ISO 45001 is the first global Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard that replaces OHSAS 18001. The ISO 45001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.
Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master the audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.
After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a Certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor credential. By holding a Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.
A fundamental understanding of ISO 45001 and comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.
Day 1: Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OH&S MS) and ISO 45001
Day 2: Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit
Day 3: On-site audit activities
Day 4: Closing the audit
Day 5: Certification Exam
The Certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor exam fully meets the requirements of the Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:
Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS)
Domain 2: Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS)
Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles
Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 45001 audit
Domain 5: Conducting an ISO 45001 audit
Domain 6: Closing an ISO 45001 audit
Domain 7: Managing an ISO 45001 audit programme
For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies
Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. Depending on the level of experience, a certificate will be issued to you if you comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about the ISO 45001 certifications and the certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.
The requirements for Auditor Certifications are:
|Credential||Exam||Professional experience||OHS-MS project experience||Other requirements|
|Certified ISO 45001 Provisional Auditor||
|None||None||Signing the Code of Ethics|
|Certified ISO 45001 Auditor||Certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent||Two years: One year of work experience in OH&S management||Audit activities: a total of 200 hours||Signing the Code of Ethics|
|Certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor||Certified ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent||Five years: Two years of work experience in OH&S management||Audit activities: a total of 300 hours||Signing the Code of Ethics|
|Certified ISO 45001 Senior Lead Auditor||
|Ten years: Seven years of work experience in OH&S management||Audit activities: a total of 1,000 hours||Signing the Code of Ethics|
To be considered valid, these audits should follow best audit practices and include the following activities:
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