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Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation Online Training Course

Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation Training Course

SKU: 4547
  • One-day introductory course on the key elements of ISO 27001
  • Developed by the team that led the world’s first successful ISO 27001 implementation project
  • Train without the travel with our instructor-led online course, giving you all the benefits of classroom study without the hassle, uncertainty and cost of travel
  • Course dates available in both Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Pacific Standard Time (PST)
  • Trainers who offer real-world expertise and insights
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Training course outline

Learn about ISO 27001 best practice and find out how to achieve compliance with the Standard. This popular course provides a complete introduction to the key elements required to achieve compliance, including:

  • Understanding management system documentation and the requirements of ISO 27001
  • Planning, scoping, and communicating throughout your ISO 27001 project
  • The key steps involved in an ISO 27001 risk assessment

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Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation training course benefits

 A complete introduction to ISO 27001

In just one day, get a complete introduction to the world of management standards and how ISO 27001 works.

 Designed by experts

Developed by IT Governance Director Steve Watkins, a contracted technical assessor for UKAS.

 Hands-on study

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

 Delivered by professionals

Learn from an experienced ISO 27001 practitioner and consultant.

 Learning that suits your lifestyle

All the interactive benefits of classroom training but from the convenience of your desk. Save time and reduce costs, with no travel or accommodation required.


Interactive instruction with the opportunity to ask the trainer questions and get involved in group discussions.


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agreed the course content was relevant.

“On-line training is the way to go! Cost-effective, could still cover all bases – work and home, with no travel, accommodation, meals +++ costs, etc….The pre-course admin is excellent and the course content/supporting materials provided underpinned the thorough grounding needed for the subject matter of auditing ISO27001.”

- Gillian


“Great course – really worthwhile – would recommend this to anyone who has to deal with ISO 27001 (in fact – I have!!)”

- Chris


“William offered an engaging course with personal anecdotes and real-world scenarios. This made the course more than just a recitation of material in the slides. He is clear in his delivery and paces the course well. I was fully prepared for the follow up Lead Implementer course. ”

- Daniel Faltyn, CIO


Who should attend this course?

Anyone interested in or about to undertake an ISO 27001 project or who wishes to build a career in information security management, for example:

  • IT/ Information security analyst
  • IT/ Information security manager
  • IT/ Information security consultant
  • IT/ Information security project manager
  • Head of IT
  • Operations manager
  • Quality manager

Your learning path

Find out how the Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

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

ISO 27001 learning path

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognized 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 ISMS (information security management system) implementations and audits.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer 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.
  • 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.
Course details

What does this course cover?

  • An overview of available standards and management system documentation
  • The benefits of ISMS certification
  • An overview of ISO 27001 and its application
  • Key elements of ISMS implementation project planning
  • The core elements of an ISMS
  • The key steps of an ISO 27001 risk assessment
  • An overview of the ISO 27001 Annex A controls

Course agenda:

  • Drivers for ISO 27001
  • Standards: what they are and why they are important
  • Documentation and Management Systems
  • Certification
  • Management Commitment
  • Overview of ISO 27001
  • Implementing ISO 27001: Scoping, Planning, Communication
  • Risk Assessment and Security Control
  • Summary

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file)
  • The ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Foundation exam
  • A certificate of attendance

What equipment should I bring?

This course is delivered as a WebEx Live Online session. Anyone booked on this course is expected to have a reliable Internet connection at their home or office. We will check and confirm that you have the WebEx application installed, and that you can correctly log on to our WebEx training centre before the course.

To sit the online exam you will need:

  • Internet Explorer 9 (or later) or Mozilla Firefox version 16 (or later)
  • Internet access for the full time of the exam
  • To deactivate the pop-up blocker
  • A working webcam on the machine you are using to sit the exam

Course duration and times

9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day course is run.

Exams and qualifications

Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation exam

Attendees take the ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Foundation (CIS 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:


CPD points

What qualifications will I receive?

ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Foundation (CIS F).

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

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.


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 standard prior to attending the course:

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

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