Train with BCM experts and gain a comprehensive introduction to the ISO 22301:2019 standard. Understand the requirements and benefits of a BCMS (business continuity management system).
Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more. Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum. Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation (CBC F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
Training course outline
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the ISO 22301:2019 standard and the requirements of a BCMS (business continuity management system), including:
Understanding business continuity concepts, terms and definitions. The benefits of a BCMS to an organisation. The process elements of a BCMS. The principles of business impact analysis and risk assessment. The principles of incident response and business continuity management. The principles of exercising business continuity arrangements.
COVID-19: remote delivery options
We would like to reassure our clients that all training courses will go ahead as scheduled during the current COVID-19 situation. As a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online. Please also refer to our COVID-19 policy.
Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation training course benefits:
Steps to success
Learn about the steps to successful ISO 22301-compliance.
Developed by experts
Designed by leaders of ISO 22301 and Business Continuity.
Participate in group discussions, practical exercises and case studies throughout the course.
Fast-track to certification
Achieve a globally recognised ISO 22301 qualification certificated to ISO 17024 in just 1 day.
Learn from anywhere
Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues throughout the UK.
Implementing ISO 22301 demonstrates your organisation is well prepared to deal with a variety of disruptions.
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"This course was extremely helpful, I look forward to the 3 day implementer course."
- Helen McRorie, Child Health Team Leader, NHS
Who should attend this course?
Those responsible for implementing a BCMS (business continuity management system) or individuals who wish to understand the benefits of compliance with the ISO 22301 standard, including:
Business continuity managers IT managers Business managers Quality managers
Compliance managers Project managers ISO 22301 auditors Emergency planners
Your Learning Path
Find out how the Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.
This course is an essential component of the following learning paths:
Information Security roles Cyber Security roles
Why choose IT Governance?
We’re the leading global provider of IT governance, risk management and compliance solutions. We are leaders in ISO 22301 and Business Continuity Management - all our courses are designed by experts and delivered by experienced trainers. Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online. Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.* Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options. Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available to download 20 days before your course. Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.
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What does this training course cover?
Business continuity concepts, terms and definitions. The benefits of an ISO 23301:219 BCMS to an organisation. Recognise the process elements of a BCMS. The principles of business impact analysis and risk assessment. Incident response and business continuity management .
Exercising business continuity arrangements. Understand how the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle is applied to a BCMS. The benefits of accredited certification.
Overview of BCM ISO 22301 Certification Context Leadership Planning
Implementation BIA & Risk Assessment Strategy & Plans Assurance Improvement
What’s included in this course?
Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file). The Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation Training Course exam. A certificate of attendance.
What equipment do I need?
You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam. Full details on how to access the exam will be provided by email 1–2 days before sitting the exam.
Course duration and times
Day 1: 09:30am – 4:00pm
Learn from anywhere with our instructor-led Live Online courses, or Classroom / Live Online delivery options. Learn more. Alternatively you can study in a classroom at one of our venues in London or Ely (Cambridgeshire).
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
There are no prerequisites required to take this course.
Is there any recommended reading?
We strongly recommend you purchase and read the standard prior to attending the course:
ISO 22301:2019 standard
We also recommend that you purchase and read the following textbooks:
ISO 22301 – A Pocket Guide ISO 22301:2019 and business continuity management
Exams and qualifications
Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation exam
The Certified ISO 22301 BCMS Foundation (CBC F) examination is an ISO 17024-certificated exam set by IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ). There is no extra charge for this exam.
Delivery method: Online Duration: 60 minutes Questions: 40 Format: Multiple choice Pass mark: 65%
This course is equivalent to:
What qualifications will I receive?
Certified ISO 23301 BCMS Foundation (CBC F).
This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).
You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/ GASQ successful candidate register .
How will I receive my exam results and certificates?
Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.
Can exams be retaken?
Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest.
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