PECB NIS 2 Directive Foundation

The NIS 2 Directive Foundation training course outlines the essential insights necessary for understanding the requirements of NIS 2 Directive regarding cybersecurity measures. It provides the core concepts required to support organizations in the initial phases of planning, implementation, and management of cybersecurity programs.

Why Should You Attend?

The NIS 2 Directive Foundation training course provides an introduction to the NIS 2 Directive aiming to help organizations enhance their cybersecurity in the face of ever-emerging cyber threats. This legislation serves as a central role in strengthening cybersecurity within critical infrastructure sectors such as energy, transport, healthcare, and digital services. The PECB NIS 2 Directive Foundation training course covers the fundamental concepts related to the Directive’s requirements. It provides information that will help you understand the best practices for protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats.

After attending the training course, you can take the exam, and if you successfully pass it, you can apply for a “PECB Certificate Holder in NIS 2 Directive Foundation” credential.

Who Should Attend?

  • Cybersecurity professional seeking to gain a fundamental understanding of the requirements of the NIS 2 Directive and learn practical strategies to implement robust cybersecurity measure
  • IT managers and professionals aiming to gain fundamental insights into implementing secure systems and improving the resilience of critical systems
  • Government and regulatory officials responsible for enforcing the NIS 2 Directive

Course agenda

DAY 1 | Introduction to fundamental concepts and definitions of NIS 2 Directive

DAY 2 | NIS 2 Directive requirements for the implementation of a cybersecurity program

Training materials

The participant will receive a training material containing more than 200 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 NIS 2 Directive Foundation” exam meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

  • DOMAIN 1 | Fundamental concepts and definitions of NIS 2 Directive
  • DOMAIN 2 | NIS 2 Directive requirements

The exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions (a, b, c) and is closed book, i.e. no materials can be used. The exam takes 1 hour and can be taken online or in person. If you do not pass the exam, you can retake it free of charge within 12 months.

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


Price includes course participation, electronic training materials, exam and PECB certification fees. In addition, the price of the full-time course includes a printed copy of the training material, lunch on the training days and refreshments.


After successfully passing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown below. You will receive the certificate after passing the exam. For more information about NIS 2 Directive Foundation certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The requirements for NIS 2 Directive Foundation certificate are as follows:

Information about the course

Course Duration: 2 days
Exam: Yes
Exam Duration: 1 hour
Retake Exam: Free

Training dates


PECB NIS 2 Directive – Foundation

CS/EN, Prague
17990 CZK(720 EUR)

PECB NIS 2 Directive – Foundation

CS/EN, Online
13990 CZK(560 EUR)

Information sheets

  1. SouborPECB NIS 2 Directive F
CredentialExamProfessional experienceProject experience
PECB Certificate Holder in NIS 2 Directive FoundationNIS 2 Directive FoundationNoneNone

Training dates

TypeLanguageStarts fromPlacePrice
On-siteCS/EN?2024-05-28Prague17990 CZK720 EUR?Inquiry
On-lineCS/EN?2024-05-28Online13990 CZK560 EUR?Inquiry