EMS Auditor

JEMAI AE1200:Registration Procedure for EMS Auditors

Qualification Requirements for Environmental Management System Auditors

Registration Procedure for EMS Auditors

1. Scope of Application
1.1
This document provides a procedure for evaluation and registration of the environmental management system auditors (hereinafter referred to as "EMS Auditors") in light of the qualification criteria for the certification of EMS Auditors (hereinafter referred to as "the qualification criteria".
1.2
This document is used as the procedure with which the Centre of Environmental Auditors Registration / Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry (hereinafter referred to as "CEAR") evaluates and registers persons applying for certification of the EMS auditors.
1.3
This document conforms to the European standard EN45013 (General requirements for certification bodies of operating certification of persons).
2. Referenced document

JEMAI AE1100: "CEAR Criteria for Certification of EMS Auditors"

JEMAI QD190: "Official regulation processing appeals and complaints"

JEMAI QD1100: "Official regulation of the affirmation of EMS Auditors and auditor training organizations "

3. Application of EMS Auditors

Applicants for certification of the EMS auditors shall fulfill and submit the following application form together with a copy of the evidence verifying payment of the application fee specified.

3.1
Application of EMS Provisional Auditors
1)
Application form
a.
Qualification grade to desire
b.
full name
c.
home: address, telephone number, and facsimile number
d.
date of birth
e.
final education
f.
office: name of organization, address, telephone number, and facsimile number
g.
registered grade and membership number of EMS auditors(if you have)
h.
destination of notice
i.
other application conditions
2)
Written affirmation
3)
Documents to be attached with application form
Applicants who apply for certification of EMS Provisional Auditors stipulated in 5.1 of the CEAR criteria, shall attach the following documents:
a.
a copy of the graduation certificate of final education;
b.
documents verifying work experience for more than five years in the position of managements or experts. The experience includes making decisions, resolving problems, communicating their intention with other managers, experts, colleagues, customers, and /or interested parties:
c.
documents verifying special knowledge and skills of the environmental management indicated in 7.3.4 of JIS Q 19011(ISO 19011)
d.
a copy of the certificate of a formal training course approved by CEAR;
e.
a recommendation signed by a manager in charge of the organization they belong to, as a person possessing the personal attributes stipulated in 7.2 of JIS Q 19011 (ISO 19011).
4)
Applicants of QMS provisional auditors, auditors and lead auditors who wish to be EMS auditors in the second discipline shall attach the following documents with the fulfilled application form of the above 1) & 2):
a.
a copy of the graduation certificate of final education;
b.
a copy of the available ID card of QMS auditors;
c.
a copy of the certificate of training course to shift from QMS auditors approved by CEAR.
d.
documents verifying work experience for more than five years in the position of managements or experts. The experience includes making decisions, resolving problems, communicating their intention with other managers,experts, colleagues, customers, and /or interested parties;
e.
documents verifying special knowledge and skills of the environmental management indicated in 7.3.4 of JIS Q 19011(ISO 19011);
f.
a recommendation signed by a manager in charge of the organization they belongs to, as a person possessing the personal attributes stipulated in 7.2 of JIS Q 19011 (ISO 19011).
3.2
Application of EMS Auditors
1)
Application form
a.
Qualification grade to desire
b.
full name
c.
home address, telephone number, and facsimile number
d.
date of birth
e.
final education
f.
office : organization, address, telephone number, and facsimile number
g.
registered grade and membership number of EMS auditors (if you have)
h.
destination of notice
i.
other application conditions
2)
Written affirmation
3)
Documents to be attached with application form
Those who apply for certification of EMS Auditors stipulated in 5.2 of the CEAR criteria shall attach the following documents with the application form:
a.
documents verifying audit experience;
b.
appeals and complaints*;
*You shall report its contents concretely in case of receiving any appeals or complaints from auditee or audit client.
c.
Recommendations by CEAR Lead Auditors.
4)
QMS Lead Auditors who shift to EMS auditors shall attach the following documents with the fulfilled application form in addition to the above 1) and 2) (Those who are already registered as EMS Provisional Auditors are not necessary to submit the followings a, b, d and e.):
a.
a copy of the graduation certificate of final education.
b.
a copy of the available ID card of QMS auditors;
c.
a copy of certificate of a formal training course or specified training course to shift from QMS auditors approved by CEAR;
d.
documents verifying work experience for more than five years in the position of managements or experts. The experience includes making decisions, resolving problems, communicating their intention with other managers or experts, colleagues, customers, and /or interested parties;
e.
documents verifying special knowledge and skills of the environmental management indicated in 7.3.4 of JIS Q 19011(ISO 19011);
f.
documents verifying EMS audit experience;
g.
appeals and complaints*;
*You shall report its contents concretely in case of receiving any appeals or complaints from auditee or audit client.
h.
recommendation signed by CEAR Lead Auditors;
i.
a recommendation signed by a manager in charge of the organization they belongs to, as a person possessing the personal attributes stipulated in the article 7.2 of JIS Q 19011 (ISO 19011).
4. Acceptance of application of EMS auditors
a.
Unregistered person may apply for certification of EMS Auditor without EMS Provisional Auditor’s stage.
b.
Unregistered person and provisional auditor are not acceptable to skip to Lead Auditor class.
c.
Application for up-grading and surveillance in the same time is acceptable.
d.
Application for up-grading and recertification in the same time is acceptable.
5. Evaluation

CEAR shall check submitted application forms and attached documents, and evaluate them whether they conform to the qualification of the criteria of JEMAI AE1100.

6. Issue of registration certificate of the EMS auditors

After confirming the payment of the registration, the representative of JEMAI shall issue the registration certificate to a person who satisfied requirements for EMS Provisional Auditor, Auditor and Lead Auditor.

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