The ISO 50001 Auditor Certification program has been developed to provide international recognition for auditors who conduct Energy Management Systems (EnMS) audits, using International or National Standards, regulatory requirements, or other Standards and normative and industry reference, in the following sectors:

  • Commercial Buildings
  • Buildings – Complex Energy Use
  • Light to Medium Industrial
  • Heavy Industrial
  • Transportation
  • Energy Supply

At a minimum, all auditors obtaining certification will have demonstrated their knowledge of the ISO 50001 Standard and their ability to assess the conformance of an energy management system to ISO 50001. This will, include, assessing energy performance, identifying discrepant situations, identifying opportunities to enhance energy performance, and communicating and justifying audit results both verbally and in a written report to the client.

Levels of Certification

ISO 50001 Provisional Auditor

Sector Specific Areas of Certification (Annex E, Pages 29-32): N/A
Qualifications (Pages 9-10): 3 years full-time work experience or equivalent + tertiary education, or an additional 2 years work experience
Knowledge Requirements (Page 12): ISO 50001 National Exam
Audit Experience (Page 13): N/A

ISO 50001 Auditor

Sector Specific Areas of Certification (Annex E, Pages 29-32): Commercial Buildings, Buildings-Complex Energy Use, Light to medium Industrial, Heavy Industrial, Transportation and Energy Supply
Qualifications (Pages 9-10): 3 years full-time work experience or equivalent + tertiary education, or an additional 2 years work experience
Knowledge Requirements (Page 12): ISO 50001 National Exam
Audit Experience (Page 13): ISO 50001 Auditor Checklist

ISO 50001 Lead Auditor

Sector Specific Areas of Certification (Annex E, Pages 29-32): Commercial Buildings, Buildings-Complex Energy Use, Light to medium Industrial, Heavy Industrial, Transportation and Energy Supply
Qualifications (Pages 9-10): 5 years full-time work experience or equivalent + tertiary education, or an additional 2 years work experience
Knowledge Requirements (Page 12): ISO 50001 National Exam
Audit Experience (Page 13): ISO 50001 Lead Auditor Checklist