Root Cause Analysis Foundation

Why should you attend?

The Root Cause Analysis Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to conduct a Root Cause Analysis. During this training course, you will be able to understand how to identify the root cause of a problem by applying different tools and techniques so as to ensure that a process is continuously improved.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certificate Holder in Root Cause Analysis Foundation” certificate. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental concepts, methods, techniques and management approach.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in Root Cause Analysis and committed to process improvement
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge on how to conduct a Root Cause Analysis
  • Individuals interested in Root Cause Analysis

Learning objectives

  • Understand the elements and the operation of a Root Cause Analysis, and its principal processes
  • Understand the means of conducting a Root Cause Analysis
  • Understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the application of a Root Cause Analysis



More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to RCA and the definition of the problem

    Day 2: Measure, analyze, improve and control phases of DMAIC, and continuous improvement

  • The “PECB Root Cause Analysis 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 of Root Cause Analysis 

    Domain 2: Root Cause Analysis process

    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 Root Cause Analysis Foundation are:

    Designation Training Course Exam Professional experience MS audit/assessment experience ISMS project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certificate Holder in ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation Complete the PECB ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation Training Course Pass the PECB ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation exam None None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    • Certificate 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