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The ITIL Foundation course provides learners in-depth knowledge of the ITIL framework.  It is an entry level course which can benefit individuals who have an interest to work in IT service management. It is a comprehensive course which allows learners to complete their Foundation exam and develop their skills and knowledge aligned with IT service management goals and future innovations. The core objective of the Foundation course is to use service management to contribute to ongoing service improvements within an organisation.

The ITIL Foundation course will discuss how ITIL can be used to enhance ITSM (IT service management) within an organisation and an understanding of the key elements, concepts and terminology used in ITIL service lifecycle.

Learn how to use IT resources effectively and efficiently within an enterprise with the ITIL Foundation course. Once learners have earned their ITIL Foundation certificate they can progress to ITIL Intermediate courses or the ITIL Practitioner course. The ITIL framework is a widely accepted approach that delivers business value and understands functions and roles of IT service management. The course is globally recognised and accredited to a training organisation and you will be issued an internationally recognised qualification following full completion of the ITIL Foundation course.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of the basic ITIL framework.
  • Learn how to enhance ITIL service management within an organisation.
  • Learn how to contribute to ongoing service improvement within an IT enterprise.
  • Understand key principles and models of service management.
  • Learn the roles and responsibilities of service management as a practice.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • The course is aimed at individuals with basic understanding of the ITIL framework.
  • IT Operations Managers.
  • IT Professionals working within an organisation.
  • Technical decision makers.

Entry Requirements

  • The course requires no formal pre-requisites.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the ITIL Foundation course you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test comprising of 40 questions in 60 minutes duration. (26 marks required to pass out of 40). The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade. The pass mark is 65%, closed book.

Please Note: Additionally, £170 is charged for the official exam and you are required to pay this when you are ready to face your examination. Exam vouchers will be given upon full payment of the official exam.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the certificate in ITIL Foundation.

Awarding Body

The certificate will be awarded by Axelos. This is a globally recognised best practice qualification that will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in the IT enterprise.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete ITIL Foundation you will be qualified to work in the following positions. The ITIL Foundation qualification will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com is given below.

  • IT Architect – (average UK yearly salary: £59,270)
  • IT Security Manager – (average UK yearly salary: £50,473)
  • Systems Architect – (average UK yearly salary: £50,885)
  • Systems Engineer – (average UK yearly salary: £29,537)
  • Developer – (average UK yearly salary: ££30,743)
  • IT Project Manager – (average UK yearly salary: £42,074)

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Course Curriculum

Tutor Introduction 00:00:00
Course Introduction 00:00:00
➤ Module 01: Course Introduction
1.0 Lesson: Course Organization
Welcome to the Course! 00:00:00
Classroom Introductions 00:00:00
Mentoring Community Introductions 00:00:00
Why Are You Here? 00:00:00
Using Bloom’s Taxonomy 00:00:00
What Do You Expect? 00:00:00
Housekeeping Online 00:00:00
2.0 Lesson: Course Conventions
Conventions Used 00:00:00
Quizzes & Exercises 00:00:00
ITIL Qualification Scheme 00:00:00
ITIL Foundation Certification Exam 00:00:00
Getting Started with an Online Class 00:00:00
Chapter 01 Review 00:00:00
➤ Module 02: Introduction to ITSM
1.0 Lesson: ITSM as A Practice
IT Service Management 00:00:00
Critical Success Factors 00:00:00
ITIL History 00:00:00
ITIL Description 00:00:00
Need-to-Know ITSM Concepts 00:00:00
Good Practice 00:00:00
Customers 00:00:00
Service 00:00:00
Service Value 00:00:00
Utility Effect 00:00:00
Warranty Effect 00:00:00
Function – Process – Role 00:00:00
What is a Process? 00:00:00
Process Characteristics 00:00:00
Service Owner & Process Owner 00:00:00
The RACI Model 00:00:00
ITSM as a Practice Summary 00:00:00
2.0 Lesson: ITSM Lifecycle
The IT Service Management Life cycle 00:00:00
Life cycle-Oriented ITIL 00:00:00
Service Life cycle Processes 00:00:00
IT Governance & Service Life cycle 00:00:00
The Service Life cycle – Value to the Business 00:00:00
ITSM Life cycle Summary 00:00:00
3.0 Lesson: ITSM Summary
ITSM Introduction Summary 00:00:00
ITSM Introduction Checkpoint 00:00:00
Review of End of Chapter Quiz 00:00:00
Chapter 02 Review 00:00:00
➤ Module 03: Continual Service Improvement
1.0 Lesson: CSI Introduction
CSI & the Service Lifecycle 00:00:00
Managing Across the Lifecycle M3 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of CSI 00:00:00
Scope of CSI 00:00:00
Value of CSI 00:00:00
Principles of CSI 00:00:00
Governance 00:00:00
CSI & Organizational Change 00:00:00
PDCA & Continual Improvement 00:00:00
CSI Approach 00:00:00
Baselines 00:00:00
Metrics & Measurement 00:00:00
Critical Success Factors 00:00:00
2.0 Lesson: 7-Step Improvement Process
Purpose, Goals & Objectives 00:00:00
Scope 00:00:00
Business Value 00:00:00
Policies, Principles & Concepts 00:00:00
7-Step Improvement Process 00:00:00
3.0 Lesson: CSI Summary
Continual Service Improvement Summary 00:00:00
CSI Checkpoint 00:00:00
Review of End of Chapter Quiz 00:00:00
Chapter 03 Review 00:00:00
➤ Module 04: Service Operation
1.0 Lesson: Introduction to Service Operation
Service Operation & the Service Lifecycle 00:00:00
Managing Across the Lifecycle 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Service Operation 00:00:00
Scope of Service Operation 00:00:00
Value of Service Operation 00:00:00
Principles of Service Operation 00:00:00
Organizing Service Operation 00:00:00
Balancing External & Internal Views 00:00:00
Balancing Stability & Responsiveness 00:00:00
Balancing Quality & Cost of Service 00:00:00
Balancing Reactive & Proactive 00:00:00
Providing Service 00:00:00
Integrating Service Operation, Transition & Design 00:00:00
Communication’s Role in Service Operation 00:00:00
Service Operation Documentation 00:00:00
2.0 Lesson: Service Operation Processes
The Service Operation Model 00:00:00
The Processes of Service Operation 00:00:00
Incident Management Introduction 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Incident Management 00:00:00
Scope of Incident Management 00:00:00
Value of Incident Management 00:00:00
Concepts of Incident Management 00:00:00
Activities of Incident Management 00:00:00
Incident Logging 00:00:00
Incident Categorization 00:00:00
Categorization 00:00:00
Priority 00:00:00
Incident Diagnosis 00:00:00
Escalation 00:00:00
Incident Resolution & Recovery 00:00:00
Incident Closure 00:00:00
Expanded Incident Lifecycle 00:00:00
Incident Management Relationships 00:00:00
Incident Management Summary 00:00:00
Event Management 00:00:00
Event Management Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
Request Fulfillment 00:00:00
Request Fulfillment Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
Problem Management Introduction 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Problem Management 00:00:00
Scope of Problem Management 00:00:00
Value of Problem Management 00:00:00
Concepts of Problem Management 00:00:00
Activities of Problem Management 00:00:00
Problem Management Relationships 00:00:00
Problem Management Summary 00:00:00
Access Management 00:00:00
Access Management Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
3.0 Lesson: Service Operation Functions
Introduction to Service Operation Functions 00:00:00
Introduction to Service Desk 00:00:00
Service Desk Function 00:00:00
The Role of the Service Desk 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of the Service Desk 00:00:00
Organizational Structures of Service Desk 00:00:00
Service Desk Staffing 00:00:00
Service Desk Metrics 00:00:00
Introduction to Technical Management 00:00:00
Role of Technical Management 00:00:00
Introduction to Application Management 00:00:00
Role of Application Management 00:00:00
Introduction to IT Service Operations Management 00:00:00
Role of IT Operations Management 00:00:00
Service Operation Functions Summary 00:00:00
4.0 Lesson: Service Operation Summary
Service Operation Summary 00:00:00
Service Operation Checkpoint 00:00:00
Review of End of Chapter Quiz 00:00:00
Chapter 04 Review 00:00:00
➤ Module 05: Service Transition
1.0 Lesson: Introduction to Service Transition
Service Transition & the Service Lifecycle 00:00:00
Managing Across the Lifecycle 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Service Transition 00:00:00
Scope of Service Transition 00:00:00
Value of Service Transition 00:00:00
Principles of Service Transition 00:00:00
2.0 Lesson: Service Transition Processes
Introduction to Change Management 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Change Management 00:00:00
Scope of Change Management 00:00:00
Value of Change Management 00:00:00
Concepts of Change Management 00:00:00
Activities of Change Management 00:00:00
The Change Advisory Board (CAB) 00:00:00
Change Types 00:00:00
Change Model 00:00:00
Change Process Flow 00:00:00
Create & Review Request for Change 00:00:00
Assess & Evaluate Request for Change 00:00:00
Authorize Change 00:00:00
Coordinate Change 00:00:00
Review & Close Change 00:00:00
Standard Change 00:00:00
Change Management Relationships 00:00:00
Change Management Summary 00:00:00
Service Asset & Configuration Management 00:00:00
Configuration Management System 00:00:00
SACM Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
Release & Deployment Management 00:00:00
Definitive Media Library 00:00:00
Release & Deployment Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
Knowledge Management 00:00:00
Knowledge Management Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
3.0 Lesson: Summary of Service Transition
Service Transition Summary 00:00:00
Service Transition Checkpoint 00:00:00
Review of End of Chapter Quiz 00:00:00
Chapter 05 Review 00:00:00
➤ Module 06: Service Design
1.0 Lesson: Service Design Introduction
Service Design & the Service Lifecycle 00:00:00
Managing Across the Lifecycle 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Service Design 00:00:00
Scope of Service Design 00:00:00
Value of Service Design 00:00:00
Principles of Service Design 00:00:00
2.0 Lesson: Service Design Processes
Introduction to Service Level Management 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Service Level Management 00:00:00
Scope of Service Level Management 00:00:00
Value of Service Level Management 00:00:00
Concepts of Service Level Management 00:00:00
Activities of Service Level Management 00:00:00
Overview of Service Level Management Process 00:00:00
SLA Frameworks 00:00:00
SLRs & SLAs 00:00:00
SLA Monitoring 00:00:00
Service Level Agreement Monitoring Chart 00:00:00
Improving Customer Satisfaction 00:00:00
Managing Underpinning Agreements 00:00:00
Service Reporting 00:00:00
Service Improvement Plan (SIP) 00:00:00
Managing & Revising SLAs and UCs 00:00:00
Contacts & Relationships 00:00:00
Feedback 00:00:00
Service Level Management Relationships 00:00:00
Service Level Management Summary 00:00:00
Service Catalog Management 00:00:00
Service Catalog Management Measures 00:00:00
Capacity Management 00:00:00
Concepts of Capacity Management 00:00:00
Capacity Management Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
Availability Management 00:00:00
Concepts of Availability Management 00:00:00
Levels & Aspects of Availability 00:00:00
Availability Management Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
IT Service Continuity Management 00:00:00
Value of ITSCM 00:00:00
Concepts of ITSCM 00:00:00
Service Continuity Management Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
Information Security Management 00:00:00
Concepts of Information Security Management 00:00:00
Information Security Management Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
Supplier Management 00:00:00
Activities of Supplier Management 00:00:00
Supplier Management Measures & Outcomes 00:00:00
3.0 Lesson: Service Design Summary
Service Design Summary 00:00:00
Service Design Checkpoint 00:00:00
Review of End of Chapter Quiz 00:00:00
Chapter 06 Review 00:00:00
➤ Module 07: Service Strategy
1.0 Lesson: Service Strategy Introduction
Service Strategy in the Service Lifecycle 00:00:00
Managing Across the Lifecycle 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Service Strategy 00:00:00
Scope of Service Strategy 00:00:00
Value of Service Strategy 00:00:00
Principles of Service Strategy 00:00:00
Value Creation 00:00:00
Utility & Warranty Combined 00:00:00
Service Assets 00:00:00
Marketing Mindset 00:00:00
Service Provider Types 00:00:00
Service Structures 00:00:00
Service Strategy Fundamentals 00:00:00
Service Portfolio 00:00:00
Service Automation 00:00:00
2.0 Lesson: Service Strategy Activities
Introduction to Service Portfolio Management 00:00:00
Service Portfolio Overview 00:00:00
Purpose Goals & Objectives 00:00:00
Scope 00:00:00
Value to the Business 00:00:00
Introduction to Financial Management 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Financial Management 00:00:00
Scope of Financial Management 00:00:00
Value of Financial Management 00:00:00
Introduction Business Relationships Management 00:00:00
Purpose, Goals & Objectives of Business Relationships Management 00:00:00
Scope of Business Relationships Management 00:00:00
Business Value 00:00:00
3.0 Lesson: Service Strategy Summary
Service Strategy Summary 00:00:00
Service Strategy Checkpoint 00:00:00
Review of End of Chapter Quiz 00:00:00
Chapter 07 Review 00:00:00
Course Closure 00:00:00

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