Internal Health & Safety Auditing

Who needs this qualification?

  • Candidates who plan or carry out internal audits of their company’s Health and Safety Management System.
  • This course will also be useful to those who host external Health & Safety audits

Prior Learning Requirements

  • There are no specific prior learning requirements for this course

Why is this training important?

  • Provides the candidate with the knowledge, training and skills to plan, carry out and report on internal health and safety audits.
  • Employers can be assured that they have trained and competent internal health and safety auditors


  • An introduction to Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Management systems and OHSAS 18001:2007 requirements
  • Audit planning and preparation
  • Auditor skills
  • Carrying out effective audits and identifying non conformities
  • Report writing and action plans
  • Practical assessment

Course Duration

  • Depending on the numbers of candidates this course is usually run over 1 – 2 days. Sufficient time is allowed for the tutor to observe the candidates on a one to one basis and provide individual candidate feedback


  • Candidates carry out an internal audit during the course that is observed by the tutor. Candidates will receive individual feedback from the tutor on their performance.

Suggested Progression

  • Progression onto other health and safety courses will depend on the individual’s role and responsibility within the company. Please see our full list of Health and Safety courses for more details

Interested in this course or need more information on how to apply?