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Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor Online Training Course

Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor Online Training Course

SKU: 4522
  • Build your career as an ISO 27001 lead auditor with this five-day course.
  • Fully certificated, practitioner-led course equips you to execute an ISO/IEC 27001:2013-compliant ISMS audit.
  • Train without the travel with our Live 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).
  • Passing the included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) qualification.

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The Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor course outline

This fully accredited course equips you with the skills to conduct second-party (supplier) and third-party (external and certification) audits. Build your career as a lead auditor, lead a team of auditors and achieve compliance with ISO 27001.

Using a combination of formal training, practical exercises, and relevant case studies, an experienced ISO 27001 trainer, auditor, and consultant will:

  • Help you understand best-practice audit methodology based on ISO 19011:2011 (Guidelines for auditing management systems)
  • Show you how to use audits to monitor conformance to the Standard, ensure consistent implementation, and assess the effectiveness of continual improvement
  • Help you gain experience of the practical application of ISO 27001 audit processes through discussion and role-play

The Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor course benefits

Save time and money

Save time and travel costs with ISO 27001 online training delivered to any location with Internet access.

Designed by experts

Developed by ISO 27001 experts Alan Calder and Steve Watkins, and drawing on their industry-leading implementation guide IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002.

Led by specialists

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

Aligned with best practice

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

Who should attend this 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.

Job titles:

  • 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?

IT Governance is 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 7,000 professionals on information security management system (ISMS) implementations and audits.

Course details

What does the Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor 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 program
  • 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 program
  • Performing an audit
  • Observing and listening
  • Reporting and Summarizing 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?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file)
  • The ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor 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

Day 1: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Day 2: 9:00 am – 5.00 pm
Day 3: 9:00 am – 5.00 pm
Day 4: 9:00 am – 5.00 pm
Day 5: 9:00 am – 1.00 pm

Exams and qualifications

ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor exam

Attendees sit the online ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA) examination at the end of the course – a 90-minute, multiple-choice, ISO 17024-certificated exam set by IBITGQ.

There is no extra charge for taking this exam.

What qualifications will I receive?

ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor (CIS LA)

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 formal entry requirements but it is assumed that you have taken the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Foundation or ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer training course or you have a good working knowledge of ISO 27001 gained through practical experience.

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 one or more of the dollowing:

Customer Reviews

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1. on 2/16/2017, said:
5 stars out of 5
Well worth the time and money. I implemented and managed a registered global ISO 27001 ISMS for eight years. The course matched my experiences and gave me better insights into the audit process. Great course!
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2. on 2/15/2017, said:
5 stars out of 5
Best class, very effective, and efficient use of time. I was impressed on how well the on-line training worked, the instructor kept the class engaged and we were able to learn from others attending the class. Excellent course, I highly recommend it!
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