ISO 14001:2015 Foundation Training

This is a high-quality course that gives learners a solid overview of ISO 14001, its requirements and benefits, and what steps organizations should take to achieve certification.


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Duration: 4 hours

This Foundation course introduces learners to ISO 14001:2015 and the requirements for an Environmental Management System (EMS). The course is quite brief, but is ideal for anyone (including complete beginners) whose company or organization is seeking to implement and maintain an EMS, and get certified to ISO 14001:2015.

The ISO 14001 introductory training is online and on-demand. It can be taken anytime and on any device.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course you will:

  • Be familiar with the concept of an Environmental Management System (EMS) and the benefits they impart to an organization and the environment.
  • Understand the requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 standard.
  • Know about the documented information that's required when setting up an Environmental Management System.
  • Understand the steps necessary to implement ISO 14001 and achieve certification.

Course Content

The online course is interactive and includes lectures, audio-visual presentations, and practical examples. PDF handouts are provided, which learners are encouraged to retain and refer back to.

Overview of ISO 14001:2015

This first part introduces ISO 14001, explaining what it is, how it's used, and the purpose and benefits of an EMS.

ISO 14001:2015 Requirements

Next, the course takes a step-by-step look at the relevant clauses in the ISO 14001 standard in order to understand what they mean and what your company needs to do to comply with them.

Documented Information

Clear, well-written, and non-bureaucratic documentation is an important part of an EMS.

While documents are used for storing and sharing information, records are essentially hard copies of results (such as from an audit) or evidence of activities that have been performed. And while documents get revised from to time and are generally kept up-to-date, records are static and never revised.

Steps for Implementation & Certification

The final part explains how organizations can implement an ISO 14001 EMS, ensure it complies with the standard's requirements, and achieve certification.

Who Should Take ISO 14001:2015 Foundation Training?

This course is ideal for:

  • Executives and other decision makers who need a deeper understanding of the ISO 14001 standard, its requirements and benefits, how to get started, and the steps leading to certification.
  • Executive who are unsure as to what their responsibilities are in the context of a 14001 system.
  • Department managers and team leaders who need a clear understanding of the ISO 14001 standard and what it requires of them, as well as how to benefit most from it.
  • Anyone wishing to learn more about Environmental Management Systems, their purpose and benefits, and best practices for compliance.

Certificate of Completion

Graduates of this ISO 14001:2015 Foundation Training course receive a Certificate of Completion. The certificate provides evidence of successfully passing the training program.

Certificate ISO 14001:2015 Foundation Training

To receive a Certificate of Completion, you need to pass the final exam. It's a multiple-choice assessment with a passing score of 60%. The exam can be re-taken unlimited times without additional charge.

What's Included

Login credentials for course dashboard, handouts and course materials, and course certificate.

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The course takes about 4 hours to complete (on-demand).

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Average Rating: 4.7 (333 ratings)

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Karen North

New Zealand
Reviewer Rating 5 Stars4 December 2023

Yes, we loved this. Originally my whole department was gonna take it, but in the end they just enroled 5 of us. Really helpful. Definitely recommended. ...

Rangi Cooper

New Zealand
Reviewer Rating 5 Stars7 April 2024

Chur for the ISO 14001 training, team! It’s been a useful course, and the flexibility of tackling it on any device was a winner for ...

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