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BMC 281 Auditing of HSE Management Systems and Compliance

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Course Description

Auditing is a management tool used by organizations to verify that the organization is meeting its external and internal obligations with regards to health, safety and the environment. It is an essential element of a management system and a primary driver of continual improvement. The course explores the processes and procedures for various types of environmental health and safety audits, with an emphasis on auditing of regulatory compliance.

Formerly: BMC 238 Environmental Health and Safety Auditing

Course Details

Many tips and techniques for successful auditing and audit programs management will be provided.

For many, environmental health and safety auditing is a rewarding career choice. The course also examines auditing as a profession, discusses what it takes to become a certified auditor and explores emerging opportunities.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Clearly define the scope and objectives of an audit.
  • Develop a useful audit protocol.
  • Conduct audit investigations, including effective interviews.
  • Write audit reports that will get results.
  • Act professionally and ethically during the course of an audit.
  • Plan an audit program to cost-effectively reduce organizational risk.

Notes

Students may take either BMC 281 Auditing of HSE Management Systems and Compliance OR BMC 116 Management Tools and Techniques for Environmental Issues in their Core Component.  If both courses are taken, one will be assigned to Core and the other will be assigned as Optional.


Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)




Sections

  BMC 281 - 024 Auditing of HSE Management Systems and Compliance  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
 
Class:   Tue 6:00PM - 9:00PM
17 Jan 2017 to 21 Mar 2017
Number of Sessions: 10 Sessions
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $550.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Sheila Bailey
  Reading List / Textbook:  No Textbook Required
  Section Notes:  Please note: students are recommended to complete two core courses in Health, Safety and Environment or Environmental Management, before registering for this class.

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you pre-read or familiarize yourself with course materials prior to the course.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Students will be required to complete assignments during the week and may be asked to prepare a final assignment after the course has ended.

The instructor may choose to use Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning environment, to post the Course Outline and other course materials. If you have questions about using D2L, let your instructor know when you attend the first class. D2L may not be available before the start date of the course.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  
 
  BMC 281 - 025 Auditing of HSE Management Systems and Compliance  
  Spring 2017   Status:  Available
 
Online:   04 Apr 2017 to 12 Jun 2017
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $550.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Sheila Bailey
  Reading List / Textbook:  No textbook
  Section Notes:  Students are advised to complete two core courses in Health, Safety and Environment or Environmental Management programs, before registering for this class.

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.
A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  
 


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