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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.

"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:

Part 1 of the Certified Internal Auditor Course

Questions 125 questions 
Time 2.5 Hours (150 minutes)

The new CIA exam Part 1 topics tested include aspects of mandatory guidance from the IPPF; internal control and risk concepts; as well as tools and techniques for conducting internal audit engagements.

Note, all items in this section of the syllabus will be tested at the: 
Proficient Proficiency Knowledge Level  
Basic Or Basic Level 

CIA course part 1

I. Foundations of Internal Auditing (Approximately 15%)

A.  The IIA`s International Professional Practices Framework / Purpose Authority, and Responsibility of the Internal Audit Activity Proficient

  1. Define purpose, authority, and responsibility of the internal audit activity

B. Requirements of the Internal Audit Charter Basic

C.  Assurance and - Consulting Services Proficient

D. The IIA`s Code of Ethics Proficient

II. Independence and Objectivity (Approximately 15%)

A. Organisational Independence of the Internal Audit Activity Basic

B. Impairments to Independence Basic

C. Auditor Objectivity Proficient

D. Promoting Objectivity Proficient

III. Proficiency and Due Professional Care (Approximately 18%)

A. Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies for the Internal Audit Activity Basic

B. Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies for the Internal Auditor Proficient

C. Due Professional Care Proficient

D. Continuing Professional Development Proficient

IV. Quality Assurance and Improvement Programme (Approximately 7%)

A. Key Elements of a Quality Assurance and Improvement Programme (QAIP) Basic

B. QAIP Reporting Requirements Basic

C. Conformance / Non-conformance Basic

V. Governance Risk Management & Control/ Risk (Approximately 35%)

A. Organisational Governance Basic

B. The Impact of Organisational Culture on the Overall Control Environment and Individual Engagement Risks and Controls Basic

C. Ethics and Compliance Issues and Violations Basic

D. Corporate Social Responsibility Basic

E. Risk Management Fundamentals Proficient

F. Globally Accepted Risk Management Frameworks Basic

G. The Effectiveness of Risk Management Proficient

H. The Internal Audit Activity`s Role in the Risk Management Process Basic 

I. Types of Controls and Management Control Techniques Proficient

J. Internal Control Frameworks Proficient

K. The Effectiveness and Efficiency of Internal Controls Proficient

VI. Fraud Risks (Approximately 10%)

A. Fraud Risks and Types of Fraud Proficient

B. Potential for Fraud Occurance Proficient

C. Controls to Prevent / Detect Fraud and Education to Improve Fraud Awareness Proficient

D. Forensic Auditing Basic

Module sessions

Date Month Location Price Enrol
15/03/2022 to 18/03/2022 March Cardiff £995
21/06/2022 to 24/06/2022 June Cardiff £995
06/09/2022 to 09/09/2022 September Cardiff £995
25/10/2022 to 28/10/2022 October Cardiff £995
17/01/2022 to 04/04/2022 January Virtual £1,095

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