OHSAS & ISO CERTIFICATION TRAINING

 

NOSA offers a wide range of training courses for all levels of competence. Courses are either conducted at conveniently located training centres across Southern Africa or at a venue provided by your company.

The Courses:

HACCP Introduction & Overview

HACCP Introduction & Overview

The Introduction course will empower the delegate with the History of HACCP, the driving (seven) principles of the standard and an understanding of their place, position and necessary actions required for safe food being provided to consumers.

DURATION: 2 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• Understanding of the History of HACCP.
• A clear understanding of the methodology required to design, develop and maintain a HACCP system.
• The principles of identifying and documenting the respective hazards, appropriate PRP's (Pre – Requisite Programs), National regulatory requirements, traceability & recall of non-conforming product are covered in practical case studies

TARGET GROUPS

Any individual involved in the Food Value Chain, from suppliers of raw products through to processors of value added products. This will include the following food related activities: Farming, Production, Manufacturing, Processing, Packaging, Distribution, Transporting and Retail.

ISO 9001 Bridging Course from 2008 to 2015

ISO 9001 Bridging Course from 2008 to 2015

DURATION: Two days
LICENSED: N/A
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: ISO 9001: 2008 Introduction or Implementation course

On completion of the course the successful learner will be completely familiar with the changes from ISO 9001: 2008 to ISO 9001: 2015, and the process module.

 

COURSE OUTLINE

On completion of the course, learners will understand:

  • The new (2015) ISO 9000 series of QMS standards

  • Key perspectives, i.e. reasons for the changes

  • Three basic core concepts of the 2015 version

  • Main changes to the 2008 version

  • Nature and benefits of ‘risk-based’ thinking

  • Structure of standard ISO 9001: 2015

  • Clause-by-clause comparison of the requirements

  • Revised Seven Quality Management principles

 

TARGET GROUPS

Anyone employed by an organisation with a quality-management system, meeting the requirements of ISO 9001 or anyone who wishes to pursue this route.

ISO 9001:2015 QMS Introduction

ISO 9001:2015 QMS Introduction

This course will provide learners with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and the process module.

DURATION: 1 days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• ISO 9001:2015 contains requirements for a quality management system.
• These requirements can be complex and confusing to those who are encountering it for the first time. Organisations that have implemented, or plan to implement the standard will need to understand     these requirements and how they impact on them.
• The course includes a series of lectures and workshops aimed at providing a clear
• understanding of the requirements and feedback on their interpretation.
• It also provides an opportunity for learners to discuss specific requirements with an experienced quality professional.
• The course also provides the opportunity to discuss the standards and expectations of certification bodies along with practical advise and support in plain English.

TARGET GROUPS

Anyone employed by an organisation with a quality management system meeting the requirements of ISO 9001 or anyone wishing to follow this route

ISO 9001:2015 QMS Implementation

ISO 9001:2015 QMS Implementation

On completion of this course the successful learner will be able to develop and implement a quality management system in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.

DURATION: 3 days
LICENSED: No
NQF LEVEL: 5
PREREQUISITES: ISO 9001:2015 Introduction

COURSE OUTLINE

• Have an understanding of the requirements of Quality Management
• Systems Standard ISO 9001.
• Be able to implement a Quality Management System.
• Have a range of techniques for the implementation of an QMS in their organisation.

TARGET GROUPS

• Quality managers, 
• Quality coordinators
• Administrators.

ISO 9001:2015 QMS Internal Auditor

ISO 9001:2015 QMS Internal Auditor

On completion of this course the learner will have the ability to apply the techniques for hazard identification and risk assessment as well as understand SHE management system requirements and procedures.

DURATION: 3 days
LICENSED: No
NQF LEVEL: 5
PREREQUISITES: ISO 9001:2015 Introduction & Implementation

COURSE OUTLINE

The only way to be sure that a Quality Management System is operating effectively, in accordance with ISO 9001, is to audit it on a regular basis. This interactive course will be of benefit to you when conducting your organisation’s Internal Audits. The learning process includes a series of tutorials, interactive class sessions, a main case study and role-playing exercises.  The course will describe how to schedule, plan and preform an audit, report findings, conduct opening and closing meetings and establish follow-up action. With the help of the workshops and role-playing exercises, you will experience the critical stages of an audit. learners will be supplied with a bound set of comprehensive notes to support the course.

TARGET GROUPS

Anyone involved with performing or managing internal quality audits. To derive maximum benefit from the course, learners should have some knowledge of their own quality system and ideally, an understanding of the ISO 9000 series of standards

ISO 14001 Bridging Course from 2004 to 2015

ISO 14001 Bridging Course from 2004 to 2015

DURATION: 1 day
LICENSED: N/A
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: Must already be qualified as an internal auditor on any previous auditing course

On completion of the course the successful learner will be able to understand the benefits of adopting an environmental management system (EMS) and achieving international environmental standard ISO 14001: 2015 certification. 

 

COURSE OUTLINE

On completion of the course, learners will understand:

  • Understanding the principles of ISO 14001: 2015

  • Understanding the requirements of ISO 14001: 2015

  • Understanding the ISO 14001: 2015 PDCA Deming cycle

  • Understanding how ISO 14001: 2015 will be implemented and developed

  • Understanding the difference between ISO 14001: 2004 and ISO 14001: 2015

  • Understanding the purpose and structure of the Annex SL

 

TARGET GROUPS

  • Internal auditors

  • SHEQ managers

ISO 14001:2015 EMS Introduction

ISO 14001:2015 EMS Introduction

On completion of the course the learner will be able to explain and apply safety health and environmental requirements in the workplace.

DURATION: 1 days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• Provide learners with insight into the requirements of ISO 14001 and enable them to participate effectively in EMS development and related activities.
• Structure of ISO 14001
• Benefits of having an EMS
• Key requirements for EMS
• EMS principles and EMS standards
• Developing EMS

TARGET GROUPS

• Managers who need practical understanding of EMS development
• Individuals appointed to develop an EMS
• Quality or safety auditors who need to cover environmental issues
• Trainee environmental consultants
• Employees

 

ISO 14001:2015 EMS Implementation

ISO 14001:2015 EMS Implementation

This course will provide learners with a sound understanding of Environmental Management Systems and a methodology for their implementation.

DURATION: 2 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: ISO 14001:2015 Introduction

COURSE OUTLINE

• Have an understanding of the requirements of Environmental Management 
• Systems Standard ISO 14001 and EMS
• Be able to carry out an initial preliminary review
• Appreciate environmental impacts and effects
• Have a range of techniques for the implementation of an EMS in their organisation

TARGET GROUPS

All those with an interest in environmental issues and who seek to implement a management system to manage those issues in an efficient and cost-effective way

 

ISO 14001:2015 EMS Internal Auditor

ISO 14001:2015 EMS Internal Auditor

Enables learners to perform effective internal audits of an environmental management system to ISO 14001.

DURATION: 3 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: ISO 14001:2015 Introduction & Implementation

COURSE OUTLINE

ISO 14001 states that internal audits of the environmental management system must be performed. This will enable an organisation to determine not only the degree of compliance with its system, but also opportunities for improvements. This course takes learners through the whole system of planning and preparing for audits, through performing audits to reporting the findings in an effective manner which is beneficial to the organisation. The course includes a series of lectures and exercises designed to ensure that learners leave the course ready and able to start auditing as soon as they like.

TARGET GROUPS

Environmental, health and safety and quality managers. Anyone who will be required to perform internal audits of the environmental management system.It is preferable if learners have some knowledge of ISO 14001 and/or their own environmental system prior to attending the course.

2 CPD Points (ECSA)

ISO 22000 Introduction & Overview

The course will enable the learners to understand the principle requirements of ISO 22000, the International standard for a Food Safety Management System.

DURATION: 2 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• The Introduction course will focus on the ISO 22000 standard, from a QMS and FSMS point of view. 
• Delegates will learn the importance of a “systems approach”, where procedures are documented, approved, adhered to, monitored and improved, to ensure that non-conformances are quickly identified and corrected.

TARGET GROUPS

The focus is on any individual involved in the food processing industry, from buyers of raw products, receiving personnel, production-line staff, those involved in the storage of raw  and finished product, dispatch staff and transporters.

OHSAS 18001 Introduction

 

This course will enable learners to understand the principle requirements of OHSAS 18001, the internationally recognised Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS).

DURATION: 1 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• This practical workshop brings learners up-to-date with current thinking on 
• Occupational Health and Safety, and thoroughly explores the Management 
• System Framework defined in OHSAS 18001.
• Beginning with a comparison with other internationally recognised management systems (ISO 9000/ISO 14000), learners work through implementing a management 
• system to enable continuous improvement of OH&S performance linked to third party certification.

TARGET GROUPS

Anyone with direct responsibility for Occupational Health and Safety, particularly Health and Safety officers, Supervisors and Managers. Learners should have working knowledge of current legislation and be involved in the organisations internal auditing and/or system implementation.

This course will enable learners to understand the principle requirements of OHSAS 18001, the internationally recognised Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS).

This course will enable learners to understand the principle requirements of OHSAS 18001, the internationally recognised Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS).

OHSAS 18001 Implementation

 

This course will enable learners to implement the principle requirements of OHSAS 18001, the internationally recognised Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS).

DURATION: 2 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: ISO 9001:2008 Introduction

COURSE OUTLINE

• This practical workshop brings learners up-to-date with current thinking on 
• Occupational Health and Safety and thoroughly explores the Management 
• System Framework defined in OHSAS 18001.
• Beginning with a comparison with other internationally recognised management systems (ISO 9000/ISO 14000), learners are made familiar with the requirements of OHSAS 18000.

TARGET GROUPS

Anyone with direct responsibility for Occupational Health and Safety, particularly Health and Safety officers, Supervisors and Managers. Learners should have working knowledge of current legislation and be involved in the organisations Internal auditing and/or system implementation.

This course will enable learners to implement the principle requirements of OHSAS 18001, the internationally recognised Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS).

This course will enable learners to implement the principle requirements of OHSAS 18001, the internationally recognised Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS).

OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor

On completion of this course the successful learner will be able to conduct an internal audit in accordance with OHSAS 18001.

DURATION: 3 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: OHSAS18001: Introduction & Implementation 

COURSE OUTLINE

• Learners will be given a thorough introduction to the principles of health and safety management, continual improvement and the requirements of current legislation.
• The OHSAS 18001 approach to Occupational Health and Safety is interpreted in detail.
• Procedures for hazard identification, risk management, emergency planning, training, communication, consultation,  and management review 
• Using OHSAS 18001 as a model, learners will be able to define roles and responsibilities of auditors and lead auditors, and plan, co-ordinate and perform OHSAS audits.

TARGET GROUPS

Supervisors, Managers and Directors who are responsible and liable for occupational health and safety management. Also useful for consultants advising on the implementation of OHSAS systems including OHSAS 18001.

Combined OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 Introduction

On completion of the course the learner will be able to explain and apply safety health and environmental requirements in the workplace and principal requirements of OHSAS 18001 

DURATION: 1 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A

COURSE OUTLINE

• Provide learners with insight into the requirements of ISO 14001 and Management System Framework defined in OHSAS 18001
• Structure of ISO 14001
• Benefits and key requirements of having EMS
• EMS principles, EMS standards and developing EMS
• Implementing management system to enable continuous improvement of OH&S performance linked to third party certification

TARGET GROUPS

• Managers who need practical understanding of EMS development
• Individuals appointed to develop an EMS
• Quality or safety auditors who need to cover environmental issues
• Trainee environmental consultants
• Employees

Combined ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 EMS Implementation

This course will provide learners with a sound understanding of Environmental Management Systems and a methodology for their implementation. This course will enable learners to implement the principle requirements of OHSAS 18001, the internationally recognised Occupational Health and safety Assessment Series (OHSAS).

DURATION: 3 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: The Combined ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 Introduction course

COURSE OUTLINE

On completion of the course, learners will be able to:
• Have an understanding of the requirements of Environmental Management Systems Standard ISO 14001 and EMS
• Be able to carry out an initial preliminary review
• Appreciate environmental impacts and effects
• Have a range of techniques for the implementation of an EMS in their organisation
• This practical workshop brings learners up-to-date with current thinking on Occupational Health and Safety and thoroughly explores the Manangement System Framework defined in OHSAS 18001
• Beginning with a comparison with other internationally recognised management systems (ISO 9000/ISO 14000), learners are made familiar with the requirements of OHSAS 18000.

TARGET GROUPS

• All those with an interest in environmental issues and who seek to implement a management system to manage those issues in an efficient and cost-effective way.
• Anyone with direct responsibility for Occupational Health and Safety, particularly Health and Safety officers, Supervisors and Managers. Learners should have working knowledge of current legislation and be involved in the organisations Internal auditing and/or System implementation.

Combined ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 EMS Internal Auditor

Enables learners to perform effective internal audits of an environmental management system to ISO 14001. On completion of this course the successful learner will be able to conduct an internal audit in accordance with OHSAS 18001.

DURATION: 4 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: The Combined ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 Implementation course

COURSE OUTLINE

• ISO 14001 states that internal audits of the environmental management system must be performed. This will enable an organisation to determine not only the degree of compliance with its system, but also opportunities for improvements.
• This course takes learners through the whole system of planning and preparing for audits, through performing audits to reporting the findings in an effective manner which is beneficial to the organisation.
• The course includes a series of lectures and exercises designed to ensure that learners leave the course ready and able to start auditing as soon as they like.
• Learners will be given a thorough introduction to the principles of health and safety management, continual improvement and the requirements of current legislation.
• The OHSAS 18001 approach to Occupational Health and Safety is interpreted in detail.
• Procedures for hazard identification, risk management, emergency planning, training, communication, consultation, and management review.
• Using OHSAS 18001 as model, learners will be able to define roles and responsibilities of auditors and lead auditors, and plan, coordinate and perform OHSAS audits.

TARGET GROUPS

• Environmental, health and safety and quality managers. Anyone who will be required to perform internal audits of the environmental management system. It is preferable if learners have some knowledge of ISO 14001 and/or their own environmental system prior to attending the course.
• Supervisors, Managers and Directors who are responsible and liable for occupational health and safety management. Also useful for consultants advising on the implementation of OHSAS systems including OHSAS 18001.

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