ISO 45001 Transition Module (single day)

Understand the changes and new requirements of the Standard replacing OHSAS 18001

£100 offif updating an SQMC18001 qualification

2018... time is running out to update your existing qualification!

You can now proactively refresh your CV -- in line with the requirements of the brand new International Standard for Occupational Health and Safety, ISO 45001:2018 -- on one of SQMC's public Transition modules.

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Re-train or update?

ISO 45001 takes over from the out-going OHSAS 18001:2007 British Standard, and the good news is that auditors previously trained to 18001 do not have to re-take an entire Internal or Lead Auditor course again to stay 'valid' -- you can update your qualification through attendance on this SQMC (or similar) one day module. Please note that auditors who are personally registered with IRCA may require to undertake a two day course, not offered by SQMC.

I'm not an auditor. Should I attend?

This Transition workshop will be beneficial for anyone responsible for the implementation or maintenance of an ISO 45001-based Safety Management System. Managers affected by an 'SMS' should also consider attending the course, to gain a clear understanding of how the changes and additional clauses will impact their role.

Freelance consultants and trainers will also want to attend, and the course is worth 7 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points in the Chartered Quality Institute.

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A very brief summary of what's covered

This course focuses predominantly on the 'nuts and bolts' of the ISO 45001:2018 Standard. The most notable issues to be covered during our the workshop are:

  • The major new clause which covers the Management of Risk
  • The other major new clause covering the Context of an Organisation
  • An explanation of "Annex SL" - the inspired framework on which all Management Systems Standards are being be built

Participants who successfully complete the SQMC continuous assessment exercises throughout the course are awarded with a Scottish Quality Management Centre Certificate of Successful Completion.

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Length of course

1 day (9.00 am until 5.00 pm)

SQMC-trained auditors may save on advertised price

Save £100 when purchasing your place on this Transition workshop if you previously undertook any form of OHSAS 18001 (2007 version) Auditor training with us (offer will be applied to your invoice after enrolling). Your certificate number will be required to claim the saving, however if you are unable to quote this, our admin staff can locate this information in our database.

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Price Includes

  • 18001 > 45001 Correlation Matrix
  • Course notes
  • Quality, restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Certificate


Ideal for auditors, managers, and staff already working with OHSAS 18001


1 day

Assessment & Certification

Those who successfully complete their assessed exercises will be awarded with a Transition Certificate, updating their previously held OHSAS 18001 auditor qualification; in line with the requirements of the Standard.

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