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    deGRANDSON offers world-class tuition, internationally-recognized certification, and budget-friendly pricing. Here are some of the features of our Courses...

    Here are some of the features of deGRANDSON Courses...

    We offer genuine e-Learning Courses so you enjoy...

    • Course delivered in your favorite browser. Choose any operating system and browser combination you favor, and our responsive Courses are instantly available.  No software or Lessons need to be downloaded.
    • On-demand Tuition - times and places of your choosing with no fixed date or time
    • Self-paced Lessons - Speed through to review the topics you understand well but take your time, and repeat as you wish, sections that are new or challenging. No videos or talking heads to bore you to distraction.
    • Free 24/7 Tutor Support - Should you have any questions, you can raise a Support Ticket and get expert advice on any or every aspect of your Course.
    • Lessons are delivered in a choice of media - each Lesson is a progressive series of screens with matching audit and/or subtitles/closed caption text.
    • Lesson delivered using methods suited to adult learning, including tuition, FAQs, and quizzes.
    • Certificates with QR Codes: You can instantly verify your qualification to a potential client or employer using the codes. 
    • Corporate Discounts: Save more when you buy ISO courses for three or more people.
    • ISO 21001, ISO 29993, and ISO 29994 Accreditation: We've had ISO 21001 accreditation as an Educational Organization with additional e-learning services since 2021.  Awarded by BQAI, an accredited Certification Body, our ongoing compliance is confirmed by an independent third-party audit every year.

    What then of our ISO 14001 Courses?

    ISO 14001 training, or EMS training if you prefer, involves training programs designed to equip auditors, lead implementers, quality managers, and other management system professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to develop, implement, maintain, or audit Environmental Management Systems and ensure their compliance with the requirements of ISO 14001.

    Why is ISO 14001 Training Important?

    EMS training is important because more and more organizations are moving to reduce their environmental footprint. 

    This training will give EMS auditors and implementers the necessary knowledge and experience to help organizations minimize their environmental footprint, fully comply with international regulations, and continually improve their environmental performance based on an entire life cycle approach.

    Is this training mandatory?

    Yes and no. ISO 14001 training is not mandatory in many cases; however, it will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of environmental management systems by internationally recognized standards.

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    What are my options for ISO 14001 Training?

    Conventional classroom-based EMS training courses usually limit you to two choices. These are a 2-day internal auditor course or a 5-day lead auditor course.

    Sometimes, this makes selecting an appropriate ISO 14001 course a bit challenging.

    With deGRANDSON’s e-Training programs, you can enroll in any of our ISO 14001 online training courses that you can take anytime and anywhere. With many options, you can pick the one that fits your needs best.

    In addition to our ISO 14001 internal auditor and lead auditor courses, deGRANDSON also offers a lead implementer course for those who want to become an EMS consultant, an extension course for those who wish to add ISO 14001 to their existing internal or lead auditor certification, and a conversion course for those who want to upgrade their current ISO 14001 certification to the latest standard.

    For more detailed information, check out our answers to 21 frequently asked questions about ISO 14001.

    How Can I Enroll in an ISO 14001 Training Course?

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    ISO 14001 image map. Click on any course you are interested in to see their overviews.


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    deGRANDSON Global is an ISO Certified Educational Organization

    In ISO Compound Logo-2-1 - compressed October 2021, we secured certification to three education-related ISO Standards.  As a result, we now have a university-grade management system conforming to the requirements of  …

    • ISO 21001, Educational Organizational Management System,
    • ISO 29993, Learning Services outside formal Education,  and
    • ISO 29994, Learning Services – additional requirements for Distance Learning.

    We have chosen ISO 21001 certification because it is based on independent third-party assessment, unlike IRCA and Exemplar badges (which we believe are commercially compromised).  In addition, it is a ‘university grade’ standard in use globally by schools, colleges, and universities to demonstrate their competence.


    Written by Dr John FitzGerald

    Director & Founder of deGRANDSON Global. Spent 15 years in the manufacturing industry and 25 years training, consulting & auditing management systems
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