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PCI DSS Foundation Training Course

Provides an Introduction to the Payment Card Industry Security Standard


Our one day PCI DSS Foundation training course provides an introduction to the Payment Card Industry Security Standard (PCI DSS) and delivers practical guidance on how it applies to your organisation.

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 Not Included
1 Day
£550Excl. VAT

Course Syllabus

  • The purpose of the PCI DSS and the requirement for protection of cardholder data.
  • PCI DSS objectives and intent. Related PCI standards and programmes.
  • 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.
  • Overview of the 12 standard requirements.

Learning Outcomes

Every organisation that stores or transmits or processes card holder data must comply with PCI DSS standard. Compliance to the standard is regulated and enforced by payment card brands, such as VISA, MasterCard and American Express, directly or through their partner relationships with ‘acquirer’ banks.

Who Should Attend

Anyone involved in a PCI DSS compliance project who would like to develop a background on the standard and its requirements.

What's Included

Full courseware and refreshments are provided.

Entry-Level Requirements

This introductory course has no formal entry requirements.

Recommended Reading

You may benefit from advance reading of the following introductory guide: PCI DSS - A Pocket Guide.

Exam Information

There is no examination associated with this course.

Exam Type

No Exam


A certificate of attendance is awarded.

What's Next

If you need a more comprehensive and practical coverage of all aspects of the implementation and continued maintenance of PCI DSS, please see our 3 day PCI DSS Implementation Training Course.

Additional Information

Contact one of our friendly account managers on 01539 736 828 or email

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