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ISO 50001:2018 Lead Auditor

The 2018 version of 50001 is now published. LiberoAssurance Training Team has designed ISO 50001:2018 Lead Auditor Course according to the latest version of the standard. ISO 50001:2018 Energy Management Systems (EnMS) was developed to assist organizations save energy, reduce energy costs, and meet environmental requirements.


Gain the ability to apply, audit and improve your company’s Energy Management System with our Lead Auditor ISO 50001:2018 training course.


The course, designed by LiberoAssurance Training team aims to equip participants with the necessary information to effectively conduct EnMS audits, in accordance with the internationally recognized best practice techniques for ISO 50001:2018.


Aims & Objectives
  • Identify the key requirements and benefits of ISO 50001:2018
  • Manage energy and drive continual improvement
  • Attract and retain customers by meeting their current and future needs
  • Identify the aims and benefits of an ISO 50001:2018 audit
  • Interpret ISO 50001:2018 requirements for audit application
  • Plan, conduct and follow-up auditing activities that add real value
  • Grasp the application of risk-based thinking, leadership and process management
  • Access the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use


Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will be able to:

  • Learn the importance and benefits of an ISO 50001:2018 EnMS
  • Understand the key requirements, terms and definitions of ISO 50001:2018 and its structure, which incorporates the Annex SL common framework for management system standards
  • Grasp the main concepts such as risk-based thinking, process approach, Plan-Do-Check-Act, and the 7 management principles
  • Demonstrate understanding on the key differences between version 2011 and 2018
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in any auditing situation
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit in accordance with ISO 50001
  • Establish and plan the activities of an audit team
  • Communicate effectively with the auditee and audit client
  • Organise and direct audit team members
  • Prepare and complete the audit report


Who should attend?
  • Energy managers/consultants
  • Energy appointed auditors
  • Those who wish to understand ISO 50001 and its application
  • Anyone involved in the planning, implementing, maintaining, supervising, or auditing of an ISO 50001:2018 EnMS
  • Anyone interest in energy management systems
  • Those starting their career in energy management


Prerequisite skills & knowledge: None required
Available in-house/distant learning? Yes
Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 - Accredited by Univab


Part A Contents: ISO 50001 EnMS Requirements
Clauses 0-3
  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
Context of organisation
  • Understanding the organisation and its context
  • Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties
  • Determining the scope of the energy management system
  • Energy management system
  • Leadership and commitment
  • Policy
  • Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities
  • Actions to address risks and opportunities
  • Objectives, energy targets and planning to achieve them
  • Energy review
  • Energy performance indicators
  • Energy baseline
  • Planning for collection of energy data
  • Resources
  • Competence
  • Awareness
  • Communication
  • Documented information
  • Operational and planning control
  • Design
  • Procurement
Performance evaluation
  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation of energy performance and the EnMS
  • Internal audit
  • Management review
  • Nonconformity and corrective action
  • Continual Improvement


Part B Contents: ISO 50001:2018 Analysis
Introduction to ISO 50001
  • General
  • What is ISO 50001?
  • Purpose of standard
  • How does it work?
  • Benefits
  • Certification
  • What is in the standard?
Advantages of energy management systems
  • Cost reduction
  • Environmental protection
  • Sustainable management
  • Improvement of public image
  • Use of financial incentives
  • Projection of climate policies
The PDCA cycle
  • General
  • Procedure of energy management process
  • Example of Energy Management Process
ISO 50001:2011 versus ISO 50001:2018
  • Main Changes between 2011 and 2018 editions
  • Changes due to the adoption of HLS
  • Changes related to energy management
  • Other changes to be considered
  • Clause-to-clause comparison table
Analysis of ISO 50001 requirements
  • Elements of ISO 50001:2018
  • Relationship between energy performance and the EnMS
  • Terms & Definitions (§3)
  • Context of the organization (§4)
  • Leadership (§5)
  • Planning (§6)
  • Support (§7)
  • Operation (§8)
  • Performance evaluation (§9)
  • Improvement (§10)
Case studies
  • Reducing energy consumption of an electronics factory’s lighting system
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Saving energy at a food processing plant

Part C Contents: ISO 50001:2018 Lead Auditor
The Audit
  • What is an audit?
  • Why Audit?
  • Audit Types
Audit steps
  • Audit Plan
  • Developing Checklists
  • Opening Meeting
  • Conducting the Audit
  • Closing Meeting
  • Audit Report
  • Audit Follow-up Activities
Audit programme
  • Establishing the audit programme objectives
  • Identifying and evaluating audit programme risks and opportunities
  • Process flow for the management of an audit programme (Ref ISO 19011)
  • Managing an audit programme
  • Audit programme Implementation
  • Process of collecting and verifying information
  • Monitoring audit programme
  • Improving audit programme
Accreditation & Certification
  • Accreditation & Certification Bodies
  • Certification Process
Auditor’s Performance
  • Auditor’s Quality
  • The Auditors conduct
  • Auditor’s Code Conduct
  • Auditor Characteristics
  • Auditor's personal behavior
  • Auditee’s conduct
  • Selecting the audit team members
  • Skills of audit team leaders
  • How to evaluate an Auditor
  • Maintaining and improving auditor competence
Psychological factors during an audit
  • Attitudes and relationships
  • Obstacles and communication
  • Space and Time issues
  • Body language
  • Cultural factors
  • Principles of Listening
  • Questions & questioning
Audit tips and techniques
  • Tips to trained auditor
  • Question Technique
  • Competence of the audit programme manager


Exam & Certification
  • Exam for ISO 50001:2018 Lead auditor
  • ISO 50001:2018 Lead Auditor Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • No. of slides: 376 slides
  • Terms and definitions


  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 45
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment duration: 90 days (from the date of purchase)


  • CPD Points: 45
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.5


Assessment methods


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Exam for ISO 50001:2018 Lead Auditor





On successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’




With the purchase you get :

Non conformities - Real Examples
Online examination-3 Attempts
100% Online course
CPD Accredited eCertificate – Global acceptance
Downloadable course material
E-learning Mobile App
Enrolment: 3 months
Flexible schedule
Language: English


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