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Certified BS 10012 PIMS Lead Implementer Training Course

Certified BS 10012 PIMS Lead Implementer Training Course

SKU: 5083
Format: London
  • Delivered by our specialist consultants, this course will teach you how to implement an effective PIMS.
  • Train without the travel with our instructor-led online or classroom/online combination courses giving you all the benefits of classroom study without the hassle, uncertainty and cost of travel.
  • The classroom/online courses offer you the option to attend in person or online, if circumstances change.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the BS 10012 Certified PIMS Lead Implementer (C BS PIMS LI) qualification and 21 CPD/CPE points.
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Training course outline

Learn how to implement BS 10012:2017 +A1 2018 and demonstrate compliance with the GDPR  while embedding data management in your organisation’s culture. The Standard integrates well with other leading global standards, such as ISO 27001, for total GDPR compliance. 

Certified BS 10012 PIMS Lead Implementer course benefits

 Designed by experts

Designed by the first organisation in the world with an accredited ISO 27001 certificate referencing BS 10012:2017

 Delivered by professionals

Learn about the steps to BS 10012 success from real-world practitioners. They will show you how to tackle a PIMS project from start to finish.

 Hands-on study

Participate in group discussions, practical exercises and case studies throughout the course.

 Fast-track to certification 

Achieve a globally recognised BS 10012 qualification certificated to ISO 17024 in just three days.

 Reassure customers, investors and other stakeholders

Implementing BS 10012 demonstrates your organisation has the framework in place to comply with the data protection requirements imposed by laws such as the EU’s GDPR

Who should attend this course?

Those responsible for implementing a PIMS or individuals who wish to understand the benefits of BS 10012 compliance:

  • Privacy managers
  • Data protection managers
  • Information security managers
  • IT managers
  • Project managers
  • Corporate governance managers
  • Risk and compliance managers
  • General or privacy counsels

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re the leading global provider of cyber risk and privacy training.
  • We are leaders in the GDPR and ISO 27001 - all our courses are designed by experts and delivered by experienced trainers. .
  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available to download 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.

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Course details

What does this course cover?

  • Understanding what a PIMS is
  • Managing system standards
  • Overview of BS 10012
  • PIMS project roadmap
  • Setting up a PIMS framework
  • Managing PIMS-related risks
  • Implementing a PIMS
  • Measuring, monitoring, reviewing and improving the PIMS
  • Certification audit

What’s included in the course?

  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments;
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file);
  • The BS 10012 Certified PIMS Lead Implementer exam; and
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment should I bring?

The exam is an online exam. You will need to bring a ‘pop-up enabled’ laptop/tablet to the venue. Full details on how to access the exam will be provided by email 1–2 days before sitting the exam.

Course duration and times

Day 1: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 3: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Course locations:


CPD points

This course is equivalent to 21 CPD/CPE credits.

Exams and qualifications

BS 10012 Certified PIMS Lead Implementer exam

Attendees sit the BS 10012 Certified PIMS Lead Implementer examination. 

  • Exams are taken online (either remotely or by computer in the classroom), and provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.

What qualifications will I receive?

BS 10012 Certified PIMS Lead Implementer (C BS PIMS LI) qualification.


This course holds accreditation from IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications), a renowned authority in personnel certification within the field of IT governance.

As a premier personnel certification body, IBITGQ specialises in certifying individuals who demonstrate exceptional proficiency in IT governance practices.

IBITGQ maintains accreditation to the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard, a globally recognised benchmark for conformity assessment. Accreditation by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) further underscores the course's commitment to meeting stringent certification requirements.

ISO 17024 certification is esteemed within the industry and universally acknowledged by employers worldwide. By aligning with this standard, our course ensures that your qualifications are not only recognised but also highly valued by employers across diverse sectors.

Upon successful completion of the course, you have the opportunity to validate your professional expertise by registering your qualification on the esteemed IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register. This platform serves as a testament to your commitment to excellence in IT governance, setting you apart as a distinguished professional in the field.

Do I need to bring proof of identity?

Delegates must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Is there any recommended reading?

We strongly recommend you purchase and read the BS 10012 standard before attending the course:

We also recommend that you purchase and read the following textbook:



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