ISO 14001 Training

ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Training

Boost up your auditing skills and enhance your confidence to conduct a full audit of the Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14001 with the ISO 14001 Lead Auditor training course. Improve your knowledge and skills to plan, conduct, as well as to manage an audit of EMS in compliance with ISO 14001. Also, develop your existing auditing skills and become an IRCA certified ISO 14001 Lead Auditor with this course


Without a doubt, the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) is the world’s leading organization for evaluating executive frameworks and courses. This means that virtually any company, anywhere on the Earth, will recognize your ISO 14001 lead auditor training achievement. Furthermore, because the IRCA is a division of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), successful completion of ISO 14001 lead auditor training entitles you to CQI membership at the Practitioner (PCQI) level.

Course Objectives

  • Promote the auditing knowledge and skills to initiate, conduct, manage, and as well as report a full audit of the ISO 14001 Environmental Quality Management System 
  • Boost up your confidence and skills to plan, conduct, manage, as well as report a full ISO 14001 audit
  • Understand the ISO 14001 System requirements and organize ISO 14001 audit procedure

ISO 14001 Training

Course Structure

The ISO 14001 lead auditor training course includes:

  • About ISO 14001 lead auditor training course
  • Introduction to ISO 14001
  • Overview of the Environmental Management System 
  • Requirements of ISO 14001:2015
  • EMS principles
  • About Annex XL framework
  • Audit definition, types and, principles
  • Guidelines for auditing (ISO 14001)
  • Audit planning and preparation of a checklist
  • Corrections and corrective actions
  • Audit follow-up procedures
  • Audit report preparation
  • Roles and as well as responsibilities of lead auditor
  • Characters of auditor

Who should take the ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Course?

  • Managers of EMS
  • EMS representatives and consultants
  • EMS internal auditors
  • Anyone who is interested in ISO 14001:2015 requirements and the Environmental Management system

What are the Course Prerequisites?

The ISO 14001 lead auditor training course requires participants to have prior knowledge of the ISO 14001:2015 standard, in addition to some basic organizational knowledge and quality management system. This could be achieved by working in an ISO-compliant workplace, or by attending ISO 14001 Awareness training or ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Training courses.

Furthermore, if the delegate is familiar with the ISO 14001:2015 terms and standard interpretation, he or she will feel more at ease. Qualification or age are not requirements. If you haven’t had any training, our online ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Training is a good place to start.

Benefits of ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Training Course

The ISO 14001 lead auditor training course helps the delegates to,

  • Become an IRCA certified ISO 14001 lead auditor
  • Learn the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 and as well as its clauses
  • Schedule, conduct, and manage a full audit of EMS
  • Prepare audit report with corrective actions and follow-up activities
  • Develop skills to manage an auditing team
  • Understand the latest auditing methods and accelerated learning techniques

Training Duration: 5 days (40 hours)

Even though ISO 14001 lead auditor training is a classroom-type training, we keep you engaged with group discussions, presentations, mock audits, exercises, and frequent assessments. This certainly makes your learning journey more interesting and enjoyable.


The candidates should take the written examination provided by IRCA on the fifth day of the training program. Only the candidates who pass the examination will be rewarded with an ISO 14001 lead auditor training course completion certificate.

Online Training

Now, IAS also gives you an excellent offer to enjoy this ISO 14001 lead auditor training online. IAS conducts ISO 14001 lead auditor training online associated with its sister concern EAS (Empowering Assurance Systems). The Virtual Classroom ISO 14001 lead auditor training course is IRCA tutor-led, highly interactive, and beneficial to clients across the globe. Enjoy learning at the comfort of your own home or office. 

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Fees for the ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Training Course

The cost of an ISO 14001 Lead Auditor training varies depending on the course type and delivery method. The IRCA accreditation fees, training fees, examination fees, course materials, lunch, and refreshments are all included in the price paid by IAS for the ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor course. Please download the brochure or contact our training coordinator for more information on course fees.

ISO 14001 Training Levels

There are several levels of ISO 14001 training, including:

Level 1 ISO 14001 training – Awareness: The purpose of Awareness ISO 14001 training is to deliver an overview of the ISO 14001 Standard to managers and all employees of an organization so that they are aware of the process.

Level 2 ISO 14001 training – Internal Quality Auditor: Internal Quality Auditor ISO 14001 training is designed to qualify your employees so that they can give better service and ensure that the quality system is applied correctly. Internal auditors may also be able to assist firms with remedial action planning and corrective/preventive steps to strengthen the environmental management system.

Level 3 ISO 14001 training – Lead Auditor : The Lead Auditor ISO 14001 training course is the highest level of ISO 14001 training available. This course provides the necessary skills for doing third-party ISO audits in accordance with ISO 14001 standards.

Mode of Delivery for ISO 14001 Training

There are several ways ISO 14001 Training is conducted:

Classroom / In-House Training: In this type of ISO 14001 training, students are educated in a classroom setting. A competent course director leads a group of pupils through a formal learning environment. The training will include interactive sessions, hands-on activities, and real-life case studies. Organizations that want to conduct training in their own premises at set business hours may take advantage of the special In-House training program. Currently, ISO lead auditor training is offered through this mode of ISO 14001 training.

Virtual Classroom: This type of ISO 14001 training is meant to be completed from the comfort of one’s own home or place of business. Participants will have access to Zoom Meeting, which allows them to attend live training sessions via video conferencing remotely. All sessions will be tutor-led with interactive learning modules. Currently, ISO lead auditor training is offered through this mode of ISO 14001 training.

Self-Learning : Candidates who don’t have time to attend a full live session may benefit from this ISO 14001 training. Candidates will be able to use an online self-learning platform that will provide them with all of the study materials they will need. Candidates can finish ISO 14001 training by completing a set of learning modules at their leisure. Candidates will have access to the self-learning material for 30 days, after which they may take an examination to be awarded certification in ISO 14001 training. Currently, Awareness and Internal Quality Auditor training are offered through this mode of ISO 14001 training.

Contact IAS today to learn more about ISO 14001 Training, or visit our ISO 14001 Training frequently asked questions page!