The ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Awareness course provides delegates with an overview of the standard and its requirements. This course provides the industry with a model for understanding, establishing, managing and improving their environmental activities, aspects and impacts.
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed to be relevant to all levels of staff and can be adjusted to suit the specific participants.
- The revised standard reflects current organisational environmental management concerns, including the increasing awareness of going “green” by implementing controls to manage the prevention of pollution.
- It is also designed to be more effective and easily adaptable, while being simpler to implement and assess.
- This course has been designed to provide an overview of the Environmental Management Systems concept: Fundamentals or Risk, Governance, Changes from ISO 14001:2004 to ISO 14001:2015, Definitions and Clause overview in relation to the Plan Do Check Act Model (PDCA Model).
- History of ISO
- Importance and benefits of an ISO 14001:2015 EMS
- Requirements, terms and definitions of ISO 14001:2015
- Structure of ISO 14001:2015 and framework for Environmental Management System standards
- Risk-based thinking, process approach, Plan-Do-Check-Act and the management principles
- Identify environmental impacts of their organisation
- Understand key terms and definitions of pollution
- Learn basic principles, key concepts and importance of environmental law
- Identify the link between their trades and a range of environmental impacts
- Understand business benefits of adopting an Environmental Management System
- Identify key issues related to energy use and waste minimisation, water use, pollution and emergency planning
- Legislation, Water Discharge, Discharge to the air, Noise pollution, Financial Penalties & Waste Disposal
- Receive Homework (If applicable)
- Final Questions/Review
- Exam/ Assessment
- Adopt a risk-based approach to the EMS
- Continually improve on the EMS within your organisation
- All delegates who finish the assessment with a score of 60% or higher will receive a certificate of competence.
- Delegates who score lower than 60% will receive a certificate of attendance.
- There will be an assessment at the end of the course.
- Delegates have to complete the assessment with a minimum score of 60% to receive a certificate of competence.
- Delegates who score between 40% and 59% will get a second attempt at the assessment.
- Delegates who score lower than 40% or fail the second attempt, will need to repurchase the course.
- Delegates will receive an attendance certificate regardless of a pass or fail.