ISO 22301 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) 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 a BCMS audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a "PECB Certified ISO 22301 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.
Examination and Certification
The "Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor" exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
- Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
- Domain 2: Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
- Domain 3: Fundamental Audit Concepts and Principles
- Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 22301 audit
- Domain 5: Conducting an ISO 22301 audit
- Domain 6: Closing an ISO 22301 audit
- Domain 7: Managing an ISO 22301 audit program
The "Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor" exam is available in different languages, such as English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
For more information about the exam, refer to PECB Exam Preparation Guide
After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 22301 Provisional Auditor, Certified ISO 22301 Auditor or Certified ISO 22301 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 passed the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential.
For more information about the certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO 22301 Lead Auditor
May 2017 - Accra, Ghana
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April 2014 - Perth, Scotland
"A very good course for me as a BC consultant with clients wishing to go for ISO 22301 certification - will be able to offer them much more informed advice about the audit process."
June 2013 - London, England
"All the concepts contained on this training will be applicable to my organisation and help me a lot to define and organise the activity."
"I am very pleased to share excellent impressions about this valuable course. The ISO (22301/19011/17021) principles are displayed with an eminently professional approach. The course material is reflecting good coverage and structuring to reach the essence for how to audit a business continuity process/program. Were added to standards rules a plenty of theoretical exercises or examples and case studies from real world, which bring applicability perspectives and experience values. The trainer makes course interesting and dynamic with splendid efforts and methods. In sum, an excellent performance."