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ISO 50001:2018 Lead Auditor (EnMS)

Course code

40 hours (indicative)


This course provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of energy management systems against ISO 50001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021, as applicable. This course includes a 2-hour written examination.

Who is it for?

This course is for those intending to acquire the competence to audit an organisation's entire EnMS to meet the requirements of ISO 50001, either as a third or second-party auditor.

Successful completion of this course meets the training requirement for certification as an Auditor on IRCA's EnMS Scheme.

Recommended prior knowledge: FD130: ISO 50001:2018 Foundation (EnMS)

  • Knowledge of ISO 50001
  • The principles of fuel combustion, heat transfer and energy flow
  • The relevant sources of energy regulation, guidelines and standards
  • The typical methods and technologies for increasing efficiency
  • Energy measurement units, sources, costs, tariffs and scheduling
  • Energy use data analysis methods
  • Energy baselines, energy targets, performance indicators, monitoring and performance measurement
  • The impact of organisational processes and equipment on energy efficiency
  • Electricity use: motors, drives, lighting, computers

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