ISO - 27001 Lead Implementer Course



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The ISO 27001 Lead Implementer course is a PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board) official course. The three-day intensive course will help you develop the skills needed to implement an Information Security Management System (ISMS), as specified in ISO/IEC 27001:2022.

PECB is officially accredited under ISO 17024 from ANSI. They are the first personnel certification body to be accredited by a National Accreditation Authority.

This training is consistent with the good practices established by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and ISO 10006:2003 (Quality Management Systems - Guidelines for Quality Management in Projects). The course is fully compatible with:

  • ISO/IEC 27003:2009 (Guidelines for the Implementation of an ISMS)
  • ISO/IEC 27004:2009 (Measurement of Information Security)
  • ISO/IEC 27005:2022 (Risk Management in Information Security)

As of March 2023, PECB have partnered with Credly to offer you the chance of earning a digital badge upon completing your certification.

In addition, you will also get one year free PECB membership (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board) – which usually costs around £250 and be able to apply for the following titles depending on your experience:

  • Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Provisional Implementer
  • Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Implementer
  • Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer
  • Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Senior Lead Implementer
  • PECB Master Certification

More information on these credentials and what is required to achieve them can be found in the prerequisites section below.

Residential or Online ISO 27001 Lead Implementer course?

Firebrand offers both a classroom-based and ISO 27001 Lead Implementer online course, including everything you need to get certified in record time:

  • Official courseware, labs and practice exams
  • ISO 27001 Lead Implementer certification exam
  • Accommodation, meals and snacks (for residential courses)

Both are delivered through our tried and tested Lecture | Lab | Review methodology. Firebrand accelerated methodology offers you the opportunity to choose the best delivery option for your needs and get your certification faster than anywhere else.


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

Exam Track

You'll take the PECB Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer exam as part of the course. The exam is 3 hours long and covers the following domains:

  • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of an information security management system (ISMS)
  • Domain 2: Information security management system (ISMS)
  • Domain 3: Planning an ISMS implementation based on ISO/IEC 27001
  • Domain 4: Implementing an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
  • Domain 5: Monitoring and measurement of an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
  • Domain 6: Continual improvement of an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
  • Domain 7: Preparing for an ISMS certification audit


During this course, you will learn:

  • Information Security Management System (ISMS) concepts as required by ISO 27001; Initiating an ISMS
  • Planning the implementation of an ISMS based on ISO 27001
  • Implementing an ISMS based on ISO 27001
  • Controlling, monitoring, measuring and improving an ISMS; certification audit of the ISMS

What's Included

On this all-inclusive accelerated course you'll receive:

  • The Information Security Management System (ISMS) implementation methodology
  • Student manual - containing over 400 pages of information and practical examples
  • Certificate - worth 31 CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credits

When you successfully pass the ISO 27001 Lead Implementer exam, you will get the first year of PECB membership free of charge. The usual fee for this is around £250. This applies to all courses which lead to a professional certification. PECB are a personnel certification body.

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. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This 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 as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


It is recommended that you have already attended Information Security Management System (ISMS) Foundation training or have a basic knowledge of ISO/IEC 27001:2022 and ISO/IEC 27002:2022.

Once this course is complete, you will be able to apply for your ISO 27001 Lead Implementer certification. In order to become certified, you must pass your exam and adhere to the PECB Code of Ethics. Your credential level will depend on your professional experience. Please see below table which highlights the different credentials available, and the pre-requisites required for each stage.

PECB ISO LI Prerequisites

Do you qualify for the ISO 27001 Master certification?

The ISO 27001 Master certification allows you to prove that you have mastered the implementation of an Information Security Management System (ISMS). You can apply for the Master certification through PECB, if you have the following:

  • Both ISO 27001 Lead Auditor certification and ISO 27001 Lead Implementer certification
  • 4 additional foundation exams relevent to the certification (ISO 27005, 27002, 27032 and 27035)
  • 15 years of professional experience with at least 10 years of work experience information security
  • 700 hours of ISMS audit experience and 700 hours of ISMS project experience

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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