NQA ISO 14001 E‑Learning Introduction Training E‑Learning (Environmental)

Level 1 – Introduction

This course is the essential basis for understanding the international standard for Environmental Management Systems - ISO 14001:2015 through a review of the standard. From this course, you will understand the fundamentals of the standard and what each clause means.

It is a great starting point to develop into other courses such as introduction and implementation, internal auditor or lead auditor courses.

For guidance on which sustainability course is most suited to your needs, take a look at our journey document here.

Available dates and venues

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Course aims

The e-Learning course is aligned to the structure of ISO 14001:2015 and is presented in four parts. These are:

Part 1: Fundamentals. This explains the definitions and concepts required to understand the thrust of ISO 14001:2015 and environmental management 

Part 2: Strategy. This introduces the front end of the standard which sets out the basis for implementing the environmental management system 

Part 3: Implementation. This presents the core of ISO 14001 which is where the bulk of its process, product and service based requirements are contained 

Part 4: Evaluation & Improvement. This describes the methods and expectations relating to continual improvement of the management system.

What will I learn?

  • How to describe the fundamental principles and concepts of environmental management. 

  • How to understand the structure, content and purpose of ISO 14001 – including the Annex SL common structure.

  • How to explain the process model approach and its essential role within ISO 14001 - headline clause requirements and the role of the PDCA.

  • How to summarise the underpinning principles and concepts of environmental management - definitions of quality and quality assurance, 7 management principles and fundamentals of process approach and risk based thinking.

Is this course right for me?

This course is aimed at:

  • Anyone who wishes to understand and introduce a environmental framework into their organisation.
We recommend taking up to half a day to complete the NQA E-Learning courses, but users may take more or less time depending upon their own needs and learning styles.

Are you wondering which type of NQA training course is most suitable for you? Our Journey Guide will point you in the right direction.

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