ISO 14001:2015 Foundations

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ISO 14001:2015 Foundations

Course Description

 Build your foundational knowledge of ISO 14001:2015 requirements in this two-day environmental management training course. Designed to teach participants about the impact of human activities on the environment and to explain the essentials of environmental management systems, this instructor-led course is offered both online and in-person and includes a competency exam. This ISO 14001:2015 training opportunity applies to organizations and individuals seeking to manage their environmental responsibilities and to improve safety and sustainability. There will be an exam on the last day of the class. Learners are required to bring a laptop to the class.

Course Content

Course Overview

  • Understand the PDCA approach in managing the environmental aspects of the organization.
  • Review key environmental concepts and principles.
  • Overview of ISO organization and ISO 14001 requirements.
  • A review of the environmental regulatory scenario.
  • Audit the requirements of ISO 14001 standard.
Requirements & Materials



  • Learners must obtain a copy of the standard ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems to be used during the course. The standard may be purchased through the American National Standards Inst. (ANSI) ( and/or American Society for Quality (ASQ) ( 

Session Details

Who Should Attend

 This course is designed for environmental compliance officers, environmental affairs managers, environmental professionals, ISO and environmental project managers, ISO and environmental project team members, quality assurance professionals, or anyone desiring an in-depth understanding of the ISO 14001 audit process.

Anyone seeking to understand the requirements of the ISO 14001 family of standards: EHS managers, supervisors, and anyone else involved in environmental quality management.

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What You Will Learn

  • The impact of human activities on the environment and how they apply to environmental management systems
  • Requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 standard and how they apply to different scenarios
  • Effective methodologies to control environmental hazards
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How You Will Benefit

  • Explain the basics of an environmental management system in the context of ISO 14001:2015
  • Explain the impact of human activities on the environment and how they apply to environmental auditing.
  • Identify and analyze the requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 standard and apply them to scenarios
  • Apply the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) methodology
  • Apply environmental management systems to different operational processes.
  • Recognize effective methodologies to control environmental hazards.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

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