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Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Auditor Self-Paced Online Training Course

Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Auditor Self-Paced Online Training Course

SKU: 5739
Format: 1 course with exam
Availability: Available
  • Train with the ISO 22301 experts and gain the skills to deliver external certification and supplier audits against ISO 22301:2019.
  • Industry-leading course designed to help you build your career as an ISO 22301 auditor.
  • Learn from anywhere with this self-paced online course or our instructor-led Live Online option that allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs to a minimum.
  • Successfully completing this self-paced course and included exam (if purchased) awards the ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Auditor (CBC LA) qualification and 35 CPD/CPE points.
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Training course outline

This course teaches you the skills to plan and execute an audit of a BCMS that conforms to ISO 22301:2019. It also prepares you to pass the ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Auditor (CBC LA) exam on the first attempt.

You will learn:

  • The skills to conduct second-party (supplier) and third-party (external and certification) BCMS (business continuity management system) audits;
  • How to lead a team of auditors and gain the skills to achieve compliance with ISO 22301;
  • How to competently manage a BCM audit programme; and
  • The best-practice audit methodology based on ISO 19011, allowing you to master audit techniques.

Please note that this course consists of the following modules:

  • Core Audit Skills Self-Paced Online Training Course.
  • Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Module Self-Paced Online Training Course.

Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Auditor Self-Paced Online Training Course benefits

 Designed by experts

Designed by experienced ISO 22301 specialists from the leading provider of IT governance, risk management and compliance solutions.

 Delivered by professionals

Taught by an ISO 22301 consultant with extensive experience auditing management systems and helping organisations prepare for an ISO 22301 audit.

 Aligned with best practice

Aligned with the best-practice ISO 19011:2018 (Guidelines for auditing management systems) audit methodology.

 Study at your own pace

Learn at a time, place and pace that suit you.

 Bite-sized learning

Pre-recorded online course and learner guide, enabling you to learn in easy, manageable, bite-sized chunks.

 Learning support

Comes with a learner guide to read alongside the video modules.

Who should attend this course?

This course is aimed at people who want a globally recognised ISO 22301 lead auditor qualification to further their careers. It is also designed for managers responsible for implementing and maintaining an ISO 22301-compliant BCMS, such as:

  • ISO 22301 auditors
  • Business continuity managers
  • Information security managers
  • IT managers
  • Business managers
  • Compliance managers
  • Project managers
  • Risk managers
  • Emergency planners

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We are the global specialists – As global specialists in information security, cyber security and privacy, we pride ourselves on being market leaders and keeping one step ahead. Our expert instructors use their working knowledge to bring the course content to life, while covering all the essential and technical content.

  • Built and delivered by experts – Our courses are built and delivered by subject-matter experts and innovative instructional design specialists with years of practical, hands-on experience.

  • Learn your way – We have the training methods and solutions to suit your business or personal learning style. We offer instructor-led (classroom, Live Online or hybrid), blended, self-paced, elearning, in-house and bespoke training options.

  • Our service levels are exemplary – From the sales team that pays close attention to your development needs, to the operations team that makes things tick like a Swiss watch, to the energy and skill of the instructors. We are all passionate about what we do and want to ensure you get the best training experience possible.

  • Pass the first time or train again for free – We have trained more than 28,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*

* T&Cs apply.

Course details

What does this course cover?

  • Best-practice audit methodology based on ISO 19011.
  • Application of the generic auditing process to audit a BCMS.
  • ISO 22301 terms and definitions.
  • The process approach and PDCA cycle.
  • Planning, conducting, reporting and following up an audit.
  • Examples of evidence of conformity and nonconformity.
  • Applying observation and active listening.
  • Writing nonconformities of intent, implementation and effectiveness.
  • Identifying inconsistencies in a BCMS.
  • Relevance of nonconformity statements to scope, policy and objectives.
  • Selecting and leading an ISO 22301 BCMS audit team.

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • Access to our LMS (learning management system) for one year.
  • The ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Auditor exam (if purchased).
  • A certificate of attendance.

Please note that this course can be purchased with or without the exam as required.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but learners should have a good knowledge of ISO 22301. This could be obtained through practical experience, reading, or attending the Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation Training Course or Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Implementer Training Course.

Learners will need to have their own copies of the ISO/IEC 22301:2019 standard for use during the course.

Is there any recommended reading?

We strongly recommend you purchase and read the Standard before attending the course:

We also recommend that you purchase and read the following textbooks:

Exams and qualifications

ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Auditor exam

Candidates take the ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Auditor (CBC LA) exam set by IBITGQ.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:


CPD points

What qualifications will I receive?

Successfully completing the course and exam awards the ISO 22301 Certified BCMS Lead Auditor (CBC LA) qualification.


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

IBITGQ is a personnel certification body that certifies individuals in the field of IT governance.

IBITGQ is accredited to the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard (Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons) by IAS (International Accreditation Service). ISO 17024 is a global, industry-recognised benchmark, and qualifications accredited to this standard are recognised and highly valued by employers throughout the world.

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 after completing 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 emailed directly to candidates by the relevant exam board; please note that hard-copy exam certificates are not issued.

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.


Fulfilment of your self-paced online training course

After you have completed your order, you will receive a sales receipt and a “Thank you for your order” confirmation email. This email will ask you to provide essential participant information and gives instructions on how to access your course. If you don’t receive this email, please check your junk folder.

Participant information

You must provide the requested participant information, including a valid email address. This applies whether you have made the booking for yourself or on behalf of someone.

Please check this information is correct before submitting, as you are unable to change the participant’s email address once it has been added to our system.

Accessing the course

If you are a new customer, you will receive an email from with instructions on how to access the LMS. If you or other participants do not receive this email, please check your junk folders.

If you have accessed the LMS previously, please log in using your credentials. You can access the LMS at any time from your My Account page.

Once you have logged in to the LMS, you can download the course material immediately.


Important information: Please read our examination guide before scheduling your exam.

All exams are delivered online using an automated proctor system managed by GASQ on behalf of IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications).

What you need

When you’re ready to take your exam, please log in to your My Account page, scroll down to the ‘Self-paced online training courses’ section and click the ‘Course completed’ button. A member of our team will be in touch to provide details of your exam booking procedure.

Exam candidates are required to have:

  • A desktop or laptop computer with a webcam and microphone;
  • Google Chrome browser installed;
  • Photo ID such as a student card, an ID card or a driver’s licence;
  • A tablet or smartphone with a camera (optional – but required for some courses); and
  • A stable Wi-Fi Internet connection with a minimum upload speed of 1.5 Mbps.

Please see our examination guide for exact specifications.

Scheduling your exam

You are required to book your exam online at least 96 hours before the exam date.

Please be aware that you can reschedule your exam once (if needed) at least 48 hours before your booked exam date for no additional charge.

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