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Virtual [VILT] EMS ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training Course | CQI-IRCA Certified

 Course Overview

As the business world changes at an accelerating rate, internal auditors need to keep up or risk becoming irrelevant and unable to provide the insight that will allow their organizations to succeed. That means they’ll need to continually add to their skills and knowledge. The focus of the VIRTUAL Kelmac Group® CQ-IRCA EMS ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training Course is to provide the Learner with the confidence, best practice audit tools and techniques to be able to conduct an internal audit of an organisation's environmental aspects/impacts, operational controls, emergency prepardness and response, environmental compliance and performance based on ISO 14001:2015 in accordance with the audit protocol of ISO 19011:2018

This course is one of our most popular for training Environmental Internal Auditors and is also available for onsite, virtual or classroom delivery.

We offer both public and private/on-site or virtual class. Just give us a call or drop us an email for more information. Our brochure for this course and all our offerings can be downloaded directly from our website via this page (see below).

 Prior Knowledge Requirements

Management systems

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top 
  • management responsibility,  policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review, and continual improvement.

Environmental management

  • The intended outcomes of an environmental management system:
  • Enhancement of environmental performance
  • Fulfilment of compliance obligations
  • Achievement of environmental objectives.

ISO 14001
An understanding of the requirements of ISO 14001 and the commonly used environmental management terms and definitions, which may be gained by completing a

 Certified CQI-IRCA EMS ISO 14001 EMS Fundamentals Training course or equivalent.

The Learner is advised they will be asked to acknowledge and confirm during the online booking process the Learner meets these prior learning requirments.  The Learner is reminded the course pre-requisite requirements may also be assessed during the course continuous assessment or during the eAssessment theory or practical examinations. The theory eAssessment will test Learner competence against CQI-IRCA learning objective 1.1 and 1.2.  The continuous assessment exercises 6 to 13 and the practical eAssessment will test Learner competence against CQI-IRCA learning objective 1.3.  The theory and practice eAssessments will be completed on the Kelmac Group® LMS. 

Learners who successfully complete this EMS ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor course will satisfy part of the training requirements for initial certification as a CQI-IRCA Certificated EMS Internal Auditor. In addition to this course, learners must also complete a CQI-IRCA Certified ISO 14001:2015 Foundation (EMS) training course to meet the full training requirements for initial certification as a CQI-IRCA EMS Internal Auditor.

Virtual {VILT] ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Certification
 Where are you looking to attend this training?

We are sorry but there are currently no public training dates available for this course at the moment! If you would like to send us your details, we will contact you when a course becomes available near you. If you have any questions about this course, call +353.61.491224.

Course Program/Topics

Our Virtual [VILT] CQI-IRCA Certified EMS ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor course teaches Learners the audit principles, tools and techniques used for the assessment of the organization's Environment Management System [EMS]. 

The following is a breakdown of the course sessions;

  • Session 0 - Course Introduction

    Kelmac Group® Profile; Course Introduction; Structure of the Learner Manual; Learner Attendance; Course Outcome; Continuous Assessment; Course Program; Course Aims and Objectives; Introduction to CQI-IRCA; Blbliography; Terminology; ISO in Brief

  • Session 1 - Environment Management System Overview/Refresher

    What is an EMS; Purpose/Benefits; Scope of ISO 14001; History/Evolution; ISO 14001 Family of Standards; EMS Terminology; Key Changes and Concepts; High Level Structure; Benefits of Certification/Registration; ISO 14001:2015 Requirement Application

  • Session 2 - Compliance Management System - How to audit compliance requirements?

    Introduction to ISO 19600:2014; Compliance Terminology; Manaqement System Auditor versus Inspector; Establishing the Compliance Management System; Compliance Principles; Implementation and Maintenance of the Compliance Management System; Compliance Auditing for Management System Auditors

  • Session 3 - Introduction to Auditing

    Auditing Terminology; Management System Audits; Principles of Auditing; CQI-IRCA Professional Code of Practice; Audit Life Cycle; Appointment if Lead Auditor and Audit Team; Desired Auditor Behaviours; Auditr Program Management;

  • Session 4 - Initiation and Preparation

    Initiation the Audit; Initial contract with the Auditee; Audit Objectives, Scope and Criteria; Audit Feasability; Preparation for the Audit; Audit Working Documents; Audit Plan; Audit Checklists; 

  • Session 5 - Conducting the Audit

    Pre-Opening Meeting Activities; Opening Meeting; Gathering Audit Evidence; Five Core Audit Methods; Auditor Note Taking; Audit Sampling; Managing the Audit Team; Audit Communications; Auditee Reactions; Audit Findings; Case Study - Simulated Audit  

  • Session 6 - Audit Reporting

    Writing/Grading Audit Findings; Audit Conclusion; Audit Report

  • Session 7 - Final Audit Team/closing-Exit Meeting

    Final Audit Team Meeting; Evaluating Correction/Corrective Action; Audit Finding Follow-up; Closing-Exit Meeting; 

The following are the workshops completed during this class:

ISO 14001:2015 Requirement Application; Auditing Compliance; Audit Terminology; Audit Principles; Audit Life Cycle; Auditor Team/Auditee Roles; Auditor Behaviours; Audit Program Management; Determination of Audit Feasability; Document Review prior to an on-site audit; Audit File/Working Documents; Audit Plan; Audit Checklist; Opening Meeting; Gathering Audit Evidence/Audit Methods; Communications; Case Study/Simulated Audit; Writing Audit Finding/Grading; Writing an Audit Conclusion; Evaluating Correction/Corrective Action; Determining Audit Follow-up/Auditee Risk Profile; Closing-Exit Meeting

Are There Any Course Pre-Requisites?

Course Prior Learning Requirements

Management Systems

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act [PDCA] Cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the inter-relationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, implementation, measurement, review and continual improvement

Environment Management

  • The intended outcomes of an environmental management system:
    • Enhancement of environmental performance
    • Fulfilment of compliance obligations
    • Achievement of environmental objectives.

ISO 14001:2015

  • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 and the commonly used environmental terms and definitions, as given in ISO 14001:2015, which may be gained by completing a Kelmac Group® Certified ISO 14001:2015 Fundamentals [EMS] training course or equivalent

 

How Will I Be Assessed?

Attendance

Full or 100% attendance is required during the virtual [VILT] training course.

Continuous Assessment

The Learner is assessed during the virtual class delivery based on participation and performance throughout the duration of the virtual course. This includes all exercises, role plays, case studiy and all other activities during the virtual course.  The Learner is expected to turn their webcam on during all virtual class sessions.  The Learner may turn-off their webcam during class break times.

eAssessment

There are two (2) phased 30 minute eAssessment auditor examinations during this learning event. The first written auditor examination is a theory test and the second written practical auditor examination. Both eAssessment examinations are closed book; however, the learner is required to have a hard-copy or digital version of the relevant management system standards (ISO 14001:2015) for class use. The minimum pass rate for each written theory and practical auditor eAssessment is 70%.

Who Should Attend?

Who should attend

Our course is aimed at Environmental Professionals, Consultants, Auditors and Managers

    • Individuals interested in conducting first-party audits of QMS
    • Environmental Management Representatives
    • Environmental Consultants
    • Environmental Directors
    • Regulatory Affairs Managers
    • Environmental Managers/Supervisors
    • Procurement Personnel
    • Financial Personnel
    • Document Controllers 
    • Owner Managers 
    • Environment cross-functional team members of a Environmental implementation project

 Why our course is unique?

  • With 50% more skill based exercises compared to our competitors. We focus on auditing that provides Assurance that the Environment Management System meets the needs of the interested parties & our Learners are equipped to make higher quality insights for improved environmental performance.  Learners practice using audit tools and techniques thay can be used immediately and that inspire's Learner confidence
  • Access to digital copy of course documentation, relevant standards following completion of course registration and up to twelve months following completion of the course
  • Our investment in our Consultant-Trainer knowledge management, learning, and digital technologies means learners are challenged and encouraged to become the very best EMS Internal Auditors in their respective industries 
  • Learners complete a phased Kelmac Group® eAssessment examination compared to a traditional 1 hour written Theory and Practical Auditor examination 

Others train followers, we prepare and develop EMS Internal Auditors™ for the most pressing environmental issues facing clients and society today

    No review available.


 Basic Course Requirements

  • The Kelmac Group® is known for our in-person classrom and hands-on activities, and we use an extensive toolbox to foster similar engagement and attention in our virtual classes. Our Consultant-Trainer and learners interact in real time via our flexible, online learning platform, resulting in an engaging and real-class environment. This is an ideal alternative to the typical classroom setting for professionals who are unable to travel or who just prefer the convenience of attending a class without having to leave their own personal environment.
  • This class is delivered over five consecutive days, 08:00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday
  • Kelmac Group’s® virtual instructor-led training (VILT) is a live web-based learning experience where the Consultant-Trainer and learners are in separate locations.
  • Kelmac Group’s® VILT technology platform is designed to ensure similar interaction as a traditional in-person classroom experience and allows for 2-way dialogue, break-out sessions for engaging workshops and hands-on exercises, and group work using virtual breakout rooms. This provides for an engaging learning experience in which learners can connect with the content and interact with both the Consultant-Trainer and other learners.
  • The learning objectives and topics covered during the VILT are the same as the corresponding in-person version of the class. That said, to accommodate a virtual setting, the pace at which the VILT is delivered, and the structure of class workshops and exercises, is modified to support engagement in a virtual format. Virtual class participants receive eBooks instead of printed materials.
  • All VILT classes are taught by the same, experienced team of Consultant-Trainers you’ve come to expect from the Kelmac Group®. Our team of VILT Consultant-Trainers are trained in virtual facilitation - ensuring a lively, interactive learning experience.
  • How do I need to participate in a VILT class. First and foremost, your enthusiasm. In addition, course learners are required to have their own PC or laptop with a high-speed internet connection. We recommend a headset with microphone, video capability, and the ability to participate in the training from a private, quiet setting. If possible, have two monitors; one for the virtual classroom and the other for viewing training materials. Dual monitors may be helpful but are not required

Virtual Training Technology Requirements

To participate in the virtual training sessions, you will need:

  • Use the latest version laptop or desktop computer. The laptop or desktop computer should not be in use for more than 4 years. (Note: A tablet or mobile device is not suitable for this training).
  • HD Webcam – Built-in or USB plug-in
  • Speakers and a microphone – Built-in or USB plug-in. We highly recommend a headset if you have this available for optimal audio quality
  • Internet connection – Minimum of 2.5Mbps download, 3.0 Mbps upload
  • Two display monitors are highly recommended
    • One for joining the virtual classroom and, if applicable, viewing digital eCourse documentation
    • The other for completing class exercises/assignments

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Course Summary
Course Summary
Course type : Virtual
Course Fee : £695.00
Course Duration : 14 hours
Certification    view more : CQI and IRCA (2296)
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Are There Any Course Pre-Requisites?

Course Prior Learning Requirements

Management Systems

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act [PDCA] Cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the inter-relationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, implementation, measurement, review and continual improvement

Environment Management

  • The intended outcomes of an environmental management system:
    • Enhancement of environmental performance
    • Fulfilment of compliance obligations
    • Achievement of environmental objectives.

ISO 14001:2015

  • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 and the commonly used environmental terms and definitions, as given in ISO 14001:2015, which may be gained by completing a Kelmac Group® Certified ISO 14001:2015 Fundamentals [EMS] training course or equivalent

 

How Will I Be Assessed?

Attendance

Full or 100% attendance is required during the virtual [VILT] training course.

Continuous Assessment

The Learner is assessed during the virtual class delivery based on participation and performance throughout the duration of the virtual course. This includes all exercises, role plays, case studiy and all other activities during the virtual course.  The Learner is expected to turn their webcam on during all virtual class sessions.  The Learner may turn-off their webcam during class break times.

eAssessment

There are two (2) phased 30 minute eAssessment auditor examinations during this learning event. The first written auditor examination is a theory test and the second written practical auditor examination. Both eAssessment examinations are closed book; however, the learner is required to have a hard-copy or digital version of the relevant management system standards (ISO 14001:2015) for class use. The minimum pass rate for each written theory and practical auditor eAssessment is 70%.

Who Should Attend?

Who should attend

Our course is aimed at Environmental Professionals, Consultants, Auditors and Managers

    • Individuals interested in conducting first-party audits of QMS
    • Environmental Management Representatives
    • Environmental Consultants
    • Environmental Directors
    • Regulatory Affairs Managers
    • Environmental Managers/Supervisors
    • Procurement Personnel
    • Financial Personnel
    • Document Controllers 
    • Owner Managers 
    • Environment cross-functional team members of a Environmental implementation project
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