Implementing and Auditing OHS Management Systems

3 Day Course




* All prices EXCLUDE GST

This four day course provides participants with the core competencies to both implement and audit occupational health and safety management systems that ensure they meet requirements of the current ISO and/or AS/NZS standards.

Upon successful completion of this course participants will have gained the following knowledge and skills and be able to:

  • Apply occupational health and safety management principles
  • Understand the terminology, intent and how to meet the requirements of ISO and/or AS/NZS standards
  • Evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the occupational health and safety management system
  • Organise and direct audit team members
  • Gather objective evidence using interviewing, observation and sampling techniques
  • Report audit findings, prepare audit reports and undertake follow-up.

Suitable for

Those involved in developing an OH&S management system, or those carrying out audits of occupational health and safety management systems and looking to gain formal recognition of their knowledge and experience.

Introduction to Minerva Consulting Group   

The New Zealand Quality College offers this course in partnership with Minerva Consulting Group, which provides training and assessment services specialising in the development, implementation and auditing of OHS management systems.

Minerva Consulting Group is an Exemplar Global approved training provider and this course has been structured to address the elements of competency required under the Exemplar Global competency units:

  Exemplar Global-OH Auditing OHS Management Systems     

  Exemplar Global-AU Auditing Management Systems

                     Exemplar Global-TL Leading Management Systems Audit Teams.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Attainment and be eligible to become a Provisional OHS Management Systems Auditor under the Exemplar Global Auditor Certification Scheme. If you have Safety Auditing experience, you may be eligible to obtain Exemplar Global Auditor Certification as an OHS Auditor, Principal OHS Auditor or Lead OHS Auditor.

Activities and Assessment

Minerva’s courses are renowned for utilising activity-based learning principles with participants active throughout the training conducting interviews, hazard identification activities, role-plays, case studies, etc. The cornerstone of the Safety Auditor course is a training audit so the participants learn by doing the auditing task, best preparing them to conduct real Safety Audits.


Minerva Consulting Group has been providing safety services to public and private sector organisations for over 30 years. They are highly respected in the Safety Auditing field and their client list includes many of the most well-known organisations in Australasia. Their Managing Director, Scott Cornwell is an experienced Safety Professional who has been auditing and training for many years. He is an Exemplar Global certified Lead OHS Auditor and Certificate IV Trainer/Assessor having completed hundreds of safety audits and training courses.

Participating in a course

To confirm your place, please add the number of people you want to book, then progress by clicking register online. As soon as we receive your registration form we'll send you an acknowledgment letter.

Course fees include

Tuition, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea (depending on course times), and all course notes and take-home reference materials.


Workshop Details

21-23 September 2021

3 Day Course