ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training Overview

ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 27701

  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Normative References
  • Terms, Definitions, and Abbreviations

Module 2: General

  • Structure of this Document
  • Application of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Requirements
  • Application of ISO/IEC 27002:2013 Guidelines
  • Customer

Module 3: Information Management

  • What is Information Management?
  • Importance of Information Management
  • Areas of Information Management
  • Challenges Involved in Information Management
  • Managerial Function

Module 4: PIMS-Specific Requirements Related to ISO/IEC 27001

  • General
  • Context of the Organisation
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement

Module 5: PIMS-Specific Guidance Related to ISO/IEC 27002

  • General
  • Information Security Policies
  • Organisation of Information Security
  • Human Resource Security
  • Asset Management
  • Access Control
  • Cryptography
  • Physical and Environmental Security
  • Operations Security
  • Communications Security
  • Systems Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance
  • Supplier Relationships
  • Information Security Incident Management
  • Information Security Aspects of Business Continuity Management
  • Compliance

Module 6: Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

  • What is Personally Identifiable Information (PII)?
  • Compliance Environment
  • PII Security Controls
  • Sensitive Vs Non-Sensitive PII
  • Safeguarding PII
  • PII Vs Personal Data

Module 7: Introduction to Internal Auditing

  • What is Internal Audit?
  • Who is Internal Auditor?
  • Types of Internal Audit
  • Internal Audit Functions
  • Internal Vs External Audit

Module 8: Information System Audit

  • Need for Information System Audit
  • Information System Auditing Standards
  • Auditing Guidelines

Module 9: Audit Preparation and Planning

  • Audit Scope and Charter
  • Audit Planning
  • Risk-Based Approach
  • Audit Staffing
  • Audit Schedule
  • Communication of Audit Plan
  • Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques

Module 10: Information Security Risk Assessment

  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Why Perform an Information Security Risk Assessment?
  • Principles of Risk Assessment
  • Risk Assessment Process
  • Quantitative Vs Qualitative Security Risk Assessment Methods

Module 11: Additional IGuidance for PII Controllers and Processors

  • General
  • Conditions for Collection and Processing
  • Obligations to PII Principals
  • Privacy by Design and Privacy by Default
  • PII Sharing, Transfer, and Disclosure


Show moredowndown

Who should attend this ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training Course?

The ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training Course is designed for professionals, managers, and individuals who want to become proficient in conducting internal audits for Privacy Information Management Systems (PIMS). This course is beneficial for various professionals including:

  • Data Protection Officers (DPOs)
  • Information Security Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Legal and Compliance Experts
  • Risk Management Specialists
  • Technology and Software Developers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Facility Managers

Prerequisites for the ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend this ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training Course.

ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training Course Overview

ISO 27701 serves as a framework for data privacy that guides organisations to follow guidelines that should be in place to comply with the GDPR and other data protection/privacy laws. ISO 27701 establishes the standard for a PIMS regarding privacy protection and handling Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This international standard aims to offer organisations data privacy controls to demonstrate effective privacy data management. This training aims to provide knowledge about IT auditing to add security, reliability, and accuracy to information systems. This training will help learners to adopt techniques and methods to effectively internally audit and maintain a PIMS. Individuals with excellent ISO auditing skills will get high-profile designations in globally recognised corporations and claim upgraded earnings.

This 2-day ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training course provides delegates with a thorough understanding of the ISO 27701 standard and how to effectively audit information management systems. During this training course, they will detect, understand, correct, and monitor the framework's effectiveness. They will also attain knowledge of audits and assess the effectiveness of an organisation's PIMS designed to conform to ISO 27701. The Knowledge Academy's highly professional and skilled trainer, who has years of experience teaching ISO courses, will conduct this training. 

Course Objectives

  • To add a data privacy layer to previous information security standards
  • To practice internal auditing skills by conducting detailed process audits
  • To learn how to assess the effectiveness of the PIMS controls in organisations
  • To get familiar with the techniques to effectively audit and maintain a PIMS
  • To overcome the encountered challenges involved in information management
  • To understand the framework for PII controllers and processors to manage data privacy

After attending this training course, delegates will be able to reduce risk to the privacy rights of individuals and the organisation by improving the current prevailing information security management system. They will also be able to enhance their auditing capabilities to manage information assets. 

Show moredowndown

What’s included in this ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training Course?

  • ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Show moredowndown

ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training​, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice  
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes  

Show moredowndown

Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

What our customers are saying

ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training FAQs

ISO 27701 reduces complexity and eliminates the need to create and maintain separate information security and privacy management systems by integrating with ISO 27001.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend this ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training course.
This ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training course is suitable for anyone who wants to understand the framework for data privacy and develop their internal audit ability.
Personal Information Management Systems (PIMS) help gives individuals more control over their data. It enables folks themselves to manage and control their online identity.
ISO 27701 is beneficial for an organisation to achieve the desired outcomes of an information management system to assess and reduce privacy risks regarding the collection, maintenance, and processing of personal information.
ISO 27701 audits to ensure that clients receive thorough, rigorous, supportive and consistent audits to secure their personal information and data.
In this ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training course, you will learn the importance of information management, risk assessment process, computer-assisted auditing techniques, audit planning, obligations to PII principals, audit schedule, auditing guidelines, and many other essential concepts.
The training fees for ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 27701 Internal Auditor Training.
Please see our ISO 27701 Training courses available in the United Kingdom
Show more down

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

barclays Logo
deloitte Logo
Thames Water Logo

"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

santander logo
bmw Logo
Google Logo

Looking for more information on ISO 27701 Training?

backBack to course information

Get a custom course package

We may not have any package deals available including this course. If you enquire or give us a call on 01344203999 and speak to our training experts, we should be able to help you with your requirements.



Special Discounts




Thank you for your enquiry!

One of our training experts will be in touch shortly to go over your training requirements.



Press esc to close

close close

Back to course information

Thank you for your enquiry!

One of our training experts will be in touch shortly to go overy your training requirements.

close close

Thank you for your enquiry!

One of our training experts will be in touch shortly to go over your training requirements.