ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer Certification

The PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Implementer certifications are professional certifications for specialists needing to implement an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and, in case of the PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer Certification, needing to manage an implementation project.

PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001:2013, Information technology — Security techniques — Information security management systems — Requirements, specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of the organization. It also includes requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks tailored to the needs of the organization. The requirements set out in PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001:2013 are generic and are intended to be applicable to all organizations, regardless of type, size or nature.

Various professions may apply for this certification:
Compliance project managers
Information Security consultants
Internal and external PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 auditors
Members of an Information Security team

Take the exam

Candidates will be required to arrive at their chosen location at least 30 minutes before the beginning of the certification exam. Candidates arriving late will not be given additional time to compensate for the late arrival and if late more than 30 minutes after the beginning will not be allowed to enter the examination room. They will also be required to remain outside the examination room and to be given an individual briefing prior to being permitted to enter the examination room and commence the examination.
All candidates will need to present to the proctor one example of photo-id issued by a national, regional or state body, along with their exam confirmation letter.
The exam consists of essay-type questions. During the examination participants may use all PECB provided documentation plus their own course notes but will not be permitted to use any computer, laptop or any other electronic device. The exam lasts 3 hours. Minimum passing score: 70%.

How to Apply?

Candidates must complete the exam application form here. Candidates will be required to register for a password-protected account where they can then create, manage, update, and submit their application.
Applicants can pay their application fees online and upload all required supporting documents to PECB. Applicants will also have the option of mailing the payment (via cheque) although this will result in delays of the application process.
Applicants will be able to select a date and location for their certification exam. PECB’s exam schedule is available here.

You must register at least fourteen (14) days before the exam date.

The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form).

Exam Cancellation

To receive a full refund, you must cancel your exam registration at least 14 calendar days prior to the start date of the course.
If you cancel between fourteen (14) and seven (7) calendar days before the course, you will receive a 50% refund of the exam fee. No refunds will be provided for cancellations requested less than seven calendar days of the exam start date.
You may also contact us up to seven (7) calendar days prior to the course and arrange to transfer to another exam. When a transfer request is made, a new course date must be provided. No transfer requests will be allowed less than seven (7) calendar days of the exam start date.

In case that PECB must cancel an exam or change exam location, liability is limited to the exam fee. In such circumstances, the customer has the option of a full refund or transfer to an alternative available exam.