To meet this criteria, and as a prerequisite to your Practitioner level application, you will need to have passed the BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles or an industry-equivalent exam.

Find out which other industry-equivalent qualifications are appropriate for the role you’re applying for.

Role Certification Awarding body
Security and information risk advisor Certificate in Information Risk Management BCS
Infosec Training Paths and Competencies IISP
Certified Information Security Manager ISACA
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC)2
Cyber security / IA architect Infosec Training Paths and Competencies IISP
Certified Information Security Manager ISACA
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC)2
Cyber security / IA auditor Certified Information Systems Auditor ISACA
27001 Internal Auditor Certificate ISO
27001 Lead Auditor Certificate ISO
Accreditor Infosec Training Paths and Competencies IISP
  Certified Information Security Manager ISACA
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC)2
IT security officer Certified Information Security Manager ISACA
Communications security officer n/a n/a


You will need to upload a copy of your certificate when you submit your written application.