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ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Course Outline

This ISO 22301 Internal Auditor training course will cover the following modules:


Module 1: Introduction to Business Continuity Management Systems

  • Management Systems
  • What is Business Continuity Management System?
  • BCM System Process
  • Business Continuity Management (BCM)
  • BCMS Benefits
  • Business Continuity Management Lifecycle
  • Applicability and Objectives

 Module 2: Scope of a BCMS

  • Overview

Module 3: Fundamental Principles and Concepts of Business Continuity

  • Fundamental Principles
    • Build a Comprehensive Plan
    • Implement Each Step of the Action Plan
    • Check and Evaluate Results
    • Review and Make Improvements
  • Business Continuity

Module 4: General Requirements: Clauses 4 to 8 of ISO 22301

  • Introduction
  • Clauses of ISO 22301

Module 5: Overview of ISO 22301 Standard

  • Introduction to ISO 22301
  • 22301 Standard
  • 22301 Standard Progression
  • 22301 High-level Methodology
  • Implementation Cycle Times

Module 6: BCM Mandatory Documents

  • Clause 4.2.2
  • Clause 4.3
  • Clause 5.3
  • Clause 6.2
  • Clause 7.2
  • Clause 7.4
  • Clause 8.2.1
  • Clause 8.2.2
  • Clause 8.2.3
  • Clause 8.4.1
  • Clause 8.4.2
  • Clause 8.4.3
  • Clause 8.4.4
  • Clause 8.4.5
  • Clause 9.1.1
  • Clause 9.3
  • Clause 10.1

Module 7: Management Roles and Responsibilities

  • Overview
  • Impediments to Success
  • Aids to Success

Module 8: Implementation Phases of the ISO 22301 Framework

  • Management Support
  • Identification of Requirements
  • Business Continuity Policy and Objectives
  • Support Documents for Management System
  • Risk Assessment and Treatment
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Business Continuity Strategy
  • Business Continuity Plan
  • Training and Awareness
  • Documentation Maintenance
  • Exercising and Testing
  • Post-incident Reviews
  • Communication with Interested Parties
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Internal Audit
  • Corrective Actions
  • Management Review

Module 9: Continual Improvement of a BCMS

  • Continual Improvement
  • BCMS Control System
  • Areas of Continual Improvement

Module 10: Introduction to Audit

  • What is an ISO Audit?
  • Internal Auditing
  • External Audit

Module 11: Auditing Principles

  • Fundamental Principles
  • Internal Auditing
  • Scope
  • PDCA Cycle

Module 12: Auditing Roles

  • Defining Roles
  • Organisational Context
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Planning, Support, and Operation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement

Module 13: Roles and Responsibilities of the Auditor

  • Internal Auditing
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Typical Internal Audit

Module 14: Skills of an Internal Auditor

  • Internal Auditing Goals
  • Qualities of an Auditor
  • Auditing Skills

Module 15: Purpose of Internal Auditing

  • 22301 Mission
  • Key Benefits of BCMS

Module 16: Audit Procedures

  • BCMS Audit Process
  • Elements of an Internal Audit
  • Internal Auditing
  • Internal Audit Process
  • Required Documentation
  • Supporting Procedural Documentation
  • Required Records and Documentation

Module 17: Audit Triangle

  • Fraud Triangle
  • Tackling the Fraud Triangle

Module 18: Auditing Techniques

  • Classifying Audit Findings
  • On-Site Auditing
  • Remote Auditing Methods

Module 19: Work Document Approach

  • Steps to Certification
  • Certification Audits

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Who should attend this ISO 22301 Training Course?


There are no formal prerequisites to attend this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor training course.


This ISO 22301 Internal Auditor training course is designed for any individual who would like to learn the fundamentals of internal auditing. However, this training will be beneficial for:

  • Business Continuity Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Auditors
  • Emergency Planners

ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Course Overview

Business Continuity Management provides a framework for developing organisational resilience and the ability to protect the organisation's interests. The ISO 22301 standard helps organisations prioritise and detect threats and adequately implement their business continuity management system to respond to and recover from incidents with minimal business disruption. This training course assists learners in increasing customer confidence via dedicated business continuity and enhanced reporting and analytical skills. Individuals with the knowledge and skills to manage an enterprise's large and small-scale business continuity management projects earn more than any average professional.  

This 2-day ISO 22301 Internal Auditor training course is designed to provide delegates with the skills to complete an internal audit that will enable the company to reduce the impact of issues that affect the organisation's functionality. During the training, delegates will learn the entire audit process, including planning, reporting, and acting when the audit has been completed. They will also learn about how to manage the business continuity management lifecycle. Our highly professional instructor with years of experience teaching ISO 22301 training courses will conduct this training course.

Course Objectives

  • To ensure continuous improvement may be attained, this iterative stage is necessary

  • To determine the scope of the Business Continuity Management System
  • To establish, implement, monitor, maintain, and improve their business continuity capabilities
  • To set policies and appoint people in order to implement and maintain the BCMS
  • To understand the company, both internal and external requirements, and establish clear boundaries
  • To contribute to the BCMS and respond to incidents when they happen

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to build their own Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) around it. They will also be able to reduce the impact that a critical incident will have on the business.

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What's included in this ISO 22301 Training Course?

This ISO 22301 training course includes:

  • The ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy 22301 Internal Auditor Manual 
  • Certificate
  • Experienced ISO 22301 Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

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ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Exam

In order to complete this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor training course, delegates will need to pass the associated examination. The exam is:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Duration of 40 minutes
  • 50% pass mark
  • Closed book

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


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ISO 22301 Internal Auditor FAQs


ISO 22301 is a business continuity standard that enables organisations to continue to function throughout a critical incident and in its aftermath.
Yes, the associated examination will need to be passed in order to complete this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor training course.
Yes, this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor course is the second of four courses within ISO 22301. Candidates can complete the ISO 22301 Foundation course prior to this course. The courses that follow this training are the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor and the ISO 22301 Lead Implementer.
Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a component of a company's general risk management and aims to help keep business processes running smoothly under challenging conditions.
This ISO 22301 Internal Auditor training is a 2 day course.
Business continuity management assists organisations in reducing the likelihood and impact of downtime and disruption. It also protects assets if something goes wrong, continues to operate during the interruption and recovers as quickly as possible from any incidents.
There are no prerequisites, however an understanding of the ISO 22301 Foundation would be advantageous.
The course will begin at 9am and finish at 5pm. We ask that candidates arrive at the venue by 8:45 to ensure that the course can begin promptly at 9am.
The main nonconformities in a BCMS are business continuity policy, personnel roles and responsibilities, training, processes and procedures, executive management, and documentation.
In this ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Training, you will learn about the elements of an internal audit, internal audit process, required documentation, supporting procedural documentation, 22301 standard progression, 22301 high-level methodology, and implementation cycle times.
The price for ISO 22301 Internal Auditor certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 22301 Internal Auditor.
Please see our ISO 22301 Training courses available in the United Kingdom

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