ISO 14001 and EMAS Foundation Course


Duration: 1 day
Time: 08:30 - 17:00
Content:
  • Introduction to ISO 14001 & EMAS
  • Global environmental issues
  • Identification of environmental aspects
  • Review of legislative requirements
  • Continual improvement process
  • Prevention of pollution
  • Benefits to business
  • Environmental management system implementation & certification
Fees: 455.00 plus VAT

IRCA IRCA A17363

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A one-day course designed to provide attendees with a thorough knowledge of environmental management systems and implementation requirements for ISO 14001 and EMAS.

Introduction
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 sense.

Who Should Attend?
Decision makers and project managers 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.

Course Objectives
To enable those attending to gain an in-depth knowledge of EMS structures, ISO 14001 and EMAS.

Course Content

  • Introduction to ISO 14001 & EMAS
  • Global environmental issues
  • Identification of environmental aspects
  • Review of legislative requirements
  • Continual improvement process
  • Prevention of pollution
  • Benefits to business
  • Hazardous substances
  • Environmental management system implementation & certification

What Are The Benefits?
Attendees will develop a detailed understanding of exactly what is required in implementing a certified EMS allowing informed decision-making. If you have already decided that ISO 14001 will be of benefit to your company then the course helps you to identify the requirements and pitfalls before you start helping to avoid blind alleys and costly mistakes.

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

Style of Delivery And Course Leaders
The course includes a combination of interactive training sessions and exercises designed to facilitate understanding. Our course leaders have substantial experience in the field of environmental management systems. They are qualified and experienced auditors with extensive practical management experience across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceuticals, 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.

Booking and Course Fees
The fee includes lunch and refreshments during the day. Please complete the booking form and return together with the relevant fee.