Do you perform audits to ISO 14001-based environmental management systems? Want to demonstrate that you are an environmental management system expert?

Exemplar Global’s Environmental Management System (EMS) Auditor certification program can give you the international recognition you need to stand out from the crowd.

Through extensive examination of your knowledge, work experience, and competence to audit, Exemplar Global EMS Auditor certification can give you proof of your competence to effectively audit environmental management systems.

Aligned with ISO 14001:2015, Exemplar Global’s EMS Auditor certification can give you assurance that your audits to the revised standard will be accepted globally.

Exemplar Global’s EMS Auditor certification program provides international recognition for auditors who conduct environmental management system audits using national or international management system standards, or other management system standards and normative and industry references that are recognized by Exemplar Global.

This program has been built in liaison with industry representatives in accordance with ISO 19011:2011. Exemplar Global EMS Auditor certification provides individuals proof of their competence to effectively audit environmental management systems through extensive examination of knowledge, work experience, and competence to audit.

So what are you waiting for? Download the requirements and click “Apply Now” to get started.

Program Objectives

Exemplar Global’s EMS personnel certification program has been developed to:

  • Achieve the requirements of ISO/IEC 17024:2012, the international standard for personnel certification.
  • Ensure that auditors meet or exceed the qualification guidelines for management system auditors described in ISO 19011:2011 and ISO 14001:2015 and are assessed as competent to perform environmental management system audits.
  • Assist organizations in selecting appropriately qualified auditors.
  • Enhance the professional recognition of qualified auditors.

Two Ways To Get Certified


Qualification Based

What is QB? Qualification-based personnel certification is based on the applicant’s education and qualifications, rather than on the basis of measurable competence.
Why choose QB? If you are an experienced auditor with at least two years of industry experience that you can demonstrate.

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Competency Based

What is CB? Competency-based personnel certification is based on specific competencies defined by industry as requirements for professionals who work in a given industry sector; your knowledge, skills, personal attributes and qualifications will be assessed.
Why choose CB? If you are new to auditing or are not auditing regularly, and don’t yet have a high-level of experience.

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