- Course Code: UKVC18PCI
- Location: Online
- Duration: 2.5 hours
- Cost: £299.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
PCI DSS Certificate
An understanding of the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is vital for anybody involved with card payments whether in an administrative or end-user capacity.
This course provides a comprehensive insight into every aspect of the PCI DSS, including the history and background as well as the current legal requirements and consequences of non-compliance.
From how to comply and be safe using 3rd-party entities, to how to draw up and adhere to your own compliance checklist, this course covers every aspect all role players must know.
You Will Learn
- A comprehensive definition and history of the PCI DSS
- The goals of PCI DSS as well as the very real threats it seeks to prevent
- How to become fully compliant using 3rd-party entities or on your own
- The categories and necessary requirements for full PCI DSS compliance
- The nature of common vulnerabilities and how to completely eliminate them
Benefits of Taking This Course
- You will be able to become completely PCI DSS compliant
- You will understand the current and evolving risks involved around credit card fraud and how to save your company from potential harm
- You will be able to draw up a checklist and a plan of action for you or your company to remain compliant on a regular basis
- You will understand the legal requirements for both the end-user and service providers and how to avoid serious liability
- You will understand the various categories of compliance as well as the responsibilities for each category
Who can take the PCI DSS Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 4 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 4 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 4 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the PCI DSS Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 2.5 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.