ISO 50001  Foundation course (2 days)

//ISO 50001  Foundation course (2 days)
ISO 50001  Foundation course (2 days)2018-12-06T17:26:54+00:00

Project Description

System (ENMS) based on ISO 50001 


This course enables the participants to learn about the best practices for implementing and managing essential components of Energy Management System (EnMS) as specified in ISO 50001. The participant will learn the different components of EnMS, including the EnMS scope and boundaries, energy policy, required procedures, records, measuring performance, management’s commitment, internal audit, management review and continual improvement.

Who should attend?

  • Members of an Energy team
  • Professionals wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the main processes of an Energy Management System (EnMS)
  • Staff involved in the implementation of the ISO 50001 standard
  • Staff involved in operations related to a EnMS
  • Auditors

Learning objectives

  • To understand the implementation of an Energy Management System in accordance with ISO 50001
  • To understand the relationship between the components of Energy Management System and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of an organization
  • To know the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage an Energy Management System
  • To acquire the necessary knowledge to contribute in implementing an Energy Management System (EnMS) as specified in ISO 50001

Course agenda 

Day 1: introduction to energy management system (ENMS) concepts as required by ISO 50001 

  • Introduction to the ISO 50001 family of standards
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Fundamental principles of Energy Management
  • General requirements: presentation of the clauses 4 to 4.7 of the ISO 50001 standard

Day 2: implementing requirements from ISO 50001 and certification exam 

  • Implementation phases of the ISO 50001 framework
  • Continual improvement of Energy Management System
  • Conducting an ISO 50001 certification audit
  • Certified ISO 50001 Foundation Exam



Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice:
  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Practice test similar to the certification exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

Examination and certification 

The “Certified ISO 50001 Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains

  • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Energy Management
  • Domain 2: Energy Management System (EnMS)

The “Certified ISO 50001 Foundation” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)

Duration: 1 hours 

For more information about exam, refer to PECB section on ISO 50001 Foundation Exam

A certificate of Certified ISO 50001 Foundation will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to this credential

For more information about ISO 50001 certifications and PECB certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 50001 Foundation Certification at

General information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants
  • In case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions