Course Outline

Day 1: 

  • Introduction to Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) and ISO/IEC 27701

Day 2: 

  • Audit principles, preparation, and launching of an audit

Day 3: 

  • On-site audit activities

Day 4: 

  • Closing the audit

Day 5: 

Certification exam

The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Auditor” exam complies with the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP) requirements. The exam covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS)
  • Domain 2: Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) requirements
  • Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Domain 4: Preparing an ISO/IEC 27701 audit
  • Domain 5: Conducting an ISO/IEC 27701 audit
  • Domain 6: Closing an ISO/IEC 27701 audit
  • Domain 7: Managing an ISO/IEC 27701 audit program

In case candidates fail the exam, they can retake the exam within twelve months following the initial exam for free*

*Note: This applies only to candidates who have attended the training course.


A fundamental understanding of information security and privacy, and a comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.

 35 Hours

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