ISO 22301 Lead Auditor

Why to attend?

ISO 22301 Lead Auditor training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution. 
After acquiring the necessary expertise for performing this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices. 

Who to attend?

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) certification audits
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master a Business Continuity Management System audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with Business Continuity Management System requirements
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for a Business Continuity Management System audit
  • Expert advisors in Business Continuity Management

Learning objectives

  • Understand the operations of a Business Continuity Management System based on ISO 22301
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 22301 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand an auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Learn how to lead an audit and audit team
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 22301 in the context of a BCMS audit
  • Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011

Educational approach

  • This training is based on both theory and best practices used in BCMS audits
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies 
  • Practical exercises are based on a case study which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites

A fundamental understanding of ISO 22301 and comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.

Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) and ISO 22301
Day 2: Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit
Day 3: On-site audit activities
Day 4: Closing the audit
Day 5: Certification Exam

Examination

The “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
Domain 2: Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles
Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 22301 audit
Domain 5: Conducting  an ISO 22301 audit
Domain 6: Closing an ISO 22301 audit
Domain 7: Managing an ISO 22301 audit program

Certification

After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

The requirements for PECB Auditor Certifications are:

Credential Exam Professional experience MS audit/assessment experience Other requirements
PECB Certified ISO 22301 Provisional Auditor PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified ISO 22301 Auditor PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent Two years: One year of work experience in Business Continuity Management Audit activities: a total of 200 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of work experience in Business Continuity Management Audit activities: a total of 300 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified ISO 22301 Senior Lead Auditor PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Exam or equivalent Ten years: Seven years of work experience in Business Continuity Management Audit activities: a total of 1,000 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

Intro

To know more about the course fee, training schedule and other details, write to us at: hafiz.ahmed@azaanbiservices.com

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