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Designed for existing auditors of other management standards who wish to carry out energy management system audits. This 3 day course comprises a mix of taught sessions, discussion and practical exercises designed to provide the delegates with the skills and knowledge needed to participate in EnMS audits.


To give a basic understanding of:

  • The skills and knowledge required to audit Energy Management Systems (EnMS) established to ISO 50001:2011 requirements and how to assess their effectiveness.
  • The benefits and pitfalls in auditing such systems
  • Teaching delegates to assess the control over processes
  • It teaches the techniques and skills needed and how to audit such a system

Course content

  • Energy issues
  • Energy Management Systems overview
  • What to look for in policy, planning and procedures
  • What to identify in implementation and operation
  • A brief of national energy legislation and other requirements
  • Audit techniques
  • Practical exercises and feedback

Prior knowledge

Before commencing this course delegates are advised that they should have prior knowledge of:

  • Management systems audits, preferably through the completion of a Lead Auditor course in another discipline
  • The requirements of ISO 50001
  • The following energy management principles and concepts:
  • Principles of fuel combustion, heat transfer and energy flow
  • The relevant sources of energy regulation, guidelines and standards
  • Typical methods and technologies for increasing efficiency
  • Energy measurement units, sources, costs, tariffs and scheduling
  • Energy use data analysis methods
  • Energy performance indicators, monitoring and performance measurement
  • The impact of organisational processes and equipment on energy efficiency
  • Electricity use: motors, drives, lighting, computers

Get an in-house course quote

From April 2017, this course will be available as an in-house course. Get a quote.