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ViSOR system administrator

Create and manage user accounts within ViSOR.


This course enables users to:

  • confidently access and use the CA identity manager functionality
  • apply appropriate national standards when creating and managing user accounts within CA identity manager
  • comply with relevant legislation when creating and managing user accounts within CA identity manager

Key topics

This course covers how to:

  • create, manage and delete system administrators
  • create ViSOR user accounts
  • manage user access tokens and group membership
  • reset user passwords
  • enable and disable user accounts
  • delete user accounts

Key details

Qualification eligibility

MV or NPPV3 vetting.



  • have completed the ViSOR system administrator pre-course workbook prior to attending the course
  • are conversant with the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018
  • are conversant with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679
  • are conversant with the Human Rights Act 1998
  • are conversant with the Computer Misuse Act 1990
  • are conversant with the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988
  • are conversant with their responsibilities in relation to the Government protective marking scheme (GPMS)
  • are conversant with the Government security classifications (GSC)


  • have successfully completed the national decision model (NDM) available on College Learn
Practitioner group

Individuals who are required to create and manage user accounts.


Half a day.

Course contact
Additional information

No previous ViSOR or CA identity manager experience is required, as the course will cover all of the system’s available functionality.

There is no assessment at the end of this course.


Scheduled ViSOR system administrator courses run periodically at the College’s Ryton site.

This course can also be delivered locally at an organisation’s own site, provided the venue meets the ViSOR system’s technical requirements.

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