ISO/IEC 27001
Lead Auditor Training

A practical course to teach you how to manage audit programs of Information Security Management Systems, in accordance with ISO/IEC 27001:2013, at your own pace.

Price: AUD 1,780

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Learn to perform an Information Security Management Systems audit

The ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor eLearning training course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to plan and perform Information Security Management System (ISMS) internal and external audits by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques.

Developed and delivered by PECB (accredited by the International Accreditation Service – IAS), this training course will add incredible value to your career and professional profile by offering worldwide recognised certification.

Get Qualified to

  • Carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process

  • Plan and lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011

  • Manage an audit program, audit team, communicate with clients and resolve potential conflicts

  • ​​Interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 in the context of an ISMS audit

  • Understand the operations of an Information Security Management System based on ISO/IEC 27001

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002, and other standards and regulatory frameworks

How it works

Course Curriculum

  • Section 1 – Training course objectives and structure
  • Section 2 – Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Section 3 – Certification process
  • Section 4 – Fundamental concepts and principles of information security
  • Section 5 – Information security management system (ISMS)
  • Quiz 1
  • Section 6 – Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Section 7 – The impact of trends and technology in auditing
  • Section 8 – Evidence-based auditing
  • Section 9 – Risk-based auditing
  • Section 10 – Initiation of the audit process
  • Section 11 – Stage 1 audit
  • Quiz 2
  • Section 12 – Preparing for stage 2 audit
  • Section 13 – Stage 2 audit
  • Section 14 – Communication during the audit
  • Section 15 – Audit procedures
  • Section 16 – Creating audit test plans
  • Quiz 3
  • Section 17 – Drafting audit findings and nonconformity reports
  • Section 18 – Audit documentation and quality review
  • Section 19 – Closing of the audit
  • Section 20 – Evaluation of action plans by the auditor
  • Section 21 – Beyond the initial audit
  • Section 22 – Managing an internal audit program
  • Section 23 – Closing of the training course
  • Quiz 4
  • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of an information security management system (ISMS)
  • Domain 2: Information security management system (ISMS)
  • Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
  • Domain 5: Conducting an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
  • Domain 6: Closing an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
  • Domain 7: Managing an ISO/IEC 27001 audit program

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Who Should Attend

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Information Security Management System (ISMS) certification audits

  • Managers or consultants seeking to master an Information Security Management System audit process

  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with Information Security Management System requirements

  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for an Information Security Management System audit

  • Expert advisors in Information Security Management

Certification

After successfully passing the exam, you can apply* for one of the credentials below depending on your proven experience. You will receive the certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

Credentials Exam Professional experience MS audit/assessment experience Other requirements
PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Provisional Auditor PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Auditor PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalent Two years (One year of work experience in information security management) Audit activities: a total of 200 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalent Five years (Two years of work experience in Information Security Management) Audit activities: a total of 300 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Senior Lead Auditor PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalent Ten years (Seven years of work experience in Information Security Management) Audit activities: a total of 1000 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

* Your first certification application fees are included in the course price. After that, you must renew your certification yearly.

For more information about ISO/IEC 27001 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

Educational Approach

  • Content Delivery: This training course consists of several video sections. In addition to having the training course content in video format, you will also be able to access the training course material containing over 450 pages of explanatory information, examples, best practices, exercises, and quizzes.

  • Course Duration: The course is self-paced, meaning you can do it in your own time. The 24/7 access to the course material allows you to go back to any section as you need. We recommend allowing at least five (5) days – approximately 35 hours to complete the course material, quizzes and the final exam.

  • Evaluation Process: The PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor final exam covers seven competency domains and meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP)*. The exam consists of 80 multiple choice questions, and a 70% passing grade is required. In case candidates fail the exam, they can retake it within 12 months following the initial attempt for free. After that, fees will apply for additional attempts.

  • Certificates: There are four credentials you can achieve with this course, depending on your proven experience.

* For specific information about the exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

Technical Requirements

This training course is delivered via a PECB training app called KATE.
All you need in order to access this training course is:

  • A device (e.g., computer, tablet, or smartphone).

  • Working internet access to connect the device to with a minimum speed of 5Mbps (recommended).

  • Download and install the KATE application. The app is compatible with the following operating systems:

    • DESKTOP: Windows 10/11, Mac OS X
    • MOBILE: iOS, Android

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