PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor | eLearning Training Course



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In Partnership with PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board)

Master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communicate with customers, and resolve conflict


  • Certification fees are included in the exam price.
  • Participants will be provided with the training course material containing over 450 pages of explanatory information, examples, best practices, exercises, and quizzes.
  • An attendance record worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.
  • In case candidates fail the exam, they can retake it within 12 months following the initial attempt for free.

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As the world is moving faster than ever, technological developments have rapidly evolved and are redefining, among others, the way we live, learn, and teach. This expansive nature of the internet and technology demands new ways of adapting to this new virtual environment for all of us. As such, the use of new and more efficient instruments for delivering knowledge is continuing to grow across a broad range of industries. This way, eLearning has become the tool of choice for learning and teaching worldwide.

That is why we have developed the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor training course in the eLearning format; for you to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to perform Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) audits by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures, and techniques, from the comfort of your home

Our eLearning training courses have been catered to meet each individual’s needs and have been designed with the aim of transcending spatial and temporal restrictions. Each eLearning training course is delivered by several experienced Trainers from all around the world, and is divided into several video sections and subsections. Videos contain animations to support what the trainer is lecturing — the animations correspond to the sections provided in Microsoft PowerPoint in the traditional mode of training. To keep our candidates engaged, we have incorporated quizzes into our eLearning training courses.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the fundamental concepts and principles of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301
  • Interpret the ISO 22301 requirements for a BCMS from the perspective of an auditor
  • Evaluate the BCMS conformity to ISO 22301 requirements, in accordance with the fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Plan, conduct, and close an ISO 22301 compliance audit, in accordance with ISO/IEC 17021-1 requirements, ISO 19011 guidelines, and other best practices of auditing
  • Manage an ISO 22301 audit program


Why should you attend?

In 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. You will also learn how to master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communicate with customers, and resolve any potential conflicts.
After acquiring the necessary skills to perform BCMS audits, you can sit for the
exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor certification, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices


Who should 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


Training course structure

Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and ISO 22301
    • Training course objectives and structure
    • Standards and regulatory frameworks
    • Certification process
    • Fundamental concepts and principles of business continuity
    • Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
Audit principles, preparation, and initiation of an audit
    • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
    • The impact of trends and technology in auditing
    • Evidence-based auditing
    • Risk-based auditing
    • Audit feasibility
    • Stage 1 audit
On-site audit activities
    • Preparing for stage 2 audit
    • Stage 2 audit
    • Communication during the audit
    • Audit procedures
    • Creating audit test plans
Closing the audit
    • Drafting audit findings and nonconformity reports
    • Audit documentation and quality review
    • Closing of the audit
    • Evaluation of action plans by the auditor
    • Beyond the initial audit
    • Managing an internal audit program
    • Closing of the training course
Certification Exam



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

  • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a 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




After successfully passing the exam, you can apply for one of the credentials shown below. You will receive the certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about ISO 22301 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies


PECB Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor


Note: PECB certified individuals who possess Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor credentials are qualified for the respective PECB Master credential, given that they have taken four additional Foundation exams related to this scheme


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