ISO 14001:2004 Internal Auditor Training
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ISO 14001:2004 Internal Auditor Training for Environmental Management Systems

Seminar Content

Omnex is an Exemplar Global Certified TPECS provider for Exemplar Global-EM and Exemplar Global-AU Competency Units. This seminar fully covers the ISO 14001:2004 requirements. Other topics include audit systems, the auditing process and audit instruments; the documentation process, conducting an audit, writing the audit report, and taking corrective action. Auditing case studies to develop skills for identifying nonconformities will be used.

Attendees who successfully pass the exams during this course will achieve a Certificate of Attainment for the following competency units:

  • Exemplar Global -EM
  • Exemplar Global -AU

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed for Environmental Compliance Managers, ISO 14001:2004 Implementation Team Members, Management Representatives, and ISO 14001:2004 Internal Auditors.

Recommended Training and/or Experience

An understanding of the ISO14001:2004 requirements and/or work experience in applying ISO14001:2004 is recommended.

Seminar Materials

Each participant will receive a seminar manual and a breakout workbook that includes auditing case studies.

Seminar Goals

  • Understand the application of environmental management principles.
  • Understand the application of environmental science and technology.
  • Understand the application of environmental systems to different operational processes.
  • Assess the risk of significant environmental impacts and activities identified in the context of the organization's EMS management system.
  • Assess the effectiveness of methodologies to control environmental hazards.
  • Assess the EMS roles and responsibilities within the context of the organizational environment.
  • Determine the adequacy and effectiveness of the EMS.
  • Understand the application of the principles, procedures and techniques of auditing.
  • Understand the conduct of an effective audit in the context of the auditee's organizational situation.
  • Understand the application of the regulations, and other considerations that are relevant to the management system, and the conduct of the audit.
  • Practice personal attributes necessary for the effective and efficient conduct of a management system audit.

Seminar Outline

Day one

  • Introduction and Welcome
  • The Need for International Environmental Standards
  • Introduction to ISO 14000 Series Standards and Related Publications
  • Conformance to ISO 14001 and Its Relationship to Other Standards
  • Understanding the ISO 14001:2004 Requirements

Day Two

  • Review of ISO 14001:2004 Requirements
  • Environmental Management System Documentation
  • ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 Comparison
    • Breakout Exercise 1: Integrating ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Procedures
    • Breakout Exercise 2: Documentation Review
  • Management of Audit Programs
  • Audit Planning and Preparation
    • Breakout Exercise 3: Scope and Objectives
    • Breakout Exercise 4: Audit Plan

Day Three

  • Performing the Audit
    • Breakout Exercise 5: Opening Meeting
    • Breakout Exercise 6: Conducting the Audit
  • Writing Nonconformity Statements
    • Breakout Exercise 7: Writing Nonconformities
  • Closing Meeting
    • Breakout Exercise 8: Summary Statement and Closing Meeting
  • Completing the Audit Report
  • Corrective Action and Closeout
    • Breakout Exercise 9: Verification and Closeout

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