S-BCF | Business Continuity Foundation certification

The first career step in the S-BCMO certification track

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S-BCF Business Continuity Foundation badge   S-BCF


Why become S-BCF-certified?

This introductory certificate is based on ISO/IEC 22301 and covers the basic concepts of business continuity. The S-BCF certificate demonstrates that you have acquired a solid grounding in the most important theoretical and practical aspects of business continuity.


For whom is the S-BCF certification?

Everyone in the organisation must be aware of the Business and its Continuity. This certification program is aimed at candidates who are involved or have an interest in the implementation of business continuity within their organisation, such as:

  • CEOs, CIOs
  • Quality Managers,
  • Operational Managers
  • Developers
  • Business Continuity Managers/ Officers
  • Facility managers
  • Security managers

Finally, this certificate is an ideal start for new business continuity professionals, as it constitutes the first level of a complete and extensive Certified Business Continuity Management Officer certification track. Achieving the Business Continuity Foundation certificate provides students with a solid base to continue with the Business Continuity Practitioner certificate, and advance their career to become a BCMO. Students who already possess basic business continuity knowledge can decide to start their training with the Practitioner and/or Expert level of the certification track.


Steps to schedule your S-BCF exam


study for your exam

1. Demonstrate the required knowledge


Before taking your exam, you should make sure that you possess the required knowledge. We have a great number of global partners offering preparation courses. Check our partners' websites to find a training centre in your country. 


Preparation coureses are optional but if your are not sure if you have the required knowledge level to pass the exam, download here the introduction slides of the Business Continutiy Foundation Course and see if you meet the terms. 


You can test yourself with the Business Continuity Foundation sample exam to see if you possess the required knowledge. 


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2. Read the "How to book your exam" page


Make sure that you meet all the system requirements. Read through our "How to book your exam" page thoroughly to prevent mistakes or ambiguities. You can also find a link to book your exam on this page. 


How to book your exam page



schedule your exam

3. Schedule your exam


Follow the instructions on the "How to book your exam" page and click the button on that page to schedule your exam. 



pass your exam

4. Pass the exam and claim your title


Upon successful completion of your exam, you can claim your free digital foundation badge here.

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