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Environmental Management Systems, Audit Course - Certified by CQI & IRCA

ISO14001:2015 (EMS)

Foundation Level - FD 113


Course duration: 7 hours

Topic areas: Environmental Management Systems Audit

Assessment: Assignment

Recommended prior knowledge: Non required


This course aims to provide delegates who have an existing, basic knowledge of, or experience in, environmental management with an understanding of the management systems approach and the requirements of ISO 14001, and to provide a basis for delegates who wish to go on to complete CQI and IRCA Certified EMS Auditor Training courses.

On completion of this course delegates will be awarded a CQI & IRCA Certified Certificate in foundation level for this course.


Recommend prior knowledge: 

a)  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.

b)  Environmental management: The intended outcomes of an environmental management system:

  • Enhancement of environmental performance
  • Fulfilment of compliance obligations
  • Achievement of environmental objectives. 

c)  Environmental management terms and definitions:

  • Definitions, understanding of commonly used environmental management terms 


Who is it for?

This course is designed for delegates who have an existing basic knowledge of, or experience in, environmental management and the management system approach – but not of ISO 14001. This course will help such delegates to apply their prior knowledge in order to understand the key environmental management related requirements of ISO 14001.

How to Apply

Contact QM&T by sending an email to help@qmt.co.uk