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ISO 45001 Auditor Conversion.

CQI & IRCA training course number: 1969

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You need this course if...

  • You are a lead auditor wishing to extend your knowledge to audit occupational health and safety (OH&S) management systems against ISO 45001 requirements
  • You want to satisfy the formal auditor conversion training requirements for the CQI & IRCA.

You will learn...

  • The purpose and benefits of an OH&S management system
  • Essential definitions to help you interpret and audit ISO 45001 requirements
  • To analyse ISO 45001 clauses and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements
  • The importance of hazard identification, and assessment of risks and opportunities
  • How organizations can take a preventive approach to risk management through the effective implementation of ISO 45001
  • To review procedures and evaluate conformance with ISO 45001
  • To prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes, areas and between members of an audit team
  • How to conduct process and area audits and evaluate the effective implementation of an OH&S management system
  • To gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation
  • To evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and Non-conformance with requirements
  • To report findings accurately against requirements of ISO 45001, write and grade nonconformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action
  • The certification requirements to become a registered auditor with the CQI & IRCA. 

You will need...

  • If you want to register as an OH&S management systems auditor with the CQI & IRCA, you must have successfully completed a CQI & IRCA approved auditor course in another discipline, or equivalent. If you do not meet the above criteria you should attend our five-day ISO 45001 Auditor / Lead Auditor course Knowledge of the following OH&S management principles and concepts
  •  Knowledge of OH&S management principles and concepts:
    • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle 
    • The purpose and benefits of an OH&S management system 
    • A basic knowledge of managing OH&S through hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and compliance with legal and other requirements 
    • A basic awareness of common examples of relevant national and local OH&S legislation and requirements
    • Commonly used OH&S terms and definitions as given in ISO 45001 
    • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 45001, which may be gained by completing LRQA's ISO 45001 Appreciation and Interpretation course or ISO 45001 Internal Auditor course.

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Course length

  • 3 days for the traditional face to face & virtual classroom course.

All courses are followed by an online IRCA facilitated exam which may be taken at the delegates’ convenience within 30 days. The individual login link will be provided to each delegate at the end of the course. For further info see: CQI and IRCA online exams | CQI | IRCA (quality.org)

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