Information Security Management System (ISMS) Auditor Certification

Competency Based Certification Exemplar Global RABQSA iNARTEThe Information Security Management System (ISMS) Auditor Certification program has been developed with advice from industry on the specific competencies required by, Information Security Management System (ISMS) auditors to ensure the effective conduct of audits. This in turn provides confidence by organizations in the outcomes of ISMS audits. The benefits being:

  • Provides international recognition for professionals managing Information Security Management Systems in accordance with ISO27001:2005 & ISO19011:2011
  • Provides proof of competence to effectively manage Information Security issues via extensive examination of Knowledge, Work Experience and competence to audit
  • Once certified as a Professional, gain your passport to the world!

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

Grade Knowledge Competencies Skill Competencies Personal Attributes Qualifications
Provisional ISMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-IS
N/A N/A N/A
ISMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-IS
Auditing a ISMS as team member PAAS Master® Tertiary + 2 years relevant work experience
Principal ISMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-IS
Auditing a ISMS as solo auditor PAAS Master® Tertiary + 2 years relevant work experience
Lead ISMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-IS,
Exemplar Global-TL
Auditing a ISMS as audit team leader PAAS Master® Tertiary + 2 years relevant work experience
Business Improvement ISMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-IS,
Exemplar Global-TL,
Exemplar Global-OI
Auditing a ISMS as audit team leader PAAS Master® Tertiary + 2 years relevant work experience