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Achieve your CISA certification and sit your CISA exam in just four days on this accelerated course from Firebrand. Prove your auditing knowledge at an international level with the CISA, globally recognised as the gold standard certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals.
On this accelerated four-day CISA course, you’ll get the auditing knowledge and skills you need to identify vulnerabilities, report on compliance and introduce controls within an enterprise. You'll be immersed in this course through Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique as you study the five CISA domains:
You’ll also go beyond the official curriculum as you gain the knowledge needed to pass your CISA exam, which you’ll sit at the Firebrand Training Centre.
This accelerated CISA training is ideal for you if you work in IT systems auditing, consultancy or management - particularly if you're in or aspiring to a senior managerial position.
Firebrand is an ISACA Accredited Training Organisation (ATO). This means you'll have access to official ISACA courseware and will sit your CISA exam at the Firebrand Training Centre during your accelerated course. If you don’t pass your CISA exam first time, don't worry, you'll be covered by your Certification Guarantee.
Firebrand is a premier ISACA partner for EMEA and the US. No other partner in these regions trains more students.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has accredited the CISA certification program under ISO/IEC 17024:2012, General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Systems of Persons.
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.
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.
Provide audit services in accordance with IS audit standards to assist the organisation in protecting and controlling information systems.
Provide assurance that the necessary leadership and organisational structures and processes are in place to achieve objectives and to support the organisation's strategy.
Provide assurance that the practices for the acquisition, development, testing and implementation of information systems meet the organisation’s strategies and objectives.
Provide assurance that the processes for information systems operations, maintenance and service management meet the organisation’s strategies and objectives.
Provide assurance that the organisation’s policies, standards, procedures and controls ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets.
You’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:
The CISA exam tests knowledge in the following CISA domains:
Firebrand is an ISACA ATO. This means you'll have access to official ISACA courseware and will sit your CISA exam at the Firebrand Training Centre during your accelerated course. Plus, if you don’t pass first time, you'll be covered by your Certification Guarantee.
Not sure how to register for the exam? Call us on 080 80 800 888 for advice.
On this accelerated CISA course, you'll receive:
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 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.
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 +351 800 180 087.
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.
Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.
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.
There are no prerequisites for attending the CISA course and sitting the exam.
In order to become CISA certified, you must meet the following requirements:
The CISA certification is designed to recognise information systems (IS) audit, control and security professionals. You must be able to submit evidence of a minimum of five years of professional information systems auditing, control or security work experience.
The following can be substituted for a maximum of three of the five-year work experience requirement:
If you are a full-time university instructor in a related field (e.g., computer science, accounting, information systems auditing), you can substitute 2 years of experience in this role for 1 year of the experience requirement.
Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.
Just call us on +351 800 180 087 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.
Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 72,589 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.74% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.
Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.
"I've gained more knowledge within 4 days than I have in the last 5 years."
Alexandra Kyamanywa, TFL. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Detailed, fast paced course, not for the feint-hearted, but certainly for those looking for a challenge."
T.R.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Great relaxed environment designed to promote learning. Being with a group and learning at the same rate, able to share feelings and thoughts, all packed in a bite-size cram design."
D.C.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Excellent customer service. They were always willing to please and very available. Excellent food. Room wasnt that great. No good bedding or lighting to read and it was quite small. Overall a very good experience and would recommend highly."
J.A.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"My experience at Firebrand had exceeded my expectations. The delivery was fast paced but engaging. The professionalism ensured that all I only had to concentrate on was learning. All other parts just happened."
David Johnson. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Informed and insightful training, along with a comfortable and well managed environment resulting in a superb training experience. Well done to Firebrand!"
Ian Lockett. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Great trainer, good energy and sense of humour, kept out attention and conveyed the key facts, and some not-so-key facts, in style. Classroom, materials and facilities, refreshments & accommodation all good, food very good."
Russ James, TFL. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Great course to attend for all things IS. Trainer made it worth while with communication techniques."
T.J.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Had a great experience all round, course was very interesting, lots of support, food, accommodation was great too. Nothing was too much trouble."
Rosemarie Underhill, TFL. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Firebrand Training for CISA is intense but very well delivered. Training materials are very good and the facilities are also adequate."
O.F.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Firebrand training is a fast paced highly engaging and informative training experience. The instructors are knowledgeable, creative and enthusiastic with the ability to transfer their passion and knowledge to the minds and hearts of participants. I highly recommend Firebrand Training to all organisations large, medium and small. All the best, Mike."
Michael Beaupre, Self Funder. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (1/10/2018 to 4/10/2018)
"Firebrand offer a well managed and delivered course. The CISA course was very good value for money."
O.R. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (25/6/2018 to 28/6/2018)
"Excellently delivered course. Great examples and real-life examples used to emphasise to study material."
B.B. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (25/6/2018 to 28/6/2018)
"Firebrand training is an exceptional resource that I would recommend to anyone who is looking to obtain a professional certification."
J.D.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (30/10/2017 to 2/11/2017)
"If you are committed to learning and developing yourself and your career, Firebrand is your best choice."
Anonymous - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (30/10/2017 to 2/11/2017)
"One of the best trainers I have experienced in 30 years - Top class!"
Mike Fox, FFRC. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (29/8/2017 to 1/9/2017)
"I was so happy when I contacted the Firebrand sales rep. He helped me demystify cyber and information assurance courses and was extremely helpful in advising on the booking process, available locations and dates for your course. Thank you"
Jacqui Stevenson, FSO Services. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (29/8/2017 to 1/9/2017)
"The teaching received was first class, will recommend and look to Firebrand for further training."
James Clements, N/A. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (6/6/2016 to 8/6/2016)
Fiona Linton, Leicestershire Police. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (6/6/2016 to 8/6/2016)
"Professional, thorough, immersive - taught by experts who can bring the content to life!"
Charlie Timblin, IFDS. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (6/6/2016 to 8/6/2016)
"If you need to cram a lot of info into your head in a short time ...Firebrand are experts."
Jonathan Newton Griffiths, Mars Information Services. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (2/9/2015 to 4/9/2015)
"Very good training with Firebrand."
Olu Akinrolabu, Reed Elsevier PLC. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (8/6/2015 to 10/6/2015)
"Enjoyable and hectic course."
Eirik Standal, Nordland Fylkeskommune. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (8/6/2015 to 10/6/2015)
"Enjoyed the fast-paced concentrated learning."
Aled Hughes, NMi Metrology & Gaming Ltd. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (8/6/2015 to 10/6/2015)
"Thoroughly enjoyed my CISA course and felt it was very well delivered and managed, the location & accommodation were very good! I would use Firebrand again for future training."
S.G. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (24/11/2014 to 26/11/2014)
This will make a difference when i go back to my company."
Barry Burgess, Barclays. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (3/6/2013 to 5/6/2013)
"Helps clear your mind and soak up the knowledge"
Mark Allen, Compass Group. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (3/6/2013 to 5/6/2013)
"I would recommend floowing any firebrand training as it is proffesional and well organised"
Veronique Hautelin, JPMorgan Bank Luxembourg. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (3/6/2013 to 5/6/2013)
"I've completed numerous courses at Firebrand and keep coming back! Firebrand has great campus facilities and learning setup, plus a vast selection of recognized courses and a convenient test facility on site. The endless supply of coffee, drinks, chocolate and fruit helps to keep you going during a hard days learning."
J.S. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (3/12/2012 to 5/12/2012)
"Great course, the instructor was very engaging and not only took us through the course portfolio but also provided personal experience."
Jason Durham, Vodafone UK. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (3/12/2012 to 5/12/2012)
"A good course if you hasve an understanding before hand, But should allow passing of exam"
Mike Gough, Abbott Laboratories. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (19/11/2012 to 21/11/2012)
"Professional, providing an ideal study envioment, fully supported by friendly and helpful staff"
Matthew Mills, Pharm Olam. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (19/11/2012 to 21/11/2012)
"Great instructor superb facilities"
Gareth Hayward, NA. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (19/11/2012 to 21/11/2012)
"Firebrand facilities mean you really can focus on the course. The instructors really know their subject."
P.L. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (5/12/2011 to 7/12/2011)
"Firebrand gave me the confidence and to knowledge to sit the exam."
R.N. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (5/12/2011 to 7/12/2011)
"Punchy, concise, well delivered courses. "
M. A. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (6/6/2011 to 8/6/2011)
"Have gained an in-depth knowledge in Information systems auditing in just 3 days. Materials and presentations tailored to my needs. Fantastic"
P. N. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (23/5/2011 to 25/5/2011)
"Knowledgeable instructor. Good enviroment + excellent materials = Recipe for success!"
P.N. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (24/5/2010 to 26/5/2010)
"My expectations were exceeded and the staff FANTASTIC would definitely recommend."
George Georgiou. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (4/5/2010 to 6/5/2010)
"I liked the hotel"
R.P. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (7/12/2009 to 9/12/2009)
"The instructor and CISA course themselves were very good. Thank you."
Steve Fitzpatrick. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (7/12/2009 to 9/12/2009)
"Intense, long training hours, focused on the topic at hand but highly and thoroughly enjoyable and worth while. Highly recommended!"
Craig Thomas, pioneer investments. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (23/11/2009 to 25/11/2009)
"As an approved training partner of major certification organizations, such as ICS2 and ISACA, global leaders in security programs, and vendors like Microsoft, Firebrand are ideally placed to satisfy most training requirements in comfortable easily accessible facilities. And because of this relationship they have access to the very best instructors whose knowledge expertise and real world experience is second to none."
Tony Richardson, Octree. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (23/11/2009 to 25/11/2009)
"Be prepared to work and you will benefit."
Gordon Caffrey , Atmel. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (23/11/2009 to 25/11/2009)
"I think the CISA course needs to be 5 days long and more practice questions to encourage interaction.
The instructor was good and shared experiences. Too many power point slides. Overall i enjoyed learning here"
Michael Peet. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (23/11/2009 to 25/11/2009)
"Being away to study and prepare for the exam was a very good method to concentrate and cleanse the mind ready for the course. "
Ayo Akinkunle, Metronet. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (8/12/2008 to 10/12/2008)
"Although intensive course, helps me to be confident about the exam."
LS. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (8/12/2008 to 10/12/2008)
"A good introduction to the organization. The 3 day CISA course is very intense. Expect to start early and continue well into the evening. "
Stephen Blomley. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (8/12/2008 to 10/12/2008)
"Without a doubt, the 3 day residential gave me the opportunity to focus on the subject and to understand how the exam process works. "
John Adegoke, GroupM. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (24/11/2008 to 26/11/2008)
"Its the third training I do here and was never disappointed. I changed my jobs and girlfriends more frequently. The camp improved, jobs and girfriends rarely do."
Marco Ermini, Vodafone Group Services GMBH. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (9/6/2008 to 11/6/2008)