About the certification


Stackable certifications are credentials issued to candidates who have earned multiple Itcerts' certifications. Stackable certifications demonstrate that you’ve earned multiple Itcerts certifications and have the knowledge and the skills needed to grow your IT career. When you achieve the combination of certifications that comprise the stackable certification, you'll receive the respective stackable certification(s) automatically.

The Certified Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Officer certification requires the candidate to successfully pass 5 exams: ITC-052: Risk Management Foundation (ISO 31000), ITC-051: Business Continuity Management Foundation (ISO 22301), ITC-009: IT Governance Foundation (ISO/IEC 38500), ITC-063: IT Security and Privacy Foundation, and ITC-062: Compliance Management Foundation (ISO 37301).

The exams may be taken in any order. Although tere are no prerequisites for the exams, it is strongly recommended that the candidate has at least six months of experience in the field of Governance, Risk and, Compliance. Validate your knowledge of Governance, Risk, and Compliance with the Certified GRC Officer certification and take your career to the next level!



Certified Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer

Stackable Certifications


Earn 5 certifications and receive an integrator certification (designation).

Risk Management Foundation (ISO 31000)

Business Continuity Management Foundation (ISO 22301)

IT Governance Foundation (ISO/IEC 38500)

IT Security and Privacy Foundation

Compliance Management Foundation (ISO/IEC 37301)

Certified Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer

CERTIFICATION DETAILS


Type

Stackable certification

Version

v1

Launch date

June 19, 2021

Certification prerequisites

Successfully pass the exams ITC-052: Risk Management Foundation (ISO 31000), ITC-051: Business Continuity Management Foundation (ISO 22301), ITC-009: IT Governance Foundation (ISO/IEC 38500), ITC-063: IT Security and Privacy Foundation, and ITC-062: Compliance Management Foundation (ISO 37301).

Recommended experience

Six months of experience in Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Validity period

Lifetime

Certification Exemptions

Candidates may be exempted from one (1) specific Itcerts certification in a stackable certification if they have earned an equivalent non-Itcerts industry certification. Only preapproved specific IT industry certifications are accepted. The non-Itcerts IT industry certification must have been earned in the last three years.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Are there any prerequisites to take the exams?

    There are no prerequisites to take the exams. Itcerts recommends that candidates have at least six months of work experience in the area that the certification covers.

  • Which languages are the exams available in?

    Our exams are currently available in English and Portuguese (Brazilian).

  • Where can I take the exams?

    Exams are delivered online (Online Proctored Exams) and can be taken from anywhere in the world.

  • Do the Itcerts certifications expire?

    Itcerts certifications are considered good-for-life and do not expire.