ISO 27001:2022 ISMS Lead Auditor Training Course (IRCA reference No. 2544)

Online, Instructor-Led Course

Online, Instructor-Led Course

Course Description 

Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course on Information Security
Management System based on ISO/IEC 27001:2022
CQI-IRCA Approved Course Reference No: 2544

ISO/IEC 27001:2022 international standard specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of the organization. It also includes requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks tailored to the needs of the organization.

Information being a valuable asset and a building block is the key to the growth of any organization. Information needs to be suitably protected like any other important business asset. If this asset is compromised, then the organization may be exposed to various threats including cybersecurity threats, identity theft and risks which may lead to brand image erosion, business disruption, financial and productivity loss etc.


The course will be conducted by our experienced ISO 27001 lead auditors, who have audited numerous organizations. This intensive course is a pre-requisite 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 in accordance with the requirements of the ISO / IEC 27001:2022 standard.

This comprehensive five-day course is structured to provide an understanding of ISO/IEC 27001:2022 requirements blended with presentations, case studies, exercises, workshops and 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 ISO 27001 audit course will be presented with a CQI-IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors) registered ‘Certificate of Successful Completion.’

Course Benefits

  • Understanding the purpose of an Information Security Management System and the processes involved in establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an ISMS.
  • Applying PDCA approach to information security management processes.
  • Understanding the role and skills required by an auditor / lead auditor.
  • Understanding auditing concepts and principles. Planning, conducting and reporting audits in accordance with ISO 19011.

Course Agenda

Topics to be covered in this course include:

  • Information security concepts
  • Understanding and developing skills to audit ISMS in accordance with ISO/IEC 27001 clause requirements and Annex A controls
  • Planning, Executing, Reporting, and conducting Follow-up activities on an Information Security Management System audit based on ISO 19011

Learning Assessments

  • Participants will be assessed throughout the ISO 27001 lead auditor training 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. The minimum passing criterion is 70%.
  • Participants who score 70% and above in both the continuous assessment and written examination will be issued a CQI IRCA accredited ISO 27001 lead auditor training course certificate. Unsuccessful candidates will be issued a certificate of attendance.


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