ISO 14001:2015 Awareness Training

ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

Course Outline

Day 1 :

Introduction to ISO 14001:2015

  • Overview of environmental management systems (EMS)
  • Importance and benefits of ISO 14001:2015
  • Evolution and background of the ISO 14001 standard

Key Environmental Management Principles

  • Understanding key environmental management concepts
  • Principles of ISO 14001:2015

Structure and Clauses of ISO 14001:2015

  • Overview of the ISO 14001:2015 standard structure
  • Detailed explanation of each clause
  • Clause 4: Context of the organization
  • Clause 5: Leadership
  • Clause 6: Planning
  • Clause 7: Support
  • Clause 8: Operation
  • Clause 9: Performance evaluation
  • Clause 10: Improvement

Key Concepts and Terminologies

  • Definition of terms used in ISO 14001:2015
  • Understanding of key concepts such as lifecycle perspective, environmental aspects, and compliance obligations

Day 2 :

Internal Auditing Principles:

  • Definition, objectives, and ethical considerations.

Audit Planning and Preparation

  • Developing a plan, determining criteria and scope, selecting methods.

Conducting the Audit

  • Interviewing techniques, evidence gathering, identifying non-conformities.

Reporting Audit Findings

  • Documenting findings, classifying non-conformities, preparing reports.

Corrective Action

  • Understanding, root cause analysis, implementing and verifying actions.

Audit Follow-up and Closure

  • Verifying effectiveness, closing out findings, conducting post-audit activities.

Practical Exercises:

  • Mock audits, hands-on practice, case studies, group discussions.


  • Duration : 2 Hours
  • Section 1 : MCQ 25 Questions 2 Marks Each
  • Section 2 : Short Answer 10 Questions 3 Marks Each
  • Section 3 : Long Answer 4 Questions 5 Marks Each

Who should participate?

Environmental managers and staff, Quality management personnel, Internal auditors, Environmental consultants, Anyone interested in environmental management


Through this ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training, participants will develop the skills and confidence needed to conduct effective internal audits, identify opportunities for improvement, and contribute to the ongoing success of their organization's Environmental Management System. Thank you for your commitment to environmental sustainability and compliance.