The PCI DSS Implementation training course outline
This three-day course, fully updated for PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) v3.2, provides a comprehensive introduction to the Standard and delivers practical guidance on all aspects of implementing a PCI DSS compliance program.
Practical guidance and real-world examples will be taught, providing attendees with a full understanding of how to implement the different aspects of a PCI programme. Day one of this course covers PCI DSS Foundation and days two and three cover the implementation.
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
Understand PCI DSS best practice
Learn in-depth about the PCI DSS assessment, test procedures and reporting requirements.
Learn from anywhere
Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues throughout the UK.
Take part in interactive sessions that will allow attendees to ask questions relating to their own organisation and cardholder environment.
Delivered by professionals
Gain insight into a QSA auditor’s perspective on scoping and reduction, gap analysis, remediation and auditing issues.
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"Kamala made it engaging and relevant, kept us moving. Really good course and enjoyed every minute. Kamala was excellent.”
- Shaun Rathbone
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- Felix Marcos Pelegrino, Head of IT, Paul UK Ltd
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 for the duration of your course and exam.
Course duration and times
Day 1: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Day 2: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Day 3: 9:30am – 5:00pm / 5:30 pm - optional consultancy session.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
There are no pre-requisites for sitting this course.
Is there any recommended reading?
We recommend that all attendees download and read the free PCI DSS document from the PCI SSC website. You may also benefit from advance reading of the following introductory guide: PCI DSS – A Pocket Guide.
Exams and qualifications
PCI DSS Implementation exam
Attendees will have the option to take the PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) exam set by IBITGQ
( International Board for IT Governance Qualifications ) on the last day of the course. There is no extra charge for this exam.
What qualifications will I receive?
Successful candidates will be awarded the PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) qualification by IBITGQ.
This course is equivalent to:
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?
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.
Ways to learn
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Wherever you are in the world, you can now attend an IT Governance online course, and get the full benefit of a classroom session.
To make your life as easy as possible, we offer 3 ways to attend an instructor-led course:
Our instructor-led courses are hosted at professional training centres located in major cities across the UK.
Our instructor-led Live Online courses are hosted and delivered live by one of our expert trainers.
Learn from anywhere
Our instructor-led Classroom / Live Online courses give you the flexibility of attending a classroom course, either in person or by joining the classroom course online.
The benefits of learning from anywhere
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Are there any prerequisites?
There are no prerequisites for sitting this course. However, we recommend that all attendees read the latest