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CQI and IRCA ISO 45001 OH&S (Health & Safety) Lead Auditor Conversion Training (A1918)

3 Days Level 3

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This course is designed to equip existing lead auditors of other management system standards with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of OH&S management systems against ISO 45001.

Available dates and venues

- +VAT per delegate

Course aims

This three- day course is designed to equip existing lead auditors of other management system standards with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of OH&S management systems against ISO 45001. To become a registered Lead Auditor, delegates must have attended and passed a lead auditor course relating to another management standard, e.g. QMS, EMS or ISMS.

The auditor conversion course is designed to equip existing lead auditors of other standards with the skills and techniques of auditing ISO 45001, including how to plan, prepare, audit, report and communicate the findings of an OH&S management system audit effectively.

The course will also ensure delegates gain an overview of OH&S legislation and where to find it, as well as:

  • Give the delegates/auditors the knowledge and skills to improve their OH&S performance by developing and implementing an effective Audit including the development of checklists.

  • Help establish the adequacy of the OH&S System.

  • Ensure the OH&S system meets the criteria i.e. Legal, ISO 45001 and their own OH&S system.

What will I learn?

  • How to describe the requirements of auditing ISO 45001

  • How to state OH&S hazards

  • How to summarise the Audit performance process, including: Risk Based auditing

  • How to define Audit planning, including PDCA (Plan, Do, Check Act)

  • How to identify the steps in Audit preparation, Audit Plan, Schedule, Scope and Checklists

  • How to discuss and apply the Auditing Skills such as: Interviewing, Questioning, Evidence gathering that is objective and factual, Opening Meetings,

  • How to recognise the elements in Non-conformances, Writing, Reporting, Root Cause and Corrective Action

  • How to effectively close a meeting.

Is this course right for me?

This course is aimed at:

  • Anyone with existing Lead Auditing knowledge who wish to understand the implications of auditing a new standard. 
  • Anyone who has previously attended and successfully passed a certified Lead Auditor course in another standard e.g QMS, EMS, ISMS.

What else do I need to know? (Public courses only)

  • Dress code - Smart casual

  • Food & refreshments - You will be provided with lunch and refreshments throughout the day for the entire course. Please do let us know if you have any allergies or specific dietary requirements.

  • Proof of attendance - You will be sent a certificate of attendance following your training.

  • What to bring - You don't need to bring anything with you. You will be loaned a copy of the relevant standard(s) for reference and will be provided with writing materials and a copy of the presentation.

Why choose NQA training?

  • Expert trainers – All of our trainers have a wealth of experience and expertise in their field and are eager to pass this onto you in an effective way that you can take away and utilise.

  • Quality assured – Our trainers are assessed by delegates both annually and after each course. 99% of attendees scored overall trainer delivery, skills and knowledge as good or very good.

  • Interactive learning – We see the importance of practical and hands on learning so we have built this into all of our courses to further deepen your knowledge and engagement.

  • Small class sizes – Our courses all have a maximum of 12 delegates to ensure you are getting the best learning experience possible.

  • A learning journey – We offer a step-by-step training journey to help you improve over time. From introduction courses all the way up to our lead auditor training. We are always developing new training to keep up with the changing world of ISO standards.

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