ISO 14001 Foundation Certification Training Course


It is the moral and social responsibility of every organization to have an environmental management system. An EMS helps an organization reduce its impact on the environment while simultaneously improving operating efficiency. The ISO 14000 suite of standards provides practical tools that help organizations of all kinds to manage their environmental responsibilities. ISO 14001:2015 focuses on environmental systems to achieve this. An ISO certified professional can help improve an organizations environmental goals by reviewing, and improving policies and processes, analyzing long-term and short-term environmental impact and ensuring that the company is meeting legal requirements.

We help you prepare for the ISO 14001 Foundation certification provided by Peoplecert where candidates will be introduced to the principles and core elements of the ISO 14001 standard. With comprehensive courseware, in-depth exercises, and training from experienced professionals, participants can aim for a first time clearance of the examination and apply the ISO 14001 standard to develop a holistic and strategic Environmental Management System.

Category Ref Knowledge Set
EMS-1.1 Introduction, Terms and Definitions EMS-1.1.1 Introduction
EMS-1.1.2 Terms & Definitions
Proposed Training Time: 120 minutes
EMS-1.2 Environmental Management System EMS-1.2.1 General Requirements
EMS-1.2.1 Environmental policy
EMS-1.2.2 Environmental aspects
EMS-1.2.3 Legal and other requirements
EMS-1.2.4 Objectives, targets and program(s)
EMS-1.3 Implementation and operation EMS-1.4.1 Monitoring and measurement
EMS-1.4.2 Evaluation of compliance
EMS-1.4.3 Nonconformity, corrective action and preventive action
EMS-1.4.4 Control of records
EMS-1.4.5 Internal audit
EMS-1.4.6 Management Review
EMS-1.5 Standard Implementation EMS-1.5.1 Standard application
Exam preparation and sample test/sample questions
From the course:
As this is the Foundation level course, candidates will be introduced to the principles and core elements of the ISO 14001 standard for Environmental Management Systems, and more specifically:
  • ISO 14001:2004: the standard which defines the requirements for an Environmental Management System
  • ISO 14004:2004: provides general guidelines on principles, systems and supporting techniques

Holders of PEOPLECERTs ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems Foundation Certification will be able to demonstrate their knowledge, ability, competence and understanding in:

  • Definitions and principles of quality management in accordance with ISO 14001
  • Objectives and requirements in each section of the specification
  • Scope, aims and use of the ISO 14001 Specification and Code of Practice
  • Processes and objectives of ISO 14001 and Environmental management (EM)
  • Fundamental requirements for an environmental management system (EMS)
  • Eligibility and scoping statement requirements
  • Requirements of the quality management system and the Plan, Do, Check, Act cycle
  • How assessments, reviews and internal audits of Environmental Management systems against the requirements of the standard are used
  • Application of the requirements in an organization

Eligibility: There are no prerequisites for attending this workshop or the exam. But it is recommended that participants have at least a basic knowledge of environmental management concepts and terminology and have undergone some formal training on the subject with a proposed duration of 16 hours.




The ISO 14001 Foundation Certification Exam focuses on Knowledge and Comprehension categories of the Blooms Taxonomy. Knowledge is defined as recalling previously learned material, from facts to theories and represents the lowest level of learning outcomes in the cognitive domain. Assessment objectives would include knowing and recalling:


  • Common and/or basic terms, definitions, concepts and principles
  • Specific compliance requirements and facts
  • Processes, procedures and assessment methods

Comprehension is the lowest level of understanding and entails the ability to grasp the meaning of the material taught, including some sort of interpretation, translation or estimation during the process. Assessment objectives would include knowing and recalling:

  • Understanding facts, concepts and principles
  • Interpreting material (i.e. charts, graphs, text)
  • Justifying a Process, procedure and assessment method


Delivery Computer (web) or Paper based
Type 40 Multiple choice questions
Single answer, one of four possible answers Each question is awarded one (1) mark
Duration 1 hour (60 minutes)
For non-native speakers or candidates with a disability, an additional 15 minutes of extra time is allowed.
Pass Mark 65% (26/40)
Invigilator / Supervisor / Proctor Yes
Physical or Web proctoring
Open Book No
No materials are allowed in the examination room
Prerequisites None
Distinction N/A
Certification validity N/A


The tests are derived from a regularly updated question test bank (QTB) based on the test specification detailed below. Questions are used interchangeably among test sets. The overall difficulty level of each test is the same with any other test. A candidate is never assigned the same test in the case of multiple examination attempts
Test Specification:


Category Description Exam (%)
1 EMS-1.1 Introduction, Terms and Definitions 20.0%
2 EMS-1.2 Environmental Management System 25.0%
3 EMS-1.3 Implementation and operation 22.5%
4 EMS-1.4 Checking 20.0%
5 EMS-1.5 Standard Implementation 12.5%
Total 100%


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This course and certification are for anyone working within an organization (internally or externally) who may require to have and demonstrate a solid knowledge and understanding of the ISO 14001 standard and its content. The certification can also cater for candidates seeking personal certification, also in regards to their knowledge and understanding of the requirements and the content of the standard.

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Q.There is any group discount?


Yes, if you will be coming with 5 people we will give you 10% discount.

Q. What is training Timing & venue?


Training time will be 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM and venue will be communicated according to locations.