This standard specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving an energy management system (EnMS). The intended outcome is to enable an organization to follow a systematic approach in achieving continual improvement of energy performance and the EnMS.

This standard:

  1. a) is applicable to any organization regardless of its type, size, complexity, geographical location, organizational culture or the products and services it provides;
  2. b) is applicable to activities affecting energy performance that are managed and controlled by the organization;
  3. c) is applicable irrespective of the quantity, use, or types of energy consumed;
  4. d) requires demonstration of continual energy performance improvement, but does not define levels of energy performance improvement to be achieved;
  5. e) can be used independently, or be aligned or integrated with other management systems.

The “ISO 50001:2018 Lead Auditor” course provides comprehensive training for participants to be able to:

  • Understand how to audit each and every ISO 50001:2018   requirements
  • Learn fundamental auditing skills;
  • Implement methods to comply with the ISO 50001:2018
  • Audit process and techniques
  • Improve Auditor’s skills and techniques
  • Examine the requirements of ISO 50001 from an Auditor Perspective
  • Write Audit reports process and follow up corrective actions
  • Plan, Lead, Conduct and report an ISO 50001 audit;
  • Effectively verify root cause analysis as part of the ISO 50001 Management procedure on corrective action


  • Persons responsible for conducting certification audits according to ISO 50001:2018 requirements
  • Persons involved in the ISO 50001:2018 certification audit processes.


Day 1

  • Background and Development of ISO 50001:2018
  • Interpreting the Requirements of the ISO 50001:2018  Standard
  • The Process Management Approach
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Management System Planning

Day 2

  • Document Management
  • Inspection Operations managements
  • Resource Management
  • Subcontracting
  • Process Improvement
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Day 3

  • Fundamentals of Auditing
  • Auditing according to ISO 17021 and ISO 19011
  • Managing Audit Program
  • Audit Evidences
  • Audit Process
  • Audit Planning Preparation

Day 4

  • Leading an audit
  • Conducting Onsite Audit
  • Conducting Audit Follow-Up
  • The Root Cause Analysis Process
  • Certification Audit processes and criteria

Day 5

Revision and Examination

Duration: 5 days

Training Methodologies

Case Study

Individual Exercises

Role Play

Group Exercises

Group Presentation