ISO 45001:2018 Internal Auditor Training

Course Outline

Day 1 :

Introduction to ISO 45001:2018

  • Overview of occupational health and safety management systems
  • Importance and benefits of ISO 45001:2018 certification
  • Evolution and background of the ISO 45001 standard

Key Concepts and Terminologies

  • Definition of terms used in ISO 45001:2018
  • Understanding key concepts such as hazard, risk, and opportunity

Structure and Clauses of ISO 45001:2018

  • Overview of the ISO 45001:2018 standard structure
  • Detailed explanation of each clause
  • Clause 4: Context of the organization
  • Clause 5: Leadership and worker participation
  • Clause 6: Planning
  • Clause 7: Support
  • Clause 8: Operation
  • Clause 9: Performance evaluation
  • Clause 10: Improvement

Requirements of ISO 45001:2018

  • Detailed understanding for interpretation of each clause.

Day 2 :

Principles of Internal Auditing

  • Definition and objectives of internal auditing.
  • Roles and responsibilities of internal auditors.
  • Ethical considerations in auditing.

Audit Planning and Preparation

  • Developing an audit plan
  • Determining audit criteria and scope
  • Selecting audit methods and techniques

Conducting the Audit

  • Interviewing techniques and effective communication skills
  • Gathering and evaluating audit evidence
  • Identifying non-conformities and opportunities for improvement

Reporting Audit Findings

  • Documenting audit findings and observations.
  • Classifying non-conformities and assigning corrective actions.
  • Preparing audit reports.

Corrective Action

  • Understanding corrective action.
  • Root cause analysis techniques.
  • Implementing and verifying corrective actions.

Audit Follow-up and Closure

  • Verifying the effectiveness of corrective actions.
  • Closing out audit findings and recommendations.
  • Conducting post-audit activities and reviews.

Practical Exercises

  • Mock audit scenarios and role-playing exercises.
  • Hands-on practice in conducting audit interviews and documenting findings.
  • Case studies and group discussions to reinforce learning.


  • 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?

Educational institution staff, Quality assurance professionals, Internal auditors, Education consultants, Those interested in educational quality


Through this ISO 45001:2018 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 Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS). Thank you for your commitment to workplace safety and employee well-being.