Registration is open for Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) training in 2024. The QSA course will teach you how to perform assessments of merchants and service providers who must comply with the PCI Data Security Standard. The course focuses on the 12 high level control objectives and corresponding sub-requirements that are required for compliance. 

Virtual Instructor-led Training (vILT):

  • 19 March: 09:00 - 17:30 ET (13:00-21:30 UTC)
  • 6 - 7 May: 23:30-08:00 ET (03:30-12:00 UTC)
  • 29 May: 05:00 - 13:30 ET (09:00-17:30 UTC)
  • 23 July: 09:00 - 17:30 ET (13:00-21:30 UTC)

In-Person Training Opportunity:

  • 4 - 5 September: 09:00 - 17:30 - Boston, MA

More information and instructions will be provided about the exam upon registration.

Requirements for a remote proctored exam include:

  1. Quiet, private location
  2. Reliable device with a webcam
  3. Strong internet connection 

These are the first opportunities to add qualified QSAs to your staff in 2024. Be sure to register your employees before these classes are full as registration is limited.

To register a candidate, please log into the PCI SSC Portal and click on QSA Training, Enroll new Professionals. Here you will be able to submit QSA and Associate QSA applications for review. Note: If this is your first time submitting an Associate QSA for training, please review the QSA Qualification Requirements to ensure your Company is eligible to participate in the Associate QSA Program.

For more information, please contact coordinator@pcisecuritystandards.org.