Health & Safety Auditor Certification

Competency Based Certification Exemplar Global RABQSA iNARTEThe Health & Safety Auditor Certification program has been developed to provide recognition for auditors of health and safety management systems and other types of health and safety audits and is designed to ensure that auditors meet or exceed the qualification guidelines described in ISO/DIS 19011:2002. The program has been accredited by JAS-ANZ to the internationally recognized standard, ISO/IEC 17024:2012. The benefits being:

  • Provides international recognition for professionals managing Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems in accordance with AS/NZ4801:2004/OHSAS18001:2007 & ISO19011:2011
  • Provides proof of competence to effectively manage Occupational Health & Safety issues via extensive examination of Knowledge, Work Experience and competence to audit
  • Competency based Principal and Lead Auditors are accredited under ISO17024:2012
  • Once certified as a Professional, gain your passport to the world!

Health and safety is a prominent issue in all organizations. To ensure compliance with regulations and reduce apparent risk, the requirement for competent auditors is mandatory.

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

Grade Knowledge Competencies
(Section 3)
Skill Competencies
[examined in audit situation by Exemplar Global examiner]
(Section 4)
Qualifications
(education,
training,
work experience]
(Section 5)
Personal Attributes (Section 6)
Provisional OHS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH
N/A N/A N/A
OHS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH
OHS auditing as team member Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. to scope PAAS Master®
Principal OHS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH
OHS auditing as solo auditor Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. to scope PAAS Master®
Lead OHS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH,
Exemplar Global-TL
OHS auditing as audit team leader Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. to scope PAAS Master®
Business Improvement OHS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH,
Exemplar Global-TL,
Exemplar Global-OI
OHS auditing as audit team leader Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. to scope PAAS Master®

Qualification Based Certification Exemplar Global RABQSA iNARTEThe Qualification Based Health & Safety Auditor Certification has been developed to provide recognition for auditors of health and safety management systems and other types of health and safety audits and is designed to ensure that auditors meet or exceed the qualification guidelines described in ISO/DIS 19011:2002. The benefits being:

  • Provides international recognition for professionals managing Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems in accordance with AS/NZ4801:2004/OHSAS18001:2007 & ISO19011:2011
  • Provides proof of competence to effectively manage Occupational Health & Safety issues via extensive examination of Knowledge, Work Experience and competence to audit
  • Competency based Principal and Lead Auditors are accredited under ISO17024:2003
  • Once certified as a Professional, gain your passport to the world!

Health and safety is a prominent issue in all organizations. To ensure compliance with regulations and reduce apparent risk, the requirement for competent auditors is mandatory.

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

Grade Knowledge Competencies (Section 3) Audit
Experience
Qualifications
[education,
training,
work experience]
(Section 5)
Associate OHS Auditor (OHS-AA) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH or OHS Auditor course
N/A At least two years relevant OHS work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications
OHS Auditor (OHS-A) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH or OHS Auditor course
20 audit days, with at least 4 complete audits as member of audit team At least two years relevant OHS work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications
Principal OHS Auditor (OHS-PR) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH or OHS Auditor course
20 audit days, with at least 4 complete audits. At least 10 days and 2 complete audits as a solo auditor At least two years relevant OHS work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications
Lead OHS Auditor (OHS-LA) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH,
Exemplar Global-TL or OHS Auditor course
35 audit days, with at least 7 complete audits. At least 15 days and 3 complete audits as Team Leader At least two years relevant OHS work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications
Business Improvement OHS Auditor (OHS-BI) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-OH,
Exemplar Global-TL,
Exemplar Global-OI or OHS Auditor course plus Exemplar Global-OI
35 audit days, with at least 7 complete audits. At least 15 days and 3 complete audits as Team Leader At least two years relevant OHS work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications