We are now offering both the training and the exam online for QSA qualification. These trainings are available as either in-person or remote Instructor-led eLearning. This exam is administered either through a remote proctoring service or in-person at Pearson Vue testing centers where available. 

Classes are available for qualification or knowledge training.

In-Person Training:

  • 22 - 23 May: 9:00 - 17:30 - Denver, CO* 
  • 1 - 2 August: 9:00 - 17:30 - Manchester, UK*
  • 6 - 7 September: 9:00 - 17:30 - Portland, OR*
  • 17 - 18 October: 9:00 - 17:30 - Dublin, IE*
  • 4 - 5 December: 9:00 - 17:30 - Charleston, SC*

2023 eLearning with Remote Instructor-led Training Classes:

  • 11 July: 9:00 - 17:30 ET - Class full! 
  • 31 October: 9:00 - 17:30 ET

For those interested in taking a class via eLearning, 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 next opportunities to add qualified QSAs to your staff in 2023. 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.

*By registering for in-person training, you agree that during and in connection with the training event, you will comply with all applicable COVID-19 requirements, best practices and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state, regional and local governments, the training event venue or hotel, and PCI SSC (“Requirements”). Details about the Requirements will be shared with participants as we approach the training event date.