British Certifications inc

ISO 14000 EMS lead auditor training (IRCA approved)


  • The aim of this course is to familiarize participants to the IRCA lead auditor level. The course provides skills, knowledge and understanding of principles and practices of internal and external auditing of environmental management systems (EMS). On successful completion of this course, the delegates will be capable of performing effective audits of companies' environmental management systems, reporting the outcome and determine whether or not it meets the requirements of the ISO 14001 series of standards.


  • Philosophy and fundamental principles of ISO 14000 series
  • Brief review of the requirements of ISO 14000 EMS standard
  • Definitions, purpose, objectives and benefits of ISO 14001 auditing
  • An explanation of audits, their purpose and planning, and the way to approach, perform and report an audit.
  • Auditors responsibilities, personnel attributes and auditor selection
  • Successful tools and techniques for ISO 14001 EMS auditing
  • ISO 14001 EMS auditing as a tool for continual improvement
  • Effective reporting & follow-up of ISO 14001 EMS auditing
  • Auditors registration scheme & examination

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