Human Resources Security Foundation

Why should you attend?

The Human Resources Security Foundation training course allows you to learn the basic elements to implement and manage information security controls before, during and after a recruitment process. By the end of this training course, you will be able to understand the best practices of implementing human resources security controls in compliance with the ISO/IEC 27002 standard. 

Having completed this training course, you can sit for the exam and apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in Human Resources Security Foundation” certificate. A PECB Foundation certificate shows that you have grasped the fundamental concepts, methods, and management approaches to Human Resources Security. 

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in an organization’s recruitment process
  • Individuals involved in information security management
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Human Resources Security (HRS)
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in human resource management

Learning objectives

  • Understand the elements and basic principles of Human Resources Security (HRS)
  • Understand the goal of  training employees and the importance of disciplinary actions
  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation of human resources security controls

Educational approach

  • Lectures are illustrated with practical examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certificate Exam 



More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to fundamental concepts of Human Resources Security as required by ISO/IEC 27001

    Day 2: Awareness, education and training, disciplinary actions, change of employment responsibilities

  • The “PECB Human Resources Security Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains: 

    Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Human Resources Security (HRS)

    Domain 2: Human Resources Security processes, tools and techniques

    For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

  • After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. 

    The certificate requirements for the Human Resources Security Foundation are:

    Designation Exam Professional experience ISHRMS project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certificate Holder in HR Security Foundation Pass the PECB HR Security Foundation exam None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    • Certificate and examination fees are included in the price of the training course
    • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
    • An attestation of course completion worth 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.
    • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months free of charge