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PCI DSS Foundation Training Course | Qualified Security Assessor Company

PCI DSS Foundation Training Course

SKU: 1858
Format: Classroom
  • Complete introduction to PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) implementation
  • Outlines the importance of the Standard to all organisations processing, storing or transmitting credit card information
  • Successful completion of this course leads 7 CPD/CPE points
  • Please note - This course is an introductory course with no exam
Price: $615.00



Training Course outline

This one-day introduction course, fully updated for the PCI DSS v3.2, provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of PCI DSS compliance, and delivers practical guidance on how it applies to your organization.

By attending this course, you will:

  • Gain a clear understanding of the various requirements of the PCI DSS and discover the intent behind each of its requirements
  • Understand what is required for compliance before your organisation undergoes an assessment
  • Be given practical guidance and real-world examples to provide a basic understanding of what the Standard is all about

PCI DSS Foundation training course benefits

  Full coverage of PCI DSS

Learn how to understand and implement the various requirements of PCI DSS.

  Keep your organization safe

Understanding of the PCI DSS requirements can help reduce the risk possible data breaches.

  Understand best practice

Gain an understanding of the controls necessary for your organization to be able to safely handle cardholder data

  Develop your processes

Learn the process for reporting compliance (self-assessment and audit).

  Meet compliance requirements

Understand the different levels of compliance required by merchants and service providers;

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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. 

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.
  • 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.
Course details

What does this course cover?

  • Outline of payment processes
  • PCI DSS eco-sphere
  • Why the PCI DSS?
  • Where does it apply?
  • The six control objectives
  • The 12 requirements
  • Compliance enforcement
  • Remediation and non-compliance
  • Compliance structures
  • Self-assessment or audit?

Course agenda:

  • The purpose of the PCI DSS and the requirement for protection of cardholder data
  • PCI DSS objectives and intent
  • Related PCI standards and programs
  • Understand how PCI DSS compliance is enforced by the payment brands
  • Compliance needs for merchants and service providers. Explanation of the different levels
  • Understand how compliance to the Standard must be reported by merchants and service providers./li>
  • Overview of the 12 standard requirements

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file)
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

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

Course duration and times

1 Day: 9:30am – 5:00pm

Exams and qualifications

PCI DSS Foundation exam

This course is an introductory course with no exam.

This course is equivalent to:


CPD points


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no pre-requisites for sitting this course. This course is suitable for non-technical staff and no prior knowledge is required.

Is there any recommended reading?

There is no recommended reading for this course.

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