Format: 1 course with exam
Format: 2 - 4 courses with exam
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Format: 13 - 16 courses with exam
Format: 17 - 20 courses with exam
Format: 1 course without exam
Format: 2 - 4 courses without exam
Format: 5 - 8 courses without exam
Format: 9 - 12 courses without exam
Format: 13 - 16 courses without exam
Format: 17 - 20 courses without exam
Training course outline
This fully accredited, self-paced online course provides a comprehensive introduction to PCI DSS v3.2.1. Delivered by an experienced PCI DSS consultant, the one-day course explains the requirements of the Standard and how they can be applied to protect payment card data within your organisation.
The course covers:
PCI DSS Foundation Self-Paced Online Training Course benefits:
Pre-recorded online course, enabling you to learn in easy, manageable, bite-sized chunks.
Study at your own pace
Learn at a time, place and pace that suit you.
Comes with a learner guide to be read alongside the video modules.
Test your knowledge
Knowledge-check questions at the end of each module to help gauge what you’ve learned.
Designed by experts
Designed by acknowledged leaders in the cyber and information security industry.
Delivered by professionals
Taught by a real-world practitioner with extensive experience of delivering effective cyber security programmes to organisations worldwide.
Who should attend this course?
Anybody accepting credit card payments, including merchants, third-party service providers and acquirers. The course is suitable for a broad audience, including departments such as finance, internal audits, IT and sales and business.
This course is also suitable for executives, managers, staff, and anyone who is interested in learning more about the PCI DSS and its requirements.
Your Learning Path
Find out how the PCI DSS Foundation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.
This course is an essential component of the following learning path:
Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?
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What does this course cover?
What’s included in this course?
Please note that this course can be purchased with or without the exam as required.
What equipment do I need?
You will need a computer and a webcam for the duration of this course.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
No prior knowledge or qualifications are required, and the course content is suitable for non-technical and technical staff.
Is there any recommended reading?
You may benefit from advance reading of the following introductory guide: PCI DSS – A Pocket Guide.
Exams and qualifications
PCI DSS Foundation exam
Candidates take the PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F) exam set by IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ) at the end of the course.
This course is equivalent to:
What qualifications will I receive?
PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F).
This course is accredited by IBITGQ .
IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications) is a personnel certification body that certifies individuals in the field of IT governance.
IBITGQ is accredited to the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard ( Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons ) by IAS (International Accreditation Service). ISO 17024 is a global, industry-recognised benchmark, and qualifications accredited to this standard are recognised and highly valued by employers throughout the world.
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?
Do I need proof of identity to take the exam?
Candidates must have a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator may request to check it before the exam.
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.
Fulfilment of your self-paced online training course
After you have completed your order, you will receive a sales receipt and a “Thank you for your order” confirmation email. This email will ask you to provide essential participant information and gives instructions on how to access your course. If you don’t receive this email, please check your junk folder.
You must provide the requested participant information, including a valid email address. This applies whether you have made the booking for yourself or on behalf of someone.
Please check this information is correct before submitting, as you are unable to change the participant’s email address once it has been added to our system.
Accessing the course
If you are a new customer, you will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with instructions on how to access the LMS (learning management system). If you or other participants do not receive this email, please check your junk folders.
If you have accessed the LMS previously, please log in using your credentials. You can access the LMS at any time from your
My Account page .
Once you have logged in to the LMS, you can download the course material immediately.
Important information: Please read our examination guide before scheduling your exam.
All exams are delivered online using an automated proctor system managed by GASQ on behalf of IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ).
What you need
When you’re ready to take your exam, please log in to your My Account page, scroll down to the ‘Self-paced online training courses’ section and click the ‘Course completed’ button. A member of our team will be in touch to provide details of your exam booking procedure.
Exam candidates are required to have:
Please see our examination guide for exact specifications.
Scheduling your exam
You are required to book your exam online at least 96 hours before the exam date.
Please be aware that you can reschedule your exam once (if needed) at least 48 hours before your booked exam date for no additional charge.