(ISC)2 - Certified Authorisation Professional | CAP



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7/2/2022 (Monday)


On this accelerated (ISC)² Certified Authorisation Professional (CAP) course, you’ll build knowledge in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and authorising and maintaining information systems utilising various risk management frameworks, as well as best practices, policies and procedures established in cyber security.

In just 3 days, you’ll learn the principles of information security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF) and System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) integration. You’ll also build knowledge in:

  • Compiling required security documentation for Authorising Official (AO)
  • Performing ongoing Security Control Assessments (SCA)
  • Determining specific monitoring tasks and frequency based on the agency’s strategy
  • Performing ongoing Information System (IS) Risk Acceptance

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the (ISC)² Certified Authorisation Professional (CAP) exam, and achieve your certification. As an Official (ISC)² Training Provider and through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to official courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal if you are in IT, information security and information assurance practitioners and work in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) roles and have a need to understand, apply and/or implement a risk management program for IT systems within an organisation.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 111.358 students saving more than one million hours since 2001



  • Domain 1: Information Security Risk Management Program
  • Domain 2: Categorisation of Information Systems (IS)
  • Domain 3: Selection of Security Controls
  • Domain 4: Implementation of Security Controls
  • Domain 5: Assessment of Security Controls
  • Domain 6: Authorisation of Information Systems (IS)
  • Domain 7: Continuous Monitoring

Exam Track

At the end of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

(ISC)² Certified Authorisation Professional (CAP) exam

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Format: Multiple-choice
  • Passing score: 700/1000 (70%)
  • Domains:
    1. Information Security Risk Management Program (15%)
    2. Categorisation of Information Systems (IS) (13%)
    3. Selection of Security Controls (13%)
    4. Implementation of Security Controls (15%)
    5. Assessment of Security Controls (14%)
    6. Authorisation of Information Systems (IS) (14%)
    7. Continuous Monitoring (16%)

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


Before attending this accelerated course, you should have at least 2 years of experience in one or more of the seven domains.

Please note: If you don’t have enough experience yet, you can still pass the CAP exam and become an Associate of (ISC)² while you earn the work experience needed.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 09 - 42 419 397 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.


We've currently trained 111.358 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
96,66% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"The fastest way to learn. Really enjoyed this course."
Richard Keep, National Grid. (21/6/2021 (Monday) to 26/6/2021 (Saturday))

"Excellent course, training delivery was very much effective."
Rob Walker, Surrey & Sussex Police. (21/6/2021 (Monday) to 26/6/2021 (Saturday))

"The best way to learn anything is to immerse yourself in it. This course gave me the best chance to pass my exam -- and I did!"
Anonymous. (21/6/2021 (Monday) to 26/6/2021 (Saturday))

"A mass structured injection of knowledge which will help me obtain a professional qualification."
Julian Blacford, Denbighshire County Council. (21/6/2021 (Monday) to 26/6/2021 (Saturday))

"The CISSP week at Firebrand was illuminating. I learnt from the excellent instructor, the attendees and through the well facilitated training experience. My third time here and I strongly recommend Firebrand to information security professionals."
TO. (21/6/2021 (Monday) to 26/6/2021 (Saturday))

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