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ISO 14001:2015 3-Day Internal Auditor (Environmental Management)

Format Classroom

This course is intended to qualify ISO 14001:2015 internal auditors to conduct effective internal audits of their organizations Environmental Management System.

Understand the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 to be able to conduct a successful internal audit. The course includes hands-on workshops to prepare you for real-life auditing situations. You’ll learn to manage the audit process and complete reporting.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 2.4
  • Length: 24 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 2.4
  • Audience: Practitioner
  • Provider: ASQ - ILT
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to interpret the ISO 14001:2015 requirements
  • Learn how to analyze EMS audit findings
  • Understand the Exemplar Global and U.S. Certification System
  • Understand EMS Auditor qualifications
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of EMS auditors
  • Learn how to make Effective Audit Checklists
  • Learn how to audit organization documents
  • Learn tips for the EMS Internal Auditor
  • Learn how to identify and report audit findings
  • Understand requirements for documentation in the Environmental Management System
  • Learn how to plan and conduct effective EMS audits
  • Learn how to refine interview and Note-Taking skills
  • Understand corrective action initiation and closure
  • Learn how to create an EMS Audit Report
  • Understand the proper preparation and presentation of a closing meeting


All attendees are required to bring their own copy of the ASQ/ANSI/ISO 14001:2015: Environmental Management Systems - Requirements to this training. Copies will not be provided for you.

Who Should Attend:

Those responsible for planning and scheduling an internal audit program for ISO 14001:2015 and those who must perform audits to ISO 14001:2015, EMS representatives, Regulatory Affairs Managers, EMS professionals, ISO 14001:2015 Project Managers, ISO 14001:2015 Project Team Members or anyone desiring an in-depth understanding of the ISO 14001:2015 Audit Process.

Day One

  1. Terminology and Definitions
  2. Background, History and Rationale for EMS
  3. Introduction to the ISO 14001:2015 family of documents
  4. Analysis of the Contents of ISO 14001:2015
  5. Audit of the Active Manufacturing Co. (Audit #1)
  6. Environmental System Requirements
  7. Analyzing EMS Audit Findings
  8. Exemplar Global and U.S. Certification System
  9. EMS Auditor Qualifications

Day Two

  1. Roles and Responsibility of Auditors
  2. Creation of Effective Audit Checklists
  3. Audit of Company Documents (Audit #2)
  4. Auditing Tips for the EMS Internal Auditor
  5. Audit of Active Mfg. - Department Audit (Audit #3)
  6. Compiling Audit Findings
  7. Documentation in the Environmental Management System

Day Three

  1. Planning and Conducting Effective Audits
  2. Refining Interview and Note-Taking Skills
  3. Applicability of the Elements to Company Situations
  4. Audit of Active Mfg. - Dept and System Auditing (Audit #4)
  5. Corrective Action Initiation and Closure
  6. Creation of an EMS Audit Report
  7. Preparation and Presentation of a Closing Meeting


This is a three-day, instructor-led, classroom course.


All attendees are required to bring their own copy of the ASQ/ANSI/ISO 14001:2015: Environmental Management Systems - Requirements to this training. Copies will not be provided for you.
Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Classroom

An instructor-led traditional classroom experience. Classroom-based instruction involves the highest level of instructor/student interaction. We offer classroom style training in two formats. See public and on-site.

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