ISO 14001:2015 Transition

The course aims to provide attendees who have an existing, basic knowledge of, or experience in, Environmental Management with an understanding of the new requirements and how fulfilment to these requirements can be demonstrated and implemented will be central to this course.

Delegates will, at the end of the course be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of Annex SL Appendix 2 and its use by standards writers.
  • Briefly describe the framework for a generic management system standard making reference to the high-level structure and drawing comparison with previous management system standards where appropriate.
  • Explain new and revised terms and definitions – including interested party, risk and opportunities, competence, documented information, and performance and monitoring – reference previously used terms and definitions where appropriate.
  • Explain the relationship between the external and internal issues, the relevant requirements of relevant interested parties, the actions to address risks and opportunities, and the management system processes needed to implement them.
  • Explain the requirements for understanding the organisation and its context, understanding the relevant requirements of relevant interested parties, and determining the boundaries and applicability of the management system to establish its scope. Give examples of how organisations may achieve this and examples of a management system scope.
  • Give examples of audit evidence, and their source(s), that auditors could gather and evaluate to determine conformity or nonconformity with these requirements.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the need for auditors to understand the business environment in which the organisation operates.
  • Briefly describe new and enhanced requirements for leadership, including management systems policy.
  • Explain how an auditor could evaluate conformity with these requirements.
  • Give examples of audit evidence, and their source(s), that auditors could gather and how these could be used to determine conformity or nonconformity.
  • Briefly describe the requirements for planning the management system, taking into consideration the organisation and its context, and the needs and expectations of interested parties.
  • Briefly describe the requirements for determining and addressing risks and opportunities. Give examples of ways in which organisations may determine, evaluate, and address risks and opportunities.
  • Briefly describe new and enhanced requirements for awareness and communication.
  • Explain how Annex SL requirements for documented information differ from previous management system standard requirements
  • Outline the new and enhanced requirements for operational planning and control concerning outsourcing. Describe how they relate to the context of the organisation and planning, and the relevant needs and expectations of relevant interested parties.
  • Give examples of audit evidence, and their source(s), that auditors could gather and evaluate to determine conformity or nonconformity with these requirements.
  • How an auditor can audit the requirements effectively
  • Evaluate the arrangements for monitoring, measuring, analysis and evaluation:

             -What needs to be monitored and measured?

             -The methods for monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation – when it will                take place, and who will perform it?

             -When will the results be analysed and evaluated, and who will perform it?

  • Evaluate the management review of the management system based on changes in relevant external and internal issues, feedback on management system performance, and feedback from relevant interested parties.
  • Evaluate improvement, including the organisation’s arrangements for continual improvement of the suitability and adequacy of the management system.

The course material to ensure it is useful for attendees (both consultants, clients and auditors) who wish to implement ISO 14001:2015 themselves.

Certificates of attendance will be provided following the course.   An optional technical questionnaire will be provided following the course to test attendee understanding of the new standard.

The course is currently limited to 12-16 attendee’s and further courses may be run depending upon demand.

 

Course Duration: 1 Full Day- 8:30am- 6pm

Course Cost: £300.00

All quoted figures are exclusive of VAT, VAT will be charged at prevailing rate. 

If the event becomes fully subscribed WCS will advise, and if numbers dictate, will run further events this year.

If you would like to attend this future training event, please can you email your contact details and potential number of attendees to training@world-cert.co.uk

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact WCS on 0151 924 7474 or training@world-cert.co.uk