Qualification-based Environmental Management System Auditor Certification

Businesses and industries worldwide are facing the requirement to demonstrate their ability to successfully manage environmental issues. Such environmental management system require competent Environmental auditors.

The ENV Certification Scheme has been developed to provide recognition for auditors of environmental management system and other types of environmental audits, and is designed to ensure that auditors meet or exceed the qualification guidelines described in ISO 19011:2002.

RABQSA's Qualification-based EMS Auditor Certification Scheme meets and exceeds the qualification guidelines described in ISO 19011:2002.

Summary of EMS Auditor Certification requirements
This table provides a summary of certification requirements. Details of these requirements are available in the criteria and must be referenced when applying for certification.

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Grade Knowledge
Competencies

(section 3)
Audit Experience
(section 4)
Qualifications
(education
training,
work experience)
(section 5)

Associate EMS Auditor
(EMS-AA)
RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-EM or EMS Auditor course N/A

At least two years of environmental work experience in the last four years.

and

A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications


EMS Auditor
(EMS-A)
RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-EM or EMS Auditor course 20 audit days, with at least 4 complete audits as member of audit team

At least two years of environmental work experience in the last four years.

and

A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications


Principal
EMS Auditor
(EMS-PR)
RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-EM or EMS Auditor course 20 audit days, with at least 4 complete audits.  At least 10 days and 2 complete audits as a solo auditor

At least two years of environmental work experience in the last four years.

and

A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications


Lead
EMS Auditor
(EMS-LA)
RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-EM, RABQSA-TL or EMS Lead Auditor course 35 audit days, with at least 7 complete audits.  At least 15 days and 3 complete audits as Team Leader

At least two years of environmental work experience in the last four years.

and

A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications


Business
Improvement
EMS Auditor
(EMS-BI)
RABQSA-AU, RABQSA-EM, RABQSA-TL, RABQSA-OI or EMS Lead Auditor course plus RABQSA-OI 35 audit days, with at least 7 complete audits.  A least 15 days and 3 complete audits as Team Leader

At least two years of environmental work experience in the last four years.

and

A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications