Course price:
£1225 plus vat
Event location:
Remote Learning Course

Course Information

EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 14001)

About this course

This IRCA registered lead auditor course is for the serious EMS management system auditor.

A challenging course that will equip you with the planning skills to lead an audit team, carry out complex supplier audits, external 3rd party audits and deliver accurate, defendable and value adding reports.

This course is also extremely useful for environmental system managers. It describes the key elements and supporting processes of an effective, ISO 14001 based management system that is focussed on continual environmental management system improvement.

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What you will learn

You will learn how to plan, conduct, report and follow up the results of environmental management system audits.

You will learn how to audit an environmental management system for continual improvement and understand the role that processes such as internal auditing and management review play in the continual improvement cycle.

The course will explain the relationship between critical system processes such as the identification of aspects and impacts and the evaluation of legal compliance in context of ISO 14001:2015 and a “Plan-Do-Check-Act” orientated management system.


In context of 1st, 2nd & 3rd party audits, the techniques, and disciplines of:

  • Audit planning and checklist development
  • Performing the audit, including interviewing, following audit trails, process, and procedural auditing
  • Audit report writing and feedback techniques
  • Following up the results of audits with an emphasis on continual OHS system improvement
  • Leading an audit team

The course will introduce you to the following environmental management system cornerstones:

  • The importance of robust and effective risk assessment
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology
  • ISO 14001:2015 requirements

In company training

Do you want this course delivered on your site with delivery tailored to your sector and your challenges? Drop us a line and we’ll talk through what we can do for you

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Course Benefits

There are many benefits to taking your health and safety training with Southwest Training and Consultancy.

Build knowledge

We want you to leave our course with the knowledge and confidence to be able to put your new-found skills and ideas into practice within your organisation.


Our fully approved and accredited courses are continually revised and updated to reflect the latest legislation and best practice guidance from the HSE.


We will provide you training that is engaging by reducing the negative perception of health and safety. No more ‘death by PowerPoint’ All our courses are designed to allow you to fully engage during your time with us.

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Our mission is to keep you and your business safe by improving your health and safety knowledge through training.

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