OHS Audit

Management System Auditing

Occupational health and safety management system - lead auditor

Upcoming Course Date: 4 – 8 November 2019

Venue: North-West University (Potchefstroom)

What is this course about?

This SAATCA-registered course focuses on transferring skills necessary to enable students to become qualified lead Occupational Health and Safety management system (OHSms) auditors. The course conforms to the international guidelines for auditing management systems (ISO 19011) and International requirements for certification bodies (ISO 17021).


This course will equip students with knowledge of the requirements of the auditing standards and the ability to successfully plan, execute and report on OHSms audits, as well as to act as lead auditors in OHS audits. OHSms requirements (based on OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001) and South African OHS legal requirements are used as auditing criteria.


Some of the key characteristics of this programme are:

  • Down-to-earth and practical training techniques used to explain OHS auditing principles and techniques; and
  • Demonstrations and role-play situations, using simulated case studies, OHS documentation and specific scenarios to practically exercise auditing skills and the formulation of audit findings.

Is this course for you?

If you are or want to be a lead OHSms auditor, conducting audits for both internal and OHSAS certification purposes, this course is for you. This course is also for you if you want to be an informed OHSms auditee.

Course Entry Requirements

OHSAS (CEM-03.2.1) and OHS Law (CEM-02.2.1) or similar courses

R 15 750.00

(no VAT charged)

Upcoming Course Dates

Occupational health and safety management system – lead auditor

4 – 8 November 2019 | North-West University (Potchefstroom)



In order to apply for this course you need the following qualifications:

 1) ISO 45001 or OHSAS 18001 + migration (Certificate)

 2) Occupational health and safety law (Certificate) or

 3) Mine health and safety (Certificate)