Internal Environmental Management System (EMS) Auditor Course

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Internal Environmental Management System (EMS) Auditor Training

Environmental audits can be undertaken for a variety of reasons, they can be designed to review environmental performance to ensure compliance with legislation, or that an Environmental Management System (EMS) is working effectively. They can be used to review the performance of a supplier or contractor or can be specific to a particular subject (e.g. waste, water or energy) to identify potential cost saving opportunities. All audits should identify opportunities for continual improvement of environmental performance.

The Internal EMS Auditor course includes a live on-site audit exercise.

Course Content:

The course will cover:

  • An introduction to Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Overview of Environmental Legislation
  • Auditing techniques and principles
  • Live On-Site Audit Exercise
  • Audit reporting including writing non-conformances and setting corrective and preventive actions

Key elements of an Environmental Management System (EMS) including:

  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental aspects and impacts
  • Register of environmental legislation
  • Objectives and targets
  • Procedures and documentation

Different audit types including:

  • EMS system audits
  • Audits of environmental aspects (e.g. waste, energy, water)
  • Compliance audits
  • Auditing of suppliers and contractors
  • Certification and verification audits

The audit process including:

  • The role of the auditor
  • Audit preparation and planning
  • Audit tools and techniques
  • Conducting the audit
  • Raising non conformities and corrective and preventive action
  • Audit reporting and follow up action
  • Practical audit exercise

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Delegates are not expected to possess a detailed level of knowledge of EMS and auditing.

Duration of the Course:

Two and a half days, however this course can be tailored to fit the needs of your organisation.


£475.00 + VAT

Internal Environmental Management System (EMS) Auditor training Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK including onsite closed company courses are available.

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