The value from our training comes from our qualified instructors who have real-world experience of implementing their knowledge. Qualified and experienced consultants, they provide context, insight, and perspective to our training. 

Our instructors alternate from training delivery to consulting positions, which keeps their knowledge fresh, their examples relevant and their skills sharp. So if you want to learn more than just ‘book knowledge’ from active leaders and practitioners in information security and data protection, take a look at what we offer. 

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As an Accredited Training Provider (ATP) with the BCS we offer the Foundation and Practitioner certificates in Data Protection.

Combined with our industry experience and real world application, our certified courses will enable you to broaden your privacy knowledge and skills, as well as studying towards industry recognised qualifications.

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Risk Management Training

We offer several risk management courses to suit a range of needs from the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Information Risk Management to The Open FAIR™ Foundation Course.

Our instructors have experience assessing a wide range of complex physical and technical risks, generating reports, and gaining approvals from business owners.

Risk Management Courses
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Education and Training

Are you responsible for delivering training in your organisation? Are you a Line Manager? Or looking to develop skills for those roles and many others, take a look at our range of Education and Training Courses.

Explore different teaching and learning styles, roles and responsibilities of an instructor / teacher, and gain practical experience with your cohort.

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Compliance Training

We offer a range of compliance training courses as an Approved Training Organisation with APMG.

Whether you are an organisation seeking to gain ISO/IEC 27001:2022certification, an experienced security professional, or someone trying to break into the security field we have a course to suit your needs.

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Awareness Training

Our team of security and privacy experts can deliver bespoke awareness training for your organisation, or you can take advantage of our existing content hosted in our own Learning Management System (LMS).

Our cloud-based LMS enables you team to learn in their own time, from any device while giving you full transparency and progress tracking.

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Security Training

As an Accredited Training Provider (ATP) with the BCS we are able to offer the Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) certification training.

Our seasoned consultants bring real-world experience and examples to the training which adds context and aids understanding. Ideal for those breaking into the security field, or those looking to expand their current skillset.

Our Accreditations

All of our instructors have years’ of experience in their topic. They have worked on complex projects in multiple sectors giving them real-world experience of the knowledge as well as tips, tricks, and common things to avoid which they will share with you. 

All of our instructors hold a training qualification (minimum of the Award in Education and Training), are qualified and experienced in the subject, and have been rigorously assessed by the governing body.

Principle Defence has implemented a Quality Management System to ensure high-quality delivery, every time.  This includes instructor monitoring, feedback collection, and continuous improvement. 

Click on the subject tiles above, these will take you to the specific course pages which include a lot more information about each topic, what you’ll learn, duration, as well as links to external resources that might be of use. 

Additionally, you can head straight to our Shop, where you’ll find course information, dates, and be able to book on to your chosen course. 

We’re accredited by a number of organisations, including: 


  • ISO 27001: 2022 Foundation
  • ISO 27001:2022 Practitioner – Information Security Officer
  • ISO 27001:2022 Auditor

2) BCS

  • Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) 
  • Practitioner Certificate in Information Risk Management
  • Foundation Certificate in Data Protection 
  • Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection

3) The Open Group 

  • The Open FAIR™ 2 Foundation Course

4) Training Qualifications UK (TQUK)

  • Level 3 Award In Education and Training

Our instructors have a broad range of  knowledge, skills, and experiences.

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