PCI Data Security Standards


The syllabus aims to enable candidates to understand the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to ensure that they deal with card payments securely.  Candidates will learn about:

  • What PCI is
  • The common features of a payment card
  • The different types of systems used when processing payment cards
  • The procedures to follow to ensure that cardholder data is held securely
  • The different types of fraudulent methods used to access cardholder data
  • The correct procedures to follow if theft or fraud is suspected


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Form of Assessment

A short test concludes the learning. A passmark of 80% is required to successfully pass the course.


  • Security Standards
  • Your Responsibilities
  • Penalties for Non-Compliance
  • What is Cardholder Data?
  • Processing Cardholder Data
  • Identifying Fraud and Theft
  • Reporting Fraud