Course Objectives

Delegates completing the Batalas OHSAS 18001 internal auditing training course will be able to audit their occupational health & safety management system (OHSMS) for conformity to OHSAS 18001 and to identify opportunities for improvement. Improving OHSMS performance and continual improvement are key elements of this OHSAS 18001 internal auditing training course.

Who should attend?

A Batalas OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditing training course suitable for those wishing to conduct internal audits to OHSAS 18001. This 2-day OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor training course enables delegates to interpret the requirements of the OHSAS 18001 standard, conduct effective audits and produce audit findings.

What Will You Learn?

  • Occupational health & safety and auditing terminology
  • Roles and responsibilities of the internal auditor
  • Interpreting OHSAS 18001 – the auditing implications
  • Auditing skills
  • Structure of an occupational health & safety management system
  • Planning, preparation and management of audits
  • An overview of occupational health & safety legislation
  • Checklist development
  • Types of audit
  • Conducting process audits
  • Internal audit objectives
  • Reporting audit findings
  • Internal audit scope and criteria
  • Verifying corrective action
  • The audit process
  • Interviewing skills

Course Format

The format of the OHSAS 18001 internal auditing training course is highly interactive, with tutor-led sessions interspersed with individual and group exercises. A realistic case study and role-play activities provide an excellent opportunity to practice internal auditing skills. The Batalas video demonstrates the pitfalls and best practice in conducting occupational health & safety management systems (OHSMS) audits.


A Batalas approved certificate for those who successfully complete all elements of the course, including written and practical skills assessment.

Course Dates and Venues

Date Location Price Accommodation Availability
There are currently no dates available for public courses due to the changes to the OHSAS 18001 standard. New public course dates will be available when the new revised standard is published.

If you are looking to train more than 4 of your colleagues please contact us about an in-house course – click here for more info.

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“The tutor’s approach was pitched at the right level. The role play and discussions were extremely valuable. It was good to practice the theory.”
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