Course code
24 hours (indicative)

This course provides learner with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of business continuity management systems against ISO 22301, in accordance with ISO 19011, ISO 17021-1, as applicable.

This course covers the management systems approach to identifying and managing business continuity risks, the requirements of ISO 22301 and how to plan, complete and report the audit of an entire BCMS.

This course includes a 1-hour 40-minute written examination.

Recommended Prior Knowledge: FD131 BCMS ISO 22301:2019 Foundation

Who is it for?

This course is for auditors with competence in another process-based management system (eg QMS or ISMS) who want to acquire the skills and knowledge to audit against ISO 22301 or equivalent. For those who have already successfully completed a CQI and IRCA Certified Lead Auditor course in another discipline, this course meets the training requirement for certification as an auditor on IRCA's BCMS Auditor Certification scheme.