Internal auditors fulfill important tasks in the management system. They have to be qualified, objective, neutral and goal-orientated. Their work has to be guided by facts. The senior management expects a report which provides reliable information on the audit.
Internal auditors have to undergo a special training in order to do the job effiently. The training should include
Knowledge of the standard elements
Knowledge of the relevant legal provisions in environmental protection and for energy management
Knowledge of the processes and technologies in the area to be audited
Audit planning and audit methods
Skills of the auditors
The standard DIN EN ISO 19011 “Guidelines for auditing management systems (ISO 19011:2011)“ is the international benchmark for performing internal and external audits. This guide will also be used in the training but will be adjusted to the requirements of each individual company.
Not only is expert knowledge provided in the areas mentioned above but real audit situations in your company will be trained.