Become an Auditor

The AMTA’s Auditor Certification pathway takes qualified auditors through highly structured and consistent training designed to support specific outcomes that reflect the critical skills and competencies you would expect from a professional.

  • Experience
    • Full-time (non-contract) employee of the business, or A Contract-Employee whose primary source of employment is the business, and where the individual has completed training in Health and Safety System Building (HSSB), or is registering to complete this training, or
    • Has completed training in a recognized and approved course with confirmed equivalency from the AMTA.
  • Baseline knowledge
    • There is no pre-requisite baseline knowledge required to register into, and complete training in the Health and Safety System Building course.
    • Applicant Auditors are required to complete the necessary courses in sequence to qualify for the Internal Auditor certification.
  • Demonstrated Ability
    • Upon completion of the AMTA’s program elective, the Applicant Auditor is required to submit a student audit within 3 months prior to achieving an Internal Auditor Certificate.

Required Course Work

  • Health and Safety System Building
  • Fundamentals of Auditing
  • COR Auditor (submit qualifying audit)

Maintenance of Internal Auditor Certification

  • Year 1 Complete Fundamentals of Auditing and COR auditor
  • Year 2 Internal Audit and two-days of professional development
  • Year 3 Internal Audit and two-days of professional development
  • Recertification – Complete COR auditor

In order to begin the pathway to Consultant Auditor Certification, you will need to submit an application. This checklist will guide you in the steps for application submission.

Download Consultant Auditor Application Process 2020
Download Auditor History and Reference Check Form

  • Experience
    • 5 years of cumulative experience in an Occupational Health and Safety role within the previous 7 years, or
    • 5 years of cumulative experience in a Carrier Compliance within the previous 7 years, with The most recent 3 years of experience operating at a Professional level
    • Completion of 4 audits, in the capacity of lead or sole auditor, prior to application for a Consultant level of certification.
    • No Criminal Code Convictions.
  • Quality Assurance History
    • Auditors with experience gained at another certifying organization are subject to reference checks with those organizations prior to being approved for the Consultant Auditor certification and at any time thereafter.
  • Professional Education and Designation
    • Currently hold an Internal Auditor Certification from the AMTA, and
    • Completed a recognized Occupational Health and Safety Certificate or Diploma Program,
    • Or Currently hold the Certified Transportation Safety Professional (CTSP) designation with,
    • or Registered in, and actively working towards completion of the CTSP with the mandatory courses completed

Consideration will be provided for Certified Health and Safety Management System Auditor (CHSMSA) designation holders

Required Course Work

  • Health and Safety System Building
  • Fundamentals of Auditing
  • COR Auditor (submit qualifying audit)
  • Consultant Auditor

Maintenance of Internal Auditor Certification

  • Year 1 Complete 4 Audits and the Consultant Auditor Course
  • Year 2 Complete 4 audits and 1 day professional development
  • Year 3 Complete 4 audits and 1 day professional development
  • Recertification – Complete 4 audits and program elective and the Consultant auditor course