk
  • How to create environmental audit checklists
  • Conducting an environmental audit

  • The requirements of an environmental lead auditor
  • Interviewing techniques to get the most from your audits
  • Creating audit reports and follow up on non conformance
  • Linking environmental legislation to your audits

Who Should Attend?

The ISO 14001 lead auditor conversion course is aimed at senior environmental managers who want to provide 3rd party environmental audits or lead a team of environmental auditors within an organisation.  It is also essential for anyone who wishes to register themselves as a lead auditor with the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and the International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA).

Course Outcome

By the end of this ISO 14001 lead auditor conversion course, delegates will be able to:

  • Confidently plan, conduct, report and follow up on 3rd party audits that measures your EMS against the requirements of ISO 14001:2015.
  • Explain the purpose of a environmental management system, management system audits, the role of a lead auditor and of third-party certification.
  • Meet the training requirement aspect for CQI and IRCA membership.

What’s Included?

Comprehensive delegate folder and certificates. Public courses include lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Prerequirements

To become a CQI IRCA registered Lead Auditor, delegates must have attended and passed a CQI IRCA certified auditor/lead auditor course relating to another management standard, e.g. QMS, OH&S, ISMS, evidence of this needs to be available to CQI IRCA on application.

The course is also available to any delegate who requires skills and knowledge to understand and audit against EMS requirements.

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We Can Deliver This Course At Your Workplace

To find out how much this course would cost you to hold in-house simply complete the form below for a free, no obligation quote.