ISO 30301 Foundation

Why should you attend?

ISO 30301 Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to implement and manage a Management System for Records (MSR) as specified in ISO 30301. During this training course, you will be able to understand the different modules of a MSR, including MSR policy, procedures, performance measurements, management commitment, internal audit, management review and continual improvement.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 30301 Foundation” credential. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methodologies, requirements, framework and management approach. 

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in the management of records 
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Management Systems for Records (MSR)
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in the management of records

Learning objectives

  • Understand the elements and operations of a Management System for Records (MSR) and its principal processes
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 30301 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and management of a MSR

Education approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam



More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to Management System for Records (MSR) concepts as required by ISO 30301

    Day 2: Management System for Records requirements and Certification Exam

  • The “PECB Certified ISO 30301 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 a Management System for Records (MSR) 

    Domain 2: Management System for Records (MSR) 

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

  • Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown in the table below. For more information about ISO 30301 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

    The requirements for "Foundation" certifications are:

    Credential Exam Professional experience MS audit/assessment experience MSRMS project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certified ISO 30301 Foundation PECB Certified ISO 30301 Foundation exam or equivalent None None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    • Certification fees are included on the exam price
    • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
    • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
    • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free