ISO 22301 Training (ISO 22301 Lead Auditor)

ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Course Aim

The ISO 22301 lead auditor training course is aimed at providing delegates with the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out first, second, and third-party audits of business continuity management systems against the requirements of ISO 22301, as well as enabling the delegate to develop the skills necessary to effectively lead an audit team. This ISO 22301 training covers the requirements of ISO 22301, the process approach to auditing, and the principles of auditing.

EAS is a sister organization of IAS that provides IRCA Certified ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Course in Malaysia. This ISO 22301 training in Malaysia is led by experienced auditors who are experts in the field of business continuity management and includes a mix of classroom lectures, case studies, and group exercises.

Why Take the ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Course in Malaysia?

ISO 22301 is the international standard for Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS). The standard outlines a plan that organizations can follow to reduce the likelihood of occurrence, and prepare for, respond to, and recover from disruptive incidents when they arise.

The ISO 22301 lead auditor is responsible for the assessment of an organization’s BCMS to ensure compliance with the standard. The lead auditor must be competent in planning and conducting audits, as well as certifying that an organization’s BCMS meets all requirements. By taking our lead auditor ISO 22301 training, you will gain a better understanding of how to perform these tasks correctly. Also, by taking this ISO 22301 training, candidates can enhance their employability prospects and career progression in the field of business continuity and risk management.

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What Will You Learn in ISO 22301 Training?

The ISO 22301 lead auditor training is designed to give you the necessary skills and knowledge to perform an ISO 22301 Lead Auditor audit, including:

  • The principles and practices of auditing
  • The types, objectives, and scope of an audit
  • Planning and conducting an audit
  • Reporting on an audit
  • Follow-up activities

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Benefits of ISO 22301 Training

By taking this ISO 22301 training course, candidates will be able to:

  • Learn how to effectively assess an organization’s compliance with ISO 22301
  • Develop the skills necessary to lead an audit team
  • Deeply understand the requirements for an ISO 22301 management system
  • Gain a better understanding of risk management and its importance in business continuity
  • Develop the skills necessary to develop and implement an effective business continuity plan
  • Learn how to audit and report on the effectiveness of an organization’s BCMS
  • Gain a globally recognized certification that will boost your career prospects.

ISO 22301 Training

Who Can Attend ISO 22301 Training?

The ISO 22301 Lead Auditor certification course is designed for those who wish to become ISO 22301 certified lead auditors or who wish to develop their skills in auditing business continuity management systems. Such as:

  • BCM consultants
  • BCMS Internal Auditors
  • Business continuity managers
  • Risk managers


Candidates who wish to take up our ISO 22301 lead auditor course in Malaysia are advised to have the following prerequisites:

  • A basic understanding of business continuity management
  • An understanding of risk management principles
  • Familiarity with the ISO 22301 standard

Candidates who do not have any prior knowledge of the ISO 22301 standard can take the intermediate-level ISO 22301 Internal Auditor Training Course prior to taking ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Training.

Course Duration and Delivery Method

IAS conducts ISO 22301 lead auditor training in Malaysia as a full-time course for 5 days (40 hours) and provides both continuous and weekend-based courses.

Classroom Training

In this delivery mode, the ISO 22301 lead auditor certification course will be taught by an expert tutor through interactive face-to-face sessions at one of our dedicated training facilities.

In-House Training

The ISO 22301 lead auditor certification course can be delivered on-site at the client’s location and customized to their specific requirements if the number of participants is more than 5. This delivery method is ideal for companies that want to educate a large group of employees simultaneously and can schedule it at a convenient time and place.

Tutor-led Virtual Training

Our BCMS instructors will deliver the ISO 22301 lead auditor training using Google Meet or Zoom meetings, with tutor-led virtual sessions. They will provide interactive course lectures throughout the program to help you prepare for the final examination, which is on the last day of the course.

To earn this well-known professional ISO 22301 lead auditor certification, applicants must achieve a 70% or higher score on the exam.

Career Opportunities After Completing ISO 22301 Training

ISO 22301 training can open up various job prospects in the field of business continuity and disaster recovery management.

Here are some examples:

  • Business Continuity Manager: Develops and implements a business continuity management system (BCMS) based on ISO 22301 within an organization. This role involves risk assessment, business impact analysis, and creating strategies to ensure business operations continue during disruptions.
  • Disaster Recovery Specialist: Focuses on IT systems and data recovery in the event of a disaster or disruption. They work to ensure that an organization’s critical IT infrastructure can be restored quickly and efficiently, aligning with ISO 22301 requirements.
  • Risk Manager: Assesses and mitigates risks to an organization’s operations. ISO 22301 training can be valuable in this role, as you will have expertise in identifying and managing risks related to business continuity.
  • Compliance Officer: Ensures that an organization adheres to the requirements of ISO 22301 and maintains certification. Many industries require compliance with ISO standards, including ISO 22301.
  • Consultant/Auditor: Helps organizations implement and maintain ISO 22301-compliant systems or conducts audits to ensure compliance.
  • Emergency Response Coordinator: Plays a crucial role in managing and coordinating actions during a crisis or disaster. ISO 22301 training can provide valuable skills for this role.
  • Project Manager: Leads projects related to business continuity planning and implementation within organizations.
  • Supply Chain Manager: Ensures that the supply chain remains resilient during disruptions. ISO 22301 also emphasizes the importance of supply chain continuity.
  • Crisis Communication Specialist: Ensures that accurate information is disseminated to internal and external stakeholders during crises.
  • Security Manager: Focuses on protecting an organization’s assets, including physical and information security. ISO 22301 training can complement this role by incorporating business continuity into security planning.

In addition to these specific job titles, ISO 22301 training can also make you more competitive for a variety of other roles in business continuity and disaster recovery management. For example, you may be more likely to be considered for a promotion or new opportunity within your current organization.

If you are interested in a career in business continuity or disaster recovery management, ISO 22301 training is a valuable investment. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in this growing field.

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