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PCI DSS Implementation Training Course

Provides an In-Depth Coverage to the Payment Card Industry Security Standard


Our three day PCI DSS Implementation course provides a comprehensive and practical coverage of all aspects of implementing a Payment Card Industry Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance programme. Successful completion of the inclusive exam leads to the industry-recognised PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) Qualification.

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
3 Days
£1195Excl. VAT

Course Outline

  • 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 must be reported by merchants and service providers.
  • Overview of the 12 standard requirements. Scoping and applicability of the PCI DSS.
  • Technical Implementation of the requirements.
  • Use of IT Governance PCI DSS v3.0 Documentation Toolkit
  • Project management.
  • Maintaining compliance.
  • Additional considerations for: call centres, encryption, software development, mobile payments, skimming.


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 (VISA, MasterCard, American Express) directly or through their partner relationships with ‘acquirer’ banks.

Designed by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), our three day PCI DSS Implementation course aims to develop the skills required to ensure that any organisation meets the requirements of the standard as defined by their payment card brand and their acquiring bank.

About the Course

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is administered by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SCC) with the specific objectives of decreasing payment card fraud across the internet and increasing the security of confidential payment card information.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who are responsible for the ensuring that their organisation becomes fully compliant to the technical and business requirements of the PCI DSS standard. Consultants seeking to provide PCI implementation advice to their respective client organisations.

Materials Provided

Full courseware and refreshments are provided.

Organisational Benefits

The benefits that you can expect from being PCI Compliant are:

  • Increased Trust Among Potential and Current Customers
  • Protection from Fines
  • Increased Conversion Rates
  • Increased Consumer Confidence
  • Increased Google Ranking
  • Increased Security

Individual Benefits

  • Control costs and gain tangible, real-world insights on best practices
  • Understand PCI compliance before you go through an assessment
  • Apply PCI DSS security principles across your business


There are no formal entry requirements.


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

Exam Overview

Our course will prepare you for an optional examination on the last day of the training programme. After successful completion, you will be awarded the PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) qualification by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ)

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits for this course.


You will be awarded PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) Qualification

Next Steps

We have a range of Cyber Security courses such as RESILIA® Foundation, RESILIA® Practitioner and RESILIA® Overview.


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

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