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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, the globally recognised certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals.
On this accelerated four-day CISA course, you’ll get the auditing knowledge 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.
If you're an IT auditor, consultant, audit manager or security professional with auditing responsibilities, this accelerated CISA training is ideal for you.
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.
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.
On your course, you’ll be assessed through Computer-Based Testing (CBT) during three testing windows of 16-week durations. Your accelerated course will take place within one of these testing windows.
Next testing window: 1 June - 23 September 2018
Not sure how to register for the exam? Call us on 080 80 800 888 for advice.
On this accelerated CISA course, you'll get official ISACA Student Kits which include:
You'll also access additional, exclusive CISA curriculum built by Firebrand.
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 080 80 800 888.
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 fact, this is a practice accepted and encouraged by ISACA.
In order to become CISA certified, you must meet the following requirments:
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 080 80 800 888 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 68,075 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.73% 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.
"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)
"I fully enjoyed my training. The staff were knowledable, curteous and friendly. I have an unusual food allergy, which usually makes life difficult for the kitchen staff but I did not have a problem with any meal that I ate and the staff coped with my allergy and special food requests without complaint and seamlessly. The working day was long 8-8 but was well rewarding and the instructor was available late into the evening for questions and help."
Christine Elizabeth Morecroft, AXA insurance. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (9/6/2008 to 11/6/2008)
"It is the third training I have on Firebrand and the first after they renamed from the Training Camp. Im glad they only changed their name! It is overall a nice experience and I especially like that I can forget about the business-as-usual and concentrate on the training. Instructors are always great and world-class. Looking forward to the next one."
Marco Ermini, Vodafone Group GmbH. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (9/6/2008 to 11/6/2008)
"If I have passed the CISA exam it will be entirely down to the training and environment provided to be by Firebrand Training."
Henry Wellesley. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (9/6/2008 to 11/6/2008)
"The location and seclusion of the training centre allows you the time and space to focus totally on your studies.
The knowledge and experience of the training instructors means that they can demonstrate how the training material fits into the real world."
E.B.. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (26/11/2007 to 28/11/2007)
"A well organised, very effective, learning environment. "
Martin Potter. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (26/11/2007 to 28/11/2007)
"I had never been on one of these intensive courses before so i didnt know what to expect, but the staff made every effort to help us and allow us to get the most out of our time. It was great to be able to focus on the material and learn in great surroundings."
Andrew Ellerton. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (26/11/2007 to 28/11/2007)
"Firebrand* without an iota of doubt is a place to be!"
Oyekunle Oyeneye, LSC. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (4/6/2007 to 6/6/2007)
"Firebrand* is a great place, wonderful environment, peaceful and quiet, focusing on what we are going there for....to study, study and again study to get ready for the exam. When i had done my course I felt stronger and more confident to sit the exam. I will be back!"
SL, First Data International. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (4/6/2007 to 6/6/2007)
"The course material was very good and combined with the explanation from the lecturer, I was able to learn a lot during the training."
Zach Anucha, NCH. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (30/4/2007 to 2/5/2007)
"Firebrand* promoted a calm working environment that assisted me in the learing process."
Andy Gray. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (30/4/2007 to 2/5/2007)
"The best aspect of Firebrand* was the mixed environment, allowing skills to be shared with colleagues from different walks of life and careers. The instructor encouraged us to share experience and understanding, and knowledge from our own areas."
Guy Lomas, AEGON UK. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (30/4/2007 to 2/5/2007)