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ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training Class scheduled for online learning

Mastering the audit of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC 27001

4 1/2 days from August 17th through August 20th, 2020

Summary | Go to Enrollment Form

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques.

  • During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 the certification process according to ISO 17011.
  • Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit.

Certified Course

Who should attend?

  • Internal auditors
  • Auditors wanting to perform and lead Information Security Management System (ISMS) certification audits
  • Project managers or consultants wanting to master the Information Security Management System audit process
  • CxO and Senior Managers responsible for the IT governance of an enterprise and the management of its risks
  • Members of an information security team
  • Expert advisors in information technology
  • Technical experts wanting to prepare for an Information security audit function

Learning objectives

  • To acquire the expertise to perform an ISO/IEC 27001 internal audit following ISO 19011 guidelines
  • To acquire the expertise to perform an ISO/IEC 27001 certification audit following ISO 19011 guidelines and the specifications of ISO 17021 and ISO 27006
  • To acquire the necessary expertise  to manage an ISMS audit team
  • To understand the operation of an ISO/IEC 27001 conformant information security management system
  • To understand the relationship between an Information Security Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To improve the ability to analyze the internal and external environment of an organization, its risk assessment and audit decision-making

Course Agenda Go to Enrollment Form

Day 1: Introduction to Information Security Management System (ISMS) concepts as required by ISO/IEC 27001

  • Normative, regulatory and legal framework related to information security
  • Fundamental principles of information security
  • ISO/IEC 27001 certification process
  • Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Detailed presentation of the clauses 4 to 8 of ISO/IEC 27001

Day 2: Planning and Initiating an ISO/IEC 27001 audit

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Audit approach based on evidence and on risk
  • Preparation of an ISO/IEC 27001 certification audit
  • ISMS documentation audit
  • Conducting an opening meeting

Day 3: Conducting an ISO/IEC 27001 audit

  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
  • Audit test plans
  • Formulation of audit findings
  • Documenting nonconformities

Day 4: Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an ISO/IEC 27001 audit

  • Audit documentation
  • Quality review
  • Conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
  • Evaluation of corrective action plans
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Surveillance audit
  • Internal audit management program

Day 5: Certification Exam (Flexible schedule)

  • 8 am to 11:30 am (online)


PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of  ISO/IEC 27001 is recommended.

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playings and oral presentations
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam

Examination and Certification

  • The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of information security
    • Domain 2: Information Security Management System (ISMS)
    • Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles
    • Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
    • Domain 5: Conducting an 27001 audit
    • Domain 6: Closing an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
    • Domain 7: Managing an ISO/IEC 27001 audit program
  • The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • For more information about the exam, refer to the section on PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor Exam
  • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Provisional Auditor, PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Auditor or PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor depending on their level of experience.  Those credentials are available for internal and external auditors
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential
  • For more information about PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 certifications and the PECB certification process, refer to the section on ISO/IEC 27001 certifications

General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants
  • In case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions


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Fee: $1,750.00

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Online ISO Internal Auditor Training Course

Learning Objectives of this Courselaptopblue

  • Learn how to create an environment where management and staff members (employees) fully appreciate the value of internal audits in the continual improvement of their organization, which also contributes to their success.
  • Learn ‘best practice’ methods for audit preparation to enable you to develop a more effective approach to process auditing.
  • Learn easy-to-use audit techniques that can enable you to discover findings that will genuinely contribute to the success of the organization.
  • Learn additional techniques that can be used in conducting the audit in a way to tap into the expertise of the auditee (management, staff members or employees) and find those opportunities for improvement that may result in an important return on investment.
  • Learn an approach to reporting non-conformance and to report internal audit results in a way that encourages timely and effective corrective actions.

This Internal Auditor Training Course is Applicable to the following ISO Management System Standards:

  • AS9100, AS9110, AS9120
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 13485
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO/TS 16949
  • ISO 17025
  • ISO 18000
  • ISO 22000
  • ISO 22301
  • ISO 27001

This course includes downloadable Auditor Templates and Tools

  • Learning Guide for Internal Auditing (PDF), which contains the course content
  • Template for creating a Turtle Diagram for Process Auditing. (Word.docx file)
  • Template for creating an Audit Action List of Corrective Action Request written during the Audit.  (Word.docx file)
  • Template for creating a Journal of Required Records (ISO9001:2008 & ISO13485:2003 in the template).  (Word.docx file)

This course has the following Learning Modules:Example-Certificate-of-Achievement

  1. Introduction to Internal Auditing of Management Systems
  2. Management Responsibilities
  3. Basics of Process Auditing
  4. Preparing for an Internal Audit
  5. Performing the Audit
  6. Reporting the Audit

Also, this Internal Auditor Course includes an option to take a learning confirmation quiz, which contains 100 True or False Questions.

  • The course Certificate of Achievement requires a minimum score of 80% and you may have only one opportunity to complete the quiz.
  • Participants that attain a score of less than 80% on the final course quiz shall be issued a Certificate of Completion.

Complete the Course at your own pace

  • There is not a course completion deadline.
  • Download our Internal Auditor Learning Guide for offline studying.
  • Take the final quiz for certification online when you are ready.
  • The course and the quiz takes approximately 5 hours to complete.

Online Internal Auditor Training Course @ $175.00 per Participant

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ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training Course

Lead Auditor Course Offered at the low price of $1,695.00

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ISO 9001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor Training Course

This intensive four-day training course will provide participants with the tools needed to be a top notch Quality Management System auditor. This course is competency based and is setup in modules which can be taken separately allowing time flexibility.

  • Participants will learn every phase of the audit process in order to lead their own audit teams to success.
  • Solo and group activities reveal team dynamics and promote leadership skills.
  • Leadership skills, interviewing techniques, objectiveness and diplomacy finesse are all reinforced in the learning process.
  • The student will have actually performed a full audit cycle from planning to reporting results.
  • Trainees will gain knowledge of the ISO 9001:2015 standard and satisfy the training requirements for ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certification.
  • This course is accredited by ANSI and is presented in partnership with PECB (the certified course provider).

Getting Ready for ISO 9001:2015

getreadyforISO9001-2015Self-study Course for Transitioning from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015

This self-study or classroom course is designed to provide the most recent information and interpretation of the ISO/DIS 9001:2015 requirements. The course provides participants an opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge to support an organization in their process of transitioning to ISO 9001:2015. Participants will learn the different components on how to plan and implement the transition to the new version of the standard. Moreover, the training course will also explore on the time frame of implementation and the influence on current processes.

Who should take this course?

• Senior management;
• Persons responsible for the QMS transition and meeting new requirements in their organization;
• Persons considering implementing a new quality management system;
• ISO 9001 auditors and quality practitioners;
• Trainers and consultants;
• Operations personnel; and
• Management Representatives.

Learning objectives

• Identify the anticipated changes in the forthcoming revision of ISO 9001.
• Understand the implementation of a Quality Management System in accordance with ISO 9001:2015
• Gain a comprehensive understanding on how to interpret, plan, and implement the changes of ISO 9001:2015.
• Identify how these changes could affect the organization’s quality management system.
• Identify the timeframe for the implementation and implications of the ISO 9001 management system.


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Course agenda

Section 1

This section elaborates on the course objectives, structure of the standard and provides an introduction to ISO and its network.

Section 2

This section introduces ISO/DIS 9001, and discusses the differences between the updated version and previous versions. In addition, it explains why and how previous versions have been revised to follow the common structure for management system standards, especially for those organizations practicing integrated management systems.

Section 3

This section defines the Annex SL (former known as ISO Guide 83) and explains its importance and purpose for a management system.

Section 4

This section explains in detail the new version of the standard with primary focus on the major changes that the standard has undergone, such as risk-based and process approach, documentation flexibility, better focus on stakeholders and the context of an organization.

There are also other relevant information included in this section, elaborating other changes of ISO/DIS 9001 in detail. In addition, guidelines are provided on how to measure an organization’s performance and continual improvement.

Section 5

Finally, section 5 lists all corresponding standards which are affected by the transition of ISO 9001.
Furthermore, several procedures and suggestions are provided for the adjustment of the current management system to ensure effective implementation to the recent revision of ISO 9001.


ISO 9001 Foundation Certification or a basic knowledge of ISO 9001:2008 standard is recommended to ensure effective results.

Exam (Optional)

The ISO 9001:2015 Transition exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB INTERNATIONAL Examination and Certification Program (ECP).

The exam covers the following competence domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles of quality management.
Domain 2: Understanding the high-level structure application on the QMS.
Domain 3: Planning the ISO/DIS 9001 changes.
Domain 4: Planning the QMS transition based on ISO/DIS 9001.
Domain 5: Understanding the difference between ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015.
Domain 6: Continual improvement of a QMS based on ISO/DIS 9001.

• The exam will be paper-based, lasting 2 hours and it contains 45 exam questions (Multiple choice, Matching, Fill in the blanks, and TRUE/FALSE).
• The exam is available in English only.

For additional information relating the exam, please refer to the PECB International website, on the ISO 9001 Transition section.


• After successfully completing the exam, the candidate will receive a certificate documenting the positive completion of the course and examination.
• The certificate will be issued by PECB International.
• The certificate will be sent to participants via e-mail.

Self-study Course for Transitioning from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015

Offered @ $150.00 USD

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Also, this course may be scheduled as an instructor lead online class or on your premises. Please call or email ABCI Consultants to arrange for private training classes.


AS & ISO Internal Auditor Training (3 Day Class)

This is a two day Internal Auditor course that is based on the requirements of ISO 19011 and AS9101 D process auditing. The course includes guidance for proper auditing techniques, audit reports, corrective actions and verification of corrective actions.

  • The students perform practice audits to get the feel of a real audit.
  • The course is conducted in an informal and entertaining style that encourages interaction between the students and the instructor.
  • Microsoft Word Templates are provided for Internal Audit Planning and Reporting.
  • Aerospace students shall receive guidance for Process Effectiveness Assessment Reporting (PEARS).
Tuesday, July 28th – From 8 AM to 5 PM;

Evening assignment for process audit plan;

Wednesday, July 29th – From 8 AM to PM;

Evening assignment for process audit plan;
Thursday, July 30th – From 8 AM to 5 PM;
Training Fee

$950.00 per person; includes lunch.

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This course is applicable for auditing the following ISO Management Systems:

  • AS9100, AS9110, AS9120
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 13485
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 17025
  • ISO 18001
  • ISO 22000
  • ISO 22716
  • ISO 27001


Customer (or Student) may cancel or reschedule an order for training up to 15 days prior to the class start date. If a Customer (or Student) cancels within 14 days of the class start date then the Customer (or Student) shall forfeit the enrollment fee. Student substitution may be made up until the class start date.

ABCI reserves the right to cancel a training class due to unforeseen circumstances. If ABCI cancels a course for any reason then each Customer (or Student) shall promptly receive a full refund for paid training fees. If a training class is cancelled then Customer (or Student) agrees to hold ABCI harmless and waive all claims for penalties or other cost arising from all travel expenses, including room and boarding.


New ISO 9001 Training Courses Announced

A Seminar to Learn How to Implement an ISO 9001 Quality Management System

This is a three day seminar, with an optional fourth day, about “how to implement an ISO 9001 based Quality Management System“, which provides an in-depth explanation of the ISO 9001:2008 system and documentation requirements.

The price of our ISO 9001 Implementation Seminar is $995.00 for the three days, Tuesday through Thursday.

On Fridays we offer an optional Internal Auditor Extension Course for $300.00 more, or for a total price of $1,295.00. Our Internal Auditor Extension Course may be ordered separately for $300.00.

Click here for our ISO 9001 Lead Implementer Training Course Schedule.

During the course each student is provided an ISO 9001:2008 Requirements Guide, a quality management system documentation template, which shall be edited during the seminar to become “draft one” of their documented quality system.  Therefore, all students are encouraged to bring a portable Windows compatible computer and extension cord to the seminar.

Also, each attendee is provided a QMSCAPA software license and guidance on how to use QMSCAPA in their own business environment. Click here for more information about QMSCAPA.

This ISO 9001 training seminar is designed specifically for those persons tasked with developing a quality management system within their company. You will learn from instructors that have successfully designed and implemented quality systems for others.  The 3 or 4 day ISO Training Seminar shall provide you with all of the materials necessary to rapidly jump start your implementation of a quality management system that meets the requirements of an ISO 9001:2008 Certification by an independent and accredited certification body. Also, the seminar is applicable to anyone who wishes to implement an ISO 9001, ISO 13485, AS9100, AS9110 or AS9120.

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