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pecb cERTIFIED iso/iec 27001 lead auditor

Who Should Attend?

ISMS Auditor, ISMS Manager, ISMS Consultants, Technical Experts, ISMS Advisors


5 Days



Class Format:

Instructor-lead Classroom

Student Materials:

Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples


PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor

What is PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor?

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform an Information Security Management System (ISMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB CertifiedISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.


Day 1: Introduction to Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and ISO/IEC 27001             

                  a) Course Objectives and Structure

                  b) Standard and regulatory framework

                  c) Certification process

​                  d) Fundamental principles of Information Security Management


​                  e) Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)

Day 2: Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit

                  a) Fundamental audit concepts and principles

                  b) Evidence based audit approach

                  c) Initiating the audit

​                  d) Stage 1 audit

​                  e) Preparing the stage 2 audit (on-site audit)

                   f) Stage 2 audit (Part 1)​

Day 3: On-site audit activities            

                  a) Stage 2 audit (Part 2)

                  b) Communication during the audit

                  c) Audit procedures

​                  d) Creating audit test plans

​                  e) Drafting audit findings and non-conformity reports

Day 4: Closing the audit           

                  a) Documentation of the audit and the audit quality review

                  b) Closing the audit

                  c) Evaluating action plans by the auditor

​                  d) Benefits of the initial audit

​                  e) Managing an internal audit program

​                   f) Competence and evaluation of auditors

​                  g) Closing the training

Day 5: Certification Exam

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