This course is based on ISO 50001:2011 which outlines Requirements for Energy Management Systems. ISO 50001 is an ISO standard that specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, maintaining and improving an energy managements system and whose purpose is to follow a systematic approach in achieving continual improvement of energy performance, including energy efficiency, energy use and consumption including measurement, design and procurement practices for equipment, facilities, processes and personnel that contribute to energy performance.
Pre Course Knowledge
Before participating on this course, students are required to have knowledge of the said areas:
• Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 50001 and,
• Knowledge of the following energy management principles and concepts:
• the principles of fuel combustion, heat transfer and energy flow
• the relevant sources of energy regulation, guidelines and standards
• the typical methods and technologies for increasing efficiency
• energy measurement units, sources, costs, tariffs and scheduling
• energy use data analysis methods
• energy performance indicators, monitoring and performance measurement
• the impact of organisational processes and equipment on energy efficiency
• electricity use: motors, drives, lighting, computers
This course aims to provide participants with knowledge and skills necessary to carry out audits of organizations based on ISO 50001:2011 and in accordance with ISO 19011. By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe the purpose of: an energy management system, of energy management systems standards, of management system audit and of third party certification.
• Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up energy management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 Skills:
• Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an energy management systems to establish conformance (or otherwise) with ISO 50001 and in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 17021 where appropriate)
• Energy management practitioners
• Energy consultants.
• Energy personnel.
• Employees conducting energy management system audits within their own organization, i.e. internal audits.
• Internal Auditors
• Individuals wishing to perform energy management system audits