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Enhance your Professional Career with IECB Certifications

The IECB Certification Training maps a pathway for GRC Professionals charged with the design, implementation and auditing of a Privacy Compliance Framework. From the oversight requirements of a Data Protection Officer, implementation and design skills at Foundation and Practitioner level, and the only Data Protection Audit programme available, our range of Certifications provide the skills individuals and organisations require to embed and monitor Compliance throughout their operations.

IECB Certification Programme now available in the following formats

Instructor-Led Virtual Training & Instructor Led Classroom based Training

Register now for your Certification based training and gain the skills you need to succeed

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How to Get Certified

Earn your IECB Certification in 3 easy steps. Start by selecting the Course that best fits your needs and level of experience. Next, take a course online or attend one of our scheduled training courses led by our product training and privacy experts, in preparation to take your exam. If you wish to self-study, you can purchase both the Study Guides and an Exam Voucher directly from the Store.

1. Choose Your Course
2. Attend a Class
3. Pass Your Exam

Choose Your Course

Data Protection Solutions

From GDPR Foundation, ISO 27701 Lead Implementer to Internal Auditor, we have a solution for your GDPR Compliance Training Read More

Information & Cyber Security Solutions

ISO 27001 & ISO 27002 are the benchmark of Information Security, with ISO 27032 leading on Cyber Security Read More

Governance, Risk & Compliance Solutions

Frameworks such as ISO 38500 IT Corporate Governance, ISO 31000 Risk Management and ISO 37301 CMS Read More

Anti-Bribery & Corruption Training

Implement an Anti-Bribery Management System with ISO 37001 Read More

Health & Safety Solutions

Best Practice Solutions offered by ISO 45001 Read More

Quality Management Systems

Best Practice solutions via ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Read More

Environmental Management Systems

Adhere to Best Practice standards via ISO 14001 Read More

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The IECB’s Certification Programme

Register now for expert led Training courses, from either the IECB or one of our Approved Training Providers
Delivered in either our Live Online format or in a Classroom environment, all courses lead to Certification

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Pass Your Exam

Each of the individual exams are taken either in the afternoon of your final Course day, or via access to the remote exam environment maintained by our team. Earning Certification ensures you have achieved the required knowledge of regulations, solution implementation and/or Auditing skills. Successful Exam Candidates find out within 24 hours if they have passed and are awarded their Digital badge directly to their nominated email inbox, as well as receiving a Certificate of Achievement.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long after earning a certification will I be issued a badge?

Badges are issued same day for all candidates who pass their exam.

How do I get a Digital Badge from Credly?

Once you earn a certification, you will receive an email from with a link to set up your Acclaim account and accept your new badge. To make sure you receive your badge notification email, and that it doesn't wind up in your spam folder, add as a Contact or Safe Sender in your email settings.

Can I share my Certification on social media?

Yes! All of our courses provide a digital badge, delivered by Credly. As we love for you to share your accomplishment, these badges can be shared with your network on your chosen social media platform!

How do I prepare for the exam?

Using the handbook you receive and any notes you may have taken, you should be able to successfully complete the exams. Nothing further is required. You can also purchase these handbooks from our store if you wish to self-study

What is covered in the course?

The courses are an in-depth look at the fields of either implementation or Auditing. Please review the individual Course content for further insight.

What if I don’t pass the exam?

You have 1 additional, free attempt at Foundation level but for Implementer and Auditor courses, a further exam fee is payable.

After attending the course, how long will I have to take the exam?

You can schedule this to suit yourself, but we recommend no later than 30 days. Your trainer will advise you to sit the exam on the final day of your course though, so please prepare to do so.

How long is the Certification training?

Foundation courses are 2 days, followed by 3 days for Internal Auditing, and 4 for all other courses. The schedule begins at 9.00am and usually completes no later than 4.00pm.

How long will my certification be valid?

3 years. Within each 3 year cycle, you will be required to maintain CPD, all of which is explained to you in detail, after the course delivery.

How do I access the training?

Live Online training is delivered via Zoom. For Classroom based training, we have a number of locations across the UK & Europe. Individual training providers will also advise on their own venues.

Will I receive some type of course completion/certification at the end of the course?

After completion of the course, you will receive a Course Attendance record. Once you pass the Certification Exam you will also receive a Certificate of Achievement, CPD hours and be issued a digital badge from Credly.