ISO 14001:2015 Auditor Transition

Course Description

This one-day workshop on ISO 14001:2015 Standard will review significant changes to the Standard and how it relates to ISO 14001:2004. A review of the context of the organization, interested parties, and how this relates to the Environmental Management System are reviewed. New requirements, including the evolving role of management/leadership are also addressed. Transition process to ISO 14001:2015 release is reviewed and the period/process for transition is covered. The strategy to review and update (Revamp) the EMS is discussed as the transition will provide an ideal opportunity for Quality System ‘house cleaning”.


Individuals responsible for oversight of the Environmental Management System and internal auditors. Class will result in existing auditors (either ISO 9001 or ISO 14001) being upgraded to audit against the ISO 14001:2015 Standard requirements.

8 Hours

Contact Information


1 (650) 967-2700

P.O. Box 2103
Sunnyvale, CA 94087-0103

Course Outline:

Overview of the ISO 14001 Standard
Historical perspective
Standard Change Process
Standard Projected Timelines
New format of ISO Standards

Understanding ISO14001:2015 Changes o Consideration of Interested Parties
Context of the Organization
Risk Management
Process Approach
Role of Management/Leadership

Interpreting ISO 14001:2015
Review of all new requirements
Use of the audit checklist for 2015 Standard o Audit Role Play/Examples

Issuance of 14001:2015 Transition Exam