ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Certification Training



£2,311.93 inc VAT
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Study method
Online, self-paced
40 Hours
No formal qualification
40 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students


This 5-day ISO/IEC-27001 Lead Auditor Training and Certification course from Unichrone. Enables the participants to develop the expertise needed to audit an Information Security Management System (ISMS), and manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participants will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with certification process of the ISO/IEC 27001 standard. Based on practical exercises, the participants will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and
audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to conduct an audit efficiently.


40 CPD hours / points
Accredited by TUV



Introduction to Information Security Management System (ISMS) concepts as required by ISO/IEC 27001
? Normative, regulatory and legal framework related to Information Security
? Fundamental principles of Information Security
? The ISO/IEC 27001 certification process
? Detailed presentation of the clauses of ISO/IEC 27001

Day 2:

Planning and initiating an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
? Fundamental audit concepts and principles
? Audit the approach based on evidence and on risk
? Preparation of an ISO/IEC 27001 certification audit
? Documenting of an ISMS audit

Day 3:

Conducting an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
? Communication during the audit
? Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
? Drafting test plans
? Formulation of audit findings, drafting of nonconformity reports

Day 4:

Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
? Audit documentation
? Conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
? Evaluation of corrective action plans
? ISO/IEC 27001 surveillance audit and audit management program

Day 5:


Learning Objectives

? To acquire expertise of performing an ISO/IEC 27001 internal audit, following the ISO 19011 guidelines
? To acquire expertise of performing an ISO 27001 certification audit, following the ISO 19011 guidelines and the specifications
of ISO 17021 and ISO 27006
? To acquire necessary expertise for managing an ISMS audit team
? To understand the operation of an ISO/IEC 27001

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What are CPD hours/points?

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