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Certified ISO 27701 PIMS Lead Auditor Training Course

Certified ISO 27701 PIMS Lead Auditor Training Course

  • IBITGQ accredited instructor-led online training course.
  • Learn how to extend an ISO 27001-compliant audit programme and conduct PIMS (privacy information management system) audits against ISO/IEC 27701.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-Certificated Certified ISO 27701 PIMS Lead Auditor (CPI LA) qualification and 14 CPD/CPE points.

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Training course outline

This fully accredited, practitioner-led course will teach you how to extend an ISO 27001-compliant audit programme and conduct PIMS audits against ISO/IEC 27701, in line with international data protection regimes such as the GDPR and DPA 2018.

The course covers:

  • The key concepts, principles and main requirements of ISO/IEC 27701;
  • Best-practice audit methodology based on ISO/IEC 19011 and ISO/IEC 17065, allowing you to master audit techniques;
  • How to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR and other data privacy obligations around the processing of PII (personally identifiable information); and
  • Practical working knowledge of ISO/IEC 27701 in addition to the skills and expertise needed to competently manage a PIMS audit programme.

COVID-19: remote delivery options

We would like to reassure our clients that all training courses will go ahead as scheduled during the current COVID-19 situation. As a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, 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. Please also refer to our COVID-19 policy.

Certified ISO 27701 PIMS Lead Auditor training course benefits

 Fast-track to certification

Achieve a globally recognised ISO 27701 qualification certificated to ISO 17024 in just two days.

 Delivered by professionals

Real-world practitioners show you how to tackle an ISMS project from start to finish.

 Designed by experts

Designed by the team that led the world’s first successful ISO 27001 implementation project.

 Hands-on study

Participate in group discussions, practical exercises and case studies throughout the course.

 Learn from anywhere

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

See what our previous learners think about this course

“'The tutor was really pleasant, very accommodating and clearly had a great depth of knowledge that she could draw upon. Overall the tutor made the course what it is.”

- Jason McAdam, Information Security Consultant, i3 Secure

Who should attend this course?

  • Auditors seeking to conduct and lead PIMS certification audits.
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master a PIMS audit process.
  • IT/information security consultants.
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with PIMS requirements.
  • Technical experts preparing for a PIMS audit.
  • Expert advisors in the protection of PII.

Your learning path

Find out how the Certified ISO 27701 PIMS Lead Auditor 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 – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, 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.
  • 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 cover?

  • What ISO 27701 is and the relationships between ISO 27701, ISO 27001 and the GDPR.
  • The structure of ISO 27701 and how to navigate the Standard.
  • The requirements and guidelines specific to protection of PII.
  • Privacy procedures, methods, tools and technologies.
  • How to map ISO 27701 to existing frameworks.
  • The PIMS auditing process.

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file);
  • The ISO 27701 Certified PIMS Lead Auditor (CPI LA) exam; and
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam. 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: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Day 2: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Exams and qualifications

Certified ISO 27701 PIMS Lead Implementer exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated ISO 27701 Certified PIMS Lead Auditor (CPI LA) exam set by IBITGQ at the end of the course. There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • 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?

Certified ISO 27701 PIMS Lead Auditor (CPI LA).


This course holds accreditation from IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications), a renowned authority in personnel certification within the field of IT governance.

As a premier personnel certification body, IBITGQ specialises in certifying individuals who demonstrate exceptional proficiency in IT governance practices.

IBITGQ maintains accreditation to the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard, a globally recognised benchmark for conformity assessment. Accreditation by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) further underscores the course's commitment to meeting stringent certification requirements.

ISO 17024 certification is esteemed within the industry and universally acknowledged by employers worldwide. By aligning with this standard, our course ensures that your qualifications are not only recognised but also highly valued by employers across diverse sectors.

Upon successful completion of the course, you have the opportunity to validate your professional expertise by registering your qualification on the esteemed IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register. This platform serves as a testament to your commitment to excellence in IT governance, setting you apart as a distinguished professional in the field.

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 proof of identity to take the exam?

Delegates must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator my request to check it prior to 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?

Before taking this course participants should have:

  • A fundamental understanding of information security and privacy, and a good knowledge of management system audit principles and ISO/IEC 27001:2013; and
  • Ideally passed an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor course or equivalent with a recognised awarding body such as IBITGQ, IRCA, RBQSA, PECB or other as the ISO 27701 course builds upon that methodology.

Is there any recommended reading?

We strongly recommend you purchase and read the ISO 27701 standard before attending the course:

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