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ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor Training Course

Learn How To Plan & Execute An ISO/IEC 27001 Audit


Our 5-day ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor training course will help you to build your career in auditing Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) or ensure that you organisation achieves ISO/IEC 27001 Certification.

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Exam Included
5 Days
£1245Excl. VAT

Course Outline

What Will You Learn?

  • Understand Best Practice audit methodology based on ISO/IEC 19011.
  • Prepare, lead and report on the findings of an Information Security Audit.
  • Detailed information about auditing the ISMS against ISO/IEC 27001.
  • Interview techniques, following audit trails and reviewing documented evidence.
  • Audit risk assessments, business continuity and effective continual improvement.
  • Identifying nonconformities and ensuring appropriate corrective action is undertaken.
  • Practise new skills and develop knowledge by participating in role-play exercises, workshops and reviewing case studies.


Our ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor training course will not only cover the accepted principles of auditing, but will give you a detailed understanding of audit methodology, including audit preparation, managing an audit team, determining compliance with the standard, interview techniques, following audit trails and documenting evidence.

About the Course

Using a combination of formal training, practical exercises and relevant case studies, our experienced ISO/IEC 27001 tutor will:

  • Help you understand Best Practice audit methodology based on ISO/IEC 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 the audit processes of ISO/IEC 27001 through discussion and role play.

Who Should Attend

Our ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor training programme is designed for professionals with the responsibility for auditing an Information Security Management System (ISMS), or for ensuring Best Practice in information security controls. It is the essential audit qualification for anyone tasked with planning, managing and/or carrying out audits for conformance to the international standard ISO/IEC 27001 (and supported by ISO/IEC 27002).

Our ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor Certification would also benefit external consultants seeking to support the auditing activity of an ISMS within client organisations.

Materials Provided

  • Full Comprehensive Course Materials (PDF Files)
  • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor Examination
  • FREE Copy: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO/IEC 27001/ISO/IEC 27002
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Establish a structured approach to Information Security Management to secure information assets.
  • Improve information security through adoption of best practices.
  • Gain a competitive differentiator when tendering for business contracts.
  • Enhance reputation with the secure management of confidential and sensitive information.
  • Demonstrate compliance with an internationally recognised standard and the ability to satisfy customer security requirements.

Individual Benefits

  • Learn about Best Practice in Information Security Management and apply this within your organisation.
  • Realise the scope and purpose of the standard and how it can be implemented within an organisation.
  • Understand the key terms and definitions used in ISO/IEC 27001 to effectively roll out the principles.
  • Leverage the fundamental ISO/IEC 27001 requirements for an ISMS to address the need to continually improve.
  • Recognise the purpose of internal audits and external certification audits, their operation and the associated terminology.


There are no formal prerequisites, our ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor qualification assumes that you have a good knowledge of ISO/IEC 27001.


It is recommended that you read the following material: ISO/IEC 27001: 2005 or ISO/IEC 27001: 2013, or by attending the ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation course.

Exam Overview

ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor Examination:

  • 40 multiple-choice questions
  • Classroom-based examination
  • The examination duration is 90 minutes
  • The pass mark is 65%

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

This certification is worth 31 CPD/CPE credits.


ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor Certificate

Next Steps

We currently offer the following ISO/IEC 27001 classroom courses:

  • ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Foundation
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Internal Auditor
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Transition

We also provide the following Information Security Management courses:

  • ISO/IEC 27002 Foundation
  • ISO 27005 Certified ISMS Risk Management


If you successfully complete the examination, you will be awarded the ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS Lead Auditor Certificate - Official Certificates will be mailed directly to you.

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