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ISO 14001 Environmental Management Lead Implementer

Course Code

ISO 14001-LI

Course Category

ISO Standards

Learning Mode



Yes (Optional)

Course Material

Downloadable Manual

PECB Certified ISO 14001 Environmental Management Lead Implementer

Master the implementation and management of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) based on ISO 14001

The PECB ISO 14001 Lead Implementer training course is designed to help you acquire the necessary skills to establish, implement, maintain, and improve an environmental management system (EMS). You will gain a comprehensive understanding of ISO 14001 requirements, as well as the best practices and approaches to environmental management.

By taking this training course, you will learn how to help organizations develop appropriate environmental processes and controls that proactively prevent and mitigate adverse environmental impact, address environmental issues, promote sustainability, and demonstrate commitment to environmental responsibility.

Upon completion of the training, you can take the exam. If successful, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Implementer” credential. This internationally recognized certificate demonstrates your professional capabilities and competencies in implementing an EMS based on the requirements of ISO 14001.

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Learning Objectives & Outline

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Lead Implementer

By the end of this training course, the participants will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental concepts and principles of an environmental management system (EMS) based on ISO 14001

  • Interpret the ISO 14001 requirements for an EMS from the perspective of an implementer

  • Initiate and plan the implementation of an EMS based on ISO 14001, by utilizing PECB’s IMS2 Methodology and other best practices

  • Support an organization in operating, maintaining, and continually improving an EMS based on ISO 14001

  • Prepare an organization to undergo a third-party certification audit


Module 1 - Introduction to ISO 14001 and initiation of an EMS implementation

  • Training course objectives and structure

  • Standards and regulatory frameworks

  • Fundamental concepts and principles of environmental management

  • Initiation of the EMS implementation

  • The organization and its context

  • EMS scope

Module 2 - Implementation plan of an EMS

  • Leadership and commitment

  • Environmental policy

  • Risk assessment

  • Environmental objectives

  • Resources

  • Competence

Module 3 - Implementation and monitoring of an EMS

  • Communication and awareness

  • Documented information

  • Operational planning and control

  • Emergency preparedness and response

  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis, and evaluation

Module 4 - EMS evaluation and improvement and preparation for the certification audit

  • Internal audit

  • Management review

  • Treatment of nonconformities

  • Continual improvement

  • Preparation for the certification audit


ISO 14001 Environmental Management Lead Implementer

The “PECB Certified ISO 14001 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1 - Fundamental principles and concepts of an environmental management system

  • Domain 2 - Initiation of an EMS implementation

  • Domain 3 - Planning of an EMS implementation based on ISO 14001

  • Domain 4 - Implementation of an EMS based on ISO 14001

  • Domain 5 - Monitoring and measurement of an EMS based on ISO 14001

  • Domain 6 - Continual improvement of an EMS based on ISO 14001

  • Domain 7 - Preparation for an EMS certification audit

After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for one of several ISO 14001 credentials (see attached course brocheur)

  • Certification and examination fees are included in the price of the training course

  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free

Who Should Take this Course

PECB Certified ISO 14001 Environmental Management Lead Implementer

The ISO 14001 Lead Implementer training course is intended for:

  • Individuals involved in and concerned with the implementation of an EMS in an organization

  • Individuals responsible for ensuring conformity to the requirements of ISO 14001 in an organization

  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of an EMS

  • Individuals seeking to pursue a career in environmental management

  • Environmental management consultants

General Informatio

  • Participants will be provided with the training course material containing explanatory information, examples, best practices, exercises, and quizzes.

  • An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants who have attended the training course.


Enrollment & Payment


  • Registration and payment for this training course is a prerequisite to participation.

  • Upon payment, you will receive an "Invitation to create a PECB account" from PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board), the global accreditation body for this course of study. This will allow you to set up your account with the requisite pass codes for access to the learning portal.  

  • Once completed your application will be processed within a maximum of two working days, after which you will receive notification by email with confirmation of finalization of registration to access the portal and commence this course of study. 

  • In accordance with exchange requirements, billings are done in Barbados dollars which exchange at a rate of Barbados $2 to every US$1.

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