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Purpose of the RESILIA Practitioner Certification

The purpose of the Practitioner certification is to help you understand what effective cyber resilience looks like and the risks and issues that can easily affect cyber resilience. You will understand how to get the best balance of risk, cost, benefits and flexibility within an organization.

RESILIA Practitioner level is a two-day/15-hour course which equips you with the practical skills needed to achieve the best balance of risk, cost, operational benefits and flexibility within your organization.

Target Audience

The certification is aimed at professionals with responsibility for IT and security functions or risk and compliance operations within an organization.

Other core business areas including HR, Finance, Procurement, Operations and Marketing, will also benefit from having cyber resilience expertise within their teams.

The RESILIA Practitioner certification teaches you the practical skills needed to apply effective and beneficial cyber resilience, building on the understanding and demonstration of cyber resilience provided by the RESILIA Foundation certification.


To take the RESILIA Practitioner examination, you must hold a current RESILIA Foundation certificate.

Booking an Exam Where Pre-Requisites Apply

Please ensure that before you book an exam where a prerequisite is required, that you hold verified proof of completion of that prerequisite (i.e. certificate, or letter from AXELOS or former Examination Institute confirming you hold a current certification). Your examination results will be withheld until the correct prerequisite is provided to PeopleCert. If you are unable to provide the required prerequisite, then you will need to successfully complete the prerequisite before the higher-level exam result is released.

Examination Format

  • Question and answer
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 30 questions required to pass (60%)
  • 135 minutes' duration
  • Closed book.

Certification Renewal

Starting 2023, all PeopleCert Global Best Practice certifications will need to be renewed after 3 years. Looking to renew your certification? Find out more.

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