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  • Train with the experts and get a comprehensive introduction to the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).
  • Industry-leading course developed by our team of PCI QSAs (Qualified Security Assessors).
  • Learn from anywhere with our Live Online option that allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs to a minimum. Find out more.
  • Successful completion of this one-day course and included exam awards the PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
495.0000
  • Train with the experts and get a comprehensive introduction to the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).
  • Industry-leading course developed by our team of PCI QSAs (Qualified Security Assessors).
  • Learn from anywhere with our Live Online option that allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs to a minimum. Find out more.
  • Successful completion of this one-day course and included exam awards the PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
495.0000
  • Train with the experts and get a comprehensive introduction to the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).
  • Industry-leading course developed by our team of PCI QSAs (Qualified Security Assessors).
  • Learn from anywhere with our Live Online option that allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs to a minimum. Find out more.
  • Successful completion of this one-day course and included exam awards the PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
495.0000
  • Train with the experts and get a comprehensive introduction to the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).
  • Industry-leading course developed by our team of PCI QSAs (Qualified Security Assessors).
  • Learn from anywhere with our Live Online option that allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs to a minimum. Find out more.
  • Successful completion of this one-day course and included exam awards the PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
495.0000
PCI DSS Foundation Training Course

PCI DSS Foundation Training Course

SKU: 1858
  • Train with the experts and get a comprehensive introduction to the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).
  • Industry-leading course developed by our team of PCI QSAs (Qualified Security Assessors).
  • Learn from anywhere with our Live Online option that allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs to a minimum. Find out more.
  • Successful completion of this one-day course and included exam awards the PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
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Description 

Training course outline

The PCI DSS Foundation Training Course provides a comprehensive introduction to PCI DSS v3.2.1. Delivered by an experienced PCI DSS consultant, this one-day course explains the requirements of the Standard and how they can be applied to protect payment card data within your organisation.

You will get an understanding of:

  • The basics of the PCI DSS and why it important to secure your customers’ payment card data.
  • The 6 control objectives and 12 technical and business requirements of the Standard.
  • PCI DSS merchant level definitions and their requirements.
  • The enforcement process and the implications of non-compliance.
  • Demonstrating compliance with SAQs (self-assessment questionnaires) or external audits.

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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.


PCI DSS Foundation Training Course benefits

  Complete introduction to the PCI DSS

A comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of PCI DSS v3.2.1 compliance.

  Designed by experts

Designed by PCI QSAs, with an auditor’s perspective on PCI DSS scoping, scope reduction, gap analysis and remediation.

  Delivered by professionals

Taught by a PCI DSS consultant with extensive experience of helping organisations of all sizes achieve PCI DSS compliance.

  Learn from anywhere

Choose to take our Live Online course or attend in person at our training venue in Ely.


See what our previous learners think about this course

Excellent training

100%

were happy with the pace of the course

100%

found the course content to meet their expectations

100%

thought adequate course materials were provided

“Kamala was very good and the course was informative. Kamala's ability to be able to allow the delegates to engage with the content yet keep the pace of things going was excellent. Excellent trainer and obviously very competent in her field.”

- Nick Hunwicks, Payment Consultant


Who should attend this course?

Anybody accepting credit card payments, including merchants, third-party service providers and acquirers. The course is suitable for a broad audience, including departments such as finance, internal audits, IT and sales and business. 

This course is also suitable for executives, managers, staff, and anyone who is interested in learning more about the PCI DSS and its requirements. 


Your Learning Path

Find out how the PCI DSS Foundation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

This course is an essential component of the following learning path:


Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re a QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) – we’re approved by the PCI SCC (Security Standards Council), which means we regularly audit PCI compliance across a wide range of organisations.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • 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.*
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Course details

What does this course cover?

  • What the PCI DSS is and how it helps protect payment card data.
  • The process of paying by card and the types of transaction.
  • The PCI DSS ecosystem with its development cycle and related standards.
  • Where the Standard applies and examples of cardholder risk.
  • The six control objectives.
  • The purpose of the 12 PCI DSS requirements.
  • Non-applicability and compensating controls.
  • The enforcement process and the implications of non-compliance.
  • Comparisons of different compliance programmes and merchant level structures.
  • SAQ criteria and how to select the correct SAQ.
  • Determining the scope and applicability of the PCI DSS.
  • PCI DSS documentation and evidence requirements.

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The PCI DSS Foundation exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop and webcam for the duration of your course and exam.


Course duration and times

1 Day: 9:30am – 5:00pm


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

No prior knowledge or qualifications are required, and the course content is suitable for non-technical and technical staff.


Is there any recommended reading?

You may benefit from advance reading of the following introductory guide: PCI DSS – A Pocket Guide.

Exams and qualifications

PCI DSS Foundation exam

Candidates take the PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F) exam set by IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications). There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:

7

CPD points


What qualifications will I receive?

PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F).


Accreditation

This course is accredited by IBITGQ.

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


How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately after completing 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 emailed directly to candidates by the relevant exam board. Please note that hard-copy exam certificates are not issued.

Do I need proof of identity to take the exam?

Candidates must have a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator may request to check it before 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.

Ways to learn

Learn from anywhere with our range of instructor-led courses

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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Live Online

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

Customer Reviews

(4.33)stars out of 5
Number of reviews: 3
1. on 11/11/2021, said:
4 stars out of 5
Big thanks to Kamala who was a very good trainer indeed - I needed to develop my understanding of the PCI Standard and in this respect the course thoroughly met with my aims and objectives - great value for money and I can definitely recommend this to anyone looking to develop their knowledge
2. on 17/05/2013, said:
5 stars out of 5
The trainer was extremely confident in his delivery of the course material. I thoroughly enjoyed this course.
3. on 17/05/2013, said:
4 stars out of 5
Very useful for anyone wanting to gain a better understanding of PCI. Finally some of the parts I was confused about clicked into place.
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