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ISO 14001:2015 Transition Training: Environmental Management System


This ISO 14001:2015 training EMS environmental management system course is designed for managers with environmental and sustainability responsibilities. It provides a clear path towards successfully achieving ISO 14001 Transition with any accredited certification body.

All new requirements from the 2015 standard revision will be considered, and participants will be empowered to return to their organizations and effectively implement the methodologies shared in the ISO 14001:2015 training EMS environmental management system course.

Participants will learn how the new ISO 14001:2015 standard supports the organization's strategic direction and how new ISO Clause requirements enhance the relevance of this management system. They will also consider environmental performance risks and opportunities and develop a more focused planning approach to achieving environmental objectives.

The 'leadership' clause will be considered to enable managers to engage with top executives within the organization and secure their 'buy-in' with key environmental initiatives. Performance evaluation will also be reviewed in-depth, enabling managers to evaluate the effectiveness of the environmental management system while simultaneously delivering continuous improvements.

Arrangements for reviewing organizational environmental compliance (regulatory) will be investigated, and participants in this ISO 14001:2015 training EMS environmental management system course will learn how to establish an effective compliance framework for the organization's benefit. 

Targeted Groups:

  • HSEQ Managers.
  • Environment Managers.
  • Quality Managers.
  • Internal auditors within an organization are tasked with auditing various functions, including those linked to environmental compliance and performance.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this ISO 14001:2015 training EMS environmental management system course, the participants will be able to:

  • Advise their organization's top management on how the new 14001 standards affect the organization.
  • Demonstrate how to create a framework for managing organizational risks and opportunities.
  • Implement a suitable framework for evaluating compliance and communicating compliance status outcomes.
  • Demonstrate why document control in support of ISO14001 is important and implement an effective approach.
  • Support the organization's strategic direction with effective environmental objectives and targets and ongoing environmental performance evaluation and improvement.

Targeted Competencies:

At the end of this ISO 14001:2015 training EMS environmental management system course, the target competencies will be able to evolve:

  • 14001 EMS (Environmental Management System).
  • Communication Skills.
  • Presentation Skills (Verbal and Written).
  • Information and Document Analysis/Interpretation.

What is ISO 14001:2015 EMS Environmental Management System Training?

In environmental sustainability, ISO 14001:2015 Training focuses on the Environmental Management System (EMS). An EMS helps organizations manage environmental impacts through structured policies and practices. ISO 14001:2015 certification demonstrates a commitment to sustainability and regulatory compliance.

This ISO 14001:2015 training covers environmental policy, impact assessment, operational controls, and continual improvement. Certification in the EMS environmental management system enhances environmental stewardship and competitive advantage.

Course Content:

Unit 1: Introduction to ISO 14001:2015:

  • ISO 14001:2105 Structure (Annex SL).
  • ISO 14001:2105 Transition and the Role of Implementers and Auditors.
  • Organizational Context, Leadership and Resources, Risks and Opportunities.
  • Environmental Aspects – Activities/Products and Services - Developing a Life Cycle Perspective.
  • Environmental Aspects - Evaluating Significance.
  • Environmental Objectives and Planning (SL).

Unit 2: ISO 140001:2015 Policies and Documentation:

  • ISO 14001:2015 Policy Requirements (Commitments), Strategies, and Implementation.
  • Operational Controls and Performance Evaluation.
  • Issues Impacting 14001 Effectiveness.
  • Compliance Obligations and Evaluations.
  • Documenting and Communicating Compliance Status - Interested Parties.
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response.
  • Testing Emergency Arrangements.

Unit 3: Auditing ISO 14001:2015:

  • Internal Audits – Planning, Preparation, and Execution.
  • Managing Non-Conformance (Corrective Action).
  • Effective Management Review (Inputs/Outputs).
  • Managing Improvement.
  • Control of Outsourced Processes.
  • Communication.
  • ABC Geotechnical Ltd.

Unit 4: Implementation:

  • Ensuring Capability.
  • Resources - Human, Physical, And Financial.
  • EMS Alignment and Integration.
  • Accountability and Responsibility.
  • Environmental awareness and motivation.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Training.
  • Support action.
  • Communication and reporting.
  • EMS documentation.
  • Operational control.
  • Emergency preparedness and response.

Unit 5: Measurement and Evaluation:

  • Measuring and Monitoring (Ongoing Performance).
  • Corrective and preventive action.
  • EMS records and information management.
  • Audits of the EMS Environmental Management System.


Completing the ISO 14001:2015 Training EMS Environmental Management System Course provides a thorough grasp of EMS principles. Participants learn to develop and implement effective EMS strategies, focusing on environmental policy, impact assessment, ISO 14001:2015 standards compliance, and continual improvement.

This ISO 14001:2015 EMS environmental management system training equips organizations to demonstrate commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainable practices through ISO 14001:2015 certification, fostering a culture of environmental stewardship.

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