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  • Build your career as an ISO 27001 lead auditor with this five-day course, including the exam.
  • Delivered by expert practicing auditors.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • IBITGQ and CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) accredited, five-day training course.
  • 99% pass rate to becoming a certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) and 35 CPD/CPE points.
1295.0000
  • Build your career as an ISO 27001 lead auditor with this five-day course, including the exam.
  • Delivered by expert practicing auditors.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • IBITGQ and CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) accredited, five-day training course.
  • 99% pass rate to becoming a certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) and 35 CPD/CPE points.
1295.0000
  • Build your career as an ISO 27001 lead auditor with this five-day course, including the exam.
  • Delivered by expert practicing auditors.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • IBITGQ and CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) accredited, five-day training course.
  • 99% pass rate to becoming a certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) and 35 CPD/CPE points.
1295.0000
  • Build your career as an ISO 27001 lead auditor with this five-day course, including the exam.
  • Delivered by expert practicing auditors.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • IBITGQ and CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) accredited, five-day training course.
  • 99% pass rate to becoming a certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) and 35 CPD/CPE points.
1295.0000
  • Build your career as an ISO 27001 lead auditor with this five-day course, including the exam.
  • Delivered by expert practicing auditors.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • IBITGQ and CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) accredited, five-day training course.
  • 99% pass rate to becoming a certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) and 35 CPD/CPE points.
1295.0000
  • Build your career as an ISO 27001 lead auditor with this five-day course, including the exam.
  • Delivered by expert practicing auditors.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • IBITGQ and CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) accredited, five-day training course.
  • 99% pass rate to becoming a certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) and 35 CPD/CPE points.
1295.0000
  • Build your career as an ISO 27001 lead auditor with this five-day course, including the exam.
  • Delivered by expert practicing auditors.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • IBITGQ and CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) accredited, five-day training course.
  • 99% pass rate to becoming a certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) and 35 CPD/CPE points.
1295.0000
Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor Training Course

Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor Training Course


SKU: 2753
  • Build your career as an ISO 27001 lead auditor with this five-day course, including the exam.
  • Delivered by expert practicing auditors.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • IBITGQ and CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) accredited, five-day training course.
  • 99% pass rate to becoming a certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) and 35 CPD/CPE points.
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Description

Training course outline

Brought to you by the team that led the world’s first ISO 27001 implementation projects, this course will teach you:

  • The skills to conduct second-party (supplier) and third-party (external and certification) Information Security Management System audits;
  • How to lead a team of auditors and gain the skills to achieve compliance with ISO 27001;
  • How to competently manage an ISMS audit program; and
  • The best-practice audit methodology based on ISO 19011 allowing you to master audit techniques.

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COVID-19: remote delivery options

We would like to reassure our clients that all training courses will go ahead as scheduled during the current COVID-19 situation. As a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online. Please also refer to our COVID-19 policy.


Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor training course benefits

 Aligned with best practice

Aligned with the best-practice ISO 19011:2011 (Guidelines for auditing management systems) audit methodology.

 Led by specialists

An experienced ISO 27001 auditor and practitioner will explain how to lead an audit from start to finish.

 Learn from anywhere

Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues throughout the UK.

 Incredible value

You receive market leading training at an extremely competitive price.

 Designed by experts

Designed by IT Governance Director Steve Watkins, a contracted technical assessor for UKAS, where he helps with the assessment of certification bodies.

 Hands-on study

Gain experience of the practical application of the audit process to ISO management systems through discussion and role play.


See what our previous learners think about this course

99%

of delegates passed first time.

92%

were happy with the pace of the course.

94%

found the course content to meet their expectations.

96%

agreed the course content was relevant.

"Extremely engaging course which was very well delivered by Arnie! I was really impressed with not only his extensive knowledge of the ISO 27001 Standard, but his breadth of real world experiences to provide clear interpretations of each particular aspect of audit. Would 100% recommend if you're in an audit role! "

- Joe Edwards, Operational Audit Officer, Office for National Statistics

"I can recommend this course to anyone who needs an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor qualification. The trainer, exam and lessons are amazing. As a trainer myself, I have to say this is one of the best courses I have ever attended.”

- Michael Wilson, IAL Consultants


Who should attend this training course?

This course is aimed at individuals who want a globally-recognised ISO 27001 lead auditor qualification to further their careers, and at managers who are responsible for the implementation and maintenance of an ISO 27001-compliant ISMS, such as: 

  • IT/ Information Security Manager
  • Compliance Auditor
  • GDPR consultant
  • IT/ Information Security Consultant
  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • Head of IT
  • Information and risk manager
  • Information security analyst
  • Information Security Officer
  • Internal Auditor
  • ISMS manager

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on ISO 27001 – Our team led the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project, and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on information security management system (ISMS) implementations and audits.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • 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 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.

* conditions applicable

Course details

What does this training course cover?

  • An overview of the structure and major requirements of ISO/IEC 27001.
  • An overview of the audit process used by certification bodies.
  • The purpose, benefits and core principles of effective auditing.
  • Common auditing terms and definitions.
  • Critical skills required for performing an audit.
  • Best-practice audit methodology based on ISO 19011.
  • How to establish, maintain and manage an audit programme.
  • How to plan, conduct, report, summarise and follow-up on an audit.
  • Effective interviewing techniques and observation skills.
  • How to use audits to identify nonconformities and ensure appropriate corrective action is taken.
  • How to assess and evaluate the competence of auditors.
  • Accredited certification audit specifics.
  • How the audit process is used in first, second and third-party audits.
  • How to apply continual improvement of the ISMS.

Course agenda:

  • Purpose and benefits of audits
  • Role of auditors
  • Role of standards in audits
  • Audit terms and definitions
  • Principles of auditing
  • Managing an audit programme
  • Performing an audit
  • Observing and listening
  • Reporting and Summarising Audit Findings 
  • Conducting Audit Follow-up 
  • Competence and Evaluation of Auditors 
  • Accredited Certification Audit specifics 
  • Auditing an Information Security Management System to ISO 27001:2013

What’s included in this course?

  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments;
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file);
  • The ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor exam; and
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam. 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: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Day 2: 9:15am – 5:00pm
Day 3: 9:15am – 5:00pm
Day 4: 9:15am – 5:00pm
Day 5: 9:15am – 1:30pm


Course locations

  • Learn from anywhere with our instructor-led Live Online courses, or Classroom / Live Online delivery options. Learn more.
  • Alternatively you can study in a classroom at one of our venues in London or Ely (Cambridgeshire).

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, we assume that delegates will have gained a good knowledge of ISO 27001 through practical experience, through reading or attendance at such courses as the Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation training course or the Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Implementer course.

Attendees will need to have their own copies of the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO 27002:2013 standards for use during the course.


Is there any recommended reading?

We strongly recommend you purchase and read the standards prior to attending the course:

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

Exams and qualifications

Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor exam

Attendees take the ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) exam set by IBITGQ
(International Board for IT Governance Qualifications). There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:

35

CPD points


What qualifications will I receive?

ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA).


Accreditation

This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ), as well as CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) and satisfies the CIISec requirements at Level 1: A1, A3, A7, C1, C2, D2, E3, F2, H1 and H2; and at Level 1+: A2, A4, A5, A6, B1, B2, D1, E1, E2, F1 and G1

You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register.

The PCI SSC has indicated that it accepts GASQ certifications in relation to the IBITGQ accredited courses as meeting the requirements of an individual applying to become a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).

 

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • 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.

Do I need proof of identity to take the exam?

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 for the exam.


Your training pathway

This course is part of our training programme. You can download your training pathway below to find your next recommended courses.

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Wherever you are in the world, you can now attend an IT Governance online course, and get the full benefit of a classroom session.

To make your life as easy as possible, we offer 3 ways to attend an instructor-led course:

Classroom

Our instructor-led courses are hosted at professional training centres located in major cities across the UK.

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Our instructor-led Live Online courses are hosted and delivered live by one of our expert trainers.

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Learn from anywhere

Our instructor-led Classroom / Live Online courses give you the flexibility of attending a classroom course, either in person or by joining the classroom course online.

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The benefits of learning from anywhere

  • Choosing an online option means you save on travel, parking, hotels and other fees.
  • Learn and obtain a professional certification from the comfort of your home.
  • Our courses use the latest conferencing technology that is compatible with all devices.
  • Our trainers focus on maximising audience participation and getting the most out of our online attendees.
  • All trainers have been hand-picked for their technical and practical expertise.
  • You have full control over your course booking, meaning you can edit delegate details, course dates and any special requirements.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online courses give you the full experience of a classroom course, whether you attend in person or to join the classroom online from your home or office.

Find out more about the benefits of learning from anywhere


See what our previous learners think about this course

“Sharon was a delight, very clear instruction, good pace and the slides were well structured. Kept the training interesting with relevant examples and considering it was virtual found it very enjoyable! ”

- Nicky Keeley, Head of Cyber Security Oversight, Civil Aviation Authority

"Thank you Preston! I really enjoyed the class. Having been a trainer for almost 20 years, I think you are at your best when you are sharing your experiences with Auditing. I appreciated the other participants, and the WebEx format”

- Mark Stallling, Justice Trax

“Max was an excellent trainer, always professional, but also approachable. Connecting with attendees remotely is always more difficult than in a classroom environment, but again Max was excellent in all respects. I will definitely complete more courses with ITG and promote it to my peers.”

- Richard Jones, Programme and Security Consultant, Corporate Growth Solutions

Customer Reviews

(4.80)stars out of 5
# of Ratings: 20
1. on 23/05/2018, said:
5 stars out of 5
A thoroughly enjoyable course. Our instructor (Ian Shorten) showed his vast experience & knowledge of the subject matter delivering the course content with both humour and great enthusiasm. I was fortunate to have a fantastic group of fellow students who were more than happy to share their own experiences. Highly recommended.
2. on 13/04/2016, said:
5 stars out of 5
Very useful course indeed. Ian really managed to ensure that all pupils were fully engaged and everyone got a lot out of the course. His examples were current and easy to understand and you can tell that Ian really takes his role very seriously and passionately
3. on 17/11/2015, said:
5 stars out of 5
Very useful training. Ian Shorten was our trainer on the course, and he is really great teacher. I learned a lot. The course is very practical and actually help me in everyday work.
4. on 02/11/2015, said:
4 stars out of 5
The subject itself can be dry at times, but I enjoyed the learning along with some good work colleagues and the instructor, Ian really has a passion for what he does.
5. on 28/10/2015, said:
5 stars out of 5
Full credit to Ian Shorten my trainer on the course, I really got a lot out of this, the materials and delivery were excellent and presented in a lively and interesting way. It has helped me be more objective when dealing with multiple teams and get more of people.
6. on 10/08/2015, said:
5 stars out of 5
Very productive training!!! Ian was presenting the material in easily understandable way providing practical examples! Thanks a lot!
7. on 10/08/2015, said:
5 stars out of 5
Well done to Ian in his delivery of this training course. All objectives were satisfied and we benefitted from a very good group with real-life case study material to discuss and learn from. Many thanks
8. on 07/08/2015, said:
5 stars out of 5
Ian was a great teacher and made what could be a pretty dry subject come to life. He was genuinely enthusiastic about the subject and very engaging.
9. on 06/08/2015, said:
5 stars out of 5
It was a great experience. The facilitator displayed the highest level of competence, knowledge, experience, and a bit of humor making the class exciting. It was exactly what I needed: fulfillment of my course expectations!!!
10. on 26/02/2014, said:
5 stars out of 5
Pat was a fantastic teacher. Funny, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and heaps of experience
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