ISO 14001 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining an Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14001. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of Environmental Management Systems, consequently reducing an organization’s negative environmental impacts and improving its overall performance and efficiency.
After mastering all the necessary concepts of Environmental Management Systems, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Implementer” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Implementer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement ISO 14001 in an organization.
A fundamental understating of ISO 14001 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.
Day 1: Introduction to ISO 14001 and initiation of an EMS
Day 2: Plan the implementation of an EMS
Day 3: Implementation of an EMS
Day 4: EMS monitoring, measurement, continuous improvement and preparation for a certification audit
Day 5: Certification Exam
The “PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:
Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of an Environmental Management System (EMS)
Domain 2: Environmental Management System (EMS)
Domain 3: Planning an EMS implementation based on ISO 14001
Domain 4: Implementing an EMS based on ISO 14001
Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of an EMS based on ISO 14001
Domain 6: Continual improvement of an EMS based on ISO 14001
Domain 7: Preparing for an EMS certification audit
For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.
After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about ISO 14001 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.
The requirements for PECB Implementer Certifications are:
|Credential||Exam||Professional experience||EMMS project experience||Other requirements|
|PECB Certified ISO 14001 Provisional Implementer||PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent||None||None||Signing the PECB Code of Ethics|
|PECB Certified ISO 14001 Implementer||PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent||Two years: One year of work experience in Environmental Management||Project activities: a total of 200 hours||Signing the PECB Code of Ethics|
|PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Implementer||PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent||Five years: Two years of work experience in Environmental Management||Project activities: a total of 300 hours||Signing the PECB Code of Ethics|
|PECB Certified ISO 14001 Senior Lead Implementer||PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent||Ten years: Seven years of work experience in Environmental Management||Project activities: a total of 1,000 hours||Signing the PECB Code of Ethics|
Note: PECB Certified Individuals who do possess the Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor Credentials are qualified for the respective PECB Master Credential, given they have taken 4 additional Foundation Exams which are related to this scheme. For more detailed information about the Foundation Exams and the overall Master Requirements, please go to the following link: https://pecb.com/en/master-credentials.
To be considered valid, these implementation activities should follow best implementation practices and include the following activities:
Certification Fees: N/A