ISO 50001 Auditor Certification

Qualification Based Certification Exemplar Global RABQSA iNARTEThe 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.

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

Levels of Certification (Page 8) Sector Specific Areas of Certification (Annex E, Pages 29-32) Qualifications (Pages 9-10) Knowledge Requirements (Page 12) Audit Experience (Page 13)
ISO 50001 Provisional Auditor N/A 3 years full-time work experience or equivalent + tertiary education, or an additional 2 years work experience ISO 50001 National Exam N/A
ISO 50001 Auditor Commercial Buildings, Buildings-Complex Energy Use, Light to medium Industrial, Heavy Industrial, Transportation and Energy Supply 3 years full-time work experience or equivalent + tertiary education, or an additional 2 years work experience ISO 50001 National Exam ISO 50001 Auditor Checklist
ISO 50001 Lead Auditor Commercial Buildings, Buildings-Complex Energy Use, Light to medium Industrial, Heavy Industrial, Transportation and Energy Supply 5 years full-time work experience or equivalent + tertiary education, or an additional 2 years work experience ISO 50001 National Exam ISO 50001 Lead Auditor Checklist

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