ISO 27001 Information Security Management System Lead Auditor PECB ANSI Certification Course

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Self-Study / Self-Paced Course via KATE App

Note: The Self-paced/Self Study format is a prepaid course and the registrant must open a member account on the PECB website (PECB – Member Registration). The registrant’s email address is required to enroll in the system.

Fee: Php 30,000 / person plus 12% VAT

Group Discount: Five-Percent (5%) on Three (3) or More Participants

Course description

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform an Information Security Management System (ISMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.

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


  • 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
  • Understand an auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Learn how to lead an audit and audit team
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 in the context of an ISMS audit
  • Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011

Course outline

  • Day 1 Introduction to Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and ISO/IEC 27001
    • Course objectives and structure
    • Standards and regulatory frameworks
    • Certification process
    • Fundamental principles of Information Security Management Systems
    • Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
  • Day 2 Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit
    • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
    • Evidence based audit approach
    • Initiating the audit
    • Stage 1 audit
    • Preparing the stage 2 audit (on-site audit)
    • Stage 2 audit (Part 1)
  • Day 3 On-site audit activities
    • Stage 2 audit (Part 2)
    • Communication during the audit
    • Audit procedures
    • Creating audit test plans
    • Drafting audit findings and non-conformity reports
  • Day 4 Closing the audit
    • Documentation of the audit and the audit quality review
    • Closing the audit
    • Evaluating action plans by the auditor
    • Benefits of the initial audit
    • Managing an internal audit program
    • Competence and evaluation of auditors
    • Closing the training
  • Day 5 Certification Exam

Examination and certification

  • The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:
    • 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

General information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake it for free under certain conditions

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