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This highly interactive and practical course is designed to provide delegates with a sound knowledge of all elements involved in implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS), in order to:

  • Understand the implications and benefits of an EMS to business
  • Begin implementing an EMS based on ISO 14001
  • Apply and integrate ISO 14001 into existing management systems

Course Objectives

Our course will acquaint delegates with the requirements and principles of ISO 14001 and Eco-Management and Audit Regulation (EMAR), providing delegates with the skills to plan, implement and formalise an EMS.

Key Skills / Learning Objectives

Through the combination of interactive tutorials, workshops and case studies, our course will enable the delegates to:

  • Identify the objectives and benefits of an EMS and the requirements of ISO 14001/EMAR.
  • Assess an organisation's current state with regards to an EMS and perform a gap analysis to meet EMS standards.
  • Plan, develop and implement an EMS appropriate to your organisation.
  • Identify environmental aspects and impacts relevant to your organisation with the emphasis on improvement.

Course Outline

  • Defining the purpose and structure of the EMS Standards ISO 14001, Eco-Management and Audit Regulation (EMAR)
  • Review of environmental legislation and codes of practice and defining an environmental policy
  • Identification of environmental aspects and impacts, risk evaluation
  • Planning the EMS implementation programme:
    • Timescales and resources
    • Gaining management commitment
    • Environmental performance measures
    • Establishing policy and setting objectives and targets
    • Documentation, monitoring and auditing for improvement
  • Accreditation and certification activities
  • Sources of information and further development

Who Should Attend?

  • Those responsible for assessing the business needs/benefits of an EMS
  • Those assigned to implement an EMS, e.g. Environmental Managers, Quality Managers, Health & Safety Managers, Consultants
  • Those new to auditing wishing to gain a basic knowledge in EMS.
  • Senior managers who have responsibility/authority to commit to the implementation of an EMS and will have to understand the outcome of EMS audits.

Booking and ISO 14001 Course Fees

Fees include:

  • Delegate Manual, including substantial reference information
  • Training provided by qualified and experienced tutors with extensive practical management auditing experience across a variety of manufacture and service industries
  • Certificate verifying attendance and completion of course

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