ISO 50001:2011 Lead Auditor

The ISO 50001 energy management standard is a proven framework for industrial facilities, commercial facilities, or entire organizations to manage energy—including all aspects of energy procurement and use.

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ISO50001 Certification Overview


ISO 50001 is the latest and leading energy management system today and is being implemented by many organizations across the world. The advantages are being reaped all around the globe mainly because its benefits can be catered to a host of companies. Be it a multi-national company or a small establishment, a public or a private company, IS0 50001 can be put to good effect. ISO 50001:2011 Lead Auditor certification enables you to demonstrate your commitment to treating the environment responsibly, ensuring energy efficiency across all your activities. By having effective energy and environmental management systems you can give your stakeholders the assurances they demand.


ISO 50001:2011 specifies the requirements for an organisation to establish, implement, maintain and improve energy management systems (EnMS). ISO 50001 is a voluntary standard that applies to all aspects of an organisation’s energy use. By establishing the systems and processes necessary to improve energy performance, including energy efficiency, use, consumption and intensity, you can reduce your energy costs, GHG emissions and other environmental impacts. The ISO 50001:2011 Lead Auditor certification enables you to take a systematic approach to continual improvement of energy performance and emission control, and shows your commitment to effective energy and environmental management systems.

Exam Information


Exam Pattern

The exam comprises of 100 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (70 out of 100 correct) to pass the exam.


Duration of exam
The total duration of the exam is 2 hours (120 Minutes)


Online-Proctored
The ISO 50001:2011 Lead Auditor Exam is currently available via Online Proctored Mode, You will need to schedule testing appointment by sending an email to candidate.registrations@gaqm.org once you are done with the E-Course. You can schedule an exam appointment date before forty eight (48) hours

Retaking of exam
If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time. The exam can be taken any number of times.


Certification Validity
The ISO 50001:2011 Lead Auditor Certificate is valid for life

Displaying your certificate
Remember, when labelling a product or system as certified to an ISO standard:
Don't say: "ISO certified" or "ISO certification"
DO say: "ISO 9001:2008 certified" or "ISO 9001:2008 certification" (for example)

What is covered in the Exam?

  • Energy Performance Auditing
  • EnMS Auditing
  • Management System Auditing
  • Communication for Team Leader Duties
  • Stage 1 Auditing Team Leader Duties
  • Impetus for International Energy Management Standards
  • Intro to ISO 50001 Series Standards and Related Publications
  • ISO 50001 Audit Knowledge
  • Conformance to ISO 50001 / Relationship to Other Standards
  • Understanding the ISO 50001:2011 Requirements
  • Energy Management System Documentation
  • ISO 50001 and ISO 9001 Comparison
  • Writing Nonconformity Statements.

Who can take the ISO 50001:2011 Lead Auditor Exam
This course is designed for ISO 50001 Implementation Team Members, Management Representatives and ISO 50001 Internal Auditors. Those in charge of implementing or auditing ISO 14001 or EMS could also benefit from this Certification.


  • Designated Energy Manager
  • State Designated agencies engineers
  • Energy auditors seeking Certification
  • Energy managers in Designated consumers
  • Plant and facility engineers
  • Auditors/Lead auditors in ISO 50001/ISO 14001
  • Organisations considering energy projects
  • Managers/Engineers from Operation/Maintenance