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Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Awareness E-Learning Course

Learn how to mitigate payment card security issues with PCI DSS

ABOUT THE Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Awareness E-LEARNING COURSE

Payment card data security is essential to your business. The knowledge of and compliance with the 12 requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) puts you in the best position to manage payment card data responsibly. Storing, processing, and transmitting cardholder data requires careful, thoughtful processes. Failure to comply with PCI DSS requirements can have serious and long-term negative consequences for your business. Most importantly, your customers need to know they can trust you and your organisation.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Awareness E-learning Course

This e-learning course addresses the security challenges of payment card processing and shows how compliance with PCI DSS contributes to security.

Duration of the training: 45 minutes
Login access duration: 30 days
Learning mode: Self-Paced
Language: English


Upon successful completion of this e-learning module, you will have a clear understanding of the following:

  • Compliance with PCI DSS Requirement 12.6 for security awareness
  • Application of PCI DSS security policies in the enterprise
  • General understanding of PCI compliance through practical insights
  • Cost reduction
  • Collection of training points for PCI controls

Topics to be covered in this course include:

  • Credit card payment
  • Security Controls


The course employs videos and content-embedded assessment to enhance instructional delivery. Easily accessible via your preferred choice of device, the course allows you to log in and learn whenever, wherever.

The cumulative duration of the programme is 45 minutes, after which you will be required to pass an assessment to receive your internationally recognised e-certificate with a unique ID.


The training was designed for employees, including managers, who work in organizations that must adhere to the PCI DSS. The objective is to increase the security awareness of the employees.

This will help organisations improve their security and reduce the risk of cardholder misuse. Everyone can benefit from the training, no special PCI knowledge is required.


To prepare for this course, you should read two documents available at the PCI Council Document Library:

For additional reading, the complete document library of the PCI Council can be found here.


Designing the content course and structure are domain experts from TÜV SÜD.

With immense experience and knowledge in the relevant emerging technologies, our team of technical experts at TÜV SÜD developed the course content based on current business landscape and market requirements.

    • World-Class Training
      Learn from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists
    • Flexible Learning Style
      Study in your own time, at your own pace
    • Continuous Feedback
      Get prompt feedback from content-embedded assessment
    • Competency-Based Learning
      Show your course progress based on demonstrated learning
    • Professional Certification
      Get a globally recognised certificate and enhance your career development
  • FAQs
    1. How do I enroll for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Awareness e-learning course?
      To enroll, simply select the course which you would like to register for, click 'Buy now' and fill out the forms accordingly.
    2. What is included with the course?
      You get access to our e-learning content along with the assessments that will help you understand the topics in depth. In the event of any technical difficulties, you can contact us for support.
    3. Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?
      Yes. The course allows you to take a break and return to it within the defined access period.
    4. Are there any tests in the middle of the course?
      Yes, there are interactive quizzes throughout the course to gauge your understanding of the lectures.
    5. Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?
      No, refund is not possible once the account is activated.
    6. What happens if I don't finish the course within the access period?
      Access period may be adjusted for B2B customers depending on what was agreed in the contract. For B2C customers, access runs only for 30 days.
    7. I have difficulty accessing the course. Whom should I contact?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +65 6885 1667.
    8. Who developed the course and what are their qualifications?
      The course is developed by TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. The experts undergo relevant upskilling programmes, benefitting from TÜV SÜD’s 150 years of expertise and global heritage.
    9. Whom do I contact if I want more in-depth course materials?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +65 6885 1667.

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