ISO - 20000 Lead Auditor - IT Service Management



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28/6/2021 (Monday)


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Get ISO 20000 Lead Auditor certified 40% faster than traditional training, on this official PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board) course.

In just three days, you’ll learn how to manage a team of auditors by applying widely-recognised audit principles, procedures and techniques. Prove you have the knowledge needed to audit an IT Service Management System (ITSMS) based on the ISO 20000 standard.

You'll learn:

  • How to perform an ISO 20000 internal audit, following the ISO 19011 guidelines
  • How to perform an ISO 20000 certification audit, following the ISO 19011 guidelines and ISO 17021 specifications
  • The necessary expertise to manage an SMS audit team
  • Operation of a service management system that conforms to ISO 20000
  • The relationships between ISO/IEC 20000-1, ISO/IEC 20000-2 and ITIL

Become a certified Lead Auditor faster than anywhere else

Master audit techniques and get ISO 20000 trained in only 3-days. Prove you can conduct an audit efficiently by learning how to manage audit teams, communicate with customers and provide effective conflict resolutions.

This course has been developed in-line with:

  • ISO 20000-2: Guidelines for the implementation of an ITSMS
  • ISO 10006: Quality management systems - Guidelines for quality management in projects
  • ITIL

You'll get one year’s free membership of PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board) - which usually costs around £300. You can also apply for the following certifications, depending on your level of experience:

  • Certified ISO/IEC 20000 Provisional Auditor
  • Certified ISO/IEC 20000 Auditor
  • Certified ISO/IEC 20000 Lead Auditor

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online ISO 20000 courses
  2. You'll be ISO 20000 certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be ISO 20000 trained in record time
  3. Our ISO 20000 course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass ISO 20000 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
  5. 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
  6. You’ll learn ISO 20000 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
  7. You’ll be studying ISO 20000 with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 102635 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business


Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify


Introduction to Service Management System (SMS) concepts as required by ISO 20000

  • Normative, regulatory and legal framework related to Service Management
  • Fundamental principles of Information Technology Service
  • The ISO 20000 certification process
  • Understanding an Information Technology Service Management System (SMS)
  • Detailed presentation of the clauses 4 to 10 of ISO 20000-1

Planning and Initiating an ISO 20000 audit

  • Understanding fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Audit approach based on evidence and on risk
  • How to prepare for an an ISO 20000 certification audit
  • SMS documentation audit
  • Conducting an opening meeting

Conducting an ISO 20000 audit

  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
  • Audit test plans
  • Formulation of audit findings
  • Documenting non-conformities reports

Concluding and ensuring the follow-up of an ISO 20000 audit

  • Audit documentation
  • Quality review
  • How to conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an ISO 20000 audit
  • Evaluation of corrective action plans
  • What is the ISO 20000 Surveillance audit?
  • ISO 20000 internal audit management program

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam during the course:

  • PECB Certified ISO / IEC 20000 Lead Auditor

What's included

  • Student manual - containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples.
  • Certificate - worth 31 CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credits.

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)


We recommend that you have basic knowledge of ISO 20000, or some knowledge of IT Service Management concepts.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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