IRCA-EMS ISO 14001:2015 (Lead Auditor)


The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of Environmental Management System (EMS) against ISO 14001,  All references to ISO standards are to the current versions.
  • Module 1: Overview of  EMS
  • Module 2: Review of ISO 14001 requirements
  • Module 3: Fundamentals of audits
  • Module 4: Auditor roles, responsibilities, knowledge and skills
  • Module 5: EMS Audit – overview
  • Module 6: Planning the EMS audit
  • Module 7: Performing the audit
  • Module 8: Reporting and following up an audit
  • This course will help you:

    • Grasp The Aims, Benefits And Requirements Of An ISO 14001:2015 Audit
    • Interpret ISO 14001:2015 Requirements For Audit Application
    • Plan, Conduct And Follow-Up Auditing Activities That Add Real Value
    • Access The Latest Auditor Techniques And Identify Appropriate Use
    • Build Stakeholder Confidence By Leading And Managing Processes In Line With The Latest Requirements
    • Grasp The Application Of Risk-Based Thinking, Leadership And Process Management

DAY 1 – Introduction; Overview of ISO 14001 series; planning and implementation of EMS.

DAY 2 – Audit planning; Audit techniques; International Laws, Agreements and EMS legislations

DAY 3 – Audit Protocol; Recording & reporting NCR’s; Audit findings; Audit reports and records.

DAY 4 – Corrective Action & Audit close out process; Follow-up Audits; Surveillance plan and reporting ; Exercises and Feedback.

DAY 5 – Continuous Assessment exercises & Feedback; written exam.

  • One Who Aspires To Become ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Carry Out Third Party Audits.
  • Existing ISO 14001 Internal Auditors.
  • One Who Wants To Get Them Registered As ISO 14001 Lead Auditor In IRCA And Other International Registration.

Last day of the programme, all candidates have to appear examination. Candidates are reviewed during the course and through final test.

Certificate of successful completion:

  • Delegates, Who Satisfy The Attendance Requirements, Pass The Continuous Assessments And The Final Examination Will Be Awarded Certificate Of Achievement.

Certificate of attendance:

  • Delegates, Who Have Not Been Successful In The Examination / Continuous Assessment, But Who Satisfy The Attendance Requirements Will Be Issued Certificate Of Attendance

Yes. It is valid for 3 years and renewal yearly and/or any whenever there is a change in amendments.

Yes. Course conducted are recognised under CQI & IRCA and the reference no is 

CQI | IRCA  Certified training Course  Ref. No. : 1648

It is of 5 Days duration – full day – Morning 10 AM – Evening 5 PM

Course is delivered by trainers who are highly experienced as Real time auditor(s)

IRCA CERTIFIED - Environmental Management System - ISO 14001:2015

The seats in the course are limited and are allocated on first-come-first served basis.


Certified Lead auditors earn 33% more than other auditors

CQI | IRCA  Certified training Course  Ref. No. : 1648
iso-14001-ems-environmental management system-lead-auditor-training


  • 5 day training
  • Continuous assessment & examination
  • Benefits you & organization