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This course teaches those with existing event sustainability expertise and competencies, the principles of auditing, using ISO 20121 as the context. It works through the principles and the techniques of conducting an audit.

The course details how to audit correctly conduct an audit of a management system, including creating an audit plan, the various stages you must step through.

Who’s it For?

The course is suitable for:

  • Existing event professionals with sustainability competencies who wish to learn the correct process to undertake an audit. This can be for an internal/first party audit, a second party auditor (for example with the Sustainable Event Alliance), or those who wish to be a technical specialist with a third party audit team at a certifying body.
  • Existing management system auditors (e.g 14001 and 9001) who wish to have a refresher on auditing basics with ISO 20121 as the context.

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What’s in the Course?

Auditing Basics:

  • Principles of Auditing
  • Audit Stages
  • Risk Based Auditing

Conducting an audit:

  • Initial Contact
  • Initial Document Review
  • Audit Plan
  • Prepare Work Documents
  • Opening Meeting
  • Detailed Document Review
  • Collecting and Verifying Information
  • Generating Audit Findings
  • Preparing Audit Conclusions
  • Conducting the Closing Meeting
  • Prepare Audit Report

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