The aim of this course is to provide information and knowledge about the revisions in the Occupational Health and
Safety Management Systems between the BS 18001:2007 and the ISO 45001:2018. The course is structured in two
- Knowledge and understanding Annex SL as a framework for ISO management systems
- Knowledge and understanding the requirements of
ISO 45001:2018 and be able to audit against ISO 45001 requirements effectively.
The first module is optional for those delegates who have not participated in a CQI and IRCA certified Annex SL
Training Course yet. It covers the changes arising as a result of the adoption of Annex SL. All students who
participated successfully in Annex SL part in combination with another course (e.g. ISO 9001:2015 or ISO
14001:2015 Transition Training Course) are able to attend in Module 2 only – as a standalone training course.
The second module covers the changes arising as a result of the requirements to the standard specific content of
The training is highly interactive and consists of knowledge-based sessions as well as practical exercises.
Successful completion of the course (continuous assessments and examination) will result in the issue of a
certificate, which may be used to retain an existing IRCA auditor appointment for Occupational Health and Safety
Manage-ment Systems and therefore convert the BS 18001 auditor appointment to an ISO 45001 auditor appointment
(IRCA certified). In case of fail result of the examination, delegates have the right of a resit examination
within 12 months of the last day of the course.
Being certified as an IRCA auditor is a clear statement that you are a recognized, qualified and capable auditing
Recommended prior knowledge:
The students are expected to have an in depth knowledge of OHSAS 18001:2007 and auditing techniques. Otherwise
it is recommended to attend a five days ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor Training Course.
Group of participants:
This course is intended to all auditors and persons with OHSAS 18001:2007 knowledge – e.g. management system
consultants, relevant levels of management involved in maintenance of Occupational Health and Safety Management
Systems – who want to have information about new structure and philosophy of ISO 45001:2018, changes compared to
OHSAS 18001:2007 and corresponding interpretation. The number of delegates is limited to max. 20 people.