ISO 14001:2015 Foundation Training Course

  • Course Duration: 1 day


ISO 14001 has been developed to meet a worldwide demand for a standard which provides a model for an Environmental Management System (EMS). Certification bodies audit against the requirements ISO 14001 and many organisations now require their suppliers and contractors to demonstrate compliance with it.

This 1-day course provides a clear explanation of ISO 14001:2015 requirements.

Who should attend

  • Newly appointed EMS Managers and others who want a clear insight into ISO 14001:2015 and what implementing it in their organisation would involve.
  • Managers who wish to understand the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 in order to be better prepared to receive internal and external audits.
  • Individuals who want a familiarisation with ISO 14001:2015 as preparation for skills-based courses for EMS development or auditing.
  • No previous knowledge of ISO 14001 is assumed.


  • Participants will have a clear appreciation of what ISO 14001 is and how it can be used by their organisation to achieve real benefits.
  • Sponsor organisations will have a core of employees with the understanding and incentive to actively support EMS development and continual improvement.

Key Topics

  • Aim, structure and scope of ISO 14001:2015
  • Purpose and main application for ISO 14001
  • Structure of ISO 14001:2015 and the rationale behind it
  • Tour through ISO 14001:2015 identifying its key requirements
  • Benefits of implementing ISO 14001:2015
  • Potential pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Obtaining ISO 14001:2015 certification
  • Relationship between the ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 9001 standards
  • Integrating your EMS with other management systems


This 1-day course comprises a series of interactive tutorials, discussions and short exercises. Each participant will receive a course manual and, following successful completion, a certificate.

Public Course Locations and Dates

Select your preferred course and complete the booking form, or just call us on 01722 741281.

Differences between residential and non-residential courses.

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An in-house course would be at your place of work, a public course would be at one of the locations listed above

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