ISO 14001:2015 Foundation Course


Duration: 1 day
Time: 08.30- 16:45
Content:
  • Benefits of an effective EMS to businesses
  • Essential environmental terminology and familiarisation with ISO 14001 definitions
  • Purpose and intent of an environmental management system
  • Environmental issues and how to assess and determine environmental aspects and impacts
  • Understanding organizational context and a risk-based approach
  • Summary of key environmental legislation and relevance of legislation to an EMS
  • Structure and key requirements of ISO 14001
  • Setting environmental objectives
  • Continual improvement process for an EMS
  • Monitoring, measurement and analysis
Fees: 495.00 plus VAT

IRCA IRCA A17946

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INTRODUCTION

A one-day awareness course designed to provide attendees with an introduction to environmental management systems based on the requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 standard and how this standard can be used to develop and improve and environmental management system.  In the past some companies may have seen environmental management as a luxury that they could ill afford but things are changing. Legislation designed to protect the environment has steadily increased and many customers use environmental performance as a key selection criteria when awarding contracts. This means that a systematic approach to environmental management can often make good commercial and financial sense.

DURATION

1 Day, 08.30 16.45

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Decision makers and managers at all levels who need to understand the fundamentals and practical implementation requirements of an effective Environmental Management System (EMS). Environmental Managers or those with responsibility for maintaining an existing EMS to a recognised standard will also find this course very useful.  Also useful to anyone who needs an introduction to environmental management or those wishing to attend the registered 2-day auditor course without prior experience of environmental management systems.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course will equip delegates with an understanding of the development and application of environmental management techniques and how the ISO 14001:2015 standard is interpreted and implemented.

On completion of the course we expect delegates to be able to:

Describe the purpose of an environmental management system
Explain the purpose, content and interrelationships of ISO 14001, ISO 14004, and EMAS
Interpret the specific requirements of ISO 14001 in the context of an effectively implemented environmental management system

COURSE CONTENT

Benefits of an effective EMS to businesses
Essential environmental terminology and familiarisation with ISO 14001 definitions
Purpose and intent of an environmental management system
Environmental issues and how to assess and determine environmental aspects and impacts
Understanding organizational context and a risk-based approach
Summary of key environmental legislation and relevance of legislation to an EMS
Structure and key requirements of ISO 14001
Setting environmental  objectives
Continual improvement process for an EMS
Monitoring, measurement and  analysis

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

Attendance will enable delegates to:

Decide how best to develop the Environmental Management Systems of their organisation and avoid common problems
Add to their environmental management career credentials
Understand the relevance of environmental standards to their organisation
Improve environmental decision-making
Demonstrate the competitive benefits of environmental management standards  to their own and other organisations

IN HOUSE COURSES

Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

STYLE OF DELIVERY AND COURSE LEADERS

Our course leaders have extensive experience in the environmental management systems across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, service and professional organisations including Local and National government. We have extensive experience working across cultural boundaries, through our work in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

CERTIFICATION

Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded an IRCA registered certificate (A17946).

BOOKING AND COURSE FEES

The fee includes lunch and refreshments during the day.  Please log on to our website www.iqms.co.uk and complete an on-line booking form advising payment details/purchase order number.

Fee: 495 plus VAT