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Part 1 - Essentials of Internal Auditing

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Module Description

Study Method: Training Center Location
Awarding Body: Certified Internal Auditor

"We train you to become professional auditors - Not just to pass exams"

BHBi offers high quality face to face classroom tuition training so that you can network and learn with other professional Internal Auditors, and also offers Distance Online Learning.

BHBi Training 

BHBi offers training through a supported distance online delivery system, and also through a face to face classroom approach. These delivery methods, combined with the professionalism of our highly experienced tutors, have proven to be the most effective on the UK market with BHBi students achieving the highest Pass Rates in the UK's IIA Diploma and IIA Advanced Diploma exams.

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IIA's CIA Learning System
"Training with BHBI's highly experienced tuition team - with an industry leading track record in achieving examination success"

Candidates enrolling on BHBi's tuition delivery program will be assigned a dedicated tutor, will receive access to BHBi's online training system with lots of video content, and in the case of face to face classroom training will attend workshops at our training venues with high quality experienced professionals where refreshments and lunch will be provided. BHBi will prepare you for undertaking the 3 Parts of the CIA exams. 


Here is a breakdown of:

The IIA’s CIA Learning System® Comprehensive Course Description - Part 1

Questions 125 questions 
Time 2.5 Hours (150 minutes)

This instructor-led Part 1 CIA exam preparation course is designed to give candidates a comprehensive review of the topics covered on the Part 1 CIA exam.  The course will provide in-depth analysis, reinforce your CIA knowledge, clarify topics, and build exam-day confidence.  Taught by CIA-certified instructors, each attendee will have the opportunity to work through practice exam questions, learn test-taking tips, and will receive the Part 1 of IIA’s CIA Learning System® (Version 7.0) self-study materials including reading materials and access to online study tools for one year.

It is appropriate for CIA candidates, internal auditors seeking professional development, and students in accounting, business, or financial degree programs.

During this course you will be able to: 

  • Discuss difficult topics with subject matter experts and peers
  • Obtain study tips to help you stay on track to complete your CIA exam within your specific
  • Work through practice exam questions

Please note: additional self-study time outside of the classroom will be necessary to prepare for the exam.

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Course Outline: Part 1 – Essentials of Internal Auditing

The course may include additional discussion on the following exam topics:

Section I: Foundations of Internal Auditing

  • The IIA's International Professional Practices Framework
  • Requirements of the Internal Audit Charter
  • Assurance and Consulting Services
  • The IIA's Code of Ethics

Section II: Independence and Objectivity

  • Importance of Organizational Independence
  • Determining Potential Impairments to Independence
  • Auditor Objectivity
  • Policies that Promote Objectivity

Section III: Proficiency and Due Professional Care

  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies for the Internal Audit Activity
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies for the Internal Auditor
  • Demonstrate Due Professional Care
  • Demonstrate Competency Through Continuing Professional Development


Section IV: Quality Assurance and Improvement Program

  • Establish and Maintain a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program
  • QAIP Reporting Requirements
  • Identifying and Disclosing Conformance/Nonconformance


Section V: Governance, Risk Management, and Control

  • Organizational Governance
  • The Impact of Organizational Culture on the Overall Control Environment and Individual Engagement Risks and Controls
  • Recognizing Ethics and Compliance Issues and Violations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Risk Management Fundamentals
  • Globally Accepted Risk Management Frameworks
  • Examine the Effectiveness of Risk Management
  • The Internal Auditor's Role in the Risk Management Process
  • Types of Controls and Management Control Techniques
  • Internal Control Frameworks
  • The Effectiveness and Efficiency of Internal Controls


Section VI: Fraud Risks

  • Fraud Risks and Types of Fraud
  • Evaluating the Potential for Fraud Occurrence
  • Controls to Prevent/Detect Fraud and Education to Improve Fraud Awareness
  • Forensic Auditing


Module sessions

Date Month Location Price Enrol
27/02/2024 to 01/03/2024 February Cardiff £995
04/06/2024 to 07/06/2024 June Cardiff £995
10/09/2024 to 13/09/2024 September Cardiff £995
05/11/2024 to 08/11/2024 November Cardiff £995
20/02/2024 to 19/04/2024 February Virtual £995

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