The Chartered Quality Institute - International Register of Certificated Auditors (CQI IRCA) is the leading professional body for management system auditors. CQI IRCA Certified courses are recognized globally as the highest quality of auditor training.
About the course
The course will be conducted by our experienced lead auditors, who have audited numerous organizations. This intensive course is a key requirement in becoming a registered auditor / lead auditor. The course is structured to provide the knowledge and skills required to assess the Information Security Management System of an organization with respect to the requirements of the ISO 27001:2013 standard.
This comprehensive five-day course comprises of case studies, training, role-plays to ensure that the participant thoroughly understands the role of an auditor / lead auditor and acquires the expertise needed to perform effective audits. Participants who successfully complete the course will be presented with a CQI-IRCA (Chartered Quality Institute - International Register of Certificated Auditors) registered ‘Certificate of Successful Completion'.
What will you learn from the course?
All course lectures are developed by TÜV SÜD’s roster of experts who come from diverse backgrounds and multiple disciplines relevant to the course. Topics to be covered in this course include:
To conduct effective Information Security Management System audits of an organization based on ISO / IEC 27001:2013 international standard requirements.
Understand roles and responsibilities of an auditor.
To plan, execute, report and follow-up on an Information Security Management System audit.
What is the course methodology?
Class room training through interactive sessions based on case studies and role plays.
Who should take the course?
This course is specially designed for:
Information Security Practitioners
Head - IT, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Information Security Management System Consultants or Management Representatives
Information Security Managers
Core group members or professionals responsible for establishing, implementing, maintaining, auditing and improving Information Security Management Systems
Which is the course accreditation body?
This course is registered with CQI IRCA (Chartered Quality Institute | International Register of Certificated Auditors) and fulfils all compliances of CQI IRCA.
Maximum time will be spent on exercises and role plays with an “accelerated learning” approach to equip the participants with the required auditing knowledge and skills to conduct effective audits.
Course will be conducted by experienced trainers who have also got vast experience in auditing. This is a good platform for learning and sharing knowledge.
Examination and Certification
Participants will be assessed throughout the course for punctuality, presentation skills, interactive approach, involvement, role-play, daily tests etc. and finally through a written examination (closed book) at the end of the course. Minimum passing criteria is 70%.
Participants who scores 70% and above in both the continuous assessment and written examination will be issued a CQI IRCA accredited certificate. Unsuccessful candidates will be issued a certificate of attendance.
World-class training: Learn from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists
Continuous feedback: Get prompt feedback from trainer as continuous assessment is part of the course
Professional certification: Get a globally recognised certificate and enhance your career development
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What are the deliverables of this course / what is included in this course?
You get access to our online quiz on information security that will help you understand the topics and a chance for self-evaluation to know your readiness in attending the course
Can I skip a day in between the course and join anytime later?
No. The course should be attended for all five days without a break in between. If due to any reason, a participant is not able to continue the course, then the participant would be required to pay 10% of the fees again to attend the next batch.
Are there any tests in the middle of the course?
Yes, there are interactive quizzes and continuous assessment of the participant throughout the course to gauge your understanding of the lectures.
How is the Information Security Lead Auditor course different from the other auditor courses available in the market?
Information Security Management System Lead Auditor Course focusses on 2 aspects:
Management framework requirements (10 clauses) to manage the ISMS which includes risk assessment and treatment AND controls requirement (114 controls) to manage risks. Each standard will have its own requirements and this is a differentiator from other LA courses in the market.
(Common module across all LA courses) - Auditing guidelines to audit management systems which includes audit phases (Audit planning, audit execution, audit reporting, audit follow up), principles of auditing, competency and evaluation of auditors, audit methods etc.
Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?
No, complete refund is not possible if you cancel the enrolment. An amount of INR 5000 plus taxes will be deducted from the refunded amount.
I have difficulty in registering for the course. Whom should I contact?
For information on auditor certification, please refer to this link of the CQI IRCA website, where an elaborate set of FAQs has been provided with regards to registration and recertification.
Who has the course been developed by and what are their qualifications?
The course is developed by TÜV SÜD’s Experts and approved by the accreditation body, CQI IRCA. The experts undergo relevant upskilling programmes, benefitting from TÜV SÜD’s 150 years of expertise and global heritage.
Are there any other courses relevant to Information Security?
Yes. Given below is a list of courses that are relevant to Information Security –
EU General Data Protection Regulation Practitioner (GDPR) Certification Training Course
Cyber security certification courses
Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Implementation certification
Risk Professional Training Course (based on ISO 31000:2018, ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 22301:2012)
Business Continuity Management System based on ISO 22031 standard
Information Technology Management system based on ISO 20000-1 standard
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