ISO 27001 Certified Implementer Course

Practical ISO 27001 implementation training by an ISO 27001 Lead Author
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What will you learn?

  • 9Comprehensive introduction to ISO 27001
  • 9Learn to set up an ISO 27001-compliant Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • 9 Hands-on interactive exercises on ISO 27001-implementation and risk assessment
  • 9Monitor and evaluate the performance of an ISMS and prepare for ISO 27001 certification audits


  • 3 course days
  • 12 hours of self-study
  • R1 CPE credit per study hour

ISO 27001 Certified Implementer Course

This ISO 27001 Certified Implementer course was designed by an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor with 20 years of experience in IT consultancy, enterprise strategy and risk management. In this practical ISO 27001 implementation training, you will learn how to set up and maintain an ISO 27001-compliant Information Security Management System (ISMS). You will be guided through the steps of ISO 27001 implementation by an expert who offers practical insights into the challenges of implementing the ISO 27001 standard, and you will participate in interactive group discussions and exercises to gain a full understanding of the standard’s requirements. At the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and skills to implement the ISO 27001 standard in your own organisation. Updated with the 2022 changes to ISO 27001 and ISO 27002, this ISO 27001 Certified Implementer Course will also help you to prepare for ISO 27001 audits and enable your organisation to (re) certify to the newest version of ISO 27001.

ISO 27001 is the most popular internationally recognised standard for information security management, and ISO 27001-compliance is increasingly required by customers and supply chain partners across the globe. An ISO 27001 Implementer certificate will help you become an internationally recognised information security professional, and will also greatly increase the market value of your company.

Is this ISO 27001 Certified Implementer course for you?

This ISO 27001 training covers all aspects of ISO 27001 implementation, from planning and scoping an ISMS to preparing for certification audits. The practical insights offered by trainers with extensive experience in implementing ISO 27001 make this certification course a valuabe aid for information security and IT security professionals, prospective ISO 27001 project managers, operations and quality managers, compliance & risk managers, directors and business owners, and all employees who will be involved in implementing the ISO 27001 standard.

What is included in this ISO 27001 Certified Implementer course?

  • Official SECO-Institute course materials developed by an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor;
  • Online training by passionate instructors who are active in the information security industry and ISO 27001 implementation;
  • Practice exam and exam syllabus so you can fully prepare for your certification exam;
  • Certification exam voucher;
  • Access to the (S)ECO-system, the SECO-Institute’s professional community website where you will find additional resources and exclusive knowledge events.

ISO 27001 Certified Implementer Course Modules

Module 1: ISO/IEC 27001

Preparation and Planning: Get a thorough overview of the ISO/IEC 27001 management cycle for information security. Plan ISMS implementation and set up the processes needed to launch a successful implementation project. Understand how to analyse the context of the organisation and how to obtain management support. Identify relevant ISO 27001 documentation requirements in the planning phase. Plan and implement a risk assessment and risk treatment process. 

Module 2: Implementation of ISO/IEC 27001

ISMS implementation: Get a solid understanding of ISO 27001 requirements in detail. Gain insight into the practical aspects and main challenges of ISO 27001 implementation, and identify effective ways to ensure the continuous improvement of the information security process. Grasp the fundamentals of performing an ISO 27001-compliant risk assessment process, and design and implement a risk treatment process based on risk assessment outcomes.

This part of the course is very interactive. Based on a case study, you will carry out a risk analysis, identify appropriate ways to treat the risks, and discuss your approach with the group.

Module 3: Implementation of ISO/IEC 27001 & ISO 27002

Implementing information security controls: While creating plans and testing the performance of the ISMS are absolutely necessary, in the end you will rely on your information security controls to tangibly improve security. This part of the course focuses on the relationship between ISO 27001 and ISO 27002, how to implement controls, and which controls are likely to take away which risks. Finally, we will discuss the ISO 27001 certification process. What does ISO 27001-compliance mean? How to safeguard ISO 27001-compliance? How are ISO 27001 certification audits performed? These are some of the questions you will be able to answer after completing this course.

Practice Exam

On your last course day, you will take an ISO 27001 Certified Implementer practice exam. After taking the practice exam, you will have the opportunity to discuss your answers with the group. This will help you familiarise yourself with the exam format, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and improve your exam technique. After completing the course, you will be fully prepared to take your SECO ISO 27001 Certified Implementer certification exam.

ISO 27001 Certified Implementer Certification Exam

The certification exam is conducted by the SECO-Institute, Europe’s leading security and continuity certification body. The exam voucher is included in the course fee, but you need to schedule your exam with the SECO-Institute. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive an exam certificate and an invitation to register your official SECO-ISO 27001 Certified Implementer certification title. By activating your certification title, you will become a certified professional in your field and you will receive a shareable digital badge to verify your competence to clients, employers and fellow professionals.

By passing the ISO 27001 Certified Implementer certification exam and earning a SECO- ISO 27001 Certified Implementer certificate, you demonstrate your ability to implement an Information Security Management System (ISMS) in line with the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001.

Exam information

  • Exam language: English
  • Exam delivery: Online via a certified proctor
  • Exam format: 20 multiple-choice questions & 2 case studies with 5 multiple-choice questions per case study
  • Time: 120 minutes
  • Passing score: 60%

Why earn a SECO-ISO 27001 Certified Implementer certificate?

ISO 27001 Certified Implementer is a practitioner-level information security certification that validates your ability to design, implement and improve an Information Security Management System (ISMS) in line with the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001. By passing the certification exam and earning your  ISO 27001 Certified Implementer credentials, you qualify yourself for information security opportunities open to candidates with proven ISO 27001 skills. This certification is ideal for starting (information security) professionals aspiring to manage ISO 27001 projects. If you are looking to further advance your career to (Chief) Information Security Officer, we recommend you to take our  Information Security Practitioner certification course.

What are the benefits of a SECO-ISO 27001 Certified Implementer certificate?

Mastery of ISO 27001 is a vital information security skill that can greatly improve your career prospects. Your ISO 27001 Certified Implementer certification and digital badge will verify that you understand ISO 27001 requirements and can implement an Information Security Management System that provides assurance to your customers and supply chain.

Authors & Lead Trainers

Michael Garceau

Senior Risk Manager,
Founder CipherQuest

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