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ISO 22301:2012 Lead Auditor Course (IRCA Regd.)

TÜV NORD is a well-established and reliable partner for inspection and certification services throughout the world.

With more than 1,200 experienced experts, our pool of auditors guarantees the highest level of competence in the certification of management systems, products and personnel.

Learning objectives:The aim of this course is to provide delegates 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 and ISO 17021, as applicable. In detail the course will provide students with the basis to become a competent Lead Auditor,

Successful completion of the course (including examination) will result in issuance of a certificate which may be used to support an application to become registered as an IRCA BCMS auditor. Being certified as an IRCA auditor is a clear statement that you are a recognized, qualified and capable auditing professional.

Recommended prior knowledge:

Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 22301 and the knowledge of the principles and concepts for business continuity management principles, including the purpose and benefits of a business impact analysis, the principles of risk assessment and analysis, typical business continuity strategies, business continuity response options, BCMS performance metrics, monitoring and performance measurement as well as exercise and testing methodologies will help to complete the course successfully.

Group of participants:

All those who require detailed knowledge of BCMS auditing processes are welcome. Management system consultants, management involved in ISO 22301 implementation and maintenance, personnel working with regulatory authorities, personnel carrying out 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits and all those who require a detailed knowledge of the BCMS audit process. The number of participants is limited to a max. of 20 delegates.


Five days with concluding examination


Business hotels, training centers or customers’ premises if required

Course instructor:

Professional lecturers from TÜV NORD or appointed partner organization


  • Purpose of a business continuity management system, of business continuity management system standards, of management system audit and of third-party certification 
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up a business continuity management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011 and get the skills to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 22301 via exercises and role play
  • Generating audit findings
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act framework
  • Differences between first-party, second-party and third-party certification audit
  • Benefits of third-party accredited certification
  • Terminology defined in the standard
  • Requirements for BCMS documented information

Location & Date

  • 2020
    • 18 Oct-22 Oct 2020
    • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
    • UAE


  • 2020
    • Per participant
    • USD 550
Fees + VAT as applicable
Tax Registration Number : 100139824100506