ISO 39001 Foundation

Why should you attend?

ISO 39001 Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to implement and manage a Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS) as specified in ISO 39001. During this training course, you will be able to understand the different modules of a RTSMS, including RTSMS policy, procedures, performance measurements, management commitment, internal audit, management review and continual improvement.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “Certified ISO 39001 Foundation” credential. A Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methodologies, requirements, framework and management approach.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in Road Traffic Safety Management

  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Road Traffic Safety Management Systems (RTSMS)

  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Road Traffic Safety Management

Learning objectives

  • Understand the elements and operations of a Road Traffic Safety Management System and its principal processes

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 39001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks

  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and management of a RTSMS

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies

  • Practical exercises are based on the material which includes role playing and discussions

  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam



Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS) concepts as required by ISO 39001

Day 2: Road Traffic Safety Management System requirements and Certification Exam


The “Certified ISO 39001 Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS)

Domain 2: Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS)


Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below.

The requirements for the Foundation Certification are:



Professional experience

MS audit/assessment experience

RSMS project experience

Other requirements

Certified ISO 39001 Foundation

Certified ISO 39001 Foundation exam or equivalent




Signing the Code of Ethics

General Information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free

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