ISO/IEC 27001 Practitioner – Information Security Officer

This training provides a deep understanding of planning, building, maintaining and improving an ISMS based on the ISO/IEC 27000 series and leads to the recognized certification as “ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Officer”.

Main Topics

As a formal specification of the standard, ISO/IEC 27001 defines and includes the requirements for an information security management system:

  • Introduction to the Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Leadership and support
  • Planning and operation
  • Evaluation of performance and improvement
  • Measures and objectives


The objective of the ISO/IEC 27001 Practitioner course is to provide persons involved in the implementation of the ISO/IEC 27001 standard with the following capabilities:

  • understand the scope, objectives, key terminology and high level requirements of the ISO/IEC 27001 standard and how this is used in an organization to implement and maintain an information security management system.
  • exhibit the competences required for the foundation qualification
  • demonstrate that they can apply ISMS concepts to achieve the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 and supporting standards within an organizational context
  • assist and advise organizations in the achievement of conformance to ISO/IEC 27001 and certification
  • understand, explain and advise on issues regarding applicability and scope definition
  • understand and explain the relationship between ISO/IEC 27001 and supporting standards and how these can be used to support the achievement of certification to ISO/IEC 27001
  • explain the relationship between the ISMS policy, objectives, processes and control
  • apply the principles of risk management and appropriate treatments and controls to reduce business risk, support business objectives and improve information security
  • identify and apply appropriate corrective actions to maintain ISMS compliance with ISO/IEC 27001
  • analyze and evaluate deployed risk treatments and controls to assess their effectiveness and opportunities for improvement
  • analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the ISMS scope, objectives, policies and processes to continually improve the suitability, adequacy and effectiveness of the ISMS
  • understand, create, apply and evaluate documentation required by ISO/IEC 27001


In order to be able to take the “Information Security Officer” certificate, you need the “ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation” certificate, which you can acquire in this course. An ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation certification from TÜV SÜD Akademie as well as the ICO-CERT ISMS 27001 Foundation is also recognized. A copy of the certificate is required for exam registration.

Target Audience

This training is aimed at security specialists, in particular

  • Internal managers and employees who work on the introduction, maintenance and operation of an ISMS within an organization
  • External consultants who support an organization in the implementation, maintenance and operation of an ISMS
  • Internal auditors, who must have applied knowledge of the standard


ISO/IEC 27001 Practitioner – Information Security Officer Certificate, awarded by APMG

Exam language English / German

Teaching Materials

Teaching material in English includes:

  • Student workbook
  • Training-slides
  • Exam simulator

The standard “ISO/IEC 27001:2022 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection — Information security management systems” is provided and used for training purposes in the course but cannot be handed in for copyright reasons.

Early bird discount

If you book more than 4 months in advance, we offer you a discount of 10% on the course fee

Quantity discount

Motivate your environment. Already with 3 persons in the same course and simultaneous registration we grant interesting discounts on the course fees:

  • 3 people on the same course date 10%
  • 4 people on the same course date 15%
  • 5 people on the same course date 20%

The discounts are not cumulative – the highest discount always applies.

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ISO/IEC 27001

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16.09.2024 – 17.09.20242B623DE 2600.00 500.00Book now

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