CQI-IRCA ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor

CQI-IRCA ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor training course

The ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor certification comprises an expert certification for auditors specialising Information Security Management System Standard ISO 27001:2013. The training is classroom-based with written exams and is necessary to have performed some ISO/IEC 27001 audits along with experience in Information Security. The course usually consists of around four days (forty hours) of training and a final exam on the last day. The course requires courses some existing knowledge of ISO27001, but the content of the courses vary substantially. The main advantage upon achieving the ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor certification is the acknowledgement that the person has the necessary skills in the topic.

Main Objectives

An Information Security Management System Standard ISO 27001:2013 aims at protecting employer and employee information through a well-organised process-based method for establishing, executing, operating, controlling, maintaining, and improving your ISMS.

Course Objective

The primary goal of this five-day course is to provide students with the skill and knowledge needed to perform first, second and third-party audits of Information Security Management Systems against ISO 27001, per ISO 19011:2018 and ISO/IEC 17021-1, as applicable.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, you would be able to describe the purpose of an information security management system, the standards, the audit and of third-party certification. Besides, you would also be able to explain the role of an auditor to plan, do, check and follow up an ISM system audit under ISO 19011:2018 and ISO/IEC 17021-1.

Course Details

  • ISO 27000 standards series;
  • Auditing Process Approach including the PDCA Cycle;
  • Auditing ISO 27001:2013 Standard requirements;
  • Auditing Information Security Management Systems Documentation;
  • Auditing ISO 19011:2018 standard requirements;
  • Auditing Roles and Responsibilities of Auditor;
  • Audit Planning- Audit Plan;
  • Checklists, Non Conformance Reports;
  • Audit Reporting;
  • Final Team Meeting/ Follow up;
  • Verification/ Audit Records;
  • Exercises, Case Studies etc.;
  • Accreditation/ Certification and Auditor Registration;
  • Course Examination

The course timings are from 8:30 A.M. and ends at 6:00 P.M each day. The training consists of a series of Power Points, group exercises including group activities, discussing practical experiences followed by thirty minutes lunch break on each day.