Industry Forum

ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Training


ISO 14001:2015 has a significant impact on how organisations worldwide operate an environmental management system. Complying with the requirements of ISO 14001 can assist an organisation seeking to manage its environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillars of sustainability. Particularly: — enhancement of environmental performance — fulfilment of compliance obligations — achievement of environmental objectives


5 days

  • Mon 17 Jun
    5 days, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
    • £1,295.00 excl. VAT
  • Mon 14 Oct
    5 days, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
    • £1,795.00 excl. VAT


This course is designed for all organisations who have implemented, or want to implement, an environmental management system (EMS) with a view to meeting the requirements of ISO 14001:2015.

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for all who have a role or responsibility for auditing the EMS within their organisation.  Auditors could be in the position of Lead Auditor; Internal Auditor; or Supplier Auditor (2nd party) and need to understand the requirements of ISO 14001:2015. Additionally, managers with responsibilities related to the development and implementation of the environmental management system within their company.

Course Outline

  • Course attendees will be provided with an understanding of the elements of an environmental management system.
  • Identify the relationship between significant aspects/impacts within the broader analysis of organisational risks and opportunities.
  • Understand the concepts of sustainable development, corporate sustainability and associated policies and strategies.
  • The importance of identifying environmental legislation along with other compliance obligations such as codes, internal policies and external requirements (e.g. contracts).

Benefits and Learning Objectives

Course attendees will gain an understanding of the key fundamentals of auditing ISO 14001:2015 and best practice methodology for obtaining audit evidence and evaluating it objectively to determine the extent to which the audit criteria are fulfilled.


Upon successful completion of the course and exam you will receive an Industry Forum certificate of qualification, approved by IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment).

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