IEMA Certified Internal EMS Auditor

“Empowering Environmental Stewards: Mastering Audit Excellence for Sustainable Success”

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Course Facts

Duration: 3 Day/s
Assessment: This course is not assessed
Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements
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Internal EMS Auditor Course Overview

Welcome to our IEMA Certified Internal EMS Auditor course. In a world increasingly conscious of environmental sustainability, mastering the essentials of an Environmental Management System (EMS) can set you apart.

Whether you’re an organisation looking to enhance your team’s competencies, or a determined individual keen on climbing the environmental auditing ladder, this course is for you. It focuses on real-world, value-adding auditing techniques against ISO 14001, but also relevant to key standards like Green Dragon, and BS8555.

Our course blends comprehensive theoretical learning with engaging interactive activities. Expect engaging presentations, practical workshops, and hands-on experiential learning exercises.

We’ll ensure you’re not only versed in EMS fundamentals but also equipped with the sharp auditing skills needed to drive real improvements in your organisation’s environmental performance.

By the end of our IEMA Certified Internal EMS Auditor course, you or your team will have a deep understanding of environmental issues, legislation, and audit processes. So, prepare for an engaging journey towards mastering EMS auditing and contributing to a more sustainable world.

Who is this Course For?

The course is aimed at those individuals within organisations who are responsible for the auditing of an EMS. It is designed to equip individuals with a working understanding of the EMS audit process and how it should be applied to their own organisation’s EMS.

You are not expected to possess a detailed level of knowledge of EMS and auditing prior to the course. Though it will help if you have a basic knowledge of environmental issues relevant to your company.

What Does This Course Cover?

  • Introduction to Environmental Management Systems
  • The purpose, structure, and elements of ISO 14001
  • Implementation of ISO 14001 and use of ISO 14004
  • Introduction to 19011 auditing standards
  • Establishing & managing an audit programme
  • Pre-audit activities: Objectives, scope, planning and preparation of work documents
  • Conducting audits – communications, managing audit teams, document review, physical observation, questioning skills & good interview technique
  • Analysis of evidence, findings, conclusions, and preparation of audit report
  • Completion of audits and audit follow-up
  • Competencies, responsibilities & CPD of auditors
  • Key do’s and don’ts

Case studies, discussions and interactive, problem-based individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning.

This training develops the skills needed to assess and report on the conformance and effective implementation of processes, and to contribute to the continual improvement of an environmental management system based on the ISO 14001:2015 standard.

On completion of this EMS auditor training course you will be able to:

  1. Understand the basics and background of EMS auditing.
  2. Understand and be able to describe the relationship and differences between a range of audit types.
  3. Understand the principles of auditing (BS EN ISO 19011)
  4. Understand the internal audit process.
  5. Identify key compliance obligations with environment-related content.
  6. Identify and explain Environmental Aspects/ Impacts and their significance; and evaluate their broader role in the determination of organisational/business risks and opportunities.
  7. Be able to identify other sources of information and advice.

The training comprises presentations, workshops, and role-play exercises.

Please note: Participants are not expected to possess knowledge of auditing, quality management systems or ISO 14001:2015 before attending the course.

Learning Outcomes

This training develops the skills needed to assess and report on the conformance and effective implementation of processes, and to contribute to the continual improvement of an environmental management system based on the ISO 14001:2015 standard.

On completion of this EMS auditor training course you will be able to:

  1. Understand the basics and background of EMS auditing.
  2. Understand and be able to describe the relationship and differences between a range of audit types.
  3. Understand the principles of auditing (BS EN ISO 19011)
  4. Understand the internal audit process.
  5. Identify key compliance obligations with environment-related content.
  6. Identify and explain Environmental Aspects/ Impacts and their significance; and evaluate their broader role in the determination of organisational/business risks and opportunities.
  7. Be able to identify other sources of information and advice.

The training comprises presentations, workshops, and role-play exercises.

Please note: Participants are not expected to possess knowledge of auditing, quality management systems or ISO 14001:2015 before attending the course.

How is this Course Assessed?

This qualification is made up of three main assessments. These include:

  • A quiz testing knowledge attained
  • A practical internal audit, with live evidence, including audit report write up
  • Tutor observation of your involvement in the course

Each of the assessments is completed during the three-day course.

What are the Next Steps After This Course?

Once you’ve conquered our IEMA Certified Internal EMS Auditor course, the journey doesn’t end there; it’s only just begun. To continually enhance your auditing skills and broaden your environmental knowledge, consider progressing to our other esteemed IEMA courses:

Every course you undertake with us represents another step towards becoming an environmental steward within your organisation, leading the way in sustainability and corporate responsibility. Forge your own path, and let’s make a more sustainable future together.

Why Choose TSW Training for your Internal EMS Auditor Training?

At TSW Training, our commitment to quality, hands-on experience, and unwavering support have shaped us into a trusted educational partner for nearly six decades.

  1. Experience You Can Trust: With close to 60 years in the field, our rich history speaks for itself. Our longevity has fostered deep industry insights and a robust training methodology that promises to deliver the best learning experience for our delegates.
  2. Outstanding Reviews: Our course participants have spoken, and their voices echo our commitment to excellence. With over 2,500 independent reviews, we’ve earned a glowing 4.8/5 rating that showcases our consistent dedication to delivering top-tier training experiences.
  3. Real-World Auditing Experience: We understand the value of hands-on experience. That’s why our course features a live audit, offering you an invaluable chance to navigate the complexities of EMS internal auditing and report writing in a practical, real-world setting.
  4. Comprehensive Learner Handbook: Your journey to becoming an accomplished EMS auditor continues beyond our course. We provide a comprehensive handbook, packed with all the information you need to implement what you’ve learned in the workplace effectively.
  5. Expert Trainers: Our trainers are more than just educators – they are seasoned professionals who bring their wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom. They’re committed to guiding you not just towards achieving your qualifications, but also towards becoming confident and highly competent EMS auditors.

Choose TSW Training, and let’s navigate the path to skilled internal EMS auditing together.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our course includes a live audit exercise. This invaluable hands-on experience allows you to actively engage in EMS internal auditing and report writing, simulating a real-world auditing scenario to cement your understanding.

We provide a comprehensive learner handbook upon course completion. It includes all the necessary information and guidelines to effectively put into practice what you’ve learned in your workplace.

Our trainers are seasoned professionals with extensive experience in the field of environmental management systems and auditing. They are dedicated to nurturing your understanding and developing your practical auditing skills.

Not necessarily. While the course is tailored for individuals aiming to become EMS auditors, it is also beneficial for anyone seeking a better understanding of environmental management systems, compliance, and how to drive improvements within their organisation.

Upon successful completion of the IEMA Certified Internal EMS Auditor course, you’ll be rewarded with an esteemed IEMA certificate. This is a testament to your accomplishment from the foremost professional authority in the environment and sustainability sector.

What’s more, this achievement will give you points toward the distinguished IEMA Environmental Auditor registration, opening up a new pathway in your career progression should you choose to venture further.

With every step on this journey, you’re enhancing your professional standing in the thriving field of environmental auditing.

Carry on your journey with IEMA

The IEMA Certified Internal EMS Auditor course is part of a suite of IEMA courses we offer, allowing for progressive learning.

After this course, you could advance to our IEMA Foundation Certificate and then our IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management.

This course equips you with the skills to conduct effective EMS audits and drive improvements. This could lead to cost savings, risk reduction, and enhanced reputation for your organisation, as well as compliance with environmental legislation.

Public Course Booking Options

This course is available on our open programme, with a calendar of virtual and classroom events. You can book a place for yourself, for an employee or for a group of staff.

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In-House Delivery Exclusively For Your Organisation

This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

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10th Dec 2024
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