VIRTUAL [VILT] OHSMS ISO 45001:2018 Internal Auditor Training Course | CQI-IRCA Certified

Course Overview Who is this course for?

As the business world changes at an accelerating rate, internal auditors need to keep up or risk becoming irrelevant and unable to provide the insight that will allow their organizations to succeed. That means they’ll need to continually add to their skills and knowledge. The focus of the VIRTUAL [VILT] Kelmac Group® ISO 45001:2018 Internal Auditor Training Course is on assisting and verifying the competencies/capabilities of the Learner to be able to effectively audit a product, process or department/function of a QMS based on ISO 45001:2018 requirements with specific emphasis of 2nd and 3rd party auditing [Internal audits]. 

  • During the delivery, we provide Internal Auditors with both the confidence and ability to apply the audit assurance tools and techniques, methodology and desired behaviors to assess the hazard identification, risk assessment/ controls within the organization inorder to enable the organization to consistently provide a safe & healthy work environment that meet customer and interested party requirments and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. 

  • This course is one of our most popular for training Medical Device Supplier or Lead Auditors and is also available for onsite delivery.

We offer both public and private/on-site class. Just give us a call or drop us an email for more information. Our brochure for this course and all our offerings can be downloaded directly from our website via this page (see below).

Key Course Learning Outcome Why this course is unique?

Management Systems

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act [PDCA] Cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the inter-relationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, implementation, measurement, review and continual improvement

 Occupational Health & Safety Management

  • A basic knowledge of managing Occupational Health & Safety through hazard identification, risk assessment, risk controls and compliance with legal and other requirments
  • The relationship between Occupational Health & Safety management and the provision of safe and heathy workplaces, the prevention of work-related injuries and ill health, and the proactive improvement of Occupational Health and Safety performance
  • Common examples of relevant Occupational Health & Safety legislation and requirements

ISO 45001:2018

  • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 45001:2018 and the commonly used terms and definitions, as given in ISO 45001:2018, which may be gained by completing a Kelmac Group® and CQI-IRCA Certified ISO 45001:2018 Fundamentals [OHSMS] course or equivalent

Upcoming Dates and Locations

Please Contact Us if you need additional information or if you don't see a date that works for you. To register by phone, call (312) 496 6607

All our courses are available onsite, click below to reference the form for an onsite training quote or call (312) 496 6607

Early Bird Discounting Available:

Register & Pay 45 days in advance and save $ 25

Register & Pay 75 days in advance and save $ 50


Discounts cannot be combined with any other offer.

Start Date Location Cost Days Public Course Onsite
19th Jul 2021
08 : 00 AM - 17 : 30 PM CST
Virtual $ 925.00
( $45.00 CQI-IRCA Certification/eCourse Material Content Fee )
2 Days
14th Sept 2021
08 : 00 AM - 17 : 30 PM PST
Virtual $ 925.00   $ 875.00 **
( $45.00 CQI-IRCA Certification/eCourse Material Content Fee )
2 Days
12th Nov 2021
08 : 00 AM - 17 : 30 PM EST
Virtual $ 925.00   $ 875.00 **
( $45.00 CQI-IRCA Certification/eCourse Material Content Fee )
2 Days
8th Dec 2021
8 : 00 AM - 17 : 30 PM EST
Virtual $ 925.00   $ 875.00 **
( $45.00 CQI-IRCA Certification/eCourse Material Content Fee )
2 Days

* Advance 45 Day Early Bird Discount, Terms & Conditions Apply

** Advance 75 Day Early Bird Discount, Terms & Conditions Apply

Course Learning Topics What does the course cover?
  • Our virtual [VILT] teaches Learners the audit principles, tools and techniques used for the assessment of the performance of the organization’s Occupational Health & Safety Management System [OHSMS]. 

    The following is a breakdown of the course sessions;

    • Session 0 – Course Introduction

      Kelmac Group® Profile; Course Introduction; Structure of the Learner Manual; Learner Attendance; Course Outcome; Continuous Assessment; Course Program; Course Aims and Objectives; Introduction to CQI-IRCA; Blbliography; Terminology; ISO in Brief

    • Session 1 – Occupational Health & Safety Management System Overview/Refresher

      What is an OHSMS; Purpose/Benefits; Scope of ISO 45001; History/Evolution; ISO 45000 Family of Standards; OHSMS Terminology; Key Changes and Concepts; High Level Structure; Benefits of Certification/Registration; ISO 45001:2018 Requirement Application

    • Session 2 – Compliance Management System – How to audit compliance requirements?

      Introduction to ISO 19600:2014; Compliance Terminology; Manaqement System Auditor versus Inspector; Establishing the Compliance Management System; Compliance Principles; Implementation and Maintenance of the Compliance Management System; Compliance Auditing for Management System Auditors

    • Session 3 – Introduction to Auditing

      Auditing Terminology; Management System Audits; Principles of Auditing; CQI-IRCA Professional Code of Practice; Audit Life Cycle; Appointment if Lead Auditor and Audit Team; Desired Auditor Behaviours; Auditor Program Management

    • Session 4 – Initiation and Preparation

      Initiation the Audit; Initial contract with the Auditee; Audit Objectives, Scope and Criteria; Audit Feasability; Preparation for the Audit; Audit Working Documents; Audit Plan; Audit Checklists; 

    • Session 5 – Conducting the Audit

      Pre-Opening Meeting Activities; Opening Meeting; Gathering Audit Evidence; Five Core Audit Methods; Auditor Note Taking; Audit Sampling; Managing the Audit Team; Audit Communications; Auditee Reactions; Audit Findings; Case Study – Simulated Audit  

    • Session 6 – Audit Reporting

      Writing/Grading Audit Findings; Audit Conclusion; Audit Report

    • Session 7 – Final Audit Team/closing-Exit Meeting

      Final Audit Team Meeting; Evaluating Correction/Corrective Action; Audit Finding Follow-up; Closing-Exit Meeting; 

The following are the workshops completed during this class:

ISO 13485:2016 Requirement Application; Auditing Compliance; Audit Terminology; Audit Principles; Audit Life Cycle; Auditor Team/Auditee Roles; Auditor Behaviours; Audit Program Management; Determination of Audit Feasability; Document Review prior to an on-site audit; Audit File/Working Documents; Audit Plan; Audit Checklist; Opening Meeting; Gathering Audit Evidence/Audit Methods; Communications; Case Study/Simulated Audit; Writing Audit Finding/Grading; Writing an Audit Conclusion; Evaluating Correction/Corrective Action; Determining Audit Follow-up/Auditee Risk Profile; Closing-Exit Meeting

Course Certification CQI & IRCA Certified Course

Are There Any Course Pre-Requisites?


Full or 100% attendance is required during the virtual [VILT] training course.

Continuous Assessment

The Learner is assessed during the virtual class delivery based on participation and performance throughout the duration of the virtual course. This includes all exercises, role plays, case studiy and all other activities during the virtual course.  The Learner is expected to turn their webcam on during all virtual class sessions.  The Learner may turn-off their webcam during class break times.


There are two (2) phased 30 minute eAssessment auditor examinations during this learning event. The first written auditor examination is a theory test and the second written practical auditor examination. Both eAssessment examinations are closed book; however, the learner is required to have a hard-copy or digital version of the relevant management system standards (ISO 45001:2018) for class use. The minimum pass rate for each written theory and practical auditor eAssessment is 70%.


Who Should Attend?

Our course is aimed at Occupational Health & Safety Professionals, Consultants, Auditors and Managers

  • Individuals interested in conducting first-party audits of Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems
  • Occupational Health & Safety Management Representatives
  • Occupational Health & Safety Consultants
  • Occupational Health & Safety Directors
  • Occupational Health & Safety Managers/Supervisors
  • Procurement Personnel
  • Financial Personnel
  • Document Controllers 
  • Owner Managers 
  • Occupational Health & Safety cross-functional team members of a OHSMS implementation project/Occupational Health & Safety Safety Committee
Our Course vs. Our Competitors Why is our course the best?

Working with a Case Study

  • With 50% more skill based exercises compared to our competitors. We focus on auditing that provides Assurance that the Medical Device Quality Management System meets the needs of the interested parties & our Learners are equipped to make higher quality insights for improved organizational performanceLearners practice using audit tools and techniques they can uses immediately and that inspire’s Learner confidence
  • Access to digital copy of course documentation, relevant standards following completion of course registration and up to twelve months following completion of the course
  • Our investment in our Consultant-Trainer knowledge management, learning, and digital technologies means learners are challenged and encouraged to become the very best OHSMS Internal Auditors in their respective industries 
  • Learners complete a phased Kelmac Group® eAssessment examination compared to a traditional 1 hour written Theory and Practical Auditor examination 

Others train followers, we prepare and develop OHSMS Internal Auditors™ for the most pressing Occupational Health & Safety issues facing workers, interested parties and clients today

Basic Course Requirements

  • The Kelmac Group® is known for our in-person classrom and hands-on activities, and we use an extensive toolbox to foster similar engagement and attention in our virtual classes. Our Consultant-Trainer and learners interact in real time via our flexible, online learning platform, resulting in an engaging and real-class environment. This is an ideal alternative to the typical classroom setting for professionals who are unable to travel or who just prefer the convenience of attending a class without having to leave their own personal environment.
  • This class is delivered over five consecutive days, 08:00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday
  • Kelmac Group’s® virtual instructor-led training (VILT) is a live web-based learning experience where the Consultant-Trainer and learners are in separate locations.
  • Kelmac Group’s® VILT technology platform is designed to ensure similar interaction as a traditional in-person classroom experience and allows for 2-way dialogue, break-out sessions for engaging workshops and hands-on exercises, and group work using virtual breakout rooms. This provides for an engaging learning experience in which learners can connect with the content and interact with both the Consultant-Trainer and other learners.
  • The learning objectives and topics covered during the VILT are the same as the corresponding in-person version of the class. That said, to accommodate a virtual setting, the pace at which the VILT is delivered, and the structure of class workshops and exercises, is modified to support engagement in a virtual format. Virtual class participants receive eBooks instead of printed materials.
  • All VILT classes are taught by the same, experienced team of Consultant-Trainers you’ve come to expect from the Kelmac Group®. Our team of VILT Consultant-Trainers are trained in virtual facilitation – ensuring a lively, interactive learning experience.
  • How do I need to participate in a VILT class. First and foremost, your enthusiasm. In addition, course learners are required to have their own PC or laptop with a high-speed internet connection. We recommend a headset with microphone, video capability, and the ability to participate in the training from a private, quiet setting. If possible, have two monitors; one for the virtual classroom and the other for viewing training materials. Dual monitors may be helpful but are not required

Virtual Training Technology Requirements


To participate in the virtual training sessions, you will need:

  • Use the latest version laptop or desktop computer. The laptop or desktop computer should not be in use for more than 4 years. (Note: A tablet or mobile device is not suitable for this training).
  • HD Webcam – Built-in or USB plug-in
  • Speakers and a microphone – Built-in or USB plug-in. We highly recommend a headset if you have this available for optimal audio quality
  • Internet connection – Minimum of 2.5Mbps download, 3.0 Mbps upload
  • Two display monitors are highly recommended
    • One for joining the virtual classroom and, if applicable, viewing digital eCourse documentation
    • The other for completing class exercises/assignments

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