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Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation Training Course

Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation Training Course

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  • Train with the ISO 27001 experts and get a comprehensive introduction to the features and benefits of ISO 27001:2013. 
  • Take the first steps towards building a career in ISO 27001 with this one-day IBITGQ accredited introductory course.
  • Learn about ISO 27001 best practice from the experts and find out how to achieve compliance with the international standard.
  • Delivered by specialist consultants that offer real-world expertise and insights.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Foundation (CIS F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.

This course is based on ISO/IEC 27001:2013. For an introduction to ISO/IEC 27001:2022, please see our Certified ISO 27001:2022 ISMS Foundation Training Course.

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Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation course outline

The ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Foundation Training Course is the ideal starting point for prospective ISO 27001 project managers and auditors, or anyone looking to build a career in information security management.

Developed by the team behind the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project, this one-day Foundation certificate offers a complete introduction to the Standard and an overview of the key implementation activities.

Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation training course benefits

 A complete introduction to ISO 27001

Get a complete introduction to the world of management standards and how ISO 27001 works in one day

 Designed by experts

Designed by IT Governance Director Steve Watkins, a contracted technical assessor for UKAS.

 Hands-on study

Gain experience of the practical application of the audit process to ISO management systems through discussion and role play.

 Delivered by professionals

Learn from an experienced ISO 27001 practitioner and consultant

 Learn from anywhere

Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues.


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Who should attend this course?

Anyone interested in or about to undertake an ISO 27001 project or who wishes to build a career in information security management.

Your learning path

Find out how the Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

This course is an essential component of the following learning paths:

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on ISO 27001 – our team led the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project, and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on information security management system (ISMS) implementations and audits.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Learn from anywhere – we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.
Course details

What does this training course cover?

  • An introduction to documentation and management system standards.
  • A comprehensive overview of ISO 27001 and its application.
  • The key drivers and business benefits of ISO 27001 certification.
  • The major components of an ISMS, from information classification to risk management methodology.
  • How to define the implementation plan for an ISMS.
  • How to conduct a successful ISO 27001 risk assessment.
  • The 114 controls outlined in Annex A of the Standard.

Course agenda:

  • Module 1: The Basics – drivers for ISO 27001 and the importance of standards
  • Module 2: Documentation and Management Systems
  • Module 3: Certification
  • Module 4: Management Commitment
  • Module 5: Overview of ISO 27001
  • Module 6: Implementing ISO 27001 – scoping, planning and communication
  • Module 7: Risk Assessment and Security Controls
  • Module 8: Summary

What’s included in this course?

  • A professional training venue.
  • Lunch and refreshments.
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Foundation (CIS F) exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment should I bring?

The ISO 27001 Foundation exam is taken online. You will need to bring a ‘pop-up enabled’ laptop/tablet to the venue. Full details on how to access the exam will be provided by email 1–2 days before sitting the exam.

Course duration and times

Day 1: 9.30 am – 5.00 pm

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent to 7 CPD/CPE points.

Exams and qualifications

Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Foundation exam

Attendees take the ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Foundation (CIS F) exam set by IBITGQ
(International Board for IT Governance Qualifications). There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

What qualifications will I receive?

ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Foundation (CIS F)


This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).

You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard-copy exam certificates are not issued.

Do I need to bring proof of identity?

Attendees must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator may request to check it before the exam.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes. If you are unsuccessful on the first attempt, you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

No prior knowledge or qualifications are required, and the course content is suitable for non-technical and technical staff.

Is there any recommended reading?

We strongly recommend you purchase and read the ISO 27001 and ISO 27002 standards before attending the course:

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