ISO 22301 Lead Auditor - Only 3 Days


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  1. You'll be certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  2. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass ISO 22301 Auditor first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
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  7. You'll do more than study courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Accelerated ISO training, ISO course and ISO certification

The ISO 22301 Lead Auditor is a PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board) official course.

Get the skills and knowledge needed in order to audit a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on the new ISO 22301 certification. This course includes the certification exam, which you'll gain in just three days - 40% faster than traditional training.

What you'll learn during the course

You’ll learn how to manage a team of auditors by using the widely recognised audit principles, procedures and techniques. And how to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011; the certification process according to 17021.

During the course, you’ll develop the skills and competencies necessary to complete an audit. This training is compatible with BS 25999 audit and ISO 27031. You'll learn the following domains:

  • Mastering audit techniques
  • Managing audit teams and programmes
  • Communicating with customers
  • Conflict resolution
  • Business continuity management specification
  • Guidelines for information and communication technology readiness for business continuity

You'll also get one year’s free membership of PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board) - which usually costs around £250.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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You'll need to learn everything below in order to pass your exam and gain your ISO 22301 certification. We'll teach you everything you need to know - guaranteeing your certification.

Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) concepts

  • Presentation of the standards
    • ISO 22301
    • ISO 27031
    • ISO/PAS 22399
    • BS 25999
    • regulatory framework
  • Fundamental principles of business continuity
  • ISO 22301 certification process
  • Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Presentation of the clauses 4 to 10
  • Initiating and Planning an audit
  • Fundamental audit principles and concepts

Conducting an audit

  • Evidence and on risk audit approach based
  • Certification audit preparation
  • BCMS documentation audit
  • Opening meeting conduction
  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures:
    • Observation
    • Document review
    • Interview
    • Sampling techniques
    • Technical verification
    • Corroboration
    • Evaluation
  • Audit test plans
  • audit findings formulation
  • Documenting of nonconformities
  • Audit documentation
  • Quality review

Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an audit

  • Conduction of a closing meeting and conclusion of an audit
  • Corrective action plans evaluation
  • Surveillance audit
  • Internal audit management program

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You'll be taking the Lead Auditor exam on this ISO 22301 training course. You'll be tested on the following domains. But don't worry, we'll teach you everything you need to know - guaranteeing that you'll pass your exam:

  • Fundamental principles and concepts of business continuity
  • Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Preparation of an audit
  • Conducting an audit
  • Closing an audit
  • Managing an audit programme

You'll get your ISO 22301 certification. Plus one year’s membership of PECB absolutely free - which usually costs around £250. You can also apply for the following credentials depending on your level of experience:

  • Certified ISO22301 Provisional Auditor
  • Certified ISO22301 Auditor
  • Certified ISO22301 Lead Auditor

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As well as gaining your ISO 22301 certification, you'll also be provided with a free student manual which you can take home with you. It contains over 450 pages of information and practical examples.

Your certificate is worth 31 CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credits. CPE credits are required to ensure that you (or the person holding the CPA license) are knowledgeable about developments in the industry.

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

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We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +44 207 907 1120.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

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Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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You should already have an ISO22301 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of BS 25999 or ISO 27031.

Basic understanding of business continuity concepts is also recommended.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +44 207 907 1120 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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