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NICF - Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control® (CRISC®) (SF)


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NICF - Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control® (CRISC®) (SF)


Course Overview

CRISC - Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control - is the most widely accepted certification for an Information Systems Risk and Control professional.

This four days, 32 hours curriculum is aimed for the candidates to demonstrate their skill and competency in 38 Task areas and 72 Knowledge areas under the 4 Domains.

Achieve the key objectives of:

  • Identify, analyze, treat and manage IS risk and how it relates to the overall organization
  • Design, implement, monitor & maintain the risk-based and effective IS Control of the Enterprise
  • Achieve the Compliance with regulatory requirements

Who Should Attend

  • ISACA recommends risk and control professionals, which include:
    • IT professionals.
    • Risk professionals.
    • Control professionals.
    • Business analysts.
    • Project managers.
    • Compliance professionals.
  • IS/IT professionals working within an organization that has adopted and adapted the ISACA frameworks of IS governance, risk, and compliance
  • Everyone interested to gain knowledge in:
    • Identifying and assessing IS risks form business risks
    • Response and treatment of IS risks
    • Monitoring and control of risks and control

Course Duration

4 Days / 32 Hours

Course Outline

Introduction to Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

  • A Risk and Information Systems Control Professional: Objectives and Expectations
  • Professional Managers in Information Systems: need and priorities
  • ISACA Code of Professional Ethics
  • Examination information and inputs
  • Certification Prerequisites, Application, Maintenance and Renewal

Domain 1 IT Risk Identification

  • Risk Culture, Communication, Elements and Strategy of the Business
  • Information Security Risk Concepts and Principals
  • IT Concepts and areas of concern for the Risk Practitioner
  • IS Risk Scenario and methods of risk identification
  • Awareness, ownership and accountability 

Domain 2 IT Risk Assessment

  • Assessment and analysis techniques and scenarios
  • Risk environment and state of controls
  • Project and Program management
  • Risk and control analysis methodologies, analysis and ranking 

Domain 3 Risk Response and Mitigation

  • Align risk response action plan with Business Objectives
  • Business Review tools and techniques
  • Control design, implementation, monitoring, effectiveness and vulnerability check
  • Control activities, objectives, practices and Metrics
  • Impact of emerging technologies on Control design and implementation

Domain 4 Risk and Control Monitoring and Reporting

  • Key Risk and Performance Indicators
  • Data collection and extraction tools and techniques
  • Control Assessment types, results, and Monitoring and Control
  • Change to the Risk profile

Examination Preparation and Techniques

  • Understand how questions are structured
  • Preparing for the CRISC Examination
  • Recommended Reading for the CRISC Examination
  • Exam Favorites

Mode of Assessment

Students will be required to complete a paper-based assessment during class.

After completing the course coupled with the necessary experience, a student may proceed to undertake the ISACAs CRISC certification examination.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Awarded Statement of Attainments (SOA)

Upon completion of the course and assessment, students will also be awarded with these SOAs:

  • Perform IT risk assessment. ICT-SNA-4005-1.1 [IT-SM-401S-1]
  • Implement information risk management process. ICT-SNA-4005-1.1 [IT-SM-501S-1]

Official ISACA CRISC Certification Examination

Only after students pass the Certification Examination, they will have to apply to ISACAs to receive the CRISC Certificate.

Course Objectives

Key objectives:

  • An understanding of the format and structure of the CRISC certification exam
  • A knowledge of the various topics and technical areas covered by the exam
  • Practice with specific strategies, tips and techniques for taking and passing the exam
  • Opportunities to execute practice questions with debriefs of answers

The course is designed to provide the knowledge in the 4 domain areas;

  • Domain 1 IT Risk Identification
  • Domain 2 IT Risk Assessment
  • Domain 3 Risk Response and Mitigation
  • Domain 4 Risk and Control Monitoring and Reporting


No pre-requisites are imposed to take this course or to appear for the CISA certification examination or to gain competency in the SkillsFuture, Technical Skill and Competencies. Laptops will not be provided, attendees need to bring their own laptops.

It is strongly recommended that you need to possess:

  • Minimum five years of information security work experience, with a minimum of three years of information security management work experience in three or more of the job practice areas
  • Experience in information security management is mandatory
  • Experience in general information security optional
  • At least a graduate degree qualification, with or without a major (honours)
  • Appropriate managerial skills with knowledge of relevant tools and techniques
  • Proficiency in English language equivalent to the GCE O Level is expected

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee ratio is 1: 25


Additional Note

A student would need to register at the ISACAs web portal to schedule for the examination for CRISC organized by PSI after paying the necessary fee. There are a few examination centers in Singapore.

PDUs for Maintaining PMP Credential 

This course is eligible for PDU Credits. Upon successful completion of this course, Project Management Professional (PMP) credential holders will be awarded 14 PDUs. Applicants need to access the PMI CCR System at to claim their PDU points with the following details:

Provider ID: 3163 

Activity ID: NICF034

Activity Name: Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) (SF)

To view the full listing of courses that is eligible for PDU points, visit






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Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above







Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above








NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF034

SSG Skillsconnect Code: CRS-Q-0033273-ICT

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub.


* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.

Individual Sponsored
  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding
  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding
  • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
  • Please be informed that UTAP Funding is available to fund course fee only. Exam fee is not fundable by UTAP

Company Sponsored

  • Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 80%of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr 
  • Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr 

Certification Exam Fee:


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