ISO 14001:2015 Requirements (TPECS)


BSI's "ISO 14001:2015 Requirements" competency-based 2-day course is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge and a degree of comfort with ISO 14001:2015. Students gain a working understanding of key environmental management concepts, such as aspect and impact identification and setting objectives and targets. The course structure incorporates presentations and interactive discussions. An experienced instructor explains the ISO 14000 series of standards in detail and includes auditing the requirements of the standard. Students learn by participating in group exercises and in-depth discussions. This course covers Exemplar Global TPECS EM - Environmental Management Systems Competency Unit whose outcomes are certified by Exemplar Global. Attendees successfully completing this course receive a Certificate of Attainment for this Exemplar Global Competency Unit.

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For more information, please see our Understanding the TPECS Course Structure page.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand environmental management definitions, concepts, and guidelines
  • Understand the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 standard
  • Interpret the clauses of ISO 14001:2015
  • Understand the importance and benefits of an environmental management systems
  • Understand the process approach
  • Auditing to requirements
  • How to identify nonconformities

Course Materials:

Students receive comprehensive course manuals with reference materials.

Who Should Attend:

  • Any individual requiring a working knowledge and understanding of ISO 14001:2015
  • Environmental Professionals/ Consultants
  • Presidents/Vice Presidents/CEOs
  • Management Representatives
  • Engineers
  • Supervisors
  • Laboratory quality professionals
  • Accredited auditors requiring the competency to audit Environmental Management Systems


A prior review of the ISO 14001:2004 and 14001:2015 standard is suggested for this course. Knowledge of the Annex SL is suggested.

Course Logistics:

There is a written test at the end of Day 2 of this course. Detailed exam instructions will be provided. A Certificate of Attainment in the EM competency unit will be provided for students who are deemed "Competent" for the EM competency unit. Certificates of attendance are provided to those who do not pass the competency test, and students will be given the opportunity to retake the test.

Upcoming Course Dates

The venues for scheduled courses are tentative until receipt of course confirmation from BSI.

Start/End Date and Time Location Fee Enroll
  • Nov 05, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 06, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
San José, CA
Biltmore Hotel and Suites
2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States
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USD $950.00 Enroll
  • Nov 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Nov 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Houston, TX USD $950.00 Enroll
  • Dec 10, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dec 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Atlanta, GA USD $950.00 Enroll

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