Training course outline
Version 4.0 of the PCI DSS was published on 31 March 2022 to meet the evolving cyber security needs of the payments industry, promote security as a continuous process and enable organisations to use different methods to achieve their security objectives.
To provide organisations with the time to implement the more complex requirements of version 4.0, the current PCI DSS v3.2.1 will remain active for two years until it is retired on 31 March 2024. If you require the skills to lead and manage a PCI DSS v3.2.1 implementation project, please purchase our Self-paced online course .
The PCI DSS Implementation Training Course delivers the knowledge and skills needed to implement the technical and business controls required to meet the 12 requirements of PCI DSS v4.0.
By taking this course, you will:
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.
PCI DSS Implementation Training Course benefits
Deliver PCI DSS compliance
Understand and implement the technical and business controls needed to meet the 12 requirements of PCI DSS v4.0.
Designed by experts
Designed by QSAs with an auditor’s perspective on PCI DSS scoping, scope reduction, gap analysis and remediation.
Delivered by professionals
Taught by a PCI DSS consultant with extensive experience of helping organisations of all sizes achieve PCI DSS compliance.
Learn from anywhere
Choose to attend our Live Online course or in person at our training venue in Ely.
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Who should attend this course?
This course is designed for individuals responsible for implementing all or part of the technical and business requirements of the Standard, for example:
This course is also suitable for consultants seeking to provide PCI implementation advice to their respective client organisations.
Your Learning Path
Find out how the PCI DSS Implementation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.
This course is an essential component of the following learning path:
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What does this course cover?
What’s included in this course?
What equipment do I need?
You will need a laptop and webcam for the duration of your course and exam.
Course duration and times
Day 1: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Day 3: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. We will, however, assume that participants have a foundational knowledge of PCI DSS v4.0 along with the technical vocabulary to understand systems, technology and processes described by the Standard. We strongly recommend taking the PCI DSS Foundation Training Course before starting this course.
Is there any recommended reading?
We recommend that all participants read the PCI DSS , available to download for free from the PCI Security Standards Council website.
Exams and qualifications
PCI DSS Implementation exam
Candidates take the PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) exam set by IBITGQ ( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ). There is no extra charge for this exam.
This course is equivalent to:
What qualifications will I receive?
PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM).
This course is accredited by IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications).
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?
Delegates must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.
Can exams be retaken?
Yes, you can retake the exam at an extra cost if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt. You can email us to schedule the retest for the exam.
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