Cognicert ISO 50001 Energy management systems Lead Auditor Course.

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