ISO 27001:2013 - Certified Lead Auditor

Information is an asset that, like other important business assets, is essential to an organization’s business and consequently needs to be suitably protected. This is especially important in the increasingly interconnected business environment. As a result of this increasing interconnectivity, information is now exposed to a growing number and a wider variety of threats and vulnerabilities.

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The ISO 27001:2013 Certified Lead Auditor covers the ISO 27001:2013 standard and the information security controls in detail. The Lead Auditor Certification is intended for professionals who would like to establish their career as lead auditors for ISO 27001 and for information security professionals who would like to implement ISMS. The ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor Certification demonstrates that an individual has a substantial experience in leading an audit.

What is the difference between the Lead Implementer & Lead Auditor certification?


Lead Auditor Certification enables participants to develop an expertise to support an organization in implementing and managing a Management System based on ISO. Lead Auditor certification enable participants to develop the expertise needed to audit a Management System and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques.


Exam Pattern

The exam comprises of 100 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (70 out of 100 correct) to pass the exam.


Duration of exam
The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes)

Retaking of exam

1. If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time.
2. The exam can be taken any number of times.


Certification Validity

The ISO 27001:2013 - Certified Lead Auditor Certificate is valid for life

Who should take the ISO 27001:2013 - Certified Lead Auditor Exam?

Designed for people who wish to conduct external audits on behalf of assessment bodies for ISO 27001 certification, but also suitable for those who need to conduct thorough internal audits on behalf of their own organization. It is recommended that delegates have a working knowledge of the requirements of the applicable standard to which the course is being delivered