PECB ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor

ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor training course enables you to gain the necessary expertise to audit artificial intelligence management systems (AIMSs) by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures, and techniques.

Why should you attend?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become integral to the success of many organizations by enhancing efficiency through automation and improving decision-making by utilizing advanced data analytics. However, organizations should ensure the appropriate and ethical use of AI. ISO/IEC 42001 enables organizations to implement appropriate processes and controls to ensure the responsible use and management of AI systems.

As the number of organizations seeking ISO/IEC 42001 compliance increases, there is a simultaneous surge in demand for skilled auditors possessing the necessary knowledge to assess and verify compliance. Therefore, PECB has developed the ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor training course to empower participants with the knowledge and skills essential for planning and conducting ISO/IEC 42001 audits based on best audit practices.

The ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor training course is beneficial for professionals seeking to stay ahead of the competition. This training course equips you with the expertise needed to navigate the intricate realm of AI-influenced organizational frameworks, ensuring you are well-prepared to contribute to the success of organizations in this transformative era.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals with a background in auditing, whether internal or external, seeking to specialize in auditing AI management systems
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master the AI management system audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformity with the AI management system requirements in an organization
  • Expert advisors in AI management
  • Professionals involved in analyzing and understanding business requirements for AI implementation
  • Individuals involved in the development and implementation of AI solutions and in designing the architecture of AI systems 

The main requirement for participating in this training course is having a fundamental understanding of ISO/IEC 42001 and AI principles and concepts. 

Course agenda

DAY 1 | Introduction to the artificial intelligence management system and ISO/IEC 42001

DAY 2 | Audit principles and the preparation for and initiation of an audit

DAY 3 | On-site audit activities

DAY 4 | Closing the audit

DAY 5 | Certification Exam

Training material

The participant will receive training material containing more than 450 pages of information and practical examples in electronic form via the KATE app.  As part of the full-time course, the participant will also receive printed training materials.


The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor” exam meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

  • DOMAIN 1 | Fundamental principles and concepts of an AI management system
  • DOMAIN 2 | AI management system requirements
  • DOMAIN 3 | Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • DOMAIN 4 | Preparing an ISO/IEC 42001 audit
  • DOMAIN 5 | Conducting an ISO/IEC 42001 audit 
  • DOMAIN 6 | Closing an ISO/IEC 42001 audit
  • DOMAIN 7 | Managing an ISO/IEC 42001 audit program

The exam takes the form of a test consisting of 80 multiple-choice questions. It is an open-book exam, where candidates are allowed to use the following reference materials: training course materials, any personal notes taken during the training course, a hard copy dictionary, a hard copy of a standard. The exam lasts 3 hours and can be taken online or in paper form. If you do not pass the exam, you can repeat the exam for free within 12 months.

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


The price includes participation in the course, electronic training materials, exam and PECB certification fees. The price of the full-time course also includes a printed copy of the training material, lunch on teaching days and small refreshments.


After successfully passing the exam, you can apply for one of the credentials shown below. You will receive the certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential.

The requirements for PECB ISO/IEC 42001 Auditor certifications are as follows:

Information about the course

Course Duration: 5 days
Exam:  Yes
Exam Duration:  3 hrs
Retake Exam:  Free

Training dates

Sep 9

PECB ISO/IEC 42001  – Lead Auditor

CS/EN, On-line
33990 CZK (1360 EUR)
Sep 9

PECB ISO/IEC 42001  – Lead Auditor

CS/EN, Prague
44990 CZK (1800 EUR)
CredentialExamProfessional experienceAudit experience
PECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Provisional AuditorPECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalentNoneNone
PECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 AuditorPECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalentTwo years: One year of work experience in AI managementProject activities: a total of 200 hours
PECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Lead AuditorPECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalentFive years: Two years of work experience in AI managementProject activities: a total of 300 hours
PECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Senior Lead AuditorPECB Certified ISO/IEC 42001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalentTen years: Seven years of work experience in AI managementProject activities: a total of 1,000 hours

Training dates

Type Language Starts from Place Price
On-line CS/EN ? 2024-09-09 On-line 33990 CZK 1360 EUR ? Inquiry
On-site CS/EN ? 2024-09-09 Prague 44990 CZK 1800 EUR ? Inquiry