Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is a globally recognised credential for information systems (IS) audit, control, and security professionals.

Course overview

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

The CISA certification showcases your expertise in assessing vulnerabilities, ensuring compliance, implementing controls, IS audit, control, and security.

This credential paves the way for career advancement in the field of information systems auditing, control, and security, making it a highly valuable choice for professional growth. 

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    Information system auditing
    IT management frameworks
    Data privacy & risk
    IAM & data classification
    Performance & management
    PKI & data protection
    Virtualization & cloud
    Digital asset protection
    Data storage & malware
    BCP & network security
    System design & analysis
    Testing & vulnerability
    Digital evidence gathering
    Continuous monitoring
    Scenario-based practice
How you'll be assessed

Your assessment will take 240 minutes to complete and feature 150 multiple-choice questions.


Upon completing the course, you will receive your Certified Information Systems Auditor Certification. This is a digital certificate.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Study time

50 guided learning hours (Full-time: 1 month, Part-time: 2-3 months)


1 x 240 minute exam, 150 questions


Internet access and email


5+ years experience in information systems auditing, control or security, this can be accrued after passing the exam

Ideal for

Individuals in the field of information systems auditing, control, and security. Specifically, it is intended for those who monitor and assess an enterprise’s information technology and business systems



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What's Included

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  • What's included
    On-demand platform access
    eBooks, video lessons, and practice exams
    Expert support and mentoring
    CV and LinkedIn support
    Monthly careers workshops
    Learning People Alumni membership
    TOTUM student card

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Be in control of your learning journey. Enjoy flexible and self-paced training that fits around your schedule. Learn when and where it suits you.

Our training is regularly updated to align with the latest technologies and trends, so you can be confident that you're equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills.

Learn from the best in the field. Interact with our industry experts, ask your questions, and seek advice. We have the knowledge you need to succeed.

Globally recognised certifications that hold real value in your chosen industry. We’ll create a unique pathway, so you’re equipped with the certifications you need for the job you want.

Why Become a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)?

The CISA certification offers increased career opportunities, competitive advantages, and global recognition in information systems auditing, control, and security. CISA-certified professionals earn an average of 31% more than their non-certified counterparts. This credential sets you apart in the job market, opening doors to leadership roles in IT auditing, governance, risk management, and security.

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Salary projection

Average Salary after completing


You can earn an average of £57,872.00 a year

Junior IT Auditor
Average salary you can earn
IT Audit Manager

You can earn an average of £57,872.00 a year

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