ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor (ICRA 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.

This course is delivered in association with CQI and IRCA Approved Training Partner


Course Outlines

This training is designed to help delegates confidently plan, perform, evaluate, and report the results of internal environmental audits. To assist delegates in comprehending the key characteristics of an efficient and effective environmental management system, as well as the role of the internal auditor in its ongoing 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.


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


27 April 2023


28 April 2023



Fee: €975 + 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.


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


Frequently Asked Questions


This course, when combined with an ISO 14001 foundation course, fulfills the formal training requirements for those wishing to register as an Internal EMS Auditor with the IRCA. Delegates who complete the course will be equipped with the technical skills and knowledge needed to plan, conduct, and report on internal EMS audits.

Delegates will find the course's interactive nature, challenging content, and extensive use of team-based exercises to be an enjoyable and effective way to learn.



ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor (ICRA 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. This course 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) and is eligible for Jobsplus IIS Funding.

Fee: €975 + VAT