ISO 14001 Lead Auditor – English (Self-Study)


This training course provides participants with the necessary competencies to conduct Environmental Management System (EMS) audits by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures, and techniques. This course also enables participants to effectively plan and conduct ISO 14001 conformity assessment audits by combining the requirements of ISO/IEC 17021-1, the recommendations of ISO 19011, and other best practices of auditing and integrates them into a comprehensive methodology. This course also helps participants practices the most important aspects of conformity assessment audits, such as the interpretation of ISO 14001 requirements in the context of an audit, the application of auditing principles and methods, the utilization of approaches to evidence collection and verification, leading an audit team, drafting nonconformity reports, and preparing the final audit report. After completing this training course, you can sit for the exam and, if you successfully pass it, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Auditor” credential. This internationally recognized certificate validates your professional expertise and demonstrates that you have the knowledge and skills to audit EMS that are based on the requirements of ISO 14001.

The training price comes with the following:

  • Fees for training, exam, and certification already included
  • Training course material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples
  • An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits
  • If you fail the exam, you have one free retake attempt within 12 months following the initial attempt

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Delivery Mode: Self-study

With the self-study delivery mode, this course is offered on an on-going basis. You have the flexibility to choose the dates that you would like to do the course, learn at your own pace/time, and take the exam when it is convenient for you. You will have 24/7 access to the training course materials of over 200 pages of information & practical examples, along with files in an editable format (case study & exercises with correction key files).

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