ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditing (Accredited )

About the course

A good system of auditing is one of the most effective methods of ensuring that the Environmental Management System (EMS) continues to meet its objectives and for control and for identifying improvements. Auditors need to be sufficiently competent in order to evaluate the EMS effectively if the organisation is to achieve the full benefit from its EMS and have confidence that it is achieving its objectives.

This CQI & IRCA registered course focuses delegates on the most important attributes of a modern and effective environmental management system and helps them to understand the role of the auditor in its development and continual improvement. It introduces delegates to business environmental issues and relevant legislative issues. The course is based on auditing with the ISO 14001:2015 standard.

Course Outlines

To enable delegates to effectively plan, perform, evaluate and report the results of internal environmental audits with confidence. To help delegates understand the key attributes of an efficient and effective environmental management system and the role of the internal auditor in its continual improvement and development.


  • Basic environmental thinking and risk-based concepts
  • Structure and principles of an environmental management system
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology, environmental management principles
  • Overview of key ISO 14001:2015 requirements
  • Auditors roles and responsibilities
  • Types of environmental audit
  • Effective auditing techniques and good audit practices
  • Reporting valid findings and managing corrective action.


This course, combined with an ISO 14001 foundation course, satisfies the formal training requirements for those wishing to register with the IRCA as an Internal EMS Auditor. Successful delegates will be equipped with the technical skills and knowledge required to plan, conduct and report internal EMS audits. Delegates also find the interactive nature of the course, it’s challenging content and extensive use of team-based exercises an enjoyable and effective way to learn.


Delegates successfully completing the course, including assessment, will be awarded a CQI & IRCA registered certificate.

Course Details


16 Hours


2 days


08:30 – 17:30


9th March 2022


10th March 2022


  • Delegate Manual
  • Course Handouts and Materials
  • Assessment
  • CQI & IRCA Certificate

Frequently Asked Questions

Fee: €800 + VAT. The fee includes all course material, assessment and CQI & IRCA Certificate.

You may proceed to register by completing and submitting the Booking Form or request a registration form by email to: or call 2137 7934.

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ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditing (Accredited )


This interactive two-day training programme aims to help delegates to understand and apply the principles and techniques that are required for conducting effective environmental audits.  This course has been updated to reflect the latest changes in ISO 19011:2018 Auditing Standard and is  registered with the CQI & IRCA. Due to the current health situation this course is being held as live, online training via an online web platform.

This course is delivered in association with CQI and IRCA Approved Training Partner (IQMS Learning).

Eligible for Jobsplus IIS Funding.

Fee: €800 + VAT