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ISO/IEC 22301 BCMS Foundation Training Course

Provides A Basic Introduction To The International Standard: ISO/IEC 22301


ISO/IEC 22301 is the international standard for Business Continuity, outlines the requirements of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)

Our 1-day ISO/IEC 22301 Certified BCMS Foundation training course provides a comprehensive overview of the requirements and benefits of a BCMS, and will lead to the award of the ISO/IEC 22301 BCMS Foundation Certificate.

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
1 Day
£550Excl. VAT

Course Outline

What Will You Learn?

  • Understand business continuity concepts, terms and definitions.
  • Explain the benefits of a BCMS to an organisation.
  • Recognise the process elements of a BCMS.
  • Understand the principles of business impact analysis and risk assessment.
  • Understand the principles of incident response and Business Continuity Management.
  • Understand the principles of exercising business continuity arrangements.
  • Understand how the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle is applied to a BCMS.
  • Appreciate the benefits of accredited certification.


Our ISO/IEC 22301 BCMS Foundation training course provides an introduction to the best practices associated with Business Continuity Management as defined by the ISO/IEC 22301 standard. If you're responsible for ensuring that your organisation responds to and survives any form of disaster, from an IT service disruption to a major act of nature, this training course will show you how ISO/IEC 22301 can help you prepare an effective Business Continuity Management Plan.

About the Course

You will participate in workshops and case studies to develop their auditing technique and will learn how to handle some of the more challenging situations an auditor may face. We can also provide our ISO/IEC 22301 BCMS Foundation training course as a private on-site course.

Who Should Attend

  • Business Continuity Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Risk managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Emergency Planners
  • ISO/IEC 22301 Lead Auditors

Materials Provided

  • Full Comprehensive Course Materials (PDF Files)
  • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
  • ISO/IEC 22301 BCMS Foundation Examination
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Reduces impact and frequency of business disruptions
  • Enhances your ability to respond when disruptions do occur
  • Gives you confidence in your responses and ensures appropriate and agile contingencies
  • Better stakeholder/interested party relationships

Individual Benefits

  • Protects and enhances your reputation and credibility
  • Improves your ability to win tenders
  • Increases business growth, attracting more investors
  • Improves your career prospects
  • You will have the opportunity for a salary increase


There are no formal prerequisites, a basic knowledge of Business Continuity Planning gained through practical experience or reading would be very useful.


We recommend that you purchase and read a copy of ISO/IEC 22301 - A Pocket Guide before attending our training programme.

Exam Overview

ISO/IEC 22301 BCMS Foundation Examination:

  • The examination questions are multiple-choice
  • The examination duration is 60 minutes

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

Our ISO/IEC 22301 BCMS Foundation training course is worth 7 CPD/CPE credits


ISO/IEC 22301 BCMS Foundation Certificate

Next Steps

We currently offer the following ISO/IEC 22301 classroom-based training courses:


If you are successful in passing the examination, you will be awarded the ISO/IEC 22301 BCMS Foundation Certificate, accredited by IBITGQ.

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