Gain the tools necessary to conduct and lead process and system audits to determine conformity to ISO 45001.

Learn the requirements of ISO 45001 and how to relate the requirements to your OHS management system. Understand how process-based management systems are responsible for ensuring customer requirements are determined and consistently fulfilled over time.

ISO 45001 replaces BS OHSAS 18001. Companies currently certified to 18001 will have three years (until January 2021) to transition.  For information on our transition course, please click here.

We offer this ISO 45001 online training and other ISO courses online in our LIVE (Learning In a Virtual Environment) format. Learn more about this format here.

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This ISO 45001 Auditor training course ensures candidates gain the skills to conduct internal process and system audits to determine conformity to the requirements.

You will learn how to:

  • Plan and execute OHSMS development projects assuring conformity to ISO 45001 and compliance to applicable regulations
  • Use an OHSMS to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Identify and implement the controls necessary for an effective OHSMS
  • Relate fiduciary concerns to the performance of the OHSMS
  • Develop reliable and pliable systems (particularly effective for organizations where process objectives are constantly changing)
  • Determine and communicate the resources necessary for the system to work as planned
  • Communicate the roles and responsibilities within the OHSMS to the organization
  • Conduct First, Second and Third party audits, particularly on undocumented systems, and audit for process effectiveness against measurable objectives
  • Relate the capabilities of the organization to the expectations of customers, top management, and shareholders
  • Use the OHSMS to manage environmental risk and continually reduce accidents and incidents

Because of our independence, you can bring your particular process and system concerns to class and the instructor will work to answer your questions as best as possible.

We Help You Learn With:

  • Varied teaching modes including role playing.
  • Active listening.
  • Peer-to-peer, peer-to-teacher interaction.
  • Major concept focus.
  • Using only essential terminology.
  • Health and safety professionals
  • VP/Directors of Regulatory Affairs
  • ISO Managers/Management Reps
  • Individuals who want to become Exemplar Global (RABQSA) certified lead auditors
  • Systems professionals or people who want to understand how management systems work
  • Improvement Specialists


  • OHS Lead Auditor Introduction
  • Lecture: Intro to Management Systems
  • Workshop: Terms & Definitions ISO 19011
  • Lecture: ISO 14001 Introduction
  • Workshop: OH Terms and Definitions
  • Workshop: Analyzing Processes
  • Exam: ISO 45001 Self Study


  • Lecture: Performing Lead Audit Investigation
  • Workshop: Rev Process Prep Checklists OH
  • Workshop: Rev Sys Docs Prep Audit Plan OH
  • Workshop: Determining NCs OH
  • Workshop: Writing Nonconformity Statements


  • Workshop: Assessing OHS Risk
  • Workshop: ISO 45001 Clauses
  • Lecture: Developing Process-Based Management Systems
  • Workshop: Verifying Facts
  • Exam: OH Exam
  • Lecture: Auditing Management Systems
  • Lecture: Audit Planning and Preparation


  • Workshop: Interviewing Auditees
  • Lecture: Concluding the Audit
  • Workshop: Reporting the Audit
  • Lecture: Corrective Action and Follow Up
  • Workshop: Corrective Action
  • Lecture: Certification, Registration, Accreditation
  • Class Wrap Up

Students successfully completing QMII’s ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor training course and the TPECS examinations provided in conjunction with this course, receive a Certificate of Attainment for the following Exemplar Global (formerly RABQSA International) knowledge competency units:

OH – Occupational Health and Safety

AU – Management Systems Auditing

TL – Leading Management Systems Audit Teams

The Certificate of Attainment provides evidence of knowledge competency defined by Exemplar Global in the competency units required for certification as a Health and Safety Management Systems Lead Auditor using ISO 45001.

Successful course candidates can use these certifications as earned credit towards other certifications such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 Auditor and other similar standards under Exemplar Global’s Training Provider & Examiner Certification Scheme (TPECS).