This training for Internal Auditing of Environmental Management System (EMS), based on the ISO 14001 Standards criteria and process within the organization, will provide delegates with an understanding of EMS internal auditing principles and practice necessary to meet the requirements of ISO 14001 for internal auditing training.

The focus of this Internal EMS Auditing will be on the practical achievement of the policy for continual improvement and pollution prevention through the achievement of defined objectives, targets and improvement programs.


This training is designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to participate as an effective member of an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System audit team

  • Introduction to Environmental Auditing

-The ISO14001 Series of Standard

-Environmental Auditing Defined

-Types of Environmental Audit

- EMS Audit Defined

- EMS Audit Objectives

-Who can Audit?

  • A review of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standards

-General Requirement

-Environmental Policy


-Implementation & Operation

-Checking and Corrective Action

-Management Review

  • The EMS audit process

-Audit Initiation

-Audit Planning

-Audit Data Collection & Review

-Audit Report

  • Initiating the audit

-Audit Objective

-Audit Scope

-Review Documentation

  • Preparing an audit
  • Process identification
  • Process scope
  • Aspect Impact to the process
  • Linking to requirements to the process through turtle diagram
  • conducting the audit

-Opening Meeting

-Collecting Audit Evidence

-Review Audit Findings


-Closing Meeting

-Corrective Action

  • Reporting the Audit

-Preparation of Audit Report

-Content of Audit Report

-Distribution of Audit Report

-Audit Completion

This programme is suitable for Managers, Engineers, Supervisors and Executives in your organization who have been :

  • Tasked to carry out internal audits
  • Appointed to organise the ISO 14001 audit programme
  • Tasked to train or guide other internal auditors

The participant may be totally new to auditing or needs to understand the process-approach to auditing. In view of the cross-functional nature of auditing, the participant can be from any department of the organisation.



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